Tag: petition

June 9, 2017

Interior requests rehearing on revived spotted owl case

On May 26, the U.S. Department of the Interior filed a petition for a rehearing by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia concerning a decision to...

February 21, 2017

U.S. appeals court will not rehear dusky gopher frog case

On Feb. 13, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit denied a petition filed by a group of Louisiana timber and commercial development businesses for a full panel...

September 30, 2016

Agencies raise standards for ESA listing petitions

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service (the Services) finalized a rule on Sept. 27 that sets higher standards for petitions to protect species under...