Weekly litigation report – February 3, 2017

PLF asks Supreme Court to review challenge to California mining ban PLF challenges California gray wolf listing Supreme Court sets oral argument in Murr More Supreme Court arguments set for the March calendar PLF asks Supreme Court to review challenge … Continue reading

Challenge to California’s gray wolf listing

This morning, we commenced our challenge to the California Fish and Game Commission’s listing of the gray wolf under the state’s Endangered Species Act. Brought on behalf of the California Cattlemen’s Association, the California Farm Bureau Federation, and their members, … Continue reading

Science or politics? Scientists dispute whether Great Lakes’ wolves should be delisted

Last week, 26 scientists submitted a letter to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service arguing that Gray wolves in the Great Lakes region are no longer endangered under the Endangered Species Act. This week, 29 other scientists published an open … Continue reading

Take shouldn’t be a strict liability offense

PLF has filed a motion to intervene on behalf of the New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association, New Mexico Federal Lands Council, and the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau in a case that threatens to radically expand criminal liability under … Continue reading

Some history lessons have to be constantly relearned

Last night, I spoke at an Americans for Prosperity event on the delisting of the gray wolf and announcing the upcoming release of a documentary on the human impacts of gray wolf expansion. Here’s the trailer for the film: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xH4OjvsCz1w[/youtube] … Continue reading

President’s weekly report — September 5, 2013

Environment — Oysters  The Ninth Circuit issued this adverse decision in Drakes Bay Oyster Company v. Jewell.  This involves the National Park Service’s drive to shut down a long-established oyster farm in Drakes Bay, off  the coast of Northern California.  … Continue reading