Description: Challenge to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s determination that the Barrens darter—alleged to be one of the rarest fishes in North America—did not warrant listing as endangered or threatened.
Status: Defendants' motion for summary judgment granted. [ 07/05/2022 ]
Description: Challenge to decisions of the U.S. Forest Service that opened up additional acreage to livestock grazing on the Antelope Allotment in the Fremont-Winema National Forest in south-central Oregon.
Description: Challenge to U.S. Forest Service approval of the Forest Plans Amendment to Forest Management Direction for Large Diameter Trees in Eastern Oregon and Southeastern Washington that allegedly would remove protections for large and old trees.
Description: Lawsuit seeking to compel EPA to reinitiate Endangered Species Act consultation on the effects of water quality standards/total maximum daily loads for the Indian River Lagoon on the Florida manatee and other species.
Description: Lawsuit alleging that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had failed to make a mandatory finding of whether the Suckley’s cuckoo bumblebee should be listed as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Status: Reply filed by San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority in support of cross-motion for summary judgment. [ 01/17/2022 ]
Description: Challenge to the environmental review and approvals for a 2019-2024 water transfer program from sellers upstream of the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta to downstream buyers that allegedly would exacerbate climate change impacts on groundwater resources.