Tuesday, March 3, 2015

American Forest Resource Council v. Ashe

<> American Forest Resource Council v. Ashe - 2/27/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 13-5302 (unpublished). The Appeals Court indicates: "Appellants attack the Fish and Wildlife Service's denial of their petition to remove the 'distinct population segment' of the marbled murrelet inhabiting California, Oregon, and Washington from the Endangered Species Act's threatened species list. We affirm the district court's well-reasoned opinion. Am. Forest Res. Council v. Ashe, 946 F.Supp.2d 1 (D.D.C. 2013). We agree that the Service's determination is not contrary to agency precedent or otherwise arbitrary and capricious.