Wildearth Guardians has filed suit against the Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service, arguing that the agency’s routine practice of killing predators and other species violates under the National Environmental Policy Act, Council on Environmental Quality regulations, and Administrative Procedure Act.
Wildearth Guardians Brings Suit Challenging APHIS Wildlife Services Program
State Attorneys General Threaten ESA Suit Over New NEPA Regulations
A group of state attorneys general have notified the federal government that it intends to file a challenge under the Endangered Species Act to the administration’s recent overhaul of regulations under the National Environmental Policy Act.
Environmental Groups Challenge EPA’s Enforcement of Cleanup Plans
A coalition of environmental groups has filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency, claiming that the agency has failed to enforce cleanup goals in the Chesapeake Bay.
ALDF Challenges Water Usage at Poultry Slaughterhouse
The Animal Legal Defense Fund has filed suit against Foster Poultry Farms, alleging that the company is using 3-4 million gallons of drinking water every day from a drought-hit region of California for use in its cruel “electric immobilization” practice. ALDF argues that this use is in violation of Section 2 of the California Constitution and prevents water from being put to its maximum beneficial use.
Groups Sue Sunnyside Dairy Over Waste Management
Community Association for Restoration of the Environment, Friends of Toppenish Creek, and Center for Food Safety have filed suit against Sunnyside Dairy, alleging the company’s waste management practices violate the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
Groups Challenge EPA Enforcement Suspension Under ESA
The Center for Biological Diversity, Waterkeeper Alliance, and Riverkeeper have filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency, alleging that the agency’s temporary suspension of enforcement during the coronavirus crisis violated Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act because the agency failed to properly consult the Services with regard to the impacts of the action on endangered and threatened wildlife.
More Groups Challenge New NEPA Regulations
Groups Challenge Minnesota Mining Permits Under ESA
The Center for Biological Diversity, Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness, and the Wilderness Society have filed suit against several federal agencies, alleging that that agencies’ approval of extensions to mining permits in Minnesota violated the National Environmental Protection Act and the Endangered Species Act.