CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY; MARICOPA AUDUBON SOCIETY v. RANDY MOORE, Chief, U.S. Forest Service; DEB HAALAND, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior; MARTHA WILLIAMS, Acting Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audubon Society have filed suit against the Fish and Wildlife Service alleging the agency’s biological opinion and “affirmative actions taken in reliance” on the opinion to authorize livestock grazing in the Lincoln National Forest threaten the New Mexico meadow jumping mouse and violate the Endangered Species Act and the Administrative Procedure Act.
[To accompany Federal Case Law Update "Groups Challenge FWS’ Biological Opinion and Authorization of Grazing in Lincoln National Forest" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 98.]