CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, DEFENDERS OF WILDLIFE, SIERRA CLUB, NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL, NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION, WILDEARTH GUARDIANS, and THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES, v. DAVIDE BERNHARDT, et al.
A federal judge in California has dismissed two (1, 2) lawsuits filed by environmental and animal protection groups challenging the federal government’s recent rollbacks of the Endangered Species Act, saying that the groups failed to establish standing. A similar lawsuit brought by a coalition of states, however, survived. [To accompany Federal Case Law Update "Lawsuits Challenging Environmental Species Act Rollbacks Dismissed" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 32.]