The Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Sierra Club, Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Florida Wildlife Federation, Miami Waterkeeper, and St. Johns Riverkeeper have filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency, Fish and Wildlife Service, Army Corps of Engineers, and related individuals challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of Florida’s application to assume jurisdiction over Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. The complaint also alleges that the Fish and Wildlife Service failed to ensure no jeopardy to listed species and that the Army Corps of Engineers acted arbitrarily and capriciously.

[To accompany Federal Case Law Update "Groups Challenge Florida’s Clean Water Act Permitting Scheme under ESA" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 66.]  

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