The Center for Biological Diversity has filed suit against the Fish and Wildlife Service alleging that the agency’s failure to list ten species allegedly due to prioritizing listing other species violates the Administrative Procedure Act. The species the agency failed to list include the northern spotted owl, monarch butterfly, Peñasco least chipmunk, and several aquatic animals.

[To accompany Federal Case Law Update "CBD Challenges Fish and Wildlife Service’s Prioritization of ESA Listings" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 79.]

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