Advocacy Organization Sues U.S. Fish & Wildlife Over Agency’s Failure to Protect Lizards in New Mexico and Texas

The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for its delay in deciding whether to grant Endangered Species Act protections to the dunes sagebrush lizard, a species that is threatened by oil and gas development in the Permian Basin. CBD is seeking declaratory judgment and injunctive relief.