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San Diego Vernal Pools

Case Overview

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a permit to the city of San Diego that would allow the destruction of seven species dependent on vernal pools. On October 13, 2006, a federal district court invalidated the permit.

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Carmel Mountain Conservancy
Earth Media
Iron Mountain Conservancy
Preserve South Bay
Ramonans For Sensible Growth
Wetlands Action Network

Case Updates

November 8, 2006 | Feature

Seasonal Wetlands Need Better Protections

Federal judge rules that habitat plan for vernal pools in the San Diego area doesn't go far enough to protect vernal pools and the habitat they support.

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