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May 1, 2020 | Legal Document

Order: Montana BLM Oil Leasing Victory

Defeated oil lease sale was a reckless rush to sacrifice Montana’s public lands to the Trump Administration’s “energy dominance” agenda

April 15, 2020 | Legal Document

Notice of Violations of the Endangered Species Act with Respect to the Decision that Listing the California Spotted Owl

We are writing on behalf of Sierra Forest Legacy, a project of the Tides Center; Center for Biological Diversity; and Defenders of Wildlife to notify you of violations of Section 4 of the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”), 16 U.S.C. § 1533, by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (“Service”) in determining that listing the California spotted owl under the ESA is not warranted. See 84 Fed. Reg. 60371 (Nov. 8, 2019). This letter is provided pursuant to the sixty-day notice requirement of the citizen suit provision of the ESA, 16 U.S.C. § 1540(g).