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November 22, 2000 | Press Release

U.S. FWS LISTING MORATORIUM THREATENS ENDANGERED WILDLIFE

The US Fish and Wildlife Service declared that it will forego listing any species under the Endangered Species Act as either threatened or endangered in 2001, unless it is ordered to do so by a court or in an emergency.

November 20, 2000 | Press Release

COURT RULES FISHERIES SERVICE ILLEGALLY FAILING TO PROTECT MONK SEALS IN HAWAII; INJUNCTION ISSUED

Federal District Court Judge Samuel King has issued a ruling declaring that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is also illegally failing to protect the critically endangered Hawaiian monk seal from the impacts of two other local fisheries, the lobster fishery and the portion of the bottomfish fishery operating in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

April 27, 1998 | Press Release

Court to Feds: Do More to Save Fish

Fderalcourt sayshe National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is not doing enough to protect endangered fish, and orders government agencies to stop dozens of timber sales until they have ensured salmon and trout will not go extinct.

August 13, 1998 | Press Release

Court Finds HCPS "Devoid" of Science

Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund wins lawsuit challenging two "Habitat Conservation Plans" (HCPs) that allow luxury resorts and condominiums to destroy fragile, rolling white dunes that are habitat for the highly endangered Alabama Beach Mouse.

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