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Endangered Species Act

The Latest On: Endangered Species Act

November 22, 2005 | Case

Colorado River Cutthroat Trout

Earthjustice filed a lawsuit asking the Federal District Court to compel the US Fish and Wildlife Service to consider protection for the imperiled westslope cutthroat trout.

May 26, 2005 | Case

Fighting to Protect Otero Mesa

Earthjustice successfully blocked a plan by the Bush administration to open Otero Mesa in New Mexico to oil and gas development.

February 15, 2005 | Case

Preserving and Restoring the Sacramento Delta

Earthjustice has worked for years to preserve and restore the Sacramento Delta, which has been the scene of epic water battles, putting its wildlife in the crosshairs.

October 5, 2004 | Case

Gaining Federal Protection for the Black-Footed Albatross

Earthjustice petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection for the black-footed albatross, but decided not to take the Fish and Wildlife Service to court when the agency decided that a listing was not warranted.

March 4, 2004 | Case

Protecting the Humpback Chub

The population of humpback chub in the Grand Canyon has fallen by two-thirds since the species was protected 30 years ago. The reason: Glen Canyon Dam and invasive species. The recovery plan for the chub is totally inadequate to the task. Earthjustice is in court to force a better plan.

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