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Gray Wolves Relisted Under Endangered Species Act

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SAN FRANCISCO – A U.S. District Court today restored Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves, siding with NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) and its partners after the organizations filed lawsuits in January 2021 over the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

NRDC Files Lawsuit to Protect Endangered Gray Wolf

Press Release
WASHINGTON – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) filed a lawsuit in federal court against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) today, for its unlawful removal of gray wolves from the Endangered Species Act (ESA) list. The lawsuit asks the…

Losing Our Heritage: Budget Cut Impacts and Our Environment - Report (PDF)

This report, prepared by a coalition of national environmental and conservation organizations, illustrates how indiscriminate spending cuts will adversely affect our nation’s ability to respond to environmental challenges of a changing climate, develop our clean energy resources, and sustain our...

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Petition (PDF)

Legal filings
Petition asking the EPA to reconsider its 1988 Regulatory Determination regarding wastes associated with the exploration, development and production of oil and gas, and to regulate these wastes under the hazardous waste provisions of Subtitle C of the Resource Conservation...

Order Granting Preliminary Injunction to Restore Wolf Protections (PDF)

Legal filings
This opinion, issued by Federal District Judge Donald Molloy on Friday, July 18, 2008, orders the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore federal Endangered Species Act protections to the Northern Rocky Mountain population of gray wolves pending the resolution...

Petition to File a Gray Wolf Recovery Plan (PDF)

Legal filings
NRDC and Defenders of Wildlife filed this February 2008 petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to prepare a recovery plan for the gray wolf under the Endangered Species Act.