Supreme Court Review 2017/2018 TERM
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018
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Issue:  Endangered Species Act

Weyerhaeuser Company v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service

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QUESTION(S) PRESENTED

(1) Whether the Endangered Species Act prohibits designation of private land as unoccupied critical habitat that is neither habitat nor essential to species conservation; and (2) whether an agency decision not to exclude an area from critical habitat because of the economic impact of designation is subject to judicial review.

DECISION

Awaiting Oral Arguments

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United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Decided June 30, 2016
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