Appeals court overturns Obama-era ESA designation of “critical habitat” for jaguars

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals March 17 ruled that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s (FWS) 2014 designation of 764,207 acres (about 115 square miles) of land in Arizona and New Mexico as “critical habitat” for the jaguar was “arbitrary and capricious” and declared FWS’s action illegal.

By , |2020-03-25T20:08:46-04:00March 26th, 2020|Environment|Comments Off on Appeals court overturns Obama-era ESA designation of “critical habitat” for jaguars

Confiscating private land for frogs

CFACT Senior Policy Analyst Paul Driessen warns that a pending Supreme Court case could leave property owners at the mercy of federal bureaucrats who would have absolute authority to order them to renovate their property to welcome endangered species -- at their own expense, even if the species was not native to the property.

By |2018-01-04T12:09:52-05:00January 4th, 2018|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Confiscating private land for frogs