Endangered Species Act
Late rains and high temperatures during California’s drought led to the destruction of millions of Chinook eggs and the loss of an entire class of winter-run Chinook salmon.
Efforts to halt mustang roundups in Congress and the courts have been unsuccessful over the past decade, but two groups in a petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service are focusing on genetics and research they say prove the horses are a native species.
A federal judge in San Francisco has awarded $386,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs to six environmental groups that filed a lawsuit seeking to protect two imperiled species at the Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica.
Environmentalists have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Sharp Park violates the Endangered Species Act.