• NRECA Intervenes in Endangered Species Litigation
  • November 4, 2014
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • The National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association (NRECA) has intervened in a lawsuit filed by conservation groups against the Fish and Wildlife Service’s classification of the lesser prairie chicken as “threatened” rather than “endangered.”  NRECA told a federal court that listing the chicken as “endangered” would affect more than 20 electric cooperatives that have already undertaken significant and costly efforts to mitigate impacts to the bird. Click here - http://www.ect.coop/industry/on-the-docket/nreca-to-intervene-in-prairie-chicken-lawsuit/74591 to read more.