• Utah District Court Finds Prairie Dogs Stand in the Way of Progress OKs Obliterating Them
  • March 18, 2015 | Author: Summer L. Nastich
  • Law Firm: Morris Polich & Purdy LLP - San Francisco Office
  • In People for the Ethical Treatment of Property Owners v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service --- F.Supp.3d ---, 2014 WL 5743294 (D. Utah), a group of developers associated as People for the Ethical Treatment of Property Owners (“PETPO”) successfully asserted a constitutional challenge to United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s (“FWS”) regulation of take of the Utah prairie dog on non-federal land under the federal Endangered Species Act (“ESA”).