CBD Threatens To Sue Feds Over California Oil Spill, ESA Consultation

October 14, 2021
The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) is threatening to sue several federal agencies over environmental and marine life impacts from the recent oil spill off the southern California coast, arguing they should be engaged in Endangered Species Act (ESA) consultation with other entities to ensure the environment is protected. “In addition to the spill, other new information reveals effects of the Bureaus’ authorization of oil and gas activities on the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf (“OCS”) to an extent the agencies...

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