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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:


Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit’s exceedingly permissive standard improperly allows the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to designate huge geographic areas as “critical habitat” under the Endangered Species Act when much of the designated area fails to meet the statutory criteria.

Recommended Citation: Kate Howard, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jan. 6, 2017, 11:28 PM),