New Mexico Jumping Mouse Case Stayed Pending Consult On Endangered Species Act
(January 11, 2016, 1:22 PM EST) -- ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico federal magistrate judge on Dec. 8 stayed two consolidated cases involving grazing in national forests and protection of an endangered mouse while the U.S. Forest Service completes an Endangered Species Act consultation (San Diego Cattlemen’s Cooperative Association, et al. v. Tom Vilsack, et al., No. 14-818, D. N.M.).
(San Diego order available. Document #95-160114-007R.)
On Dec. 7, defendant United States asked the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico for a stay while the U.S. Forest Service completes...