50 CFR 17.21 - Prohibitions

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  • Sierra Club v. U.S. Dep't of the Interior, No. 18-1082
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (4th Circuit)
    • August 6, 2018
    ...Endangered Species Act § 9 and FWS regulations prohibit their "take." 16 U.S.C. § 1538(a)(1)(B) (endangered species); 50 C.F.R. § 17.21(c) (endangered 899 F.3d 269species); 50 C.F.R. § 17.31 (threatened species). To "take" a species is "to harass, harm, pursue, hunt......
  • Pub. Emps. for Envtl. Responsibility v. Hopper, No. 14-5301
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (District of Columbia)
    • July 5, 2016
    ...any “endangered [or threatened] species of ... wildlife,” and if so, must consult with the Service, 16 U.S.C. § 1538(a)(1). See 50 C.F.R. §§ 17.21, 402.14(a). The Service must then provide the agency with a written statement “explaining how the proposed action will affect th[ose] species” a......
  • Mayo v. Jarvis, Civil Action No.: 14–1751 (RC)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • March 29, 2016
    ...harming, hunting, shooting, wounding, or killing the animal, without authorization from the FWS. See 16 U.S.C. §§ 1538(a), 1532(19) ; 50 C.F.R. §§ 17.21(c), 17.31(a).After a species is listed as endangered or threatened, Section 7 of the ESA requires every federal agency, in consultation wi......
  • New England Anti-Vivisection Soc'y v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serv., Civil Action No. 16-cv-149 (KBJ)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • September 14, 2016
    ...that the Court's electronic filing system automatically assigns.3 Applicable regulations also recognize this ban on exports. See 50 C.F.R. § 17.21(b).4 The voluminous Administrative Record has not been filed on the ECF docket; as explained in their Notice of Filing, Defendants have filed th......
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  • American Soc. for the Prev. V. Ringling Brothers, Civ. Action No. 03-2006 (EGS).
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • August 23, 2007
    ...cause to be committed, any of the acts described in paragraphs (b) through (f) of this section in regard to any endangered wildlife." 50 C.F.R. § 17.21. Paragraph (c) of section 17.21 provides that it is "unlawful to take endangered wildlife' within the United States, within the territorial......
  • Viva! International Voice v. Adidas, Inc., No. S140064.
    • United States
    • United States State Supreme Court (California)
    • July 23, 2007
    ...with it a prohibition on importation of the species, subject to exemptions or permits issued under the Act. (16 U.S.C. §§ 1538, 1539; 50 C.F.R. §§ 17.21(b), 17.31(a) (2007).) Fish and Wildlife thereafter formally banned commercial importation of the three species, as well as their body part......
  • Force v. Salazar, No. 1:09-cv-00495 BJR
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • September 1, 2011
    ...of endangered and threatened species, and this prohibition explicitly includes hunting trophies. 16 U.S.C. § 1538(a)(1)(A), (c)(2); 50 C.F.R. §§ 17.21(b), 17.32. However, certain species may be imported under limited circumstances, such as "for scientific purposes or to enhance the propagat......
  • People for the Ethical Treatment Owners v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serv., Nos. 14-4151 & 14-4165
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (10th Circuit)
    • March 29, 2017
    ...take of all species listed as threatened by incorporating as to those species the prohibitions applicable to endangered species under 50 C.F.R. § 17.21, except when FWS issues a specific rule for a particular threatened species. See id. ; see also 50 C.F.R. § 17.21 (setting forth take and o......
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