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More On Killing Birds With Buildings As An Environmental Offense

Ecojustice has settled its bird-killing prosecution against the Menkes Developments (Consilium Place) office complex. As described in a previous post , Ecojustice (as counsel for Ontario Nature) charged Menkes with environmental offences. They proved that these buildings were unusually dangerous to...

Migratory Birds

Earlier this year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) published a Notice of Intent seeking comment on whether it should prepare an Environmental Impact Statement related to the impact of proposed facilities and structures on migratory birds. Trade associations representing the tower industry (PCIA...

Migratory Bird Treaty Act Enforcement Questioned

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has ruled that the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (“MBTA”), [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this Act: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], only criminalizes acts related to hunting or poaching, not omissions that unintentionally kill birds...