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Supreme Court Orders New Review in Weyerhaeuser Frog Habitat Case

  • Supreme Court ruling affects endangered dusky gopher frog
  • Court rules unanimously in case argued without Kavanaugh
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The U.S. Supreme Court told a lower court to take another look at the federal designation of privately owned land in Louisiana as critical habitat for the endangered dusky gopher frog.

Ruling unanimously in a case involving the forest-products company Weyerhaeuser Co., the justices called for a closer look at the meaning of the word "habitat" in the U.S. Endangered Species Act.