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Washington Forest Law Center615 Second Avenue, Suite 360Seattle, WA 98104(206) 223-4088
PAUL KAMPMEIER, WSBA # 31560WYATT GOLDING, WSBA # 44412Washington Forest Law Center615 Second Avenue, Suite 360Seattle, Washington 98104(206) 223-4088Attorneys for PlaintiffsUNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTWESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTONSIERRA CLUB, a California non-profitcorporation; and OLYMPIC FORESTCOALITION, a Washington non-profit corporation,Plaintiffs,v.KEN SALAZAR, Secretary of the Department of the Interior; and DAN ASHE, Director of the U. S.Fish and Wildlife Service,Defendants.))))))))))))))Civ. No.COMPLAINT FORDECLARATORY ANDINJUNCTIVE RELIEF
1. This is an action against the Secretary of the Department of the Interior and theDirector of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (collectively “the Service”), in their officialcapacities. Plaintiffs allege that the Service violated the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C.§ 701
(“APA”), the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. § 1531
(“ESA”), and theNational Environmental Policy Act, 42 U.S.C. § 4321
. (“NEPA”), by authorizing theWashington Department of Natural Resources to log more than 12,000 acres of protectedmarbled murrelet habitat without notifying the public, accepting public comment, or conductingenvironmental review of the proposed logging.
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