Center For Biological Diversity et al v. Kempthorne et al

Filing 14

STIPULATION AND ORDER CONTINUING INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE re 13 Stipulation filed by United States Fish And Wildlife Service, Turtle Island Restoration Network, Dirk Kempthorne, Center For Biological Diversity. Signed by Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton on 2/5/08. (nah, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/5/2008)

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Center For Biological Diversity et al v. Kempthorne et al Doc. 14 Case 3:07-cv-05109-PJH Document 14 Filed 02/05/2008 Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 RONALD J. TENPAS, Assistant Attorney General JEAN E. WILLIAMS, Section Chief LAWSON E. FITE, Trial Attorney (Oregon Bar No. 05557) U.S. Department of Justice Environment & Natural Resources Division Wildlife & Marine Resources Section Ben Franklin Station P.O. Box 7369 Washington, DC 20044-7369 Phone: (202) 305-0217 Fax: (202) 305-0275 Email: lawson.fite@usdoj.gov Attorneys for Defendants IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION ) ) CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY ) and TURTLE ISLAND RESTORATION ) NETWORK, ) ) Plaintiffs, ) ) v. ) ) DIRK KEMPTHORNE, Secretary of the ) United States Department of the Interior, and ) the UNITED STATES FISH AND ) WILDLIFE SERVICE, ) ) Defendants. ) No. C 07-5109 PJH STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER CONTINUING INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE Pursuant to Civil L.R. 6-2 and 7-12, this Stipulation is entered into by and between Plaintiffs, Center for Biological Diversity and Turtle Island Restoration Network, and Defendants, Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary of the United States Department of the Interior, and H. Dale Hall, Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. WHEREAS, on October 4, 2007, Plaintiffs filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 701-706, and the Marine Mammal 1 Dockets.Justia.com Case 3:07-cv-05109-PJH Document 14 Filed 02/05/2008 Page 2 of 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Protection Act, 16 U.S.C. 1361-1421h; WHEREAS, the Initial Case Management Conference in this matter is currently set for February 14, 2008, at 2:30 p.m.; WHEREAS, continuing discussions between the Parties as to settlement of this litigation have proven productive; WHEREAS, the Initial Case Management Conference has previously been continued, on stipulation, for one 30-day period; NOW, THEREFORE, the parties hereby Stipulate and Agree as follows: 1. A further 30-day continuance of the Initial Case Management Conference is necessary to allow sufficient time for the settlement discussions to continue. 2. The Initial Case Management Conference shall be continued to March 20, 2008, at 2:30 p.m. Dated: February 4, 2008 Respectfully Submitted, /s/ Miyoko Sakashita Miyoko Sakashita CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY 1095 Market Street, Suite 511 San Francisco, CA 94103 Phone: (415) 436-9682 Facsimile: (415) 436-9683 Email: miyoko@biologicaldiversity.org Attorney for Plaintiffs RONALD J. TENPAS, Asst. Attorney General JEAN E. WILLIAMS, Section Chief /s/ Lawson E. Fite LAWSON E. FITE, Trial Attorney (Oregon Bar No. 05557) U.S. Department of Justice Environment & Natural Resources Division Wildlife & Marine Resources Section Ben Franklin Station P.O. Box 7369 Washington, DC 20044-7369 Phone: (202) 305-0217 No. C 07-5109 PJH Joint Stipulation Continuing Initial Case Management Conference 2 Case 3:07-cv-05109-PJH Document 14 Filed 02/05/2008 Page 3 of 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Fax: (202) 305-0275 Email: lawson.fite@usdoj.gov Attorneys for Defendants PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED. 2/5/08 _________________________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT DERED JUDGE amilton UNIT ED S S DISTRICT TE C TA RT U O ER N F D IS T IC T O R No. C 07-5109 PJH Joint Stipulation Continuing Initial Case Management Conference A C LI FO H hyllis J. Judge P R NIA O OR IT IS S NO RT H 3 Case 3:07-cv-05109-PJH Document 14 Filed 02/05/2008 Page 4 of 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 v. IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, Plaintiff, No. C 07-05109 PJH CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE DIRK KEMPTHORNE, et al., Defendants. I hereby certify that on February 4, 2008, I electronically filed the foregoing with the Clerk of the Court using the CM/ECF system, which will send notification of such to the attorneys of record. /s/ Lawson E. Fite LAWSON E. FITE Case No. C 07-5109 PJH Certificate of Service 4

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