No. 10-17059.

673 F.3d 914 (2012)

TURTLE ISLAND RESTORATION NETWORK, a non-profit corporation, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed February 17, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Holley Horrell , Law Student (argued pursuant to Rule 46-4), Deborah A. Sivas (supervising attorney), Alicia E. Thesing , Robb W. Kapla , Justin Goodwin , Environmental Law Clinic, Mills Legal Clinic of Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA, for the appellant.

David C. Shilton (argued), Ignacia S. Moreno , Assistant Attorney General, Mark R. Haag , David B. Glazer , Kevin W. McArdle , Environmental & Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., for the appellee.

Before: ALEX KOZINSKI, Chief Judge, JEROME FARRIS, Circuit Judge, and ROBERT W. GETTLEMAN, District Judge.


KOZINSKI, Chief Judge:

Turtle Island Restoration Network ("TIRN"), a non-profit environmental organization, appeals from the district court's dismissal of its claim on res judicata grounds. TIRN alleges that the United States Department of State failed to satisfy its consultation and environmental assessment obligations under the National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA"), 42 U.S.C. § 4321 et seq., and the Endangered Species Act ("ESA...

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