Controversy over another Delta fish
Author: Damien M. Schiff
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that it will revisit its 2003 decision to remove the Sacramento splittail from Endangered Species Act protections. The decision is the result of a lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity contending that the delisting was improperly influenced by Julie MacDonald, a former Interior Department official. The Service's volte-face is just the latest in dozens of decisions where the agency, either by virtue of court order or its own internal decisionmaking, has redone actions taken under Ms. MacDonald's tenure.
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