Government acknowledges downlisting manatee might be warranted

July 01, 2014 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its plan to publish a 90-day finding acknowledging that the petition we filed on behalf of Save Crystal River presents substantial scientific evidence that warrants further review. Our arm-twisting has paid off. We filed a lawsuit a couple of months ago to compel the government to pay … ...