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November 25, 2015

Science or politics? Scientists dispute whether Great Lakes' wolves should be delisted

Last week, 26 scientists submitted a letter to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service arguing that Gray wolves in the Great Lakes region are no longer endangered under the Endangered Species Act. This week, 29 other scientists published an open letter opposing any change to the species’ status. Ordinarily, a dispute between scientists like this ...

September 30, 2013

Public hearings on gray wolf delisting this week

This week, Fish and Wildlife Service is holding public hearings on its proposal to delist the gray wolf. The first hearing will be today in D.C. On Wednesday, there will be a hearing in Sacramento. And Albuquerque will play host on Friday.  As readers know, PLF filed a lawsuit in 2011 demanding that the Service ...

August 11, 2011

Gray wolf decision is likely to be appealed

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Last week Judge Molloy of the District of Montana upheld Congress's legislative delisting of the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act.  Now it appears that the environmentalist groups who challenged Congress's action will appeal the decision.  One of the groups' spokesmen explained:  ...