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Salazar OKs wolf removal from endangered list 7.3.2009 Seattle Times: Local
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday he was upholding a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and the western Great Lakes from the federal endangered list.
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Same Bad Plan to Delist Wolves in the Northern Rockies 7.3.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

Today, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced he has decided to follow the Bush administration's flawed decision to remove the protections of the Endangered Species Act from wolves in Idaho and Montana.

The following is a statement by Rodger Schlickeisen, president for Defenders of Wildlife:

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Gray Wolves To Be Removed From Endangered Species List 7.3.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
BILLINGS, Mont. — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday he is upholding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to remove gray wolves from the...
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Salazar OKs Wolf Removal From Endangered List 7.3.2009 WCCO: National
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday he was upholding a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and the western Great Lakes from the federal endangered list.
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Obama upholds Bush decision to delist gray wolf 7.3.2009 LA Times: Environment
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the previous finding that the animal is no longer endangered in the Upper Midwest, Idaho and Montana is valid. He agrees the wolf remains threatened in Wyoming. After reversing President Bush on a pack of environmental rules in its first month, the Obama administration let one of Bush's last-minute changes stand today: Removal of the gray wolf from the endangered species list in the Upper Midwest, Idaho and ...
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Interior chief OKs taking gray wolf off endangered list in Northern Rockies, Great Lakes areas 7.3.2009 Star Tribune: Local
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Bush-era ruling on gray wolves is upheld 7.3.2009 MSNBC

After nearly being wiped out, the population of wild gray wolves in the continental United States is now more than 5,500. The wolves had been protected for 35 years.The Obama administration on Friday upheld a Bush-era decision to remove gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and western Great Lakes region from federal endangered species protection.


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Salazar OKs wolf removal from endangered list 7.3.2009 Seattle Times: Local
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday he was upholding a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and the western Great Lakes from the federal endangered list.
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Obama upholds Bush decision to delist gray wolf 7.3.2009 LA Times: Nation
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the previous finding that the animal is no longer endangered in the Upper Midwest, Idaho and Montana is valid. He agrees the wolf remains threatened in Wyoming. After reversing President Bush on a pack of environmental rules in its first month, the Obama administration let one of Bush's last-minute changes stand today: Removal of the gray wolf from the endangered species list in the Upper Midwest, Idaho and ...
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Salazar OKs Wolf Removal From Endangered List 7.3.2009 WCCO: Local News
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday he was upholding a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and the western Great Lakes from the federal endangered list.
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The Nature Conservancy Protects 272 Acres of Appalachian Forest 6.3.2009 The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy has purchased a conservation easement on the 272 acre property owned by Thunderstruck Conservation, LLC. located on the Appalachian mountainside in Randolph County, WV.
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Salazar OKs Wolf Removal From Endangered List 6.3.2009 WCCO: National
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is upholding a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and the Great Lakes from the endangered list.
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Salazar OKs wolf removal from endangered list 6.3.2009 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is upholding a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and the Great Lakes from the endangered list.
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Salazar OKs wolf removal from endangered list (AP) 6.3.2009 Yahoo: US National
AP - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is upholding a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and the Great Lakes from the endangered list.
Senate blocks effort to derail endangered species protections 6.3.2009 Greenspace
Alaskan senators' effort to block a Democratic push to undo a Bush-era weakening of the Endangered Species Act failed in the Senate on Thursday. On Tuesday, President Obama restored some of the protections for endangered species that the Bush administration...
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Polar derby 6.3.2009 Gristmill
By Kate Sheppard The U.S. Senate on Thursday stood up for endangered-species protections. In the waning days of the Bush presidency, the administration pushed through two species-related rules, one that scaled back scientific reviews for endangered species and another that limited protections for the polar bear specifically. The Obama administration wants to undo those rules, and congressional leaders have stepped up to help, adding language to an omnibus spending bill that gives the admin 60 days to withdraw the rules. The House passed the bill with that language last week. But earlier this week, Alaskan Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R) and Mark Begich (D) -- no fans of polar-bear protections -- that would remove that language. On Thursday, their ...
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Dam removal offers opportunity for salmon, science 6.3.2009 Seattle Times: Local
Scientists know what two dams did nearly a century ago to the Elwha River's legendary salmon runs.
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State Endangered Species Protection Sought for the Kittlitz's Murrelet 6.3.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

 Today the Center for Biological Diversity filed a scientific petition with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to protect the imperiled Kittlitz’s murrelet under Alaska’s Endangered Species Act due to threats from global warming, oil pollution, and fisheries bycatch mortality that have placed this seabird on a trajectory to extinction.

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Pacific Fisher One Step Closer to Protection Under California Endangered Species Act 6.3.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

 In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, and in a stark departure from an August 2008 decision, the California Fish and Game Commission voted to designate the Pacific fisher, a rare forest carnivore that is one of the few species that preys on porcupines, a candidate for protection as a threatened or endangered species under the California Endangered Species Act and initiated a review of the species to determine if full protection is warranted.

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Biologists trapping fishers in N. Idaho 6.3.2009 AP Washington
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) -- The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is trapping fishers in northern Idaho's Clearwater Basin and fitting them with radio collars to learn more about their habits....
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