Wolf Delisting Lawsuit Filed…Again


The following is portion of an article from the Missoulian:

A trio of wolf advocates claim Congress violated the Separation of Powers Doctrine when it removed gray wolves from Endangered Species Act protection and blocked future court review.

“We will not allow the fate of endangered species to be determined by politicians serving special interests,” Alliance for the Wild Rockies director Michael Garrity said in an email Thursday morning. “These decisions must be based on science, not politics, and Congress has never before removed species from the endangered species list by political fiat.”

AWR was joined by Friends of the Clearwater and WildEarth Guardians in the suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Missoula.

All three were part of a coalition of 14 environmental and conservation groups that successfully sued the government over the 2009 decision to delist gray wolves

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Posted by Haylie Shipp


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