Enviro Group Disputes 25 Omissions From Endangered List

Law360, New York (May 23, 2012, 6:45 PM EDT) -- An environmental advocacy group said Tuesday it plans to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to designate 25 species of amphibians and reptiles found in the Southeast as endangered.

The Center for Biological Diversity sent the agency a notice of intent to file suit in order to force the agency to make final determinations on the status of those species, which include the Barbour’s map turtle, eastern ribbon snake and the Florida Keys mole skink. It alleges that the agency is failing to...
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