US To Reconsider Endangered Status For Wolverine

Law360, New York (June 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to reconsider its decision to deny wolverines protection under the Endangered Species Act, settling a suit brought by the Defenders of Wildlife and other conservation groups alleging that the agency ignored scientific evidence on threats to the U.S. wolverine population.

In a stipulated agreement filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, the FWS and the U.S. Department of the Interior, of which the agency is a part, agreed to consider new scientific information...
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