ESA Shield Restored For Great Lakes Gray Wolf

Law360, New York (June 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. has restored Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region, conceding in a deal with advocacy groups that government officials erred by not allowing the public to weigh in on a rule pulling gray wolves from the ESA list.

On Monday, the Humane Society of the United States and other advocates for the gray wolf and the U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service submitted the deal settling the suit in the U.S. District Court...
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