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Enviros Threaten DOI With New Polar Bear Suit

Law360 (January 13, 2011, 5:28 PM EST) -- An environmental group said Thursday that it planned to sue the federal government for failing to protect critical polar bear habitats from oil and gas development in Alaska, marking the latest clash over the threatened species.

The Center of Biological Diversity formally notified Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar that it intended to sue the U.S. Department of the Interior in a bid to force several federal agencies — including the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Fish and...
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