Judge Won't Bar Yellowstone Bison Culling Amid Appeal

Law360, New York (March 11, 2011, 2:32 PM EST) -- A federal judge in Montana on Thursday blocked an attempt to temporarily bar the U.S. government from killing Yellowstone National Park bison to control the population while environmental groups appeal a recent ruling in the government's favor.

Judge Charles C. Lovell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana said in an order denying the groups' motion for injunction that there was no evidence there was an imminent threat to the bison herd, and that public interests would not be served by an injunction....
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Case Title

Western Watersheds Project et al v. Salazar et al


Case Number

9:09-cv-00159

Court

Montana

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Charles C. Lovell

Date Filed

November 8, 2009

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