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Judge Blocks Deal To Lift Gray Wolf Protections

Law360 (April 11, 2011, 2:50 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Montana on Saturday refused to approve a proposed settlement between environmental groups and the U.S. government that would have removed endangered species protections for gray wolves in Montana and Idaho.

U.S. District Judge Donald W. Molloy declined to approve the proposed settlement in the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana on the grounds that it would be inequitable to the four environmental group plaintiffs that refused to sign onto the deal between 10 other conservation groups and the U.S. Department...
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Case Information

Case Title

Defenders of Wildlife et al v. Salazar et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Donald W. Molloy

Date Filed

June 2, 2009


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