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Central Coast Salamanders Are Threatened: 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (April 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's designation of a salamander species as threatened in one of its remaining habitats, turning back a legal challenge brought by the Home Builders Association of Northern California.

The federal agency established a rational connection between facts it found in studying the California tiger salamander and in making its listing decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said Friday, upholding a district judge's October 2007 decision.

The Central California tiger salamander is...
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