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Wolf Predation Program one step closer to Obama’s desk

HOWLColorado : News The 2010 Agricultural Appropriations Act moves to the Senate for confirmation after the House of Representatives approved it. Part of that bill includes $700,000, which would be used to reimburse livestock owners who lose animals to wolf predation.

The Wolf Predation Program covers three states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota — and was included in the Fiscal Year 2010 Agricultural Appropriations Bill (H.R. 2997), which was passed by the House of Representatives on October 7, 2009.

You can read the entire Bill, in it’s thrilling entirety, by clicking here (Acrobat Reader required – Large File) — if you are looking for a hint on where to find said wolf predation program allocations, page 178 of the 261 is where you would want to look.

The bill now passes to the Senate for confirmation and then will go to President Obama’s desk to be signed in to law.

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