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Cattlemen sue for review of wolf status

[large thumbnail url=”cattlemen-sue-for-review-of-wolf-status” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”cattlemen-sue-for-review-of-wolf-status” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”18″] The Washington Cattlemen’s Association has filed suit to force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to determine if the gray wolf still requires protection as an endangered species.

On Feb. 16, the group filed a legal complaint in U.S. District Court in eastern Washington against the agency for allegedly violating the Endangered Species Act.

The Fish and Wildlife Service hasn’t conducted a mandatory five-year status review of the gray wolf since the species was listed as endangered in 1978, the complaint said.

The association has asked a federal judge to declare the Fish and Wildlife Service has acted unlawfully and to order the agency to complete the review…

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