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Battle Over Delisting Wolves Heads to Federal Appeals Court

Wolves in the Courtroom

Missoula, Mont. (Greenwire) – Three environmental groups yesterday asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco to overturn a decision to remove federal protections from gray wolves in Montana and Idaho.

The groups Alliance for the Wild Rockies, Friends of the Clearwater and WildEarth Guardians said they filed a notice of appeal to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals “to preserve both wolves and the rule of law in the Northern Rockies.”

The appeal seeks to reverse a ruling last week by U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy that Congress’ decision in April to reinstate the Fish and Wildlife Service’s delisting rule is constitutionally sound, despite Molloy’s earlier finding that the rule was illegal (Greenwire, Aug. 4)…

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