Lawsuit launched to speed endangered species listings

Ag groups say behavior of these groups has hampered species recovery by leaving no time for science-based decisions.

The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) for failing to act on petitions to protect more than 417 animals and plants under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The notice includes species from across the U.S., including Florida sandhill cranes, coastal flatwood crayfish, eastern di

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