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Northern Rockies Wolves Temporarily Back on Endangered List

Article: Northern Rockies Wolves Temporarily Back on Endangered List

MISSOULA, Montana, July 21, 2008 (ENS) – A federal judge has issued a temporary injunction restoring gray wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains to the endangered species list and halting the indiscrimate killing of wolves for the duration of a trial in which conservationist plaintiffs contest the removal of the wolves from the protected list.…

Conservationists Pursue Legal Protection for Northern Rockies Wolves

Article: Conservationists Pursue Legal Protection for Northern Rockies Wolves

MISSOULA, Montana, April 29, 2008 (ENS) – Twelve conservation groups Monday filed a lawsuit in federal court here challenging the federal government’s decision to remove the northern Rockies gray wolf population from the list of endangered species. Management of this population of wolves is now in the hands of three states – Wyoming, Idaho and…

Atlantic Richfield Pays $187 Million to Clean Montana River

Article: Atlantic Richfield Pays $187 Million to Clean Montana River

BUTTE, Montana, February 7, 2008 (ENS) – Decades of mining activity in Butte and Anaconda has contaminated the sediment, banks and floodplain of the Clark Fork River with heavy metals that harm plant and animal life in the river and along its shores. Today, the Atlantic Richfield Company, ARCO, agreed to pay $187 million that…

Rocky Mountain Wolf Killing Rule Goes to Court

Article: Rocky Mountain Wolf Killing Rule Goes to Court

MISSOULA, Montana, January 28, 2008 (ENS) – In a bid to bar states from aerial gunning and other state-sponsored killing of wolves, seven conservation groups today filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Missoula to stop the implementation of a new Bush administration rule that lowers the bar for wolf killing when a state…