Congress: Michigan, Great Lakes wolves could lose federal protection

From the Detroit Free Press:

WASHINGTON — Legislation under committee consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives today moves to strip great wolves in the western Great Lakes states of protections they enjoy under the Endangered Species Act. 

Less than two months after an appeals court in Washington D.C. ruled that protection afforded wolves in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin should continue, unless there is a further study, the House Federal Lands Subcommittee today took up legislation that would reverse that decision.

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