Interior asks for polar bear rethink
Asks court to amend its decision remanding polar bear critical habitat designation; says 90 percent of habitat area still stands
In the latest twist in an ongoing battle over the question of appropriate protections for Alaska’s polar bears, the U.S. Department of the Interior has asked the federal District Court in Alaska to amend its Jan. 11 ruling rejecting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s designation of the animals’ cr....
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