Deadline set in polar bear listing case
Federal judge gives Interior Department until Dec. 23 to say why bears ‘threatened’ instead of ‘endangered’; hearing set for Feb. 23
The Associated Press
A federal judge has given the Interior Department a Dec. 23 deadline to explain why polar bears were listed in 2008 as a “threatened” species instead of the more-protective “endangered.”
The written order issued Nov. 4 by Judge Emmet Sullivan of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., follows....
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