Salazar keeps ESA rule for polar bears
Says that revoking the rule would cause confusion without improving conservation; U.S. Fish and Wildlife will monitor situation
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced May 8 that he is retaining the Endangered Species Act special rule for polar bears, the rule introduced in May 2008 when the polar bear was listed under the ESA, a listing that primarily resulted from the contraction of the extent of Arctic sea ice, th....
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