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Endangered species listing considered for rare Nevada toad

Endangered species listing considered for rare Nevada toad

RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to consider Endangered Species Act protection for a rare toad in northern Nevada’s high desert where one of the biggest producers of geothermal energy in the nation wants to build another power plant. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday […]

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Judge: USFWS illegally denied bi-state sage grouse listing

Judge: USFWS illegally denied bi-state sage grouse listing

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge says U.S. wildlife officials acted illegally in 2015 when they denied Endangered Species Act protection for a distinct population of “bi-state” sage grouse in California and Nevada. U.S. District Judge Joseph Spero ruled in San Francisco Tuesday the Fish and Wildlife Service ignored […]

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