Feds drop Bush era endangered species policy

Associated Press: The Obama administration has discarded a Bush administration policy that considered state boundaries when determining endangered species protections. Under the policy, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service could require special protection for a species in one state but not in another, even though the species' habitat exists in both states. In 2008, the agency imposed protections for the Preble's meadow jumping mouse in Colorado but not in neighboring Wyoming. U.S. Interior Department Solicitor......

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