Posted by: Bob Payne | April 16, 2011

More Hunting OK’d in US Wildlife Refuges

A federal judge backed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s findings that expanding hunting in 60 national wildlife refuges will not have a significant impact on the environment. The ruling strikes down a motion for summary judgment filed by Fund for Animals and other environmental groups, which argued that the Service “violated the National Environmental Policy Act … when it failed to consider the cumulative impact of the 1997 to 2005 opening and expansion of hunting on 60 national wildlife refuges.”


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