Posted by: Bob Payne | April 25, 2011

Feds, enviros point fingers over endangered species backlog

Environmental groups and the federal government are blaming each other for the plight of endangered animals. A Tucson-based environmental group is part of an effort to protect more plants and animals. The government says their efforts are actually hurting the process. On this 41st anniversary of the establishment of Earth Day, wildlife that could be on the way to extinction is facing a new threat. It’s a backlog of plants and animals waiting to be declared endangered. Two key players are blaming each other.

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