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 #1124  by thelearnedlizard
 Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a lawsuit over the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s lengthy delay in deciding whether to extend Endangered Species Act protection to the foothill yellow-legged frog, which has disappeared from more than half of its former streams in California and Oregon. This stream-dwelling amphibian faces a host of threats, including impacts from dams and water diversions, logging, mining, livestock grazing, roads, marijuana cultivation, off-road vehicles, climate change, pollution, invasive species and disease.
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