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Raul Ruiz, House Members Urge Keeping Gray Wolf on Endangered List

posted Mar 27, 2014, 1:03 PM by chloe owens

3/19/14, by Desert Sun

Raul Ruiz, House members urge keeping gray wolf on endangered list

WASHINGTON – Seventy-five House members – including Palm Desert Democrat Raul Ruiz and Carmel Democrat Sam Farr – wrote to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Wednesday urging her to scrap a proposal to remove the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list…the lawmaker referred to last month’s independent review requested by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.  That study, done by researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, said flawed science was used in developing the plan to de-list the wolf throughout the continental U.S.