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Feds proposing removing wolves from endangered list

POWELL — On Friday, President Donald Trump’s administration published its intent to remove Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in the lower 48 states. That triggered a 60-day review by a team of scientists and opening the proposal to public comment in the Federal Register.

“We propose this action because the best available scientific and commercial information indicates that the currently listed entities do not meet the definitions of a threatened species or endangered species under the [Endangered Species] Act due to recovery,” the U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s notice in the federal...