Monthly Archives: July 2011

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Rare Wailea 670 Plants part of Settlement

Rare Wailea 670 Plants part of Landmark Legal Settlement Protection under Endangered Species Act

Over 70 native Hawaiian species will get EPA staff review and decision-making over next two years.

On July 12, 2011, the Center for Biological Diversity struck a historic legal settlement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, requiring the agency to make initial or final decisions on whether to add hundreds of imperiled plants and animals to the endangered species by 2018. Continue reading