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Judge tosses Alaska polar
bear habitat designation

Associated Press, by Becky Bohrer

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 1/12/2013 11:40:19 AM

JUNEAU, Alaska — A federal judge in Alaska has thrown out a plan designating more than 187,000 square miles as habitat for threatened polar bears. U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline, in a written order dated Thursday, said the designation was too extensive and presented ‘‘a disconnect between the twin goals of protecting a cherished resource and allowing for growth and much needed economic development.’’ He sent the matter back to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to correct ‘‘substantive and procedural deficiencies.’’

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A whiff of sanity.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 1/12/2013 11:48:00 AM     (No. 9112615)

Thanks Judge.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 68BattleofBealeVet, 1/12/2013 12:03:22 PM     (No. 9112645)

Not to worry enviros, an executive order from the One will be forthcoming. s/off

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Reply 3 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 1/12/2013 12:28:37 PM     (No. 9112696)

not to worry, enviros and other global communists..
the NYT will send out a reporter to dig up some dirt on the judge..

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/12/2013 1:13:34 PM     (No. 9112796)

I thought polar bears only lived on blocks of ice that are melting beneath their feet and killing them.Who knew they could walk on land also.

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