Friday, March 16, 2012

Feds: Kill the lions to save the fish

Oregon, Washington and Idaho will be allowed to resume killing California sea lions at Bonneville Dam this spring, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said today. The agency authorized removal of up to 92 sea lions annually through May 2016 but estimates that 25 to 30 will be taken each year. The authorization allows taking only sea lions having a "significant negative impact" on salmon and steelhead...more

Well, how 'bout those wolves that are having a "significant negative impact" on ranchers?

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