National Bison Range faces detailed planning process

From: The Missoulian

“The plan for the Bison Range was mandated by a 2017 legal settlement between Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The planning process typically takes three to five years. But the Fish and Wildlife Service, citing guidance from the Trump administration, set a completion timetable of about two years — although that’s since been extended. The two-year timetable drew deep concern from PEER and some of its co-plaintiffs who were former Fish and Wildlife Service employees. They predicted that the time frame would be too short to produce a quality document — and that the final product might be vulnerable to still more lawsuits. ”

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