The state wolf plans have been enjoined by Montana federal district judge Molloy. The wolves are returned to the endangered species list.
We got the news by cell phone while up in central Idaho. It appears to be a giant victory.
Here is the brief AP story. Judge restores protection for N. Rockies wolves. By MATTHEW BROWN.
Update: For those interested ~ The Order ~ be
Quote from the decision :
Congress does not intend agency decision-making to be fickle. When it is, the line separating rationality from arbitrariness and capriciousness is crossed.
Dear blog readers, this decison came when I was out of town and just barely had an Internet connection. I am back home now.