Comments for: Three species of turtles in Maine petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection

Posted July 11, 2012, at 7:47 p.m.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three species of turtles in Maine are among the 53 species of reptiles and amphibians the Center for Biological Diversity is petitioning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to safeguard under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. The nonprofit organization filed the 450-page petition Wednesday — what it’s calling …

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