6 in Congress join in call to rethink mussels’ area

Posted: January 11, 2014 at 3:18 a.m.

Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - 01/10/2014 - Rabbitsfoot Mussell

WASHINGTON — Arkansas’ congressional delegation implored the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday to reconsider a proposed “critical habitat” designation to protect two freshwater mussels that the delegation says would adversely affect farmers, businesses and towns in the state.

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