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Tuesday’s Top of the Scroll: 1.8 million acres set aside for frogs; ranchers say decision ignores them

The California Farm Bureau and two ranchers’ associations sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday, challenging a year-old decision to designate more than 1.8 million acres of rural California as “critical habitat” for three species of frogs and toads that are protected by the Endangered Species Act.

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