25 May '11, 9pm

Conservation, Farming Groups Launch Lawsuit Seeking Emergency Action to Protect Bats From Deadly Disease

For Immediate Release, May 25, 2011 Contact: Mollie Matteson, (802) 318-1487 Conservation, Farming Groups Launch Lawsuit Seeking Emergency Action to Protect Bats From Deadly Disease New National Campaign Also Seeks to Raise Awareness of Disease That Has Killed More Than 1 Million Bats RICHMOND, Vt. — A dozen conservation, organic agriculture, anti-pesticide and other groups formally notified the Obama administration that they will take legal action in 30 days if federal agencies do not act to immediately close caves and take other emergency steps on federal lands to protect bats from a new wildlife epidemic known as white-nose syndrome. The Center for Biological Diversity, which spearheaded the legal effort, also unveiled a new national campaign today to bring greater public awareness to the plight of bats dying from the fast-moving, lethal fungal infection. Since its disc...

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