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Saturday, June 9, 2007

MBTA Wants No Protection for Spotted Turtles

The MBTA is trying to renege on its agreement to protect spotted turtles in habitat where the transportation authority wanted to put a new rail line. The agreement was to put in and monitor turtle crossings. Apparently, because the turtle is only "rare" and not "endangered" anymore, it doesn't need that help. (News source.)



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