Trump Administration Sued Over Hunting Methods In Wildlife Refuges

(AP) - The Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental group, is suing the Trump administration over Alaskan hunting regulations on national wildlife refuges.

The CBD is challenging the constitutionality of the Congressional Review Act, which allows Congress to revoke new regulations more quickly.

One of the regulations the Trump Administration recently revoked was a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ban on killing wolves or bears from aircraft, shooting brown bears over bait, and snaring bears within Alaska federal wildlife refuges.

The state of Alaska has enacted such methods in other areas to increase both moose and caribou populations.

The lawsuit states that revoking this rule, and preventing the Fish and Wildlife Service from adopting similar rules, is AN overreach by Congress and violates the U.S. Constitution.