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Move on to Ease Gray Wolf's Endangered Status

U.S. Interior Secretary Gail Norton proposes to lift protection under the Endangered Species Act for gray wolves in most eastern states. The wolf would retain its endangered status in the West. NPR's John Nielsen reports.

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John Nielsen
John Nielsen covers environmental issues for NPR. His reports air regularly on NPR's award-winning news magazines, All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition. He also prepares documentaries for the NPR/National Geographic Radio Expeditions series, which is heard regularly on Morning Edition. Nielsen also occasionally serves as the substitute host for several NPR News programs.