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A portion of a lawsuit brought by an Idaho family against the U.S. government after a boy and his dog tripped a cyanide-spraying, predator-killing trap near their home has been dismissed.
A groundwater plume stretching from the smelter shuttered in 2000 on Hawthorne Road would be pumped to the surface and treated near the new northside Costco under a plan proposed by the Washington Ecology Department and a public trust tasked with cleaning decades of contamination.
A cyanide device meant to kill coyotes went off in a field near Theresa Mansfield’s Pocatello home, injuring her son Canyon and killing his yellow Lab, Kasey, on March 16, 2017. Since then, she has been trying to get the government to stop usage of those devices.
An Idaho couple has sued the U.S. government, saying their teenage son still suffers headaches after a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed near their home
U.S. officials have agreed to stop using predator-killing cyanide traps on Colorado public lands amid pressure to ban the devices nationwide after one injured an Idaho teenager and killed his dog.
U.S. officials have reached a tentative deal with wildlife advocates trying to stop the use of predator-killing traps, including devices called “cyanide bombs” that earlier this year injured an Idaho teenager and killed his dog, according to court documents filed Thursday.
Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to outlaw the spring-activated devices called M-44s. The traps...
A group of conservation advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block the federal government's aerial gunning, trapping and poisoning of wildlife across Idaho. According to the complaint, the coalition says the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services should halt all ongoing killing of native wild animals until it completes...
U.S. officials on Monday temporarily stopped the use of predator-killing cyanide traps in Idaho after one sickened a young boy and killed his dog last month after they checked it out.
Environmental and animal-welfare groups have filed a lawsuit claiming the U.S. government is violating the Endangered Species Act by allowing the use of two predator-killing poisons. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Montana...
Environmental and animal-welfare groups have filed a lawsuit claiming the U.S. government is violating the Endangered Species Act by allowing the use of two predator-killing poisons.
Six eastern Oregon counties say they are halting the use of cyanide traps to kill coyotes to protect the state’s wolf population.
Environmental groups have petitioned the U.S. Agriculture Department to ban its use of cyanide-ejecting devices aimed at killing coyotes after one went off near a boy and his dog earlier this month, killing the dog.
A cyanide device for killing coyotes that spewed the poison on a boy and killed his dog was set up on public land in Idaho in February despite a decision months earlier by federal officials to halt use of the devices on all U.S.-owned land in the state, officials said Tuesday.
Officials say a gray wolf was unintentionally killed in rural northeast Oregon by a cyanide device used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Recent tests have shown high concentrations of the toxic chemicals cyanide and flouride in groundwater near the proposed site of a new Costco wholesaler in Mead. But Spokane County officials say they’re hopeful the issues will be ironed out and the major sales tax revenue-generator will move outside city limits.