Oregon chub to be 1st fish taken off Endangered Species Act protection due to recovery

  • by: JEFF BARNARD , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 4, 2014 - 1:30 PM

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A tiny minnow that lives only in Oregon backwaters is set to become the first fish ever taken off U.S. Endangered Species Act protection because it is no longer threatened with extinction.

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