Obama administration lists lesser prairie chicken as threatened species; 5 states affected

  • by: MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 27, 2014 - 5:20 PM

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Thursday it is placing a grassland grouse known as the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species, a move that could affect oil and gas drilling, wind farms and other activities in five central and southwestern states.

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