Feds taking closer look at Alaska's petition to remove humpback whales from endangered list

  • by: RACHEL D'ORO , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 25, 2014 - 5:30 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A petition filed by the state of Alaska to remove some North Pacific humpback whales from protection under the Endangered Species Act merits a closer look, federal officials said Wednesday.

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