Conservation Group Threatens Forest Service with ESA Suit Over West Virginia Coal Hauling Project

The Center for Biological Diversity served the U.S. Forest Service with a sixty-day notice of intent to sue the agency for alleged failure to protect endangered species like candy darters, Virginia big-eared bats, northern long-eared bats, Indiana bats, and several freshwater mussels from the harmful effects of coal hauling in the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia.