Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Liz Cheney’s statement on the Trump Administration requesting a federal appeals court to reverse a recent court decision that prevents the grizzly from being de-listed in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

“I applaud the Trump Administration’s effort to end federal management of the grizzly in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem by requesting the federal appeals court reverse the decision that prevents grizzly bears from being delisted. The decision by a Federal District Court Judge in Montana to relist the grizzly ignored science and disregarded the important work done by the state of Wyoming to establish an effective grizzly bear management plan. Earlier this year, I introduced a bill that would restore Wyoming’s authority to manage the grizzly, and I’m pleased the Trump Administration has listened to the concerns of Wyoming residents and taken action to combat frivolous abuse of the court system by extreme environmental groups.“