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Controversy Over Endangered Species List

Some Valley leaders are upset over a federal decision that adds some frogs and a toad to the endangered species list.
        Some Valley leaders are upset over a federal decision that adds - some frogs and a toad to the endangered species list.
        Assemblyman Jim Patterson and Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims and others spoke out against the decision.
        It adds the Sierra Nevada Yellow Legged Frog. the Mountain Yellow Legged Frog and the Yosemite Toad to the list.
        The decision could impact about two million acres of land - that includes parts of Fresno, Madera, Mariposa and Tulare Counties.
        Assemblyman Patterson said "the endangered species act must be amended to take
' human impact ' into account."

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