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Showing posts with label US Fish and Wildlife Service. Show all posts
Showing posts with label US Fish and Wildlife Service. Show all posts

Friday, July 13, 2018

Toyota-Mazda halts Huntsville plant construction due to fish


Toyota-Mazda halts Huntsville plant construction due to fish


Article Excerpt: "... Toyota issued the following response on Thursday, July 12: We are aware of the Center for Biological Diversity’s concerns regarding the sunfish. Throughout the planning and design of this project we continue to work closely with US Fish and Wildlife Service, the City of Huntsville and our joint venture partner, Mazda, to ensure that the necessary protections are in place. Mazda and Toyota continue to make environmental preservation a priority and we are committed to developing the property sustainability. We have temporarily suspended construction to allow for additional technical surveys to be completed and confirm that the sunfish will be protected. We anticipate that this will be a short-term suspension and that construction will resume shortly with minimal disruption..."


Reference: www.newswest9.com