By BRANDON MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

The Eddy County Commission joined a list of New Mexico counties this week in approving a joint letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in opposition of the listing of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.

“The science does not warrant a listing as threatened,” the letter states. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.