Where Prairie Chicken Roams, Businesses Brace for Effects of Ruling

This week, the lesser prairie chicken will officially be listed as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act — a designation likely to affect economic development, including oil and gas drilling, in the Panhandle and West Texas.

This week, the lesser prairie chicken will officially be listed as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act — a designation likely to affect economic development, including oil and gas drilling, in the Panhandle and West Texas.