U.S. Fish and Wildlife officially announce the official decision during a 12:30 PM conference call Wednesday.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs sent out a press release applauding the decision even before it was announced Wednesday.
The decision likely ends a significant threat to the oil and gas industry in the Permian Basin. If the lizard had been listed on the Endangered Species List, it would have halted a good deal of drilling in the Permian Basin
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