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Trump Administration Proposes Ending Most Protections for Nearly 300 Threatened Species

For Immediate Release, April 4, 2018 Contact: Noah Greenwald, (503) 484-7495, [email protected] Trump Administration Proposes Ending Most Protections for Nearly 300 Threatened Species Rule Would Eliminate 40-year-old Protective Framework in Major Gift to Polluters WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of the Interior quietly sent a proposed rule to the White House on Monday that would effectively rescind most protections for nearly 300 species designated as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The rule targets about 70 species in California, another 20 in Hawaii, and scores more fish, birds, mammals and plants around the country. They include southern sea otters, northern spotted owls, piping plovers, red knots, Yosemite toads, delta smelt, Santa Catalina Island foxes and gopher tortoises. (A full list is available on request). Monday’s proposal would re...

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