05 Aug '11, 5pm

Recent threats to the Endangered Species Act

Recent threats to the Endangered Species Act

The House Interior and Environment Appropriations bill (H.R. 2584 ) took center stage last month, as debate raged over its over 38 anti-environmental riders. The base bill contained a number of provisions that would harm our nation’s wildlife , including one that would prevent the Fish and Wildlife Service from protecting imperiled species, one that would harm bighorn sheep, and one that would shield gray wolf delistings from judicial review. The amendment process for H.R. 2584 was full of ups and downs. On the downside, Rep. Calvert (R-CA) introduced an amendment during the Appropriations Committee markup that prevents the Environmental Protection Agency from mitigating the effects of harmful pesticides on endangered species (eg., salmon). Unfortunately, the amendment passed and is now part of the bill (section 447). Additionally, while Rep. Dicks (D-WA) attempted to stri...

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