30 Nov '16, 9pm

18 States Sue Feds to Weaken Protections Endangered Species' Critical Habitat.

For Immediate Release, November 30, 2016 Contact: Brett Hartl, (202) 817-8121, [email protected] Republican Attorneys General File Lawsuit to Weaken Protections for Endangered Species' Critical Habitat Meritless Suit Based on Right-wing Myths Would Hurt Wildlife Nationwide WASHINGTON— Eighteen Republican attorneys general, led by Texas and Alabama, filed a lawsuit today seeking to overturn two sets of regulations that provide vital protections for endangered animals and plants around the country. The suit specifically targets the ability of the Fish and Wildlife Service to protect areas where endangered species do not currently live. If successful it would make protecting sufficient habitat for endangered species virtually impossible, and would open the door for the Trump administration to further gut protections for endangered species and put hundreds on a fa...

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