16 Mar '17, 4pm

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Endangered Species Act in Trouble Ask your members of Congress to oppose efforts to weaken the Endangered Species Act. Take Action Forty miles north of Chicago along Waukegan Harbor, sand dunes curve close to Lake Michigan’s shores. The area used to be the home of Outboard Marine Corp., a company that manufactured outboard motors and, until the 1980s, legally dumped the byproducts of its industry into the lake. That waste stream was laden with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and, according to the EPA, the entire site was a contaminated mess that needed cleaning up. In 2014, after years of scraping up PCB-laden sediments, restoring the dunes, and planting vegetation, the U.S. government said that the Waukegan Harbor restoration was a success. In 2016, a pair of federally endangered Piping Plovers decided it was clean enough to build a nest there. The Waukegan Harbor site w...

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