Category Archives: Endangered Species Act

With most of Washington focused on fights over presidential tweets, healthcare, and Russian meddling, lawmakers are taking controversial steps to weaken the Endangered Species Act. The Western Governors’ Association endorsed a policy resolution this week that aims to dismantle the Endangered Species … Continue reading

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Despite its success and public support, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday to examine ways to overhaul the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo), chairman of the committee, says his focus is … Continue reading

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Lawmakers this week revived legislation that would dismantle the Endangered Species Act – kill the law’s ability to protect imperiled animals and plants. S. 935, the purported “Endangered Species Management Self-Determination Act,” would weaken the ESA by requiring the Interior … Continue reading

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