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Monday, August 11, 2008

Endangered Species Regulations: New Approach

A new approach to federal evaluation of projects and their impact on Endangered Species.

Bush to relax protected species rules


WASHINGTON - Parts of the Endangered Species Act may soon be extinct. The Bush administration wants federal agencies to decide for themselves whether highways, dams, mines and other construction projects might harm endangered animals and plants.

New regulations, which don't require the approval of Congress, would reduce the...(complete article here).

For additional reading: Secretary Kempthorne Proposes Narrow Changes To ESA Consultation Process

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