From the Sierra Club…. It’s take on several bills that would modify the ESA.
Whittled Down, Endangered Species Act Continues to Be Chipped Away
A raft of new proposals seek to weaken the ESA
“The Endangered Species Act is under attack. A number of Congress members have introduced legislation designed to chip away at the law, which is the bedrock of wildlife protections in the United States. While it’s unlikely that any of this legislation will become law—thanks to the “green line” that still exists in the Senate—the proposals are nevertheless alarming, as they illustrate some representatives’ eagerness to promote human interests over the needs of other species, even if that means extinction”