Bush-era Endangered Species Rule Revoked

Bush-era Endangered Species Rule Revoked

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bighorn.jpgThe Obama administration last week revoked a rule enacted toward the end of the Bush administration that it said undermined protections under the Endangered Species Act.

Federal agencies must “once again consult with federal wildlife experts at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — the two agencies that administer the ESA — before taking any action that may affect threatened or endangered species,” the Interior and Commerce departments said in a statement.

(Read more in MSNBC)

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