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And if implemented, the proposed changes would also allow officials to consider the economic impact of protecting a species when enforcing the ESA.
Republican lawmakers have aimed to curb the reach of the ESA for years, claiming it hurts businesses, especially mining, drilling and logging.
originally posted by: watchitburn
a reply to: angeldoll
You do know we don't have African lions in the US right?
The African lion population, which was declared vulnerable in 1996, has decreased 43 percent in the last 21 years.
All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing