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Multiple bills introduced to improve Endangered Species Act


March 29, 2017

 Enzi: States deserve to be heard before an endangered species listing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – States shouldn’t be left in the dark or their data ignored when the federal government is deciding to list an endangered species.

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., introduced legislation Monday that would require the federal government to disclose the data it uses for Endangered Species Act (ESA) listings. It would also ensure that ESA decisions are more reliant on the input of state, local and tribal studies. The legislation was also cosponsored by Senator John Barrasso, R-Wyo.

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