Is the Endangered Species Act Endangered?

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Bald eagles, humpback whales and California condors are among the creatures saved from extinction by the Endangered Species Act. The fairy shrimp and tiger salamander face as much risk as they always have because of human encroachment on their habitat. All sides agree that current federal law is not perfect, but scientists say a bill just passed by the House could make things better for developers and speculators--but worse for endangered plants and animals. Is the Act a lifesaver or a boondoggle? Why must indigenous wildlife be preserved? Will an overhaul passed by the House serve developers and land speculators at the expense of endangered creatures? We hear from farmers, ranchers, environmentalists, business and former officials of the Interior Department and the National Fish and Wildlife Service.
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Lithwick's article on allegation that Moussaoui's silence caused 9/11

Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA)

Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act of 2005 (HR 3824)

Miller Substitute Amendment (H Amdt 588, to replace TERSA)

Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) study on success of Endangered Species Act

House Subcommittee on Fisheries, Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans

Depression, National Institute of Mental Health on

Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression



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