Endangered Species Act under fire: This congress could destroy decades of protections with one swipe of the pen

Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin

This is so much bigger than we realize. This new attack on wolves will undercut decades of endangered species, and the habitat it protects. In the end, the party in power has no qualms about stating their intentions; according to an article in the San Diego Union-Tribune Matthew Brown, Matthew Daly, Associated PressGOP targets landmark endangered species actfor big changes, stating: “In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government’s most powerful conservation tools, after decades of complaints that it hinders drilling, logging and other activities. The act protects species like the Canada lynx.”

It’s much worse…

“Over the past eight years, GOP lawmakers sponsored dozens of measures aimed at curtailing the landmark law or putting species such as gray wolves and sage grouse out of its reach. Almost…

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