Panel to approve rewrite of species act
WASHINGTON Conservative lawmakers poised to eliminate key provisions of the landmark 32-year-old Endangered Species Act encountered unexpected support recently: Some environmentalists and liberal Democrats said they agree with some of the changes.
"There is a recognition that the current critical habitat
arrangement doesn't work, for a whole host of reasons," said Rep.
George Miller, D-Calif., a leading liberal voice on the House
Resources Committee. "There are some in the environmental
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