Grist for Environmentalists' Mill: GOP May Push Industry-Backed ESA Bill

Environmentalists who accuse Republicans of conspiring with big industry to protect corporate profits at the expense of the environment may soon have evidence to back up that claim. The Senate may soon vote on the Endangered Species Recovery Act (S. 1180), an industry-backed Endangered Species Act reauthorization bill sponsored by Senator Dirk Kempthorne that would help neither rare species nor small property owners. The bill would:

Issue Date: February 8, 1998

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