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Of property, a government action that substantially disturbs or interferes with an owner’s use and enjoyment of the property.
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This letter follows two recent letters from both the House and the Senate in which 104 representatives and 31 senators urged their colleagues to steadfastly protect the Endangered Species Act.
The clear intent of this hearing is to begin the process of gutting the endangered species act.
The Endangered Species Act was designed to preserve biodiversity, not enrich trial lawyers and political activists," Bush said in a statement.
He has restored independent, scientific oversight to the heart of the Endangered Species Act.
If the polar bear is listed under the Endangered Species Act, then the government will say that it is being forced to comply by reducing the "greenhouse-gas emissions" that are supposedly harming the bear's environment.
Congress about bald eagles or about a recent proposal to weaken the Endangered Species Act.
Nabbing poachers is critical to protecting wildlife Globally, the illegal sale of wild animals and their body parts--from bear hides to elephant tusks--yields about $5 billion a year Even though many of these wild animal species are protected under the Endangered Species Act.
I think what the Pombo bill does is refocusing attention to the core purpose of the Endangered Species Act, which is the protection of species,'' she said.
Originally adopted in 1973, the Endangered Species Act protects species believed to be on the brink of extinction.
But with the banning of DDT in 1972 and passage of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 1973, eagle populations began to rebound.
It called for opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil drilling, gutting the Endangered Species Act, opening wilderness lands to energy development, logging, and motorized recreation, and giving management of national parks over to private firms like Disney.
The federal government has agreed to review Endangered Species Act protections for the northern spotted owl and marbled murrelet to settle lawsuits brought by the timber industry.

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