New Trump ESA Regs Look Good for Western Ag
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger addresses marchers during a rally by farmers, farm workers, and supporters to bring attention to the California water crisis –created in part by agency implementation of the ESA – in April 2009 at San Luis Reservoir near Los Banos, California. Source: David McNew/Getty Images North America
Against a backlash of negativity from some environmental organizations and their allies in the media, the Interior Department’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Commerce Department’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) earlier this month jointly announced three final rules which revise regulations governing sections 4 and 7 of the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
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- Media Climate Coverage Puts the Squeeze on Agriculture
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