News Summary August 13, 2019
Today's Main Story: U.S. Signifcantly Weakens Endangered Species Act
The Trump administration announced that it would change the application of the Endangered Species Act, significantly weakening the nation's bedrock conservation law. The changes will make it difficult to consider the effects of climate change on wildlife when contemplating whether a given species warrants protection. This would allow economic assessments to be conducted when making determinations for the first time, and most likely shrink critical habitats...
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