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Jamie Rappaport Clark, © Defenders of Wildlife

Hastings’ Endangered Species Act “Reform” is the movie “Groundhog Day” all over again »

Rep. Doc Hastings recently released a report and a set of proposals that would effectively gut the Endangered Species Act (ESA), severely curtailing the act’s ability to protect the nation’s most imperiled species. He calls it ESA “reform,” but the real goal of Rep. Hastings’ proposals is to drastically weaken or eliminate key protections in the ESA, long a goal of corporate special interests and polluters.