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Senators Daines, Tester Introduce Bill Weakening Protections for Endangered Species


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Senators Daines, Tester Introduce Bill Weakening Protections for Endangered Species

Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON - A proposed bill in Congress would reverse a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision from 2015 that required agency re-consultation for federal management plans regarding endangered species. The bill was introduced Monday by Montana senators Steve Daines, a Republican, and Jon Tester, a Democrat, joined by Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) and Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.)

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