Oversight Hearing on “ESA Decisions by Closed-Door Settlement: Short-Changing Science, Transparency, Private Property, and State & Local Economies”
Thursday, December 12, 2013 10:00 AM Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515
Oversight Hearing on:
"ESA Decisions by Closed-Door Settlement: Short-Changing Science, Transparency, Private Property, and State & Local Economies"
This hearing, the fifth in a series of hearings this Congress on the Endangered Species Act, will focus on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s mega-settlements with the Center for Biological Diversity and Wildearth Guardians. Together, these settlements could increase the number of federal species listed by 50 percent – up to 700 additional species by 2016.
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