News Coverage of the ESA Field Hearings on Casper, Wyoming and Billings, MT
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 5, 2013 | Mallory Micetich (202-225-2761)
Tags: Endangered Species , Full Committee , Forests , Wildlife , Wild Lands
On Wednesday, September 4th, the House Natural Resources Committee held two Full Committee field hearings in Casper, Wyoming and Billings, Montana on “State and Local Efforts to Protect Species, Jobs, Property, and Multiple Use Amidst a New War on the West.” At these hearings, witnesses discussed how federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) listings can impact local jobs and the economy and how federal litigation often stands in the way of successful local and state recovery efforts.
Watch some of the local news coverage below:
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