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Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service Dan Ashe Letter to Chairman Bishop Regarding the Clean Air Act and Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 20, 2015 - TO: The Honorable Rob Bishop, Chairman

FROM: Dan Ashe, Director

Dear Chairman Bishop,

Thank you for your letter of April 2, 2015, regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) recent proposals of two rules implementing the Clean Air Act. As discussed at the March 19,20 15, joint hearing before the Subcommittees on Water,Power, Oceans and Federal Lands, EPA has not initiated consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) on these two proposed rules, pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). 

Read the Director's entire letter HERE.

Contact: Committee Press Office 202-226-9019

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