Enviros, GOP Lawmakers Square Off Over Plan to Block Southwest Endangered Species Listings

Greenwire: Environmental groups are marshalling opposition to a proposal by four Republican lawmakers from New Mexico and Texas to yank the Fish and Wildlife Service's ability to provide Endangered Species Act protections to a lizard and grouse that roam parts of the Southwest. Groups including WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological Diversity this week accused Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) of misstating the effects of FWS's proposal to list the dunes sagebrush lizard as an endangered species. In an......

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