NANFA-L-- Endangered Species Act

Brian J. Torreano (headdarter at
Thu, 22 Sep 2005 00:16:17 -0500 (CDT)

Dear Christopher,
Is there anything that concerned citizens like myself can do to
insure that Rep. Pombo's bill do not get passed?


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> Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 07:34:56 -0400
> From: Christopher Scharpf <ichthos at>
> Subject: NANFA-L-- Endangered Species Act
> It seems that every other year a Congressmen unfriendly to the
> submits a bill to "fix" the Endangered Species Act. Usually the bills
> in
> committee. But the latest bill, by Rep. Pombo, seems like it might catch
> Here, forwarded from the Desert Fishes Council mailing list, is a
> of
> Pombo's proposed changes and how they weaken the Act.
> - -- Chris Scharpf
> Highlights of Rep. Pombo's proposed changes to the Endangered Species
> Eliminates Independent Federal Oversight.
> The Endangered Species Act requires that U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
> Fisheries Service biologists review all federal actions that may harm
endangered species. The review is done only on the basis of the best
available science. It is conducted by scientists who are completely
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