NANFA-L-- Endangered Species Act - Chris Scharpf's Letter

Gerald Pottern (gbpottern at
Fri, 23 Sep 2005 11:24:38 -0700 (PDT)

Chris - A big Thank You for your detailed information on Rep. Pombo's proposed revisions to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and ESA Myths & Realities that you posted on the NANFA list Sep 21. Your postings are substantive, in contrast to the vacuous drivel I get from well-intentioned orgs with a shallow understanding. And thanks ESPECIALLY for your heart-felt Sep 22 Letter to Congress -- the ESA and art museum analogy. I'm keeping that one, for personal inspiration and for soapbox ammo. I truly hope that ALL NANFA and NFC members will make their voices heard in Congress this time. As you pointed out, many previous attempts to weaken the ESA have failed, but the anti-environment crusaders may have enough votes to succeed this time. I hope others (nature lovers and Congress) are inspired by your words as I am. I put your 3 postings into one convenient word file (attached) & cleaned up the formatting, in case anyone wants them while writing to their federal reps. --gerald

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