Sunday, December 14, 2008

The Violater-In-Chief

Hopefully, George W. Bush is an endangered species.

From Conservation Groups Challenge Bush Administration's Gutting of ESA by Dan Bacher:

George W. Bush, the worst-ever president for fish and the environment in the nation's history, will leave office after eight years the same way he came in - with yet another attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and other environmental laws.

The lame-duck Bush administration finalized a rule change today that greatly weakens the ESA, the only law that stands between many imperiled fish, wildlife and plant populations and extinction.

Environmental advocates and commercial fishermen are vowing to reverse this last-ditch move and restore protections for America's endangered and threatened birds, fish and wildlife, according to a news release from Earthjustice. Conservation and fishing groups, represented by the national environmental organization Earthjustice, announced they will challenge the new rule in federal district court. "The Bush rule change violates federal law by not adequately considering the true impact on wildlife populations it will inflict," the release stated.
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Anonymous said...

Can we throw our shoes now?

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