Jamie Rappaport Clark

Congressional Spending Bill Is an Extreme Attack on Public Lands and Wildlife

I am not sure at what point Congress and some of our political leaders decided they wanted to wage an all-out war against our nation's lands, water and imperiled wildlife and the laws that protect them — or why, for that matter — but Americans who care about wildlife seem to be fighting battles on a near-weekly basis. The Fiscal year 2016 House Interior, Environment and Related Agencies appropriations bill is proving to be no exception to this trend, with multiple crosshairs trained on the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

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