California Sues To Save Endangered Species Act

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California is suing Bush to block his final F.U. to the Endangered Species Act, on the basis that the public review process (in which 15 employees were provided fewer than 36 hours to review 200,000 public comments):

"The ESA rule is enormously vulnerable to a legal challenge on the basis that there was inadequate public notice and comment," says Carl Pope of the Sierra Club. "The people who did that reviewing will be put on a witness stand, and it will become clear to a judge that this was a complete farce."

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