March 01, 2018

A year for the birds: ESA developments and a new interpretation of the MBTA in 2017

Carlos Romo

President Trump and his administration have been intent on putting their imprint on environmental and energy policy. In many cases, this has meant reversing significant policy efforts enacted during the Obama administration. The Trump administration’s changes during its first year to policy and enforcement priorities under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) follow this trend.

 

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