TESTIMONY: Modernization of the Endangered Species Act

James D. Ogsbury, Executive Director of the Western Governors’ Association, submitted testimony on February 15, 2017, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works in regards to "Modernization of the Endangered Species Act." The testimony noted, in part: "The ESA is premised on a strong state-federal partnership. Western Governors submit that such cooperation should involve full and authentic partnership between the states and Services with respect to species listing, critical habitat designations, establishment of recovery goals and delisting decisions." Read, download the Testimony


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