Conservation Limited: Assessing the Limitations of State Laws and Resources for Endangered Species Protection

Univ. of California Irvine, School of Law Center for Land, Environment, and Natural Resources (CLEANR) / by Alejandro E. Camacho and Asena Cansu Yildiz
https://www.politicopro.com/f/?id=0000015d-a4d4-d43a-a3dd-b7ff52cf0001

[Politico’s Morning Energy]  report out Tuesday by University of California Irvine School of Law suggests that most states are legally and financially ill-equipped to take over protecting and recovering threatened and endangered species. It notes that state expenditures on conservation of federally listed species make up only about 5 percent of total national spending on ESA, and found that compared with the requirements of the Endangered Species Act, some state laws fall short.

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