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July 5, 2022 | In the News: The Hill

Court Nixes Trump-era Rules Loosening Endangered Species Protections

Kristen Boyles, Managing Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: “The whole point of the Endangered Species Act is to give protections to species that are on the brink of extinction. The Trump rules that have today been repealed did nothing to help species and in fact did affirmative harm to how species are protected in this country. By the court ruling today, we go back to the regulatory interpretation that had been in place for over 40 years.”

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