Citizen Involvement in the U.S. Endangered Species Act

  title={Citizen Involvement in the U.S. Endangered Species Act},
  author={B. Brosi and Eric Biber},
  pages={802 - 803}
Data on listed species refute critiques of citizen involvement in the U.S. Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) has been controversial since it became law nearly 40 years ago. One of its most-debated provisions is citizen involvement in selecting species that become formally protected under the law (“listing”). Citizens can petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to list any unprotected species and can independently use litigation to challenge any FWS listing… Expand
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