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  •  And Bush has put 57 animals on the endangered (4+ / 0-)
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    list in 7 years. That's one-fifth of the number of animals that Reagan put on the list.

    In some ways, the proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act should come as no surprise. President Bush has hardly been one of its fans. Under his reign, the administration has granted 57 species endangered status, the action in each case being prompted by a lawsuit. That's fewer than in any other administration in history -- and far fewer than were listed during the administrations of Reagan (253), Clinton (521) or Bush I (234).

    Salon.com

    This above all: to thine own self be true...-WS

    by Agathena on Tue Mar 27, 2007 at 07:17:04 PM PDT

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