Critics of the Endangered Species Act often couch their concerns in terms of the damage that it does to specific industries. Speaking at a hearing on the law last year, Republican Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming went through a laundry list of economic interests he said were being harmed by the 1973 law. “States, counties,…

via The Endangered Species Act Is Criticized for Its Costs. But It Generates More than $1 Trillion a Year — TIME

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