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Trump narrows definition of "critical habitat" under ESA to exclude potential future habitat

The Trump administration on Tuesday narrowed habitat protections for endangered species, finalizing its second major rollback to the Endangered Species Act.

The latest rule narrows the definition of habitat to areas that can currently support a species, a move environmentalists say ignores the changing climate or efforts that could be made to modify a landscape.


https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/530267-trump-administration-limits-protection-of-habitat-for-endangered

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GOP senator votes to advance Haaland nomination

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted Thursday to advance the nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) to lead the Interior Department, sending her nomination to the full Senate. The

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