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ENDANGERED SPECIES: Grijalva says Republican bills would destroy landmark law

Jan 17, 2020 - Environment & Energy Daily

The chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee yesterday pushed back against a renewed Republican effort to reform the Endangered Species Act, indicating the legislation won't go anywhere. "At this point, I don't have any compelling interest to have a hearing" on the bills, Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) told E&E News yesterday.

"This is an effort to destroy ESA from some of the more extreme people," the chairman said, of a 17-bill legislative package unveiled Wednesday by the GOP-l...