Endangered Species Act Quotes



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The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most effective tool we have to repair the environmental harm that is causing a species to decline. Norm Dicks

I like L.A., but I think whats changed is that the kinds of films I do, the mid-range dramatic film, has become an endangered species. Christopher Hampton

We all have a responsibility to protect endangered species, both for their sake and for the sake of our own future generations. Loretta Lynch

Well, I think breathing life into the Endangered Species Act, taking those wolves back into Yellowstone, restoring the salmon in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest. Bruce Babbitt

What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing. Jay Inslee

We wonder why we have got the Freemen or the militants. We wonder why we have got unrest in this country. It is because our government, in fact, has got out of hand and out of line, with the Endangered Species Act. Don Young

For over 30 years the Endangered Species Act has suffered from many fundamental flaws, the most notable being a blatant disregard for property rights,. Chris Cannon

It is a drastic mistake to eliminate the provisions that have to do with the protection of habitat for endangered species. It is my opinion that the Endangered Species Act is 99 percent about protecting critical habitat. Jim Saxton

Strangers are an endangered species ... Adrienne Rich

Endangered species are our friends. Yao Ming

I think an erotics of place may be one of the reasons why environmentalists are seen as subversive. There is a backlash now:... [ellipsis in source] take all the regulations away; weaken existing legislation; the endangered species act is too severe, too restrictive; let there be carte blanche for real-estate developers. Because if we really have to confront wildness, solitude, and serenity, both the fierceness and compassionate nature of the land, then we ultimately have to confront it in ourselves, and it's easier to be numb, to be distracted, to be disengaged. Terry Tempest Williams

Government barriers on Business For example, the Endangered Species Act prevents 'disturbing the habitat' of the spotted owl. That has restricted 4.2 million acres of forest from development, leading to the loss of 30,000 lumber-related jobs and the annual loss of 1.1 billion board feet of lumber. This has driven up the cost of houses by at least $4,000 each. In addition, regulators ordered a Kansas City bank to install a Braille keypad on its drive-through automatic teller machine, presumably to aid any blind drivers. The list goes on and on. Rush Limbaugh

Listing the polar bear under the Endangered Species Act could harm bear conservation efforts by eliminating revenues from the carefully-regulated sport hunting of polar bears by Americans and the importation of polar bear meat and trophies into the U.S. As hunting by non-Americans would replace hunting by Americans, nothing would be accomplished in terms of reducing the number of polar bears killed, but the revenue currently generated by American sport hunters for conservation and research efforts would be eliminated. Amy Ridenour

Religion in the public square is becoming an endangered species. Mathew Staver

Good teachers are an endangered species because they're giving up because of the tests and everything. Rafe Esquith

Life is a ?ght, but not everyone's a ?ghter. Otherwise, bullies would be an endangered species. Andrew Vachss

Apparently textbooks were an endangered species here in Bixby, Oklahoma. Scott Westerfeld

My good mood felt like an endangered species. Maggie Stiefvater

I might be an endangered species. Waylon Jennings

Your country is one of the most notorious centres of trading in endangered species. Prince Philip

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