Accession Number : ADA456419


Title :   The Endangered Species Act and Sound Science


Descriptive Note : CRS Report for Congress


Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE


Personal Author(s) : Buck, Eugene H ; Corn, M L ; Baldwin, Pamela


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a456419.pdf


Report Date : 05 Oct 2006


Pagination or Media Count : 30


Abstract : The adequacy of the science supporting implementation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is receiving increased congressional attention. While some critics accuse agencies responsible for implementing the ESA of using junk science, others counter that decisions that should rest on science are instead being dictated by political concerns.


Descriptors :   *EXTINCTION , *ENDANGERED SPECIES , *LAW ENFORCEMENT , REQUIREMENTS , POLICIES , VERTEBRATES , INVERTEBRATES , REST , WILDLIFE , LAND USE , ILLNESS , SOUND , HABITATS


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Biology
      Ecology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE