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

Report Date:

2006-10-05

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Biology
  • Ecology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE