Rep. Dan Newhouse and Brian Yablonski write in The Washington Examiner that endangered species recovery requires flexibility, not strict regulations.
- While well-intentioned, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) has become an excessive regulation that hampers conservation efforts.
- Since the inaction of the ESA, less than 2% of species have recovered and been delisted.
- One way in which the ESA can be improved is by empowering landowners and focusing on local solutions.
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