Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Speak Out Against "Riders" That Kill Wildlife

The Center for Biological Diversity is working to stop the fallout from the delisting rider included on the budget deal passed by Congress.

This is a press release describing the Center's recently-filed lawsuit.

Lawsuit Filed to Stop Unlawful Killing of Endangered Wolves in Oregon

More importantly, Gov. Kitzhaber of Oregon has written to President Obama to express his concern at the way in which the delisting rider was placed on the budget bill because it set "a highly undesirable precedent" by preempting debate on an important environmental issue.

If you click on this link, you can petition your own governor to join Gov. Kitzhaber in expressing concern about the way in which the delisting rider was used to circumvent the Endangered Species Act.

Speak Out Against "Riders" That Kill Wildlife

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