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Protect the Endangered Species Act  -- The comments period has ended

On August 15, the Department of the Interior proposed sweeping changes to this landmark environmental law.

Under the new regulations, federal agencies would no longer have to consult with experts at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service.

Instead, the agency proposing the project would have the power to decide how it would affect wildlife. 

The Sierra Club hand-delivered 25,435 number of names and comments to the Department of Interior on October 15.

Learn more Learn more about the Endangered Species Act.

If you haven't already, take a moment and add your name to our current petition:
Please take a moment to add your name to our Take Actions below that still need your help:

Protect gray wolves!
Gray wolves are making a comeback -- but they are about to be removed from the Endangered Species list. Tell the Obama administration to keep protecting wolves.
Celebrate three new national monuments!
Thank President Obama for declaring Basin and Range, Berryessa Snow Mountain, and Waco Mammoth national monuments, cs
Defend the Arctic!
Tell President Obama that we won't back down. It is time to come to his senses, stop all drilling and future leases, and give our pristine Arctic Ocean the protection it deserves.



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