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Court nixes Trump-era rules loosening endangered species protections

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

A federal court on Tuesday reinstated endangered species protections that were loosened under the Trump administration.
Judge Jon Tigar, an Obama appointee, vacated the rules in question.
Under the Trump rules , the Fish and Wildlife Service no longer provided the same protections to species that are considered threatened - those that are likely to become endangered - as they do for species that are endangered.
The rules also would have allowed for the consideration of economic impacts in deciding whether to protect a species. Conservationists additionally raised concerns that the rules...
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