Holding the government accountable : 5-year reviews in the Endangered Species Act

August 15, 2014 | By MICHAEL BIDDLE

Time after time, the federal government refuses to follow the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The government designates land as “critical habitat” despite not meeting the ESA definition for critical habitat. And in another example, the government refuses to remove plants and animals from threatened or endangered status, even when those sp ...