Thursday, March 5, 2009

Senator Cardin Speaks Out for Protecting Species

This morning, Senator Cardin (D-MD), chair of the Senate Water and Wildlife subcommittee, spoke about the importance of protecting endangered species and overturning the last-minute Bush Administration rule changes. See his speech in this video:



The Senate is expected to vote late this afternoon on the amendment by Senator Murkowski (R-AK). The amendment would weaken a provision in the FY09 omnibus spending bill that would otherwise make it easier for the Obama administration to help restore needed protections by overturning the Bush administration rules.

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