Polar Bears: Listing Under the Endangered Species Act

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On May 14, 2008, Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne announced the listing of polar bears as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The listing itself was praised by some environmentalists, other parties, who opposed the listing itself, argued that the science supporting listing was weak, but felt that the regulations mitigated some of the economic impacts of the listing.

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Location(s): Arctic
Creation Date: March 4, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Buck, Eugene H.

Specialist in Natural Resources Policy

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Corn, M. L.

Specialist in Natural Resources Policy

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Alexander, Kristina

Legislative Attorney

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 4, 2009
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Arctic
Description:

On May 14, 2008, Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne announced the listing of polar bears as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The listing itself was praised by some environmentalists, other parties, who opposed the listing itself, argued that the science supporting listing was weak, but felt that the regulations mitigated some of the economic impacts of the listing.

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24 pages.

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Keyword(s): polar bears
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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