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Bush Administration Peppered With Endangered Species Lawsuits

Bush Administration Peppered With Endangered Species Lawsuits

PORTLAND, Oregon, October 2, 2008 (ENS) – The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity today filed five separate lawsuits in federal court all charging the Bush administration with political interference in designation of critical habitat for six western species that are listed as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The species include two birds,…

Product Safety Law Signed Today Bans Toxic Toys

Product Safety Law Signed Today Bans Toxic Toys

WASHINGTON, DC, August 14, 2008 (ENS) – Praise poured in from all quarters today as President George W. Bush signed into law a bill that bans lead paint and phthalates in products intended for children under the age of 12 – the strictest such law in the world. The record-setting 448 product recalls last year…