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MEDIA ADVISORY: Endangered Species Act Working Group to Hold Press Conference Tomorrow, Release Final Report and Recommendations

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Washington, D.C., Feb 3 | Jill Strait (202-225-5816) | comments
The Endangered Species Act (ESA) Congressional Working Group, led by Representatives Doc Hastings and Cynthia Lummis, will hold a press conference tomorrow, Tuesday, February 4th to unveil its final report and recommendations.

The Endangered Species Act Working Group is comprised of Members of Congress from all across the country with the goal of inviting discussion and input on ways in which the ESA (last renewed by Congress in 1988) may be working well, how it could be updated, and how to boost its effectiveness for both species and people. On Tuesday, the Working Group will present its findings - based on forums, testimony, and hundreds of public comments - and provide specific recommendations for how to update and improve the ESA.

WHO: Members of the ESA Working Group:

Rep. Doc Hastings (WA-04)
Rep. Cynthia Lummis (WY-at large)
Rep. Mark Amodei (NV-02)
Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01)
Rep. Doug Collins (GA-09)
Rep. Andy Harris (MD-01)
Rep. Bill Huizenga (MI-02)
Rep. James Lankford (OK-05)
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03)
Rep. Randy Neugebauer (TX-19)
Rep. Steve Southerland (FL-02)
Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05)
Rep. David Valadao (CA-21)

WHAT: Press Conference announcing the ESA Working Group’s Final Report and Recommendations

WHEN: Tuesday, February 4, 2014
9:30 AM Eastern Time

WHERE: Capitol Visitors Center, HVC Studio B

Access through HVC 117


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