Section 4(D) Rules: The Peril and the Promise

Section 4(D) Rules: The Peril and the Promise

This white paper evaluates every section 4(d) rule issued under the Endangered Species Act through May 2016.  It also describes Defenders' position on the use of those rules and recommendations for better ways to implement the rules. 

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