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INHOFE TO GIVE SPEECH ON FWS DECISION WHETHER TO LIST POLAR BEAR AS THREATENED UNDER ESA
January 4, 2007

Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) will deliver a speech today at approximately 3:30 p.m. (ET) that will address the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s (FWS) recent action to begin formal consideration of whether to list the polar bear as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  Over the next year, the Fish and Wildlife Service will examine scientific and commercial data regarding the health of the polar bear population and evaluate the presence of any threats to its existence. 

Who: Senator James Inhofe

What: Senate Floor Speech
 
When: Approximately 3:30pm ET, Thursday, January 4, 2007

Where: Floor of the United States Senate (Coverage on C-SPAN and C-SPAN Radio, or online on CSPAN.org http://www.cspan.org/watch/index.asp?Cat=TV

*Full text of speech now available: http://epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=PressRoom.PressReleases&ContentRecord_id=ef1cdc42-802a-23ad-4428-93559736e2a1&Designation=Majority

Posted By Matt Dempsey 202-224-9797 matthew_dempsey@epw.senate.gov



 

 

 

 

 





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