The Endangered Species Act / Edition 1

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“This handbook is a comprehensive roadmap to our nation's most powerful environmental law. It is a must-read for agency officials, lawyers, community activists, business people, and public and private land owners who need to know what the Endangered Species Act requires and how to work with others in this most contentious field.”—Bruce Babbitt, Former Secretary of the Interior
“A user-friendly guide to navigate through the ESA’s policy and practice. . . . Written in an extremely accessible manner, the book is intended for a wide audience. . . . The best single treatment I have found in communicating the ESA’s practical requirements and implications.”—Conservation Biology
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"This handbook is a comprehensive roadmap to our nation's most powerful environmental law. It is a must-read for agency officials, lawyers, community activists, business people, and public and private land owners who need to know what the Endangered Species Act requires and how to work with others in this most contentious field."—Bruce Babbitt, Former Secretary of the Interior

"A user-friendly guide to navigate through the ESA's policy and practice. . . . Written in an extremely accessible manner, the book is intended for a wide audience. . . . The best single treatment I have found in communicating the ESA's practical requirements and implications."—Conservation Biology

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The Stanford Environmental Law Society is the nation's oldest environmental law society.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Modern Extinction Crisis and the Endangered Species Act 1
Ch. 1 A Brief History of the Endangered Species Act 14
Ch. 2 Section 4: Listing, Critical Habitat Designation, and Recovery Plans 31
Ch. 3 Section 7: Requirements for Federal Agencies 78
Ch. 4 Section 9: Protecting Members of Listed Species 104
Ch. 5 Section 10: Incidental Takes and Habitat Conservation Plans 127
Ch. 6 International Aspects of the ESA 174
Ch. 7 Section 11: Bringing Suit 202
Appendix 217
Bibliography 270
Index 284
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