Endangered Species

Pombo, Scarlett and other experts debate future of landmark protection law

As lawmakers in both the House and Senate consider potential changes to the Endangered Species Act, a panel of experts debated the law recently at an event sponsored by the Federalist Society. During today's E&ETV Event Coverage, House Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo (R-Calif.), Interior Department deputy secretary Lynn Scarlett, Michael Bean of Environmental Defense, John Kostyack of the National Wildlife Federation and Steven Quarles of law firm Crowell & Moring talk about the options facing lawmakers as they seek to rewrite species protection law.