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Really? The Chicken as Endangered Species

Rondoman Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 9:33 PM
The Turk Electric plant in Fulton, Arkansas keeps being stopped in the building process by the Sierra Club and other extreme groups, including a local hunting club that owns a reserve west of the plant. All documents were supplied, but the eco-terrorists claim it is being constructed on a wetland. If you have ever been in Arkansas, you know that half the state is a wetland. The latest ruling by a judge says they can produce power but not sell it in Arkansas. What kind a weird ruling is that?

No one wants to send a species to extinction, but when a chicken that can be hunted and cooked for dinner is proposed as an endangered species, one has to question the entire program. When that proposed endangered species listing brings together representatives from oil, gas, and wind energy companies—as well as ranchers and farmers—you can be sure changes are needed in the way the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is applied.   

The specific critter in question this time is the lesser prairie chicken (LPC) and the proposed ESA listing would have the federal government killing jobs, thwarting economic...