Reported in Lawmakers, Lobbyists and the Administration Join Forces to Overhaul the Endangered Species Act. (Tne New York Times, 7/22/2018)
Richard Nixon: tatement on Signing the Endangered Species Act of 1973. December 38, 1973. (American Presidency Project)
Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of preservation than the rich array of animal life with which our country has been blessed. It is a many-faceted treasure, of value to scholars, scientists, and nature lovers alike, and it forms a vital part of the heritage we all share as Americans. I congratulate the 93d Congress for taking this important step toward protecting a heritage which we hold in trust to countless future generations of our fellow citizens. Their lives will be richer, and America will be more beautiful in the years ahead, thanks to the measure that I have the pleasure of signing into law today.
Summary of Endangered Species Act (EPA)
Brief summary of the Endangered Species Act (Michigan State University)