Poll shows broad support for ESA reform

Poll shows broad support for ESA reform

MOST Americans think the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is outdated and needs to be revised, a survey by Morning Consult shows.

The American Farm Bureau Federation said the poll, conducted in early August, "adds impetus to congressional efforts to overhaul the increasingly outdated, 1970s-era statute."

The survey found that 63% of Americans support modernizing the ESA, and 62% believe the act should help with species recovery

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