U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis will host a Natural Resources Committee Hearing in Casper on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Lummis says that during the official Committee Field Hearing, there will be vital discussions on challenges to the Endangered Species Act.
“We’re trying to pull people together to talk about the real problems with the ESA,” Lummis said. “Among them are the fact that only one percent of the species that have been listed have actually been recovered and de-listed. That tells you that the program has problems and we need to make changes there.”
The lawmakers will hear testimony from a range of Wyoming residents who are affected by decisions made at the federal level regarding wildlife management and habitat protection.
The hearing is open to the public. It will start at 9 a.m. at the Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, 2211 King Blvd in Casper.