House Republicans call for overhaul to Endangered Species Act

  • by: MATTHEW BROWN , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 4, 2014 - 6:45 PM

BILLINGS, Mont. — Republicans in Congress on Tuesday called for an overhaul to the Endangered Species Act to curtail environmentalists' lawsuits and give more power to states, but experts say broad changes to one of the nation's cornerstone environmental laws are unlikely given the pervasive partisan divide in Washington, D.C.

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