Lummis pushes back against endangered listing for bat


April 20, 2023

U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis has once again expressed her disapproval of the decision to upgrade the northern long-eared bat’s status to endangered – this time, in the form of a joint resolution.

As the new listing for the bat went into effect, Lummis was among a group of eleven lawmakers who submitted a joint resolution in protest.

The resolution states that Congress “disapproves the rule submitted by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service…and such rule shall have no force or effect”.

It was introduced to the Senate, read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and...

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