Congressional interference undermines years of cooperative effort to conserve the greater sage-grouse

Last week Congress included in a funding bill a rider prohibiting the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service from “writ[ing] or issu[ing]” listing rules for four species of sage-grouse. Regina M. Buono, Baker Botts Fellow in Energy and Environmental Regulatory Affairs, examines the legal consequences of the rider.

Read the full commentary in the Dec. 22, 2014, Forbes blog.