The Senate has voted to strike the Lesser Prairie Chicken (LPC) from being listed on the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Kansas Senator Roger Marshall says the listing was unnecessary because producers have done their part in protecting the species. “Thanks to voluntary efforts already, the prairie chicken numbers have a general upward trend.”
The Congressional Review Act Resolution of Disapproval was introduced by Marshall and passed 50-48Thursday night.
During a call with reporters Friday, Marshall said the listing was overreaching and hurt rural economies.