TITLE

The Furbish Lousewort Is No Joke

AUTHOR(S)
Wheelwright, Jeff
PUB. DATE
May 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;5/14/77, Vol. 176 Issue 20, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the cancellation of the Tellico Dam construction project of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) because of the furbish lousewort weed, a rare plant species protected by the Endangered Species Act in the U.S. Estimated number of louseworts that will be affected by the dam project; Plan of TVA to make an appeal to the court's decision; Adverse publicity generated by the TVA case; Environmentalists' concerns that the publicity could have a backlash against the Endangered Species Act.
ACCESSION #
9598899

 

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