The people v. the agency

October 2011
High Country News;10/31/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 18, p5
An interview with Laird Lucas, executive director of the nonprofit Advocates for the West, is presented. When asked on his team's work and self-image, he says that his team spends a lot of time with each other, with their experts, and with their clients. He states that the legal outcome that is satisfying to him was the sage grouse warrant Endangered Species Act listing. He adds the traits of the federal agencies such as the close relationship and not dealing with environmental groups.


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