Congressional hearings next week in Eastern Washington and Idaho will
discuss legislation to transfer management of endangered salmon and steelhead
from the National Marine Fisheries Service to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
The Endangered Species Consolidation Act (H.R. 4335) is co-authored
by Rep. Helen Chenoweth, R-Idaho, and Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, chairman
of the House Resources Committee.
The Department of Interior’s Fish and Wildlife Service has jurisdiction