ESA

  • President Richard Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act (ESA) into law in 1973. Widely touted as one of the most important and successful environmental laws ever passed, the ESA's purpose is to conserve...

  • The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was passed in 1969. The purposes of the act are: "To declare a national policy which will encourage productive and enjoyable harmony between man and his environment; to...