Many environmental laws exist to protect wildlife and its habitat at the Federal, State, and Local levels. Meeting the compliance requirements of these laws often directly impacts the homebuilding and land development process with project delays and additional costs, for example. To learn more about these laws and how they can impact the building process, explore the topics provided below.
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- Endangered Species Act Overview
Look here to find brief summaries on relevant sections of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and other wildlife laws, its relevant regulations, and impact on the home building industry.
- Wildlife & Endangered Species Act Proposed Rules and Comment Letters
In this section you will find a selection of recent comment letters and other publications on a variety of wildlife and Endangered Species Act (ESA) issues.