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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today released the following comment regarding a federal judge’s ruling on the listing of the polar bear under the Endangered Species Act (ESA):
 
“Today’s decision reinforces the position of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that the ESA is not an appropriate tool to address greenhouse gas emissions,” Murkowski said. “The misapplication of well-intentioned statutes carries the risk of serious consequences for our struggling economy.”
 
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For further information, please contact Robert Dillon at 202.224.6977 or Robert_dillon@energy.senate.gov or Megan Hermann at 202.224.7875 or Megan_Hermann@energy.senate.gov.