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In this webcast, Kathy G. Beckett and Katerina E. Milenkovski of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC and Thomas E. Stewart of OOGA, discuss the Endangered Species Act as it pertains to the Northern Long-Eared Bat, and developments on how it is affecting business operations in Ohio. Columbus Business First President Don DePerro moderated the discussion.
The presenters and moderator discuss:
- The alliance between The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) and environmentalists
- What arises from including the listing of the Long-Eared Bat as an endangered species
- Scientific evidence?
- Sue and settle
- White nose syndrome
- Impact on individuals and businesses
- What happens next?