In a confidential document obtained by the Guardian, officials say releasing records could have a ‘chilling effect’ on their deliberations
The Trump administration is moving to restrict the release of information about its decisions on endangered species, according to a confidential internal document obtained by the Guardian.
It comes as wildlife advocates and scientists accuse the government of attempting to weaken protections for wildlife, including wolves, grizzly bears and sage grouse, while boosting domestic energy production and mining in crucial animal habitat.
Original Title: Revealed: US moves to keep endangered species discussions secret
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/18/trump-administration-us-endangered-species-discussions-secret