The Babbitt Legacy at the Department of the Interior: A Preliminary View

31 Pages Posted: 4 May 2010  

John D. Leshy

University of California Hastings College of the Law

Date Written: July 1, 2001

Abstract

This article surveys the record of Bruce Babbitt as Secretary of the Interior throughout the Clinton Administration, focusing mostly on his role in reorienting federal land policy, advancing conservation in numerous arenas, and helping preserve the Endangered Species Act.

Keywords: Interior Department, environmental protection, land conservation, endangered species, federal lands, Clinton Administration

JEL Classification: K32

Suggested Citation

Leshy, John D., The Babbitt Legacy at the Department of the Interior: A Preliminary View (July 1, 2001). Environmental Law, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2001. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1600431 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1600431

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