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Pentagon Seeks Exemptions from Environmental Rules

The Pentagon will ask Congress for relief from six environmental laws, including the Endangered Species Act. Defense officials say the regulations -- meant to protect plants and animals threatened with extinction -- compromise combat readiness. NPR's Elizabeth Arnold reports

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