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David Currie

David Currie is an associate at PERC.

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Endangered Species Act: On 40th Anniversary, Time to Rethink How We Protect Wildlife

by Laura E. Huggins, David Currievia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Many organizations are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act. One group of equity investors that will not be honoring the occasion is Google, NRG Solar and BrightSource. This trio has spent millions to keep a large solar thermal power plant from going dark before ever lighting a single home -- and all because of a tortoise listed as threatened under the species act.