Department of Interior Reverses Overreaching Interpretation of Migratory Bird Regulation

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The Department of the Interior on Dec. 22 reversed a controversial Obama Administration decision to subject private landowners, including home builders, to federal prosecution under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). The previous interpretation could have resulted in average Americans being treated as criminals if a bird was accidentally injured or killed.

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