Cambridge University Press
On June 15, 1978, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Endangered Species Act of 1973 required the enjoining of the operation of a virtually completed dam, the Tellico Dam in Tennessee, because of a determination by the Secretary of the Interior that its operation would eradicate the snail darter, an endangered species.
George J. Annas,
Special Report on Endangered Species and New Life Forms: Conversation with a Cockroach
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