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Re: [APD] HR 669
I believe Bryan Nielsen wrote this email section below:
On quick glance I don't see where this would outright ban tropical
fish and other pets? What I took from it is that it would provide
risk assessment to determine if a species has potential to cause harm
and based on that would ban some species.
And just who is going to pay for that 'risk assessment'?
No doubt the importers.
I bet a long queue will develop...
Don't they do something like this already with aquatic plants in the USA?
> There are quite a few
> species that were imported for the pet trade that have become
> established invasives in the United States and have greatly impacted
> the environment and economy.
You mean like dogs and cats? ;-)
200 Million years in the making...
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