15 12, 2017

ESA Watch: End of Year Report

By | 2017-12-19T18:51:10+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters, Special Reports|

The IPAA team continues to advocate for the appropriate and effective use of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), balancing the protection of critical species and habitats with economic development and sound science. In 2017, these efforts continued as President Trump [...]

8 12, 2017

Weekly Newsletter | December 8, 2017

By | 2017-12-08T19:17:45+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , |

Issues The Migratory Bird Treaty Act should be updated. A recent column in the Casper Star-Tribune by IPAA Senior Vice President of Government Relations & Political Affairs Dan Naatz and Petroleum Association of Wyoming Vice President Esther Wagner highlights an [...]

17 11, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 11/17/17

By | 2017-11-17T18:53:57+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , |

Issues Government officials reassess federal sage grouse plans. Under an edict from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, government scientists and land managers are reviewing Obama-era Greater sage-grouse plans that have been condemned by miners, ranchers, and energy developers throughout the West. [...]

10 11, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 11/10/17

By | 2017-11-10T17:36:40+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , |

Issues New partnership formed to improve conservation efforts. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) on Thursday announced a partnership between six oil and natural gas companies to provide greater support for conservation efforts in the Texas Permian Basin and [...]

3 11, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 11/3/17

By | 2017-11-03T16:03:41+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , |

Issues Administration calls for review and comment on Mitigation. This morning, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a notice in the Federal Register calling for public review and comment on its Service-wide Mitigation Policy and its Endangered Species Act [...]

20 10, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 10/20/17

By | 2017-10-20T15:37:45+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , |

Issues Dunes sagebrush lizard causing problems for Texas sand miners. A thin, three-inch long lizard, the dunes sagebrush lizard, inhabits one particular type of sand found in Texas’ Permian Basin – a region that supplies more than 20 percent of [...]

13 10, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 10/13/17

By | 2017-10-13T14:59:00+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , |

Issues House Committee wants less paperwork from federal agencies. The House Small Business Committee held a hearing this week to discuss what government agencies were doing to decrease the extensive reporting requirements that are currently imposed on small businesses. In [...]