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1 07, 2016

IPAA Talks ESA at Midyear Meeting

By | 2016-07-01T18:17:59+00:00 July 1st, 2016|Categories: Regulation News|Tags: |

IPAA held its annual midyear meeting in Colorado Springs this week, kicking off the event with a one-day conference focused on strategic planning on environment and land access issues. The conference included expert speakers and members of IPAA’s Government Relations [...]

24 05, 2016

IPAA Responds to Proposed FWS Mitigation Policy

By | 2016-05-24T17:23:58+00:00 May 24th, 2016|Categories: Regulation News|

On March 8, 2016, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued proposed revisions (FWS-HQ-ES-2015-0126) to their mitigation policy that would provide a policy framework for applying a landscape-scale approach to achieve through the application of mitigation hierarchy a net gain, [...]

10 05, 2016

Industry Submits Comments on Mitigation Policy

By | 2016-05-10T19:01:50+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Categories: Regulation News|

IPAA and API submitted comments on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposed revisions to its Mitigation Policy. The draft policy improperly expands the Service’s authority beyond that delegated by Congress, and lacks statutory and regulatory justification. Its onerous requirements [...]

16 02, 2016

IPAA/API Submit Comments on Draft Methodology for Prioritizing Status Reviews and 12-month Findings on Petitions for Listing Species

By | 2016-02-16T15:41:47+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Categories: Regulation News|Tags: , , , |

The American Petroleum Institute and the Independent Petroleum Association of America submitted comments on the Draft Methodology for prioritizing status reviews and accompanying 12-month findings on petitions for listing species under the Endangered Species Act.  API and IPAA appreciate that the Draft Methodology [...]

22 09, 2015

IPAA: Greater Sage-Grouse Decision Will Have Major Economic Impacts

By | 2015-10-01T16:20:17+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Regulation News|Tags: |

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Political Affairs Dan Naatz issued the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s decision to not list the Greater sage-grouse under the Endangered Species [...]