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 [...]

6 10, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 10/6/17

By | 2017-10-06T16:05:14+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , |

Issues Department of Interior makes sweeping changes to sage-grouse conservation and management plans. The Interior Department lifted a mining ban on Greater sage-grouse habitat in Western states this week, “formally nixing a nearly two-year environmental impact statement evaluating the withdrawal [...]

22 09, 2017

Groups Call for Action on American Burying Beetle

By | 2017-09-22T14:41:27+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Regulation News, Special Reports|Tags: , |

Coalition files lawsuit against federal government for failing to issue a timely determination on beetle’s status. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), American Stewards of Liberty (ASL), and Osage Producers Association have filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Fish [...]

15 09, 2017

ESA Newsletter – 9/15/17

By | 2017-09-22T14:47:32+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

Issues House delays vote on several ESA bills. The House Natural Resources Committee postponed votes on six bills regarding the management of endangered species on Wednesday. All of the bills up for debate (H,R, 1274, H.R. 424, H.R. 717, H.R. [...]

8 09, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 9/8/17

By | 2017-09-22T14:37:38+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

Issues House considers ESA-altering legislation. With Congress back in session, two ESA reform bills have been reintroduced. The bills, the Listing Reform Act (H.R. 717) and the Saving America’s Endangered Species Act (SAVES, H.R. 2603) would update how the ESA [...]

8 09, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 9/1/17

By | 2017-09-08T18:54:31+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , |

Issues States join industry groups to petition seal listing. A coalition of 18 states led by Wyoming are urging the United States Supreme Court to consider overturning an October 2016 ruling that lists the Pacific bearded seal as threatened under [...]