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13 04, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 4/13/17

By | 2017-04-13T16:05:58+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , |

Issues Senate EPW passes four conservation bills. Last week, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted on and passed four bills that would revive and strengthen wildlife protection programs and create four annual conservation prizes worth $100,000 each.  One [...]

31 03, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 3/31/17

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:12+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Issues Zinke signs new order revoking Obama era mitigation policies. In a secretarial order on “American Energy Independence," Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke revoked the department’s policy on offsetting the impacts of development on natural resources and has ordered a review [...]

2 09, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 9/2/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:16+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Issues IPAA Submits Comments on FWS and NMFS Draft Revision to Habitat Conservation Planning Handbook. This week, IPAA submitted comments on the joint U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) draft revision to their Habitat [...]

3 06, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 6/3/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:19+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Issues IPAA responds to proposed FWS mitigation policy. On March 8, 2016, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued proposed revisions to their mitigation policy, a policy that provides recommendations on mitigating adverse impacts of land and water developments on [...]

12 02, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 2/12/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:24+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Issues IPAA talks ESA at Planning Conference. This week, the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) invited experts on the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to their 2016 Strategic Planning Conference. This included a panel on pollinators and a presentation by [...]

14 01, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 1/14/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:25+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Issues FWS publishes 4(d) rule for northern long-eared bat. This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a final 4(d) rule establishing guidelines for human interaction with the threatened northern long-eared bat (NLEB). The bat’s population has declined in [...]