19 05, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 5/19/17

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Issues  Western senators want details on sage grouse plans. Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke this week, asking the secretary to lay out the department’s plans to ensure sage grouse [...]

17 03, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 3/17/17

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Issues IPAA requests delay in updated FWS conservation agreements. On Monday, the Independent Petroleum Association of America and American Petroleum Institute sent a letter urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries' acting directors to delay the implementation [...]

10 03, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 3/10/17

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Issues National Governors Association formally backs ESA policy reform. Last week, the bipartisan National Governors Association (NGA) published a formal policy position endorsing Endangered Species Act (ESA) reforms, despite pushback from some conservation groups. The principles include a call to [...]

3 03, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 3/3/17

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:13+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , |

Issues IPAA requests emergency delay on rusty patched bumble bee listing. On Wednesday, a coalition of agriculture and energy industry groups submitted a joint petition to the Secretary of the Interior asking for an extension on the rusty patched bumble [...]