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22 04, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 4/22/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:19+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Issues Public comment open again for the burying beetle. This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service posted in the Federal Register an invitation for public comment on incidental take permit applications for the American burying beetle “resulting from activities [...]

5 01, 2016

ESA Watch Special Report

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:25+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Categories: Special Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over the past year, the IPAA team has continued its efforts 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. With [...]

11 12, 2015

Weekly Newsletter – 12/11/15

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:25+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , |

Issues USDA grants $40 million to rangers for sage grouse restoration. According to a press release from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) this week, the department is providing $40 million to ranchers and stakeholders in the greater sage-grouse’s [...]

18 09, 2015

Weekly Newsletter – 9/18/15

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:27+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Issues IPAA and API submit comments on proposed revisions to ESA petition process. Today, the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) and the American Petroleum Institute (API) filed comments on the proposed revisions to the regulations for petitions under the [...]

11 09, 2015

Weekly Newsletter – 9/11/15

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:27+00:00 September 11th, 2015|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Issues 5th Circuit rejects theory of unintentional take under Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The Fifth Circuit recently rejected  the United States' theory of unintentional take under the 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act, reversing a Citgo Petroleum Corporation’s conviction related to [...]

17 07, 2015

Weekly Newsletter – 7/17/15

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:28+00:00 July 17th, 2015|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , |

Issues Environmental groups inundated FWS with lawsuits seeking species listings. This week, Reuters reported that two environmental groups, Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and WildEarth Guardians, were responsible for the majority of new species listed under the Endangered Species Act [...]

7 04, 2015

Media Clips – 4/7/15

By | 2017-11-17T15:42:41+00:00 April 7th, 2015|Categories: Media Clips|Tags: , , , |

NATIONAL Bat species common to Pennsylvania threatened by disease. Associated Press. The Independent Petroleum Association of American has commented on the bat's threatened designation, but it may not file comments on the accompanying environmental rules, spokesman Neal Kirby said. He [...]

20 08, 2014

IPAA Submits Comments to Office of Management and Budget Regarding Data Collection Aspects of the Draft Policy on Voluntary Prelisting Conservation Actions

By | 2014-08-20T19:19:32+00:00 August 20th, 2014|Categories: Regulation News|Tags: , , |

On July 22, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a draft policy [79 Fed. Reg. 42,525] in reference to the Voluntary Prelisting Conservation Actions. Within that register notice was also a brief proposed policy on the information collection aspects [...]