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30 09, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 9/30/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:15+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Issues Federal agencies finalize new rule on petition listing. On Monday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Marine Fisheries Service, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration finalized a rule changing the process by which species are petitioned for listing, [...]

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 [...]

13 05, 2016

Weekly Newsletter 5-13-16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:19+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , |

Issues Administration won't appeal Texas court's decision on lesser prairie chicken. The Obama Administration said Wednesday that it would not appeal recent court rulings by a U.S. District Court that removed Endangered Species Act protections for the lesser prairie chicken. [...]

6 05, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 5/6/16

By | 2016-05-06T21:55:06+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Issues Federal government pledges to restore 500K acres of lesser prairie chicken habitat. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) vowed last week to restore an additional 500,000 acres of lesser prairie chicken habitat across five states via a voluntary landowner [...]

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 [...]

22 03, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 3/18/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:23+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Issues FWS will consider removing American burying beetle from endangered species list. The Obama administration has announced that it will review the status of the American burying beetle to determine if should be removed from the endangered species list. The [...]

11 03, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 3/11/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:23+00:00 March 11th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Issues Western governors push for larger state role in protecting endangered species. The Western Governors’ Association at a conference on Wednesday discussed the need for changes to be made to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) that would shift power from [...]

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 [...]