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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 06, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 6/17/16

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Issues Congressional Leaders Speak Out on Revised Mitigation Policy. This week, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) sent a letter to Dan Ashe, director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, requesting the withdrawal of [...]

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 [...]

11 03, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 3/11/16

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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 [...]

19 02, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 2/19/16

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Issues IPAA/API Submit Comments on Prioritizing Status Reviews and 12-month Findings. This week, the Independent Petroleum Association of America and the American Petroleum Institute submitted comments on the Draft Methodology for prioritizing status reviews and accompanying 12-month findings on petitions for [...]

13 11, 2015

Weekly Newsletter – 11/13/15

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Issues WAFWA urges companies enroll in lesser prairie chicken conservation programs. This week, the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) released a statement, urging oil and natural gas companies to enroll leases and projects into voluntary programs, known [...]