Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: Endangered Species Act

A legal victory for wetlands: Federal court halts Florida’s fast-track permitting

In a landmark ruling, a federal court overturns Florida's controversial wetlands permitting program, marking a significant win for endangered species and environmental protection.

Fish and Wildlife Service lists subspecies of silverspot butterfly under Endangered...

The silverspot butterfly isn't in immediate danger of extinction, but rather science indicates that it will likely be endangered in the near future.

One of North America’s largest bumblebee species under review for endangered...

The announcement will prompt a yearlong scientific assessment followed by a public comment period before a decision is made.

US Fish and Wildlife schedule dates to decide endangered species protections...

"We’re in an extinction crisis, and scientists are warning of the impending loss of more than a million species. We need a Fish and Wildlife Service that does its job and acts with urgency.”

Gray wolves regain Endangered Species Act protection

After 45 years of protection under the Endangered Species Act, the federal court ruling "restored wolf protections in the Great Lakes region, West Coast states and southern Rocky Mountains."

US Fish and Wildlife precludes listing of monarch butterfly on Endangered...

While the monarch butterfly remains a candidate for the list, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found listing actions for 161 species on the National Listing Workplan a higher priority.

EPA warns glyphosate is likely to harm the nation’s most endangered...

“If we want to stop the extinction of amazing creatures like monarch butterflies, we need the EPA to take action to stop the out-of-control spraying of deadly poisons.”

US Fish and Wildlife Service delists gray wolves from Endangered Species...

The final rule, which excludes Mexican wolves, will be published in the Federal Register on Nov. 3 and go into effect 60 days later.

17 states file suit to stop Trump administration’s crippling of endangered...

Seventeen states on Wednesday sued the President Donald Trump administration over its recent move "to eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act.

Trump administration to remove gray wolves from the Endangered Species Act

"This attempt to eliminate crucial protections for gray wolves demonstrates an anti-predator bias that continues to influence wolf management decisions."

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The extensive reach of these particles beyond the gut and into critical body tissues, raises significant concerns particularly for the most vulnerable: Our children.

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This inquiry, led by Texas Representatives Veronica Escobar and Joaquin Castro, targets the very heart of America's foreign arms policies and its ethical implications.

An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

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