National Wildlife Federation Launches Lawsuit to Protect America's Vanishing Grasslands

Washington, D.C. - The National Wildlife Federation filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in federal court in Washington, D.C. for failing to enforce laws that protect imperiled grasslands from destructive and unnecessary agricultural development.

EPA chief has no plans to regulate farm runoff

My pal in Iowa sez: "The Farm Bureau made a deal with the Devil long ago. I gotta admire their legal acumen, because apparently they wrote the contract so that even Democratic presidents can't mess with them. The sound of Iowa conservationists cursing rose across the state today."


Citizen Tip Leads to Closure of Whooping Crane Shooting in Indiana

Closure comes in the case of matriarch whooping crane shooting because of a
citizen tip. Wade Bennett of Cayuga, Ind. pled guilty and was sentenced on
March 30, 2011, for his involvement in the shooting of a whooping crane in
Vermillion County, Ind. Bennett and a juvenile were charged and sentenced