Senators Snowe and Collins Advance $2.5 Million for Restoration of Atlantic Salmon in Penobscot River

From: PENOBSCOT RIVER RESTORATION TRUST (Washington, DC; Old Town, ME) Plans to restore habitat for Atlantic salmon and ten other species of migratory fish in the Penobscot River received another boost when the Senate Appropriations Committee recently approved

Waters Funding Bill To Advance in Congress 2

From National Audubon Society The U.S. Senate is expected to pass important legislation next week that would authorize restoration of important ecosystems like the Mississippi River, Great Lakes and the Gulf. The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) would

What the New Grazing Rules Will Do

NEW RULES WILL LEAD TO OVERGRAZING Interior Department Guts A Decade of Progress WASHINGTON (July 12, 2006) -- The Bush administration today gutted sound livestock-grazing practices that have governed more than 150 million acres of public lands for more than

Sen. Martin: Get off that bulldozer and fight fair

Editorial: Copyright © 2006 Blethen Maine Newspapers Inc. There is not a body of water in the entire state of Maine as controversial and politicized as the Allagash River. Centerpiece of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, the river is embedded in a regulatory

New Grazing Rules Threaten Fish and Wildlife

From: The Center for Biological Diversity Kempthorne Approves New Controversial Grazing Rules Tucson, Ariz. ¾ The first major policy change under the new Secretary of the Department of the Interior does not bode well for the future of America's