Ted Williams's Blog Archive 2008

New Guidelines Upheld for Sage Grouse in Wyoming

The Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) supported new temporary guidelines to protect sage grouse from oil and gas development, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The guidelines were created by the Buffalo, Wyoming, field office of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM).

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Studies Lead to Recommendations on Lead in Game Meat

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDH) and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) have recently released independent studies that provide recommendations for minimizing lead exposure to hunters and other individuals who consume game meat harvested with lead-based bullets, reports

PROBE DEMANDED INTO SHUTDOWN OF BP ALASKA OIL SPILL CASE

Senior EPA Agent Charges Criminal Investigation Truncated and Fines Slashed

Washington, DC — The Inspector General of the U.S. Justice Department should investigate whether the criminal prosecution of the largest oil spill in the history of Alaska’s North Slope was improperly blunted,