Dubya Keeps Hacking at the ESA

New Regulation Opens Loophole in Endangered Species Act

(Washington, D.C. – December 11, 2008) The Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne announced today a final rule change that weakens implementation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). At issue are Section 7 consultations with endangered

TRCP Praises Decision to Extend Roadless Rule Review

Sportsmen had called for extra time to revise Colorado management plan;
new timetable allows state to address concerns of sportsmen, industry

WASHINGTON – The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership today commended a decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to extend the

Ultralight Migration Leads 14 Endangered Whooping Cranes


From the USFWS:

R. Alexander Acosta, United States Attorney for the Southern District of
Florida, Eddie McKissick, Miami Resident Agent in Charge, U.S. Fish &
Wildlife Service, and Darwin Huggins, Atlanta Resident Agent in Charge,
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, announced that MAX MOGHADDAM,

Flexibility Translation: More Dead Fish for Us

An excellent response by Michael Flaherty to the RFA's apparent agenda of “More Dead Fish for Us.”

Bank of America to Stop Financing Mountaintop Mining

Corporate responsibility? And from a bank no less? Well, I’ll keep it for my bank!