Endangered Species Act

Florida Town Will Pay Residents to Help Burrowing Owls Find a Home

“Marco Island is the first in the state to enact a program designed to expand the habitat of a threatened species (while) rewarding citizens who wish to participate voluntarily,” said Jared Grifoni, Marco Island’s City Council vice-chair, in an email to the Marco Eagle. “We will be an example of positive and cooperative action to

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Governor Vetoes “Trump Insurance” Bill Imperils Endangered Species, Air, Water and Worker Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2019 Contact: Kathryn Phillips Governor Vetoes “Trump Insurance” Bill  Imperils Endangered Species, Air, Water and Worker Safety SACRAMENTO⁠—Governor Gavin Newsom today vetoed Senate Bill 1, the California Environmental, Public Health and Workers Defense Act of 2019.  The bill, introduced by Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins, would have ensured that

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The HILL: Democrats propose bill to revoke Trump endangered species rollback

“Critics say the Trump administration rule was especially startling in the wake of a United Nations report estimating there are 1 million species threatened with extinction due to human activity. “We are in the middle of an extinction crisis, and President Trump is bulldozing the most important tool we have to protect endangered species,” Grijalva

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Trump Interior Department Secretary Pick Gutted Protections for Birds

Anything to help thecorporate raiders…….”The energy industry lobbied the administration to scale back prosecutions under the law, according to a report published by Reveal last year.“ Trump Interior Department Secretary Pick Gutted Protections for Birds Gutted Protections for Birds <img width=”1200″ height=”800″ src=”https://truthout.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/37326894776_4a8ff3aa1b_o-1200×800.jpg” class=”attachment-large size-large wp-post-image” alt=”David Bernhardt, a former industry lobbyist, has been personally

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National emergency dashes hopes for 5 ecologically sensitive sites spared by the spending bill

National emergency dashes hopes for 5 ecologically sensitive sites spared by the spending bill “The exemption in the spending bill will not likely save us in a state of emergency situation.” E.A. Crunden Feb 15, 2019, 11:51 am SHARE Facebook Twitter Email 62-year-old Luciano Guerra stands on the banks of the Rio Grande in the National

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