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Trump’s Latest Deregulatory Ploy: Emergency Waivers

“In summary, it seems quite unclear whether the emergency provisions invoked by Trump’s order really apply in this situation. It’s also unclear that using those provisions will actually do anything to speed up infrastructure projects. Thus,  the order seems like little more than a “tale . . . full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” […]

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Revealed: Trump’s Wildlife Service pick has ties to anti-animal protection groups | US news | The Guardian

“At her confirmation hearing earlier this month, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse highlighted Skipwith’s past work for Monsanto, a leading producer of an herbicide that has been linked to negative effects on honeybees and other wildlife.  …..Skipwith’s ties to Giacometto and Gage, and through them to Westlands, raise questions about whether she will be able to act

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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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US says man can bring back ‘skin, skull, teeth and claws’ of hunted Tanzania lion | Environment | The Guardian

Are we going there again? ““This is all very concerning,” said Tanya Sanerib, the international legal director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “It signals that the administration is ready to approve, trophy imports from Tanzania despite that country’s history of wildlife mismanagement.” Under the Obama administration, the import of elephant trophies from Tanzania was

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Planning & Conservation League: Action Alert: SB 1 needs your Support!

As one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet, California has a lot to lose with these loosened regulations. Species that have been protected under the Federal Endangered Species Act but are not currently protected under the California Endangered Species Act include Southern Sea Otters, steelhead, snowy plover, and Southern Resident Killer Whales.

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Planning & Conservation League: Action Alert: SB 1 needs your Support!

As one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet, California has a lot to lose with these loosened regulations. Species that have been protected under the Federal Endangered Species Act but are not currently protected under the California Endangered Species Act include Southern Sea Otters, steelhead, snowy plover, and Southern Resident Killer Whales.

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