Elections have consequences, as the saying goes, and here’s another one arising from conservative Republicans taking complete control of the federal government: The Endangered Species Act, which played a significant role in saving the bald eagle and the California condor from extinction, is now...
In the epoch of alternative facts, congressional Republicans are devout truth twisters — especially when they argue for dismantling the Endangered Species Act. GOP leaders have been pushing to revise the Endangered Species Act — one of the most successful environmental laws in the history of the U.S. Show More Summary
The Endangered Species Act is running headfirst into the rights of landowners, farmers and mining companies, which want to extract resources. The post Endangered Species Act Runs Headfirst into Mining Companies appeared first on Environmental Leader.
On Wednesday, Feb. 15, U.S. District Judge Jon Levy issued his ruling in a lawsuit that sought to revoke the state of Maine’s Incidental Take Permit (ITP), which would open individual trappers to Endangered Species Act (ESA) violations. Show More Summary
Bees in the U.S. are more endangered than ever, requiring protection under the Endangered Species Act for the very first time back in October. Now a college student in Georgia is showing the world just how environmentally vital these...Show More Summary
Nothing good, conservationists say.
The 43-year-old Endangered Species Act has saved bald eagles, gray wolves and manatees from extinction.
Emboldened by a Republican-controlled Congress and an anti-regulation administration, the GOP is making big moves to cripple the watershed conservation law.
A day before a Senate panel was set to looking into “modernization” of the Endangered Species Act, a conservation group sued the Trump administration for holding up protections for an endangered bee.
Today, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will start hearings to “modernize the Endangered Species Act.” NASA and the Department of Energy could also soon find themselves in the Congressional hot seat.
The oceanic whitetip shark's declining status in the wild warrants listing as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, an arm of the federal government has determined.
There is no one definition of 'recovery,' allowing critics to argue the Endangered Species Act isn't working well enough.
So how can one get exempted from the provisions of the Endangered Species Act? This CRS report by M. Lynne Corn, Betsy A. Cody and Alexandra M. Wyatt, Endangered Species Act (ESA): The Exemption Process, describes the process. Download CRS_ESA_Exemption_27Jan2017 Summary The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is designed to protect...
DALLAS – DSC and DSC Foundation (DSCF) have joined a long list of conservation and hunting groups in submitting a united and official comment to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) for the Endangered Species Act (ESA) status review of the African leopard. Show More Summary
The former head of Trump’s EPA transition team, Myron Ebell, has called for the Endangered Species Act to be drastically overhauled, with many of the key provisions completely scrapped. The 1973 act was created to prevent the extinction...Show More Summary
The Endangered Species Act is on track to become as threatened as the wildlife it helps to protect.
The legal tangle intensifies as Republicans target parts of the Endangered Species Act
The Endangered Species Act is one of the great success stories for both the environment and the government. Since it was enacted in 1973, the government has been charged with protecting not just species that were on the brink of extinction,...Show More Summary
Dozens of failed attempts to weaken the law may be vindicated under Trump Administration.
The Magic 8-Ball sez, "You betcha." Now, with the ascension of President-elect Donald Trump, Republicans see an opportunity to advance broad changes to a law they contend has been exploited by wildlife advocates to block economic development. “It has never been used for the rehabilitation of species. Show More Summary