User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: Legislation
Last updated: Aug 23 2019 17:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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I'm a Pro-Business Republican, but Weakening the Endangered Species Act Will Hurt Us in the Long Run | Opinion 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Development is great, but at what price?
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Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Over 'Head-in-the-sand' Approach to Protecting Endangered Species 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Earlier this month, the Trump administration finalized changes to a set of regulations which would diminish the protections afforded to threatened species.
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This rat is foiling developers' plans to capitalize on a weaker Endangered Species Act 22.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

As developers lobby the Trump administration for endangered species relief, California is moving to backstop wildlife threatened by federal rollbacks, including the San Bernardino kangaroo rat.

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Craving for caviar is driving the Danube River's sturgeon to extinction 22.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

Rising demand from unwitting consumers, local greed amid a failing economy, weak controls and corrupt law enforcement are driving the Danube's last wild sturgeons to the brink of extinction.

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Environmental Groups Just Sued the Trump Administration Over Its Endangered Species Act Rollback 22.8.2019 Mother Jones
Environmental and animal rights groups are taking the Trump administration to court over rules finalized last week by the departments of Commerce and Interior weakening the Endangered Species Act’s protections. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday by Earthjustice on behalf of seven groups including the Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and Defenders of Wildlife, alleges […]
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Mexican marijuana traffickers are poisoning California forests with a banned pesticide, officials say 22.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

Law enforcement officials are targeting pot-growing sites in the Sierra where they say Mexican drug traffickers have been using a dangerous pesticide.

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Suppressed federal report shows how Trump water plan would endanger California salmon 21.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

A 1,223-page document, obtained by The Times, details how endangered California salmon could be imperiled by Trump administration changes to state water operations.

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Letters to the Editor: Our freeways kill mountain lions. Caltrans should fix that — now 21.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Plans have been drawn up for freeway wildlife crossings that would help local mountain lions. Why aren't more being built right now?

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Editorial: Save California's species from Trump 21.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A California bill could limit the local damage caused by U.S. gutting of the Endangered Species Act. So what are we waiting for?

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Front Range area missed air quality deadline, plans to improve 20.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a Colorado region missed its air quality standards deadline.
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Federal Lands Are Becoming Tribal Lands Again 17.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The smell of scorched soil and burnt wood filled the air. Michael Rondeau, CEO of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, looked over the damage, clad in forest-green pants and a lemon-yellow jacket […]
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Potential plutonium hot spot found on eastern edge of Rocky Flats 17.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A soil sample taken along the eastern edge of Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge near Indiana Street has turned up an "elevated" level of plutonium in the path of a planned four-lane tollway that would nearly complete the beltway around Denver.
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Editorial: California's Joshua trees are threatened and the Trump administration is refusing to admit it 16.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump administration declined to grant "threatened" status to Joshua trees, despite scientific studies detailing the dangers to its limited desert habitat that could decimate the species by century's end.

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The Trump Administration Is Pushing Wildlife to the Brink of Extinction | Opinion 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
President Donald Trump has eviscerated the Endangered Species Act at the worst possible time for wildlife and the planet. And humans will ultimately pay the price.
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Federal agency to consider protections for lake sturgeon 15.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Federal regulators will consider extending legal protections to lake sturgeon — prehistoric fish once abundant in the Great Lakes but reduced to dangerously low numbers by overfishing, pollution and habitat destruction.
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Editorial: Trump guts the Endangered Species Act. Polar bears and bald eagles, take notice 13.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump administration's revisions to the Endangered Species Act are an unconscionable assault on the environment and the species that we should be protecting, not destroying.

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How Much Are Polar Bears Worth? Trump Admin Limits Endangered Species Act With Cost-Benefit Analysis 13.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Secretary Bernhardt has worked his entire career to weaken wildlife protections for the sake of more drilling and mining."
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The Trump Administration Just Gutted One of the Most Powerful Environmental Laws on the Books 13.8.2019 Mother Jones
The Trump administration unveiled final regulations that weaken the Endangered Species Act (ESA) on Monday, just three months after the United Nations warned of the “unprecedented” decline in biodiversity around the world. “We are in the midst of an unprecedented extinction crisis, yet the Trump Administration is steamrolling our most effective wildlife protection law,” said […]
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Environmentalists warn Trump 'weakening' endangered species protections 12.8.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A new rule will allow officials for the first time to weigh the economic cost of species protection.
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Trump administration overhauls endangered species protections 12.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The changes included allowing economic cost to be taken into account as the federal government weighs protecting a struggling species, although Congress has stipulated that economic costs not be a factor in deciding whether to protect an animal.
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