Conservation News

Discussions continue regarding ESA

There is a growing list of proposed changes and discussions surrounding what various sides see as the Endangered Species Act’s successes, failures, and challenges. In recent weeks, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., held a hearing with

Madilyn Jarman

Changes in leadership at Interior

Many top leadership positions within the Interior Department and other departments are appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate. So far, 345 key positions appointed by the President that require Senate confirmation have

Madilyn Jarman

Senate passes Interior-EPA appropriations bill

The Senate has passed the appropriations bill (H.R. 6147) for the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies as part of a small omnibus package, or “minibus,” with the Agriculture, Financial Services-General Government and Transportation-Housing and Urban

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USFWS and NOAA Fisheries propose ESA changes

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) have announced proposed revisions to the Endangered Species Act. The proposed changes, which were announced July 19, would affect the implementation