A joint hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules and Interior Subcommittees examined the barriers to removing federal protections, or delisting species from the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA).
Tagged: Marine Conservation
During the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works oversight hearing to examine the President’s FY 2017 budget request, Chairman James Inhofe (OK) was highly disparaging of the requested budgetary increases for climate change, while Ranking Member Barbara Boxer (CA) lauded EPA’s efforts to protect human health and the environment.
Ocean acidification, driven by global fossil fuel emissions, is being exacerbated by local pollution.
Recreational fishermen from Maine to Texas can now keep track of saltwater fishing regulations just by looking at their smartphone.
The National Marine Fisheries Service published its final List of Fisheries (LOF) for 2016, as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act, which reflects new information on interactions between commercial fisheries and marine mammals.
‘This will help up protect and conserve green sea turtles more efficiently and effectively, so that we can achieve our goal of recovering the species’
A James Cook University study has called for a change in the way we manage bycatch — to better monitor the unintentional catching of sea turtles by commercial fishers.
Notice is hereby given that the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, the Skokomish Tribe, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service have submitted 10 Hatchery and Genetic...
Request For Public Comment On The Draft EPA-USGS Technical Report: Protecting Aquatic Life From Effects Of Hydrologic Alteration
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Geological Survey are releasing a draft technical report: Protecting Aquatic Life from Effects of Hydrologic Alteration, for a 60-day public comment period. (From the Federal Register) —...
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), issue a final rule to designate critical habitat for lower Columbia River coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) and Puget Sound steelhead (O. mykiss) pursuant to the Endangered Species Act...