12 Apr '11, 7pm

News: Gray Wolves and Wild Lands Targeted in Federal Budget

Anti-environmental provisions that remove Endangered Species protections for endangered gray wolves and another that seeks to strip the government of its authority to protect some of America’s best undeveloped natural public lands are in the budget bill to be voted on by the end of this week. While the White House and the Senate averted a disastrous government shut-down last week, they failed to block amendments that sacrifice one of America’s most important wildlife safeguards. The amendment to remove ESA protections for wolves marks the first time in history that a species will be delisted by Congress. The following statement is from Earthjustice president Trip Van Noppen: “President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stood tall on protecting our Appalachian mountains from further damage by mountaintop removal coal mining operations and Americans from mercury-pu...

Full article: http://earthjustice.org/news/press/2011/gray-wolves-and-w...

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New Federal Budget Cuts EPA 16%, Removes Wolves...

treehugger.com 12 Apr '11, 7pm

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redgreenandblue.org 12 Apr '11, 1am

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ens-newswire.com 13 Apr '11, 7am

Environment News Service (ENS)

U.S. Congress Removes Wolves from #Endangered Species List #savewolves

U.S. Congress Removes Wolves from #Endangered S...

treehugger.com 13 Apr '11, 10pm

The ad worked in spades -- according to independent research by the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion, it was...

2011 Budget Cuts & the Environment

2011 Budget Cuts & the Environment

ecopolitology.org 13 Apr '11, 12pm

The 2011 budget cuts and the environment. The good, the bad, and the ugly. News is coming out all over the place about wha...

Terrible day for wildlife... Congress passes bi...

defenders.org 15 Apr '11, 12am

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 14, 2011) - Congress gave final approval for a budget deal today that includes a non-budget provis...

Bad Day for Wolves: Federal Budget Opens the Do...

nrdc.org 10 Apr '11, 4pm

Livingston, MT (April 10, 2011) — The budget deal announced Friday night includes a policy rider that would strip endanger...

Rocky Mountain Wolves Defended By Judge But End...

treehugger.com 11 Apr '11, 2am

The fight over wolf management in Western states took another twist Saturday when a federal judge in Montana denied an agr...

EPA Set for 16% Budget Cut

environmentalleader.com 12 Apr '11, 4pm

The Times’ Politics & Policy blog said that dozens of big clean energy projects are in danger as Congress works out the fi...

Wolves gut-shot last weekend

switchboard.nrdc.org 12 Apr '11, 12am

There’s no doubt about it: wolves were gut-shot over the weekend by Congress and the administration— and the courts didn’t...

U.S. Congress strips wolves of Endangered statu...

e360.yale.edu 13 Apr '11, 3pm

13 Apr 2011: U.S. Congress Strips Wolves Of Endangered Status — A Legislative First For the first time ever, the U.S. Cong...

Rocky Mountain Wolves Defended By Judge But End...

treehugger.com 11 Apr '11, 2am

The fight over wolf management in Western states took another twist Saturday when a federal judge in Montana denied an agr...

Gutting the ESA and Killing Wolves:

Gutting the ESA and Killing Wolves:

switchboard.nrdc.org 09 Apr '11, 6pm

The Associated Press is reporting that Senator John Tester got the go-ahead to attach a rider to last night’s budget deal ...

Last ditch US budget deal averts environmental ...

businessgreen.com 11 Apr '11, 9am

A shutdown of non-essential US federal services, including the operations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and...

Last ditch US budget deal averts environmental ...

businessgreen.com 11 Apr '11, 8am

A shutdown of non-essential US federal services, including the operations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and...