Endangered Species Act
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. government has spent billions of dollars trying to save more than 1,500 animal and plant species listed as endangered or threatened. A group of House Republicans say that’s translated […]
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A tiny minnow that lives only in Oregon backwaters is becoming the first fish ever taken off U.S. Endangered Species Act protection because it is no longer threatened with extinction. […]
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Republicans in Congress on Tuesday called for an overhaul to the Endangered Species Act to curtail environmentalists’ lawsuits and give more power to states, but experts say broad changes to one […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal biologists have turned down Endangered Species Act protection for the ashy storm-petrel, a sea bird that breeds on islands off the California coast. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service […]
Seattle (AP) — Killer whales that spend their summers in Puget Sound are a distinct population group and will remain protected under the Endangered Species Act, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday. NOAA’s […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conservation groups are suing federal wildlife and fisheries officials, claiming the government missed a legally mandated deadline to create protection zones for endangered loggerhead sea turtles.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An animal rights group will pay Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $9.3 million to settle a lawsuit the circus filed after courts found that activists paid a former circus worker for his help in claiming the circus abused elephants.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Stances on key issues by Democratic U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Republican challenger Elizabeth Emken.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The Federal Railroad Administration gave its approval Wednesday for construction on the first phase of California’s high-speed rail system, clearing the final technical hurdle for construction to start next year on […]