29 Dec 2015

Comments to the BLM on Behalf of the Idaho Mining Association

Posted
Comments to the BLM on Behalf of the Idaho Mining Association

The Idaho Mining Association submitted the following comments on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed withdrawal of at least 10 million acres of federal land from mining activity, an important source of high-wage jobs and a vital contributor to Idaho’s economy. The proposed plans would replace the state’s conservation plans that already proved effective for sage grouse management.  December 17, 2015 The Honorable […]

13 Oct 2015

BLM Report – Scheduled for Release Tomorrow, Details What Went Wrong

Posted

Below is one of today’s headlines on the opposition surrounding the landmark decision not to adopt state’s plans for Sage Grouse protection and not to list the Sage Grouse as an Endangered Species. The report from the BLM detailing their reasons for rejecting the state’s plan is scheduled for release tomorrow. The news clips come from the Independent Petroleum […]

28 Sep 2015

Today’s Headlines…Grousing over Sage Grouse

Posted
Today’s Headlines…Grousing over Sage Grouse

Below are today’s headlines on the opposition surrounding the landmark decision not to list the Sage Grouse as an Endangered Species. The news clips come from the Independent Petroleum Association of America’s (IPAA) Endangered Species Watch Daily IPAA – ESA Media Clips – 9/28/15 Republicans, Environmentalists Grouse Over Protection Plans. Morning Consult. “Today’s actions constitute the equivalent of […]

22 Sep 2015

Sage Grouse Listing Announcement – Big News!

Posted

Below are today’s headline on the landmark decision not to list the Sage Grouse as an Endangered Species. The news clips come from the Independent Petroleum Association of America’s (IPAA) Endangered Species Watch Daily IPAA – ESA Media Clips – 9/22/15 Greater sage grouse does not require endangered species act protection. Fish and Wildlife Service, Video Announcement. Thanks […]

21 Sep 2015

Interior to Announce Greater Sage Grouse Decision

Posted

The following news clips come from the Independent Petroleum Association of America’s (IPAA) Endangered Species Watch Daily Media Clips – 9/21/15 The summaries below announce the timing for the federal decision on whether to propose protections for the greater sage grouse in 11 Western states. NATIONAL Interior to Announce Greater Sage Grouse Decision Sept. 22. Bloomberg […]

28 Jan 2015

Interior Still Plans To Decide On Protection For Sage Grouse

Posted

The summary below comes from an article published on CBS Denver via The Associated Press. The full story may be seen here.  Interior Still Plans To Decide On Protection For Sage Grouse. Associated Press. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has reiterated the federal government will decide whether the greater sage grouse should get protected status despite legislation […]

11 Dec 2014

Idaho Statesman: Spending bill would delay protections for sage grouse

Posted

The following information comes from Idahostatesman.com. It was written by Mathew Brown and Rocky Barker via Associated Press. The original post may be seen by visiting Idahostatesman.com or by clicking here.  A rider in Congress’ $1.1 trillion legislation package prohibits any more funding next year. A legislative rider would delay any protection for a wide-ranging Western bird […]

10 Apr 2014

Sage Grouse: Nothing Short of Extortion

Posted

Yesterday, Congressman Mark Amodei went to bat for the western states on the Sage Grouse issue.  He calls the federal government and agencies on the carpet claiming “nothing short of extortion…” Amodei Introduces Bill for Western States to Prevent Sage Grouse Endangered Species Listing View Original Source » WASHINGTON, D.C.- In response to the potential […]

Top