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  1. Significant changes proposed to Endangered Species Act criteria

    Online Articles

    Fri, 16 May 2014

    proposing changes intended to improve implementation of the Endangered Species Act. These proposals include two rules and a policy to improve ..... shorten the time required for hydro projects to complete the endangered species consultation process during the Federal Energy Regulatory

  2. Obama appointees revoke Bush Endangered Species Act rule

    Online Articles

    Thu, 30 Apr 2009

    administration that they said undermined Endangered Species Act protections. Commerce Secretary ..... action that could affect threatened or endangered species . President Obama ordered the federal ..... protected species. �For decades, the Endangered Species Act has protected threatened species and

  1. Hydro Licensing and the Endangered Species Act: Implications of FERC's Current Approach

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jun 2007

    hydro project affects a threatened or endangered species , the Endangered Species Act authorizes the U.S. departments ..... Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and Endangered Species Act (ESA). Recent FERC decisions interpreting

  2. U.S. seeks comments on American eel protection as endangered species

    Online Articles

    Wed, 28 Sep 2011

    federal protection as a threatened or endangered species , the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ..... to protect the species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The 90-day finding ..... 2010 petition from the Council for Endangered Species Act Reliability and in the Service

  3. Columbia Basin agencies seek assistance for endangered species work

    Online Articles

    Thu, 20 Jan 2011

    assist in their implementation of the Endangered Species Act. Responses are due Feb. 10 ..... agencies tasked with implementing the Endangered Species Act in the hydropower-rich Columbia ..... working within the confines of the Endangered Species Act, especially as related to hydropower

  4. U.S. denies Endangered Species protection to American eel

    Online Articles

    Wed, 31 Jan 2007

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared January 30 that Endangered Species Act protection is not warranted for the American eel. The service initiated a status review of the species in 2004 at the request

  5. Supreme Court refuses to broaden Endangered Species Act

    Online Articles

    Fri, 29 Jun 2007

    A closely divided Supreme Court rejected an effort June 25 to expand the scope of Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act. The case, National Association of Home Builders v. Defenders of Wildlife , concerned whether ESA Section 7(a)(2) required

  6. 401 Water Quality Certification: Negotiating A ‘Common Sense’ Result

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jun 2008

    certificate that balances competing requirements to protect endangered fish and to ensure high water quality. By Gregg E. Carrington ..... determine how to balance the competing requirements of the Endangered Species Act (to protect salmon and steelhead) and the Clean Water

  7. ESA changes would limit federal jeopardy consultation with wildlife agencies

    Online Articles

    Fri, 22 Aug 2008

    to rules implementing the Endangered Species Act would let federal agencies ..... or injury to threatened or endangered species . By reducing the number of ..... build a fish ladder to allow endangered fish to pass a dam to spawn upstream

  8. U.S. seeks endangered species monitoring at American River hydro projects

    Online Articles

    Tue, 14 Oct 2014

    Fisheries Service biological opinion on operation of the Central Valley Project and the State Water Project under the Endangered Species Act. "NMFS found in its most recent Biological Opinion that the most influential baseline stressor to steelhead