Superior Court rules against Malibu equestrian facility

In a lawsuit brought by Coastal Law Enforcement Action Network (CLEAN) against the Commission, Judge Chalfant of the L.A. Superior Court granted CLEAN's petition for writ of mandate, overturning the … ›

Homeless man jailed for eating protected salmon

Specifically, a member of the California Central Coast steelhead distinct population segment.  The homeless man was convicted under state law, and NMFS officials have indicated that they will not bring … ›

nearly $10 million per year spent on behalf of the Mojave desert tortoise

According to a new AP report, from 1996 to 2006, "more than $93 million was spent on managing the long-lived reptile, records show. That's more than was spent on other … ›

"Disputed power line gains federal agency's approval"

So reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.  Although the power line "is needed to bring power from wind, geothermal and solar facilities in Imperial County and Mexico, and . . .will … ›

post-inauguration news and analysis

The AP laments the fact that the Obama administration will be unable to quickly reverse the new Section 7 consultation regulations. The Arizona Daily Star suggests that, nonetheless, the new … ›

Interior Secretary: reflections and predictions

The Idaho Statesman has this analysis of outgoing Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne. Meanwhile, the LA Times previews incoming Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, and the Heritage Foundation has some key questions … ›

Section 7 regs litigation update

Last week the Oregonian reported that Oregon has joined the lawsuit challenging the new Section 7 consultation regulations.

Black Abalone Listed

The National Marine Fisheries Service yesterday announced that the black abalone has been listed as endangered.  The principal threat to the abalone is a bacterial infection called withering syndrome, which … ›

tri-state water rights litigation update

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court denied Georgia's petition for writ of certiorari in Georgia v. Florida. This case concerns an agreement between Georgia and the Army Corps of Engineers regarding … ›

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Superior Court rules against Malibu equestrian facility

In a lawsuit brought by Coastal Law Enforcement Action Network (CLEAN) against the Commission, Judge Chalfant of the L.A. Superior Court granted CLEAN's petition for writ of mandate, overturning the … ›

Homeless man jailed for eating protected salmon

Specifically, a member of the California Central Coast steelhead distinct population segment.  The homeless man was convicted under state law, and NMFS officials have indicated that they will not bring … ›

nearly $10 million per year spent on behalf of the Mojave desert tortoise

According to a new AP report, from 1996 to 2006, "more than $93 million was spent on managing the long-lived reptile, records show. That's more than was spent on other … ›

"Disputed power line gains federal agency's approval"

So reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.  Although the power line "is needed to bring power from wind, geothermal and solar facilities in Imperial County and Mexico, and . . .will … ›

post-inauguration news and analysis

The AP laments the fact that the Obama administration will be unable to quickly reverse the new Section 7 consultation regulations. The Arizona Daily Star suggests that, nonetheless, the new … ›

Interior Secretary: reflections and predictions

The Idaho Statesman has this analysis of outgoing Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne. Meanwhile, the LA Times previews incoming Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, and the Heritage Foundation has some key questions … ›

Section 7 regs litigation update

Last week the Oregonian reported that Oregon has joined the lawsuit challenging the new Section 7 consultation regulations.

Black Abalone Listed

The National Marine Fisheries Service yesterday announced that the black abalone has been listed as endangered.  The principal threat to the abalone is a bacterial infection called withering syndrome, which … ›

tri-state water rights litigation update

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court denied Georgia's petition for writ of certiorari in Georgia v. Florida. This case concerns an agreement between Georgia and the Army Corps of Engineers regarding … ›

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Superior Court rules against Malibu equestrian facility

In a lawsuit brought by Coastal Law Enforcement Action Network (CLEAN) against the Commission, Judge Chalfant of the L.A. Superior Court granted CLEAN's petition for writ of mandate, overturning the … ›

Homeless man jailed for eating protected salmon

Specifically, a member of the California Central Coast steelhead distinct population segment.  The homeless man was convicted under state law, and NMFS officials have indicated that they will not bring … ›

nearly $10 million per year spent on behalf of the Mojave desert tortoise

According to a new AP report, from 1996 to 2006, "more than $93 million was spent on managing the long-lived reptile, records show. That's more than was spent on other … ›

"Disputed power line gains federal agency's approval"

So reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.  Although the power line "is needed to bring power from wind, geothermal and solar facilities in Imperial County and Mexico, and . . .will … ›

post-inauguration news and analysis

The AP laments the fact that the Obama administration will be unable to quickly reverse the new Section 7 consultation regulations. The Arizona Daily Star suggests that, nonetheless, the new … ›

Interior Secretary: reflections and predictions

The Idaho Statesman has this analysis of outgoing Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne. Meanwhile, the LA Times previews incoming Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, and the Heritage Foundation has some key questions … ›

Section 7 regs litigation update

Last week the Oregonian reported that Oregon has joined the lawsuit challenging the new Section 7 consultation regulations.

Black Abalone Listed

The National Marine Fisheries Service yesterday announced that the black abalone has been listed as endangered.  The principal threat to the abalone is a bacterial infection called withering syndrome, which … ›

tri-state water rights litigation update

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court denied Georgia's petition for writ of certiorari in Georgia v. Florida. This case concerns an agreement between Georgia and the Army Corps of Engineers regarding … ›

Superior Court rules against Malibu equestrian facility

In a lawsuit brought by Coastal Law Enforcement Action Network (CLEAN) against the Commission, Judge Chalfant of the L.A. Superior Court granted CLEAN's petition for writ of mandate, overturning the … ›

Homeless man jailed for eating protected salmon

Specifically, a member of the California Central Coast steelhead distinct population segment.  The homeless man was convicted under state law, and NMFS officials have indicated that they will not bring … ›

nearly $10 million per year spent on behalf of the Mojave desert tortoise

According to a new AP report, from 1996 to 2006, "more than $93 million was spent on managing the long-lived reptile, records show. That's more than was spent on other … ›

"Disputed power line gains federal agency's approval"

So reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.  Although the power line "is needed to bring power from wind, geothermal and solar facilities in Imperial County and Mexico, and . . .will … ›

post-inauguration news and analysis

The AP laments the fact that the Obama administration will be unable to quickly reverse the new Section 7 consultation regulations. The Arizona Daily Star suggests that, nonetheless, the new … ›

Interior Secretary: reflections and predictions

The Idaho Statesman has this analysis of outgoing Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne. Meanwhile, the LA Times previews incoming Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, and the Heritage Foundation has some key questions … ›

Section 7 regs litigation update

Last week the Oregonian reported that Oregon has joined the lawsuit challenging the new Section 7 consultation regulations.

Black Abalone Listed

The National Marine Fisheries Service yesterday announced that the black abalone has been listed as endangered.  The principal threat to the abalone is a bacterial infection called withering syndrome, which … ›

tri-state water rights litigation update

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court denied Georgia's petition for writ of certiorari in Georgia v. Florida. This case concerns an agreement between Georgia and the Army Corps of Engineers regarding … ›