Gray wolves back on ESA list

The Fish & Wildlife Service has announced a settlement agreement between it and several environmental groups temporarily putting the western Great Lakes population of gray wolves back on the ESA … ›

Salazar underwhelms Fresno; federal and state officials must act to convene God Squad

There is plenty of coverage of Sunday's visit by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to Fresno. Aquafornia has a nice roundup of the news stories — the problem with these stories, … ›

STATEMENT: PLF lauds Ricci Supreme Court ruling

PLF lauds Ricci ruling, which can help PLF's current lawsuits against San Francisco and Caltrans public-works contracting quotas  The Supreme Court ruled Monday that New Haven, CT. violated federal civil rights … ›

Nominee for head of Fish & Wildlife Service comes under fire

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) contend that Sam Hamilton (currently head of the Service's Southeast Region), President Obama's choice to head the Service, has underforced the ESA.  PEER's evidence:  statistics … ›

Service refuses to delist sucker fish

The Service announced yesterday that it was retaining the Lost River and shortnosed suckers as protected species under the ESA, rejecting a delisting petition submitted by water rights attorney James … ›

California declines to list the American pika

It's a rabbit-like animal whose habitat is extremely climate-dependent.  Thus, CBD as listing petitioner argued that climate change justified the pika's protection under the state ESA.  The California Fish & … ›

Status review for Marbled Murrelet

Last week the Fish and Wildlife Service issued a new five-year status review for the marbled murrelet, a small seabird that lives in the Pacific Northwest.  The review recommends retention of … ›

PLF Welcomes Supreme Court's Ruling in AZ Schools Case (Horne v. Flores)

Today, in Horne v. Flores, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling on a challenge to intensive federal court supervision of Arizona public school policies and programs for English learning … ›

Oregon moving-business cartel law is repealed

Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski signed legislation yesterday to free the market for entrepreneurs in the moving industry, eliminating a decades-old rule that allowed existing moving companies to block applications for … ›

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Gray wolves back on ESA list

The Fish & Wildlife Service has announced a settlement agreement between it and several environmental groups temporarily putting the western Great Lakes population of gray wolves back on the ESA … ›

Salazar underwhelms Fresno; federal and state officials must act to convene God Squad

There is plenty of coverage of Sunday's visit by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to Fresno. Aquafornia has a nice roundup of the news stories — the problem with these stories, … ›

STATEMENT: PLF lauds Ricci Supreme Court ruling

PLF lauds Ricci ruling, which can help PLF's current lawsuits against San Francisco and Caltrans public-works contracting quotas  The Supreme Court ruled Monday that New Haven, CT. violated federal civil rights … ›

Nominee for head of Fish & Wildlife Service comes under fire

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) contend that Sam Hamilton (currently head of the Service's Southeast Region), President Obama's choice to head the Service, has underforced the ESA.  PEER's evidence:  statistics … ›

Service refuses to delist sucker fish

The Service announced yesterday that it was retaining the Lost River and shortnosed suckers as protected species under the ESA, rejecting a delisting petition submitted by water rights attorney James … ›

California declines to list the American pika

It's a rabbit-like animal whose habitat is extremely climate-dependent.  Thus, CBD as listing petitioner argued that climate change justified the pika's protection under the state ESA.  The California Fish & … ›

Status review for Marbled Murrelet

Last week the Fish and Wildlife Service issued a new five-year status review for the marbled murrelet, a small seabird that lives in the Pacific Northwest.  The review recommends retention of … ›

PLF Welcomes Supreme Court's Ruling in AZ Schools Case (Horne v. Flores)

Today, in Horne v. Flores, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling on a challenge to intensive federal court supervision of Arizona public school policies and programs for English learning … ›

Oregon moving-business cartel law is repealed

Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski signed legislation yesterday to free the market for entrepreneurs in the moving industry, eliminating a decades-old rule that allowed existing moving companies to block applications for … ›

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Gray wolves back on ESA list

The Fish & Wildlife Service has announced a settlement agreement between it and several environmental groups temporarily putting the western Great Lakes population of gray wolves back on the ESA … ›

Salazar underwhelms Fresno; federal and state officials must act to convene God Squad

There is plenty of coverage of Sunday's visit by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to Fresno. Aquafornia has a nice roundup of the news stories — the problem with these stories, … ›

STATEMENT: PLF lauds Ricci Supreme Court ruling

PLF lauds Ricci ruling, which can help PLF's current lawsuits against San Francisco and Caltrans public-works contracting quotas  The Supreme Court ruled Monday that New Haven, CT. violated federal civil rights … ›

Nominee for head of Fish & Wildlife Service comes under fire

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) contend that Sam Hamilton (currently head of the Service's Southeast Region), President Obama's choice to head the Service, has underforced the ESA.  PEER's evidence:  statistics … ›

Service refuses to delist sucker fish

The Service announced yesterday that it was retaining the Lost River and shortnosed suckers as protected species under the ESA, rejecting a delisting petition submitted by water rights attorney James … ›

California declines to list the American pika

It's a rabbit-like animal whose habitat is extremely climate-dependent.  Thus, CBD as listing petitioner argued that climate change justified the pika's protection under the state ESA.  The California Fish & … ›

Status review for Marbled Murrelet

Last week the Fish and Wildlife Service issued a new five-year status review for the marbled murrelet, a small seabird that lives in the Pacific Northwest.  The review recommends retention of … ›

PLF Welcomes Supreme Court's Ruling in AZ Schools Case (Horne v. Flores)

Today, in Horne v. Flores, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling on a challenge to intensive federal court supervision of Arizona public school policies and programs for English learning … ›

Oregon moving-business cartel law is repealed

Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski signed legislation yesterday to free the market for entrepreneurs in the moving industry, eliminating a decades-old rule that allowed existing moving companies to block applications for … ›

Gray wolves back on ESA list

The Fish & Wildlife Service has announced a settlement agreement between it and several environmental groups temporarily putting the western Great Lakes population of gray wolves back on the ESA … ›

Salazar underwhelms Fresno; federal and state officials must act to convene God Squad

There is plenty of coverage of Sunday's visit by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to Fresno. Aquafornia has a nice roundup of the news stories — the problem with these stories, … ›

STATEMENT: PLF lauds Ricci Supreme Court ruling

PLF lauds Ricci ruling, which can help PLF's current lawsuits against San Francisco and Caltrans public-works contracting quotas  The Supreme Court ruled Monday that New Haven, CT. violated federal civil rights … ›

Nominee for head of Fish & Wildlife Service comes under fire

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) contend that Sam Hamilton (currently head of the Service's Southeast Region), President Obama's choice to head the Service, has underforced the ESA.  PEER's evidence:  statistics … ›

Service refuses to delist sucker fish

The Service announced yesterday that it was retaining the Lost River and shortnosed suckers as protected species under the ESA, rejecting a delisting petition submitted by water rights attorney James … ›

California declines to list the American pika

It's a rabbit-like animal whose habitat is extremely climate-dependent.  Thus, CBD as listing petitioner argued that climate change justified the pika's protection under the state ESA.  The California Fish & … ›

Status review for Marbled Murrelet

Last week the Fish and Wildlife Service issued a new five-year status review for the marbled murrelet, a small seabird that lives in the Pacific Northwest.  The review recommends retention of … ›

PLF Welcomes Supreme Court's Ruling in AZ Schools Case (Horne v. Flores)

Today, in Horne v. Flores, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling on a challenge to intensive federal court supervision of Arizona public school policies and programs for English learning … ›

Oregon moving-business cartel law is repealed

Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski signed legislation yesterday to free the market for entrepreneurs in the moving industry, eliminating a decades-old rule that allowed existing moving companies to block applications for … ›