ESWR reaches end of the road

 Posted by on November 28, 2015
Nov 282015
 

Message from Editor/Publisher Steve Davies I regret to inform you that I have decided to stop publishing Endangered Species & Wetlands Report. This decision did not come easily, but after failing for too long to meet a monthly publication schedule for the newsletter and neglecting (for the most part) to send out invoices, publication simply […]

Nov 132015
 
Riverside fairy shrimp CH upheld, but more briefing ordered

Critical habitat for the Riverside fairy shrimp was upheld by U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson today. The ruling came in a challenge from landowners who want to build a recycling center and landfill on 57 acres in San Diego County. The judge found that the Fish and Wildlife Service’s economic analysis and NEPA determination […]

Nov 102015
 

PRESS RELEASE, 11/10/15 Interior Department, State of California Announce Innovative Strategy for Renewable Energy and Conservation on Public Lands in California Desert Renewable energy milestone continues to advance Administration’s clean energy goals in push toward Paris climate discussions WASHINGTON –  U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and California Secretary for Natural Resources John Laird […]

Nov 052015
 

Scroll down for email cancelling webinars, the description of one of the webinars, and emails from within NRCS about the need for the training. A Natural Resources Conservation Service official cancelled two webinars last year on the risks of neonicotinoid insecticides to aquatic ecosystems and pollinators, saying the topics were “not appropriate” for an NRCS-sponsored […]

Oct 142015
 

In the latest development in the WOTUS wars. a panel of federal judges has declined to move all the outstanding cases to the District of Columbia District Court, as requested by the Environmental Protection Agency. That leaves nine cases active in seven districts. (See the order below for a list of those cases.) “On the […]

Oct 142015
 

In the latest development in the WOTUS wars. a panel of federal judges has declined to move all the outstanding cases to the District of Columbia District Court, as requested by the Environmental Protection Agency. That leaves nine cases active in seven districts. (See the order below for a list of those cases.) “On the […]

Oct 092015
 

In 2-1 ruling, appeals court says a nationwide stay “honors the policy of cooperative federalism that informs the Clean Water Act” The Sixth Circuit has stayed implementation of the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule (or, as EPA would have it, the Clean Water Rule). The two judges in the majority were Circuit Judges […]