Endangered Species Act

Rehberg on Endangered Species Act
The Endangered Species Act, passed in 1973, has expanded to nearly 600 animals, fish, corals and crustaceans in America according to the U. S. Fish and wildlife service. The act has been criticized as being a tool of environmental groups to shut down or inhibit businesses, industry and agriculture. …
Feds Propose Caribou Habitat Safeguards In N Idaho
Nearly 600 square miles of federal, state and private land in northern Idaho and northeastern Washington is due to be designated critical habitat for dwindling woodland caribou.
Tuesday's announcement by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service came after environmental groups including the Center for Biolo…
Court Says Yellowstone Grizzlies Still Threatened
A federal appeals court says the decline of a food source for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone region is sufficient reason to keep the animals protected under the Endangered Species Act.
Tuesday's ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocks the federal government's effort to li…
Capturing Grizzly Bears
 
As part of ongoing efforts required under the Endangered Species Act to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Northern Continental  Divide Ecosystem, various wildlife agencies will be capturing the animals for research and management. Pre-baiting and scientific operations are once again ab…
ESA vs. Federal Money
The House Appropriations Committee is considering a bill aimed at nullifying the federal Endangered Species Act, in Montana. It would punish any person or agency who tries to comply with the act. Bill sponsor representative Krayton Kerns, of Laurel, says a loss of federal funding isn't a bad th…