Friday, December 12, 2008

Loose Feathers #165

Snowy Owl on a Fence Post / USFWS Photo

Bird and birding news
Birds in the blogosphere
General environmental news
  • New regulations end the requirement for federal agencies to submit environmental assessments to the US Fish and Wildlife Service for review and bar federal agencies from considering the impact of climate change on endangered species. The new rules were finalized yesterday and will take effect before Bush leaves office.
  • The Interior Department released a list of 251 candidate species for listing under the Endangered Species Act.
  • Excellent EPA series: Johnson profile; court follies; Performance Track; clean air.
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