Endangered Species Act Climate Change

The Endangered Species Act is a United States federal statute enacted in 1973 to protect species at risk of extinction due to the consequences of economic growth and lack of habitat conservation.
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Texas Environmental Update - December 20, 2013

Mexican Federal Congress Approves Important Constitutional Energy Reform Bill - Energy Legal Blog, December 13, 2013 - As we previously reported, on August 12, 2013, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto...more

Citing Disagreements Over Climate Change Data, National Marine Fisheries Service Postpones Listing Determination On 68 Coral...

In December 2012, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) published a proposed rule to list 66 species of reef-building coral as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and to re-classify two...more

Energy And Environment Update -- May 6, 2013

In This Issue: Energy & Climate Debate; Congress; Administration; Department of Energy; Environmental Protection Agency; Department of Interior; Department of Defense; Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Federal Energy...more

Court Of Appeal Upholds Polar Bear Listing Based On Climate Change Impacts

In a major victory for advocates of regulatory action to address climate change, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected challenges to the listing of the polar bear as a threatened species. ...more

California Environmental Law and Policy Update - January 23, 2013

In This Issue: Environmental and Policy Focus - A conversation with outgoing EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson; A Challenge To Obama's Climate Change Pledge; BLM pulls proposed fracking rules, works on new version; Six Top...more

National Marine Fisheries Service Lists Two Arctic Seals Under The Endangered Species Act

On December 28, 2012, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issued a final rule listing three subspecies of the ringed seal as threatened and one subspecies as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The...more

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