Ted Williams's Blog Archive 2008

TRCP Praises Decision to Extend Roadless Rule Review

Sportsmen had called for extra time to revise Colorado management plan;
new timetable allows state to address concerns of sportsmen, industry

WASHINGTON – The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership today commended a decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to extend the

Ultralight Migration Leads 14 Endangered Whooping Cranes

FORT LAUDERDALE CAVIAR DEALER CONVICTED

From the USFWS:

R. Alexander Acosta, United States Attorney for the Southern District of
Florida, Eddie McKissick, Miami Resident Agent in Charge, U.S. Fish &
Wildlife Service, and Darwin Huggins, Atlanta Resident Agent in Charge,
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, announced that MAX MOGHADDAM,

Flexibility Translation: More Dead Fish for Us

An excellent response by Michael Flaherty to the RFA's apparent agenda of “More Dead Fish for Us.”

Bank of America to Stop Financing Mountaintop Mining

Corporate responsibility? And from a bank no less? Well, I’ll keep it for my bank!

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/12/04/bank-of-america-to-stop-financing-mountain-top-mining/

Sportsmen Protest Energy Leases

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership today filed a formal protest of leases on energy leases on important fish and wildlife habitat in Utah, where a Bureau of Land Management lease sale has drawn unprecedented scrutiny. The TRCP action comprises approximately 188,000 acres of the Dec. 19

EPA DELAY ON ELECTRONIC REPORTS UNDERCUTS ECO-ENFORCEMENT

Decade-Long Effort Derailed by Bush Appointee This Week without Explanation

Washington, DC — As states move to electronic reporting, the ability to introduce e-documents in court as evidence of environmental violations is in doubt, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility