Ted Williams's Blog Archive November, 2012

COUNCIL PLANS TO PROTECT WEST COAST FORAGE FISH

The Pacific Fishery Management Council moved forward last week with an historic Fishery Ecosystem Plan for the West Coast. The council regulates fishing in federal waters off California, Oregon and Washington, including for key forage species such as sardine, mackerel, anchovy and squid.

Sportsmen’s Report Highlights Oil Shale’s Risks to Western Water, Fish and Wildlife Habitat

DENVER – Commercial oil shale development in Utah, Wyoming and Colorado would require large volumes of water, threatening Western water supplies and jeopardizing fish and wildlife, according to a report released Thursday by Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development.

Farm Bureau text in state report

From my pal in Iowa:

Patriot Coal's Statement on MTR

Patriot Among the Largest Surface Coal Mine Operators in the Region

Patriot to Phase out MTR

Today, November 15, in federal court in Huntington, W.Va., Patriot Coal Corporation announced its intention to immediately begin phasing out all large scale surface mining in Appalachia.