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June 28, 2017 | In the News: Montana Public Radio

Western Govs Want Bigger State Role In Endangered Species Management

Marjorie Mulhall, Legislative Director for Lands, Oceans, Wildlife, Earthjustice: "To have a body like the Western Governors Association calling for legislative changes to this incredibly successful popular law is troubling, and certainly unhelpful in the efforts of so many people all across the country working together to make sure that the Endangered Species Act stays safe in this current Congress."

June 15, 2017 | Legal Document

Notice of Intent: Lawsuit Launched to Stop Hawai‘i’s Airport, Harbor Lights From Killing Rare Seabirds

This letter serves as a sixty-day notice on behalf of Hui Hoʻomalu i Ka ʻĀina, Conservation Council for Hawaiʻi, and the Center for Biological Diversity, of intent to sue the Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation over violations of Section 9 of the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. § 1538, for unpermitted “take” of threatened Newell’s shearwaters (Puffinus auricularis newelli), endangered Hawaiian petrels (Pterodroma sandwichensis), and Band-rumped Storm petrels (Oceanodrama castro) from the endangered Hawaiʻi distinct population segment associated with HDOT’s airport and harbor facilities on the islands of Kauaʻi, Maui, and Lānaʻi.


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