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Shell Clears Major Hurdle For Arctic DrillingJust days ahead of a planned protest of Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling program in Seattle, the company on Monday cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to drill off Alaska's northwestern coast.
Idaho Officials Approve Plan To Protect Sage Grouse HabitatIdaho officials approved a plan Tuesday to protect habitat for greater sage grouse on state endowment lands as part of an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the Endangered Species Act.
Plight Of Glacier National Park Insect Draws LawsuitWildlife advocates want a judge to force federal officials to decide if a rare aquatic insect that's found only in Glacier National Park should be protected under the Endangered Species Act.
Feds To Consider Endangered Species Listing For Spotted OwlFederal biologists have agreed to consider changing Endangered Species Act protections for the northern spotted owl from threatened to endangered.
Western Governors Tout Sage Grouse Conservation EffortsA group of Western-state governors has released a report on voluntary efforts in 11 states to conserve the habitat of sage grouse as part of an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the federal Endangered Species Act.
Feds Consider Removing Humpback Whales From Endangered Species ListA petition filed by the state of Alaska asks gov't to remove some North Pacific humpback whales from protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Group: PNW Orcas Shouldn't be Listed Endangered Property-rights advocates and California farmers have filed a petition urging the government to delist Pacific Northwest orcas from the Endangered Species Act, arguing that group of whales is not a sub-species.
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