Policy News from ESA’s Public Affairs Office

In this issue: ESA hosts House and Senate Briefings on Cellulosic Biofuels BIOFUELS: Struggling with ethanol backlash, Senators question waiver’s effects CLIMATE: Bipartisan House bill would create carbon sequestration fund RECREATION: Education and Labor panel to mark up “No Child Left Inside Act” NOAA, NSF, NASA: House appropriators aim to boost agency, climate science funding AGRICULTURE: New farm bill funding faces first challenge...

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Policy News from ESA’s Public Affairs Office

A Bi-Monthly Publication of the Ecological Society of America AGRICULTURE: New farm bill still faces threat of Presidential veto FISHERIES: Menhaden moratorium meets stiff opposition MINING: Full Senate could add environmental protections to mining bill OCEANS: Senate panel to vote on sanctuary expansions and double hulls for oil ships PUBLIC LANDS: Washington forest becomes wilderness area as Bush signs land bill AGRICULTURE: New...

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Policy News from ESA’s Public Affairs Office

A Bi-Monthly Publication of the Ecological Society of America AGRICULTURE: Long-awaited farm bill agreement heads to conference OCEANS: Sweeping oceans, NOAA authorization bill clears first hurdle PUBLIC LANDS: Contentious Alaska road proposal clears House panel INVASIVE SPECIES: Ballast water program hitches ride in Coast Guard bill AGRICULTURE: Long-awaited farm bill agreement heads to conferenceWith an agreement among key farm bill...

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Policy News from ESA’s Public Affairs Office

A Bi-Monthly Publication of the Ecological Society of America CLIMATE: Feinstein, Snowe float bill to force EPA action SALMON: U.S. halts commercial salmon season AGRICULTURE: House puts wildlife taxes on chopping block for farm bill OCEANS: ‘Radical’ shark-finning proposal aims to close vessel loophole FORESTS: Final Forest Service planning rule released APPROPRIATIONS: ESA Graduate Student Policy Award winners...

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Policy News from ESA’s Public Affairs Office

A Bi-Monthly Publication of the Ecological Society of America ESA and AIBS provide federal Budget Analysis Action Item:  Call-in to support federal funding for NSF in supplemental appropriations bill Former CEQ staffer nominated as Assistant Interior Secretary for Water and Science AGRICULTURE: Farm bill funding scramble could mean disaster for conservation programs AGRICULTURE: Beekeepers push for answers to decimated bee hives ESA...

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