Policy News from ESA’s Public Affairs Office

WATER: SENATE COMPLETES VETO OVERRIDE FOR WRDA OCEANS: SENATE FLOOR NEXT STOP FOR LAW OF THE SEA FORESTS: HOUSE PANEL SENDS ILLEGAL TIMBER PREVENTION BILL TO FLOOR WATER: LACK OF FUNDING SHUTS DOWN USGS STREAMGAGES APPROPRIATIONS: CONGRESS POISED TO EXTEND CONTINUING RESOLUTION THROUGH MID-DECEMBER WATER: SENATE COMPLETES VETO OVERRIDE FOR WRDA Â On November 8, the Senate voted 79-14 to reverse President Bush’s veto of...

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AGRICULTURE: FLOOR CHALLENGES AWAIT SENATE FARM BILL COMPROMISE OCEANS: BUSH ADMINISTRATION OPPOSES EFFORT TO EXPAND CALIFORNIA SANCTUARIES PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS DISCUSS ENERGY POLICY MOUNTAIN-TOP MINING PROPOSED RULE CHANGE—OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT EXTENDED APPROPRIATIONS: SENATE FLOOR CLOSED TO ENVIRONMENTAL SPENDING BILLS – FOR NOW WATER: HOUSE DELIVERS WRDA TO PRESIDENT’S DESK AGRICULTURE: FLOOR CHALLENGES AWAIT...

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Policy News from ESA’s Public Affairs Office OCEANS: HOUSE OKAYS EFFORT TO EXPAND ‘DEBT FOR NATURE’ SWAPS CLIMATE: WAXMAN HEARING TO EXPLORE EPA’S STANCE ON CO2 EMISSIONS ENERGY POLICY: GROUPS OPPOSE SENATE BID TO EXPAND ETHANOL MANDATE MINING: AGENCY EXTENDS COMMENT PERIOD ON BUFFER RULES FOR MOUNTAINTOP MINING APPROPRIATIONS: SENATE AIMS TO WRAP UP COMMERCE, JUSTICE, SCIENCE SPENDING BILL  OCEANS: HOUSE OKAYS...

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Policy News from ESA’s Public Affairs Office

Policy News from ESA’s Public Affairs Office FORESTS: GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE CONCERNS FUEL SENATORS’ IRE ON WILDFIRES ENDANGERED SPECIES: SENATE FINANCE PANEL APPROVES TAX BREAKS FOR CONSERVATION AGRICULTURE: HARKIN MIGHT EXTEND CURRENT FARM BILL EVERGLADES : EPA POLLUTION STUDY RAISES STAKES FOR RESTORATION AGRICULTURE: BUSH TAPS USDA’S TOP DEPUTY TO REPLACE JOHANNS COALITION FOR NATIONAL SCIENCE FUNDING CONDUCTS...

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Policy News from ESA’s Public Affairs Office

A Bi-Weekly Publication of the Ecological Society of America ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION LEGISLATIVE UPDATES: No Child Left Inside Act Higher Education Sustainability Act EVERGLADES : SUGAR PRODUCER SELECTED TO HOST FIRST FLORIDA BIOFUELS REFINERY CLIMATE: THINK TANK CRITICIZES BINGAMAN CAP – AND -TRADE PLAN CHEMICALS: GREEN CHEMISTRY BILL SAILS THROUGH HOUSE DAMS: FEDS ARGUE IN FAVOR OF HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLAN FOR COLUMBIA RIVER...

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