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Policy News: November 5, 2018

ESA Policy News In This Issue: NSF Bio Introduces One Proposal Cap per PI, ESA and Other Societies Respond  ESA urges NSF Director France Cordova to rescind the new policy. Voters to Weigh in on Salmon Habitat, Carbon Fee, Renewable Energy and more Environmental issues are on the ballot across the U.S. Congress Pennsylvania congressman introduces climate legislation. Executive Branch…

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Policy News: October 22, 2018

ESA Policy News In This Issue:   We’ve Seen This Before: Interior Follows EPA’s Lead with Order to Undermine Scientific Integrity The Department of the Interior releases its own “secret science” policy. White House Announces Plan for Regulations, Deregulation Office of Management and Budget unveils agencies’ plans for upcoming regulatory changes. EPA Disbands Scientific Advisory Panels, Asks for Comments on Potential…

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Policy News: October 10, 2018

  ESA Policy News In This Issue: Congress Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hold hear on EPA’s secret science rule. Executive Branch Interior Department issues it’s own ‘secret science policy’; Forest Service releases sage grouse amendments. Courts Courts uphold Atlantic marine national monument; uranium ban near the Grand Canyon. States Oregon governor touts plan to counteract Trump’s environmental rollbacks….

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Policy News: September 28, 2018

ESA Policy News In This Issue: Reception Honors USGS Congressional Champions Rep. Vincente Gonzalez (D-TX) and Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) receive USGS Leadership Awards from the USGS Coalition. NSF Requires Grantee Organizations to Report Harassment NSF releases final policy requiring institutions to tell the agency if a PI receiving NSF funds is found guilty of harassment or has been suspended. Congress…

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Policy News: September 7, 2018

ESA Policy News In This Issue: ESA 2018 Opening Plenary Welcomes Ecologist to the Gulf Coast and River Delta Ecosystems A recording of the opening plenary talk by Robert Twilley, “Ecosystem design approaches in a highly engineered landscape of the Mississippi River Delta” is available online Congress Senate passes appropriations packages for Agriculture, Interior and EPA, Mercury monitoring bill introduced to Senate….

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Policy News: July 23, 2018

ESA Policy News In This Issue:   103 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America convenes in New Orleans, LA The Opening Plenary talk by Robert Twilley, “Ecosystem design approaches in a highly engineered landscape of the Mississippi River Delta” will be live-streamed – watch it here on Sunday, August 5 at 5 PM central time. All Politics Are…

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Public health, medical, academic, and scientific groups oppose EPA transparency rule

Nearly seventy public health, medical, academic, and scientific groups representing millions of Americans released the following statement to express concern over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science” proposed rule: We strongly oppose EPA’s efforts to restrict the use of the best available science in its policymaking and encourage EPA to withdraw its proposal. We support…

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Policy News: July 9, 2018

ESA Policy News In This Issue: Congress Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman releases Endangered Species Act legislation, Senate passes Farm Bill and legislative updates. Executive Branch EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns, US Fish and Wildlife Service proposes ending red wolf management program and more. Courts Rhode Island sues oil companies for climate change damages, court rules that USDA Wildlife…

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Policy News: June 25, 2018

ESA Policy News In This Issue: ESA and USGS Hold Capitol Hill Roundtable on Science in the Chesapeake Bay ESA and the U.S. Geological Survey held a roundtable discussion highlighting science used to inform Chesapeake Bay restoration and management. Senate Appropriations Committee Introduces Bills to Fund Interior Agencies, NSF and Others  Senate releases its proposal for agency funding. Trump Oceans Policy…

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ESA and USGS Partner to Hold a Chesapeake Bay Roundtable Discussion on Capitol Hill

On June 19, 2018, ESA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) held a Capitol Hill roundtable discussion hosted by Congressmen Rob Wittman (R-VA) and John Sarbanes (D-MD) highlighting science used to inform Chesapeake Bay restoration and management. Bipartisan staffers and policymakers crowded into a conference room on Capitol Hill to hear scientists talk about the USGS’s role in providing and…

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