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State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: Shooting Gray Wolves and Cutting Down Giant Sequoias
Posted on 12 Sep 2012 by State Net

ENVIRONMENT: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removes gray wolves in WYOMING from protection under the Endangered Species Act. Federal officials agreed to the Equality State's management plan, which allows residents to shoot wolves on sight but... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: Polar Bear and Arctic Wolf Buy Votes in Battle For Presidential Election
Posted on 18 Sep 2012 by State Net

ENVIRONMENT: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approves a plan by COLORADO officials to improve the state's air quality. Officials say the plan will cut overall greenhouse gas causing emissions 70,000 tons by 2018 (DENVER POST). • FLORIDA... Read More

Hot Issues: Environment
Posted on 15 Aug 2011 by State Net

The Obama administration announces it will spend up to $100 million to purchase development rights from Central FLORIDA ranchers and farmers as a means to aid the restoration of over 24,000 acres in the Northern Everglades. The purchase would prevent... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: Cuomo Wants Fracking Health Review Before Allowing Hydraulic Fracturing
Posted on 1 Oct 2012 by State Net

CUOMO WANTS NY PRE-FRACKING HEALTH REVIEW: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said last week he will not issue a final decision on whether to allow hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," until the Empire State has further studied the potential impact... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: Shooting Gray Wolves and Cutting Down Giant Sequoias
Posted on 12 Sep 2012 by State Net

ENVIRONMENT: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removes gray wolves in WYOMING from protection under the Endangered Species Act. Federal officials agreed to the Equality State's management plan, which allows residents to shoot wolves on sight but... Read More

Hot Issues: Environment
Posted on 15 Aug 2011 by State Net

The Obama administration announces it will spend up to $100 million to purchase development rights from Central FLORIDA ranchers and farmers as a means to aid the restoration of over 24,000 acres in the Northern Everglades. The purchase would prevent... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: Polar Bear and Arctic Wolf Buy Votes in Battle For Presidential Election
Posted on 18 Sep 2012 by State Net

ENVIRONMENT: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approves a plan by COLORADO officials to improve the state's air quality. Officials say the plan will cut overall greenhouse gas causing emissions 70,000 tons by 2018 (DENVER POST). • FLORIDA... Read More