THERE’S NEWS FROM THE ARCTIC & IT ISN’T GOOD

Welcome to Federal Policy Week. You can subscribe by entering your email address under the “Follow” label at the upper left section of the page. Thank you! IN THIS ISSUE: Bad Arctic Report. NOAA released the latest reportcard on the Arctic and the news isn’t good. Some lowlights include: Decreasing sea ice has lead to […]

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SAGE GROUSE SURVIVAL (AND OTHER ARTICLES)

Welcome to Federal Policy Week, a blog that covers federal policy developments in conservation, natural resources, wildlife, and animal welfare.  To subscribe for Federal Policy Week enter your email address under the “Follow” label at the upper left section of the page. You will receive a verification email to confirm your subscription. Thank you! Fascinating […]

House Ranking Members – The Leading Democrats on House Committees

Leader Pelosi Introduces Ranking Members (C-SPAN) The House Democrats elected and re-elected Ranking Members of the House Committees. Most of the names of the Committee Ranking Members were released by Democratic Leader Pelosi. Some information (with links, including to the Members, their Committees, and highlighted legislation), which gives you an idea of where these leaders […]

An Attack on Science-Based Policy

The House of Representatives is debating two bills, EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act (H.R. 1422) and Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 (H.R. 4012) today both promoted by the Republican members of the House (and House Science Committee). Several of the co-sponsors of one or both of these bills are known skeptics of science-based […]

THE ELECTION – CONSEQUENCES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE, AND ESA

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FARM BILL CONSERVATION & OTHER FARM RESOURCE RELATED LEGISLATION

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CLIMATE: THE RACE IS ON…AND OTHER NEWS

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THE KEYSTONE PIPELINE SAGA: Is the End in Sight?

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Some Wins & Some Setbacks for Animals, Energy, and Nominees

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The (Not So) New Spending Bill

The House and Senate Appropriations Committees produced a bill that covers spending for the rest of FY2014, avoiding another government shutdown.  Both the House and Senate Committees released political statements on the bill, as well as a brief and detailed summary. Overall, the bill retains the status quo, but with a bit of additional funds, […]