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Endangered Species

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  • Carly Fiorina right about environmentalists and California drought woes, farm groups say

    The water wars have begun. Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is blaming "overzealous liberal environmentalists" for the water shortages caused by California's ongoing drought. In a radio...
  • Fairy shrimp fallout: Fairview Park environmental costs top $100,000

    Fairy shrimp fallout: Fairview Park environmental costs top $100,000
    The cost of mitigating environmental damage in Costa Mesa's Fairview Park and dealing with the legal fallout reached more than $100,000 following City Council approval of additional spending on the matter Tuesday night. It was also revealed at the...
  • Feds to consider endangered species listing for spotted owl

    Federal biologists will consider increasing Endangered Species Act protections for the northern spotted owl, reflecting the bird's continued slide toward extinction despite steep logging cutbacks in the Northwest forests where it lives. The U.S. Fish and...
  • Endangered bighorn sheep moved to Yosemite, Sequoia parks

    Endangered bighorn sheep moved to Yosemite, Sequoia parks
    For the first time in a century, endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep are back on their ancestral range and headed toward recovery, wildlife officials said Monday. During an ongoing relocation effort, dozens of bighorns have been captured with nets...
  • Will sturgeon ever come back to Lake Erie?

    On a June morning in 2009, fishing for yellow perch aboard the Edward John head boat off northwestern Pennsylvania's Presque Isle, Dick Brozell of McKean County set the hook on a throwback to a prehistoric era. After a ferocious, 20-minute fight, he...
  • Major Pennsylvania bat species 'threatened' due to disease

    Major Pennsylvania bat species 'threatened' due to disease
    The northern long-eared bat, until recently one of the most common bat species in Pennsylvania, has been listed as "threatened" by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, primarily due to white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has decimated the species...
  • Environmentalists sue over Grand Teton grizzly take limit

    Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit saying Grand Teton National Park and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would allow too many grizzly bears to be killed in confrontations with elk hunters before officials would have to reassess their rules...
  • Impact of proposed crayfish protections on mining industry uncertain

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to list species of Appalachian crayfish as endangered, with potential consequences for the struggling eastern Kentucky mining industry. The Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday that the Big...
  • Endangered status proposed for crayfish in Ky., Va., W.Va.

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed adding two crayfish species to the Endangered Species list. The agency said Monday in a news release that the Big Sandy crayfish and the Guyandotte River crayfish are at risk of extinction. The...
  • Bat species common to Pennsylvania threatened by disease

    One of the most common bat species in Pennsylvania is being threatened by white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has killed millions of bats of that species and others in North America. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed the northern long-...
  • $25-billion Sacramento-San Joaquin delta tunnel project reexamined

    $25-billion Sacramento-San Joaquin delta tunnel project reexamined
    Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is overhauling its proposal for a controversial tunnel project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta in the wake of doubts about whether water exporters can meet stringent federal conditions for operating the system over...