Trump the Meteorologist

Did President Donald Trump and White House officials force federal meteorologists to alter their hurricane maps to bolster Trump’s prediction that Hurricane Dorian would hit Alabama when in fact it was never going to come anywhere near the Heart of Dixie? Inquiring minds – and FOIA complainant Ecological Rights Foundation – want to know.

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Feds Eye Protection for Northern California Trout

A trio of federal wildlife management agencies said Friday that listing the Northern California summer-run steelhead on the Endangered Species Act may be warranted, but said more public input is needed before a final determination is made.

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Tuna Fishermen Say Agencies Rejected Input on New Rules

Representing large net-fishing vessels in the Pacific Ocean, the American Tunaboat Association filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming government fishery regulators left industry experts in the dark about a forthcoming biological opinion that could limit commercial tuna operations.

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Conservationists Alarmed by Proposed Changes to Endangered Species Act

The Trump administration says its proposed revisions to the decades-old Endangered Species Act reduce regulatory burden, while conservationists call them a “massive attack” on vulnerable species that face mounting threats from climate change and development.

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