Ninth Circuit Won’t Revive Fight Against Hunting in Alaska Refuges

The Ninth Circuit dismissed an attempt by a wildlife conservation group to attack a statute the Trump administration has used to undo several Obama-era environmental regulations – in this case, involving hunting in wildlife refuges in Alaska. 

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Army Corps Urged to Block Private Border Wall Project

The director of a 100-acre butterfly refuge on the Rio Grande asked the Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday to shut down a conservative group’s border wall construction project on private land in South Texas, a day after a state judge ordered the project be immediately stopped.

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House Committee Mulls Bills That Would Bar Offshore Drilling

Legislation barring offshore oil development along America’s coastlines and inside the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has considerable support from voters of all political stripes but during a hearing Monday, Republicans foretold doom for bills that are slated for a vote in the House this Thursday.

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Feds Plan Huge Expansion of Hunting and Fishing on Public Lands

Outdoor recreation advocates praised a Trump administration proposal Wednesday to expand hunting and fishing on 1.4 million acres in national wildlife refuges and fish hatcheries, but conservationists fear it could weaken wildlife protections in some areas.

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