U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finalizes Rollback of Key Endangered Species Act Protections

Washington, DC—Today, the Trump administration announced new regulations that will effectively gut the Endangered Species Act (ESA), hampering one of the most important environmental laws ever passed. The final regulations to gut critical Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections were announced just months after a U.N. report warned of “unprecedented” and “accelerating” global mass extinctions caused … Continue reading U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finalizes Rollback of Key Endangered Species Act Protections

Mercury and Air Toxics Standard

Today is the last day to urge the Trump administration to protect our health from mercury and air toxics. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler is proposing to undermine the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard. This proposal would reverse the existing finding that it is “appropriate and necessary” to regulate emissions of mercury … Continue reading Mercury and Air Toxics Standard

Stand Against The Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act (H.R. 2406)

The Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015 (H.R. 2406), aka the "SHARE Act", is an irresponsible omnibus of pro-hunting and anti-environment regulations that, if passed, would open federal lands to trapping, prevent the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service from restricting the illegal ivory trade, allow hunters to import the bodies of polar bears killed as trophies in Canada, prevent the government from regulating the use of lead ammunition (the consumption of which by wildlife can result in illness and death), and force wildlife managers to consider hunting and trapping interests above all others.