LANDSCOPE: Report Shows Clinton Administration Failing Endangered S
dvank at michweb.net
Tue Feb 8 22:46:48 EST 2000
wafcdc at americanlands.org wrote:
> From: "wafcdc at americanlands.org" <wafcdc at americanlands.org>
> Subject: LANDSCOPE: Report Shows Clinton Administration Failing Endangered Species
> LANDSCOPE: News and Views from American Lands - February 8, 2000
> Report Shows Clinton Administration Failing Endangered Species
> Last week a nationwide coalition of conservation, fishing, and religious
> organizations released a new study entitled "Broken Promises of Recovery:
> the Clinton Administration's 10-Prong Attack on Endangered Species."
> Written by Daniel Hall of American Lands, the report shows that the Clinton
> Administration's failure to implement the ESA is putting species at risk of
> . . . "The Administration is sacrificing endangered species by creating
> entirely new ESA programs that put business before biology," stated Brian
> Vincent of American Lands. The report indicates that the Administration has
> been refusing to identify and "list" imperiled species as Threatened or
> Endangered and allowing developers, timber companies, the Forest Service,
> and other federal agencies to continue destroying wildlife habitat, among
> other measures.
After all, it is election time once again, eh?
Sleep with the devil . . .
> The report is available on-line at
> Chilean Forests Web Site: A new web site, "A Celebration of the Chilean
> Forests of the Lake Region," combines beautiful pictures of Chilean forests
> with poetry written by Chile's world-renowned poet, Pablo Neruda. According
> to Neruda, "Anyone who hasn't been in the Chilean forest doesn't know this
> planet." Visit the site at:
> Comments Needed on Medicine Bow National Forest Revisions: The Forest
> Service is revising the long- range management plan for the Medicine Bow
> National Forest. Written comments are being accepted until March 1st. More
> information is available on the web at
> http://www.americanlands.org/forestweb/medbow.htm or contact Biodiversity
> Associates at (307) 742-7978, mailto:biodiversity at mindspring.com.
> Research Backs Stand On Chip Mills: A recent study conducted by scientists
> from Duke University and the state of North Carolina found that state
> hardwood forests could be threatened by an increase in wood-chip mills. The
> study estimated that by the year 2008 the number of trees being cut would
> surpass growth of new hardwoods. "It's a relief to know that what we've
> been seeing and what we've been saying is supported by scientific study,"
> responded Meredith McLeod a spokeswoman from Hickory Alliance, a group made
> up of about 150 families in Stokes, Guilford and Forsyth counties. For more
> information contact the Dogwood Alliance (828) 883-5889.
> NRDC Roadless Report Released: A new report has been released by the Natural
> Resources Defense Council detailing the scientific basis for roadless area
> conservation. "End of the Road: The Adverse Ecological Impacts of Roads and
> Logging" is a compilation of much of the best available, research-based and
> independently peer- reviewed relevant science.
Science that obviously cares little about the handicapped! Maybe we'll all just pay
for them to have a helocopter drop! Why not?!? Its only the "rich" that pay taxes
> The report is available
> on-line at http://www.nrdc.org/nrdcpro/fppubl.html
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