Endangered Species Recovery Act: Congressional Hearings
Witnesses: Jamie Clark, Dir., U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service; Terry Garcia, Acting Assist. Sec., NOAA; Marc Racicot, Gov., State of Montana; Michael Bean, dir., Environmental Defense Fund, James A. McClure, Nat. Endangered Species Act Reform Coalition; W. Henson Moore, on behalf of the Endangered Species Coordinating Council; Duane Shroufe, Arizona Dept. of Game & Fish; & Mark Van Putten, dir., Nat. Wildlife Fed. Additional material: Endangered Species Recovery Act; & prepared statements by Coalition on the Environment & Jewish Life, Evangelical Envir. Network, Nat. Assoc. of Home Builders, & Nat. Assoc. of Realtors.
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Page 211 - ... other species. Further, there needs to be a major thrust to adequately fund endangered species recovery efforts and (distinct from ESA reauthorization) to fund broader State/Federal programs for conservation of the vast majority of non-game fish and wildlife species that are currently receiving far less than adequate attention, and thereby providing the means to prevent species from becoming endangered. Based programmatically on the highly successful Sportfish and Wildlife Restoration Programs...
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Page 190 - We seek to provide workable procedures and positive incentives in the Endangered Species Act which promote conservation of wildlife in a way that considers economic factors and respects the rights of private property owners without impairing the law's fundamental commitment to protect listed species.
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Page 211 - ... FLPMA, etc.), habitat conservation (HCPs, SHAs, CCAAs, SCAs, Critical Habitat), and project impact review (ESA Section 7, NEPA, etc.); comparable State laws (nongame and endangered species laws; habitat protection laws; and environmental review statutes and programs); and county and local land-use planning ordinances and programs. A more comprehensive integration of the relevant statutes at all levels would enhance their utility for conservation of fish and wildlife and their habitats, ensure...
Page 108 - ... permit application has been developed without the 14 opportunity for public participation, the Secretary 15 shall extend the public comment period for an addi16 tional 30 days for interested parties to submit writ17 ten data, views, or arguments on the plan and appli18 cation.". 19 (f) SAFE HARBOR AGREEMENTS. — Section 10 (16 20 USC 1539) is amended by adding at the end thereof 21 the following new subsection: 22 "(1) SAFE HARBOR AGREEMENTS. — 23 "(1) AGREEMENTS. — 24 "(A) IN GENERAL.—...
Page 195 - BLM must consult with the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) or the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) on all activities authorized, funded or carried out that may affect a listed species or designated critical habitat.