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California Sues Bush Administration on Endangered Species Rules

Alleging that long-standing endangered species protections are being “gutted,” California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown last Monday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to stop new rules by the Departments of Interior and Commerce that were made final Dec. 16 and would allegedly eliminate the mandate for scientific review of federal agency decisions that might affect endangered species.

January 5, 2009

California Sues Bush Administration on Endangered Species Rules

Alleging that long-standing endangered species protections are being “gutted,” California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to stop new rules by the Departments of Interior and Commerce that were made final Dec. 16 and would allegedly eliminate the mandate for scientific review of federal agency decisions that might affect endangered species.

January 5, 2009

California AG: Include Emissions Standards in Auto Bailout

California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown last Friday wrote congressional leaders urging that the auto industry bailout package now being hammered out include language that would authorize states to implement California’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for motor vehicles. Brown has been battling the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the issue for the past two years.

December 9, 2008