Endangered Species Act

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Endangered Species Act

A federal law originally intended to protect endangered species on federal land, but expanded to include protections wherever found, including private property.The existence of a protected species on one's land may prevent development or dramatically increase the expenses.This is not considered a condemnation,so there is no government compensation.

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Nancy Kubasek, a professor of legal studies at Bowling Green State University, and two colleagues, writing in an 820-page issue of Environmental Law (April 1994) devoted to the subject, assert that the $30-40 million that Congress annually allotted to administer the endangered species program during the Bush years "clearly" was not enough.
The third basic component of the endangered species program is the recovery planning process contained in section 4 of the ESA.
We have a couple of snails that people are less enthusiastic about," said William Radtkey, endangered species program manager for the Bureau of Land Management.
Tom French, the assistant director of our state's Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program.
We are constantly seeking ways to improve coordination throughout the Endangered Species Program to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of species recovery.
Fish and Wildlife Service recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Coevolution Institute, giving the Endangered Species Program access to NAPPC's tri-national network of experts in pollination biology.
In the past, the national parks have not had an organized endangered species program except in isolated cases, and there is limited integration of research within a park or refuge, let alone among management units.
And a December analysis of FWS programs by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation--an independent organization set up by Congress in 1984 -- agrees that "the endangered species program is seriously underfunded and understaffed given the scope of its legally mandated duties.
Tenders are invited for 1) engineering design for expansion of the parking lot to include permitting with the natural heritage and endangered species program and any other pertinent local, state or federalauthorities, 2) incorporate elements of green parking lot design such as using vegetative buffers for storm water management, 3) that pavement construction design is in accordance with mass department of transportation standards, 4) that a new restroom facility is incorporated into the design inclusive of a new septic system and in compliance with state of ma title v regulations and other pertinentrules and regulations.
And some of the finds may be of interest to the state's Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program,'' said Cynthia Henshaw, EQLT's executive director.
Fish and Wildlife Service in the Endangered Species Program in 1981, and I've stayed with the program ever since.
The listing was given tepid praise by environmentalists, who said they were relieved at the lifting of the moratorium but disheartened at the backlog of work and scarcity of funds facing the federal endangered species program.