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Feature ENdANgEREd SPECIES ACT UPdATE federal sage-Grouse Plan will restrict economic development in the West By Sam McDonald Director of Government Relations In SePTeMBeR, THE U.S. FISH ANd WILdLIFE SERvICE ANNOUNCEd IT WOULd NOT LIST THE gREATER SAgE-gROUSE UNdER THE ENdANgEREd SPECIES ACT (ESA), A dECISION THAT STANdS IN LINE WITH WHAT MANY HAvE kNOWN FOR MONTHS: THE CURRENT CONSERvATION OF THE gREATER SAgE-gROUSE IS WORkINg ANd A FEdERAL LISTINg IS THE WRONg dECISION FOR THE gROUSE. YET WHILE THIS NONWARRANTEd dECISION BY THE INTERIOR dEPARTMENT WAS ExPECTEd, WHAT FEW ARE dISCUSSINg IS THE dEPARTMENT'S FEdERAL LANd USE PLANS IN THE gROUSE'S 11-STATE HABITAT. THESE PLANS MAY BE PREFERREd TO A FEdERAL LISTINg, BUT THEY STILL STANd TO HAvE A SEvERE ECONOMIC IMPACT ON PRIvATE LANd USE ANd ENERgY dEvELOPMENT ACROSS THE AMERICAN WEST. www.ipaa.org iPaa aCCess MaGazine 29 http://www.ipaa.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IPAA Access - Fall 2015

President’s Message
Mike Watford: IPAA Chairman of the Board, 2013-2015
Interview With U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)
Unprecedented Clean Air Act Enforcement in the Oil and Gas Industry
Endangered Species Act Update: Federal Sage-Grouse Plan will Restrict Economic Development in the West
85th Midyear Meeting
Summer NAPE
Education Center Award Banquet
Upcoming Events
New Members
Thank You to the 2015 IPAA Chairman’s Club
Index of Advertisers
Advertiser.com

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