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D.C. District Court Approves Texas Voluntary Conservation Plan as Alternative to Listing Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

D.C. District Court Approves Texas Voluntary Conservation Plan  as Alternative to Listing Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
D.C. District Court Approves Texas Voluntary Conservation Plan as Alternative to Listing Dunes Sagebrush Lizard - http://t.co/B02v7IaRuZ
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States' Plan to Save Rare Bird Stirs Debate in Texas, by Neena Satija

States' Plan to Save Rare Bird Stirs Debate in Texas, by Neena Satija | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
Environmental officials in five states, including Texas, say interest in a plan to save the lesser prairie chicken should persuade the federal government not to list the bird as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act.
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State to intervene in lizard suit against feds

State to intervene in lizard suit against feds | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife are suing the U.S.
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Judge Allows Comptroller to Intervene in Lizard Lawsuit, by Neena Satija

Judge Allows Comptroller to Intervene in Lizard Lawsuit, by Neena Satija | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
A federal judge has granted Comptroller Susan Combs the day in court she asked for to address what she calls Texas' balance between environmental protection and economic growth.
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State accused of mismanagement on endangered species - Liberty Vindicator

State accused of mismanagement on endangered species - Liberty Vindicator | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
State accused of mismanagement on endangered species Liberty Vindicator According to attorney and endangered-species specialist "Jake" Li, aerial photos and a review of drilling permits show habitat for the dunes sagebrush lizard is being damaged,...
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Oil Industry, Officials Applaud Decision to Keep Lizard off Endangered List, by Kate Galbraith

Oil Industry, Officials Applaud Decision to Keep Lizard off Endangered List, by Kate Galbraith | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
A federal decision not to list the dunes sagebrush lizard — whose habitat includes the West Texas oilfields — as threatened or endangered set off a round of cheering by state officials and oil groups.
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U.S. says lizard not endangered - NM Capitol Report | A view from the New Mexico state capitol

U.S. says lizard not endangered - NM Capitol Report | A view from the New Mexico state capitol | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
NM Congressman Pearce hails decision as victory The dunes sagebrush lizard will not be listed as an endangered species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this morning.
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CORNYN OFFERS AMENDMENT TO BLOCK SAND DUNE LIZARD TO THE ENDANGERED SPECIES LIST - The Cypress Times

CORNYN OFFERS AMENDMENT TO BLOCK SAND DUNE LIZARD TO THE ENDANGERED SPECIES LISTThe Cypress TimesJohn Cornyn (R-Texas) Wednesday filed an amendment to the Energy Tax Credits Modification bill on the Senate floor that would block the proposed listing...
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Comptroller Susan Combs Succeeds in Protecting Texas Economy with Texas Conservation Plan

A voluntary species conservation plan that will help protect the economic vitality of Texas oil and gas and other industries was approved today by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).The Texas Conservation Plan (TCP) for the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard was spearheaded by Texas Comptroller Susan Combs with the help of stakeholders representing landowners, the oil and gas industry, agriculture and state and federal agencies.

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Special Report: Research On The Dunes Sagebrush Lizard 01/25/12 - KOSA

Special Report: Research On The Dunes Sagebrush Lizard 01/25/12 - KOSA | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
Special Report: Research On The Dunes Sagebrush Lizard 01/25/12KOSALubbock, Texas - It's been nearly impossible to avoid the controversy surrounding the listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard on the endangered species list.
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More of State's Species May Be Endangered - New York Times

More of State's Species May Be Endangered - New York Times | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
More than 20 statewide, including several types of salamanders and snails, are under serious consideration for an endangered listing over the next four years, and dozens more are in the early stages of the process, according to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
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Time is Ticking for Dune Sagebrush Lizard Public Comment Session - NewsWest9.com

Time is Ticking for Dune Sagebrush Lizard Public Comment Session - NewsWest9.com | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
Time is Ticking for Dune Sagebrush Lizard Public Comment SessionNewsWest9.comBy Geena Martinez MIDLAND - Time is ticking away for you to voice your opinions about the dune sagebrush lizard.
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Federal judge upholds non-listing of lizard

Federal judge upholds non-listing of lizard | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
A judge in United States District Court for the District of Columbia has upheld the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to not list the dunes sagebrush lizard as endangered.
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Cornyn hears impact of prairie chicken debate - Bakken.com

Cornyn hears impact of prairie chicken debate - Bakken.com | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
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Ben Shepperd, president of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association, cited the success the region had in working together two years ago to persuade the U.S.
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Texas Comptroller plans to support state-funded universities research - Focusdailynews

Texas Comptroller plans to support state-funded universities research Focusdailynews The agency holds a federal permit for the Texas Conservation Plan for the dunes sagebrush lizard, which was not listed by FWS in 2012 because of conservation...
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Combs Defends Conservation Program, by Elena Schneider

Combs Defends Conservation Program, by Elena Schneider | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs on Tuesday defended a controversial program her office oversees to conserve the state's threatened dunes sagebrush lizard.
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Abbott Explains Opposition to Proposed Merger - Blanco County News

Abbott Explains Opposition to Proposed Merger - Blanco County News | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
Abbott Explains Opposition to Proposed Merger Blanco County News The lawsuit by Defenders of Wildlife and the Center for Biological Diversity asks Fish & Wildlife to reconsider its June 2012 decision not to list the dunes sagebrush lizard as an...
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Landmark Conservation Agreements Keep Dunes Sagebrush Lizard off the Endangered Species List in NM, TX

Landmark Conservation Agreements Keep Dunes Sagebrush Lizard off the Endangered Species List in NM, TX | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
“This is a great example of how states and landowners can take early, landscape-level action to protect wildlife habitat before a species is listed under the Endangered Species Act,” said Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. “The voluntary conservation efforts of Texas and New Mexico, oil and gas operators, private landowners and other stakeholders show that we don’t have to choose between energy development and the protection of our land and wildlife – we can do both.”
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Texas Comptroller Conservation Plan Keeps Dunes Sagebrush Lizard off Endangered List

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced today that a listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard (DSL) as a threatened or endangered species is not warranted. The Texas Conservation Plan (TCP), led by Texas Comptroller Susan Combs, is a major reason the lizard was not listed.

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Dunes sagebrush lizard will not be listed as endangered species - Las Cruces Sun-News

Dunes sagebrush lizard will not be listed as endangered species - Las Cruces Sun-News | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
SANTA FE - The dunes sagebrush lizard will not be listed as an endangered species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today.
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Jerry Patterson - Texas has a "Reptile Disfunction" Problem

Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson sits down with Bob Price of TexasGOPVote.com to discuss West Texas Oil and "Reptile Disfunction".
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Railroad Commission candidates state their cases - My West Texas

Railroad Commission candidates state their cases - My West Texas | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
Railroad Commission candidates state their casesMy West TexasHe touched on the possibility the service will designated the sand dune lizard, whose habitat is found in several of the state's main oil producing counties.
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Americans for Prosperity to protest dunes sagebrush lizard listing – My West Texas | Big Nevada

Americans for Prosperity to protest dunes sagebrush lizard listing – My West Texas | Big Nevada | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
Americans for Prosperity to protest dunes sagebrush lizard listing – My West Texas http://t.co/Lp4A057p...
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Midland sends letter to FWS about lizard listing - My West Texas

Midland sends letter to FWS about lizard listing - My West Texas | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
Midland sends letter to FWS about lizard listingMy West TexasCiting its need to access water in surrounding counties, the city of Midland last week submitted comments against the listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard as a federal endangered species.
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