06 April 2011 Take Action: Stop the Anti-Wildlife Agenda Posted by: Chris Burley | 1 comment | Share: House Majority Leader John Boehner and others are insisting that vital protections for wolves be eliminated as part of must-pass legislation to keep the federal government operating. Ridiculous. That’s the only way to describe what’s happening in Washington, DC right now. The House leadership is holding the federal government hostage, insisting that their extremist anti-wildlife agenda be part of a must-pass bill to keep the federal government running. Our wolves, polar bears, clean water and clean air are at stake. Please urge your U.S. senators to oppose anti-wildlife riders in the must-pass continuing resolution. House Speaker John Boehner and his extremist allies have tucked the worst anti-environment agenda in the last 15 years in the pages of a must-pass spending bill to keep the federal government functioning. The Senate has already rejected it once — but that’s not stopping Rep. Boehner. Boehner and his allies in the House are insisting that Congress… Strip vital protections from wolves; Render the federal government powerless to save polar bears and other wildlife from the effects of climate change; and Gut the programs that protect the air we breathe and the water we drink. Sound serious? It is. The House leadership is playing politics with our wildlife and our environment. It’s a reckless, scorched earth agenda against our natural heritage — if they win, the consequences will be severe. Please take action today and urge the Senate to stand firm against this anti-wildlife agenda. One Response to “Take Action: Stop the Anti-Wildlife Agenda” de angelis June 8th, 2012 la destruction de la terre vous convient NOUS NON!!!!!!! Post Your Comment Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Mail (required) (will not be published) You May also be interested in Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up Helicopter gunning kills 23 wolves in Idaho; Urge Secretary Jewell to abandon gray wolf delisting proposal — Call your representative by March 14; Washington wildlife agency urged to end support for abolishing federal wolf protections; The latest on Governor Otter’s wolf control board. Two Too Many Development Projects in the Ivanpah Valley While these projects most definitely directly impact a species that has been identified as threatened and is dependent on the habitat where they would be built, Silver State South and Stateline’s approval is most troubling for a bigger reason. You see, this isn’t just an issue for the Ivanpah Valley. Developers and agencies need to be conscious of how and where they plan energy projects all across the country. They need to look at renewable energy planning with a landscape-wide lens, understanding that building in the right places and making an effort to minimize environmental impacts from the start are essential. California’s Rim Fire: Opportunities Rise from the Ashes After California’s devastating Rim Fire, will officials take the opportunity to give nature a chance to fully recover?