Category Archive: Inside Washington

FY19 President’s Budget Request Memo

On February 12, 2018, President Trump released his Budget request for fiscal year 2019 (FY19) appropriations for the Department of the Interior, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS).

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Refuge Association Applauds Desperately Needed Emergency Funding in Budget Deal

Read our press release on The Refuge Association discussing the much-needed emergency funding that has been allocated to the refuges for natural disaster damage.

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Refuge Association Joins Lawsuit to Stop Illegal Land Exchange at Izembek Refuge

Read our press release on The Refuge Association joining a lawsuit to stop the illegal land exchange happening at Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.

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Amidst Shutdown Chaos, Trump Administration Gives Away Public Land in Alaska

Heart of Globally Important National Wildlife Refuge Illegally Exchanged to Allow for Foreign
Company’s Profits

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Former DOI Officials Send Letter on Migratory Bird Treaty Act to Secretary Zinke

On Dec 22nd, Secretary Zinke issued guidance to reinterpret one of the oldest and most important conservation laws of our nation – the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) which will have implications on migratory birds. Bipartisan Interior leaders from several …

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Congress Shamefully Opens Arctic Refuge to Oil & Gas Drilling

Read our press release on the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling

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U.S. Senate Votes to Open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Oil & Gas Drilling

America’s Last Frontier to Be Developed to Pay For Corporate Tax Cuts Washington, D.C. In the dead of night during a marathon of voting on a bill that no lawmaker had time to read, the United States Senate voted to …

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Bill to Support Volunteers on Wildlife Refuges Heard on Capitol Hill Today

Today, November 15th at 10:30 a.m., a hearing on Capitol Hill was held in the House of Representatives concerning H.R.3979, the Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act (KARO) of 2017.  This bill would reauthorize the Volunteer and Community Partnership Act and …

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Protected: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Rally

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Senate Takes Shocking Step to Open Arctic Refuge to Oil & Gas Drilling

October 20, 2017 Last night, the U.S. Senate took a shocking step towards opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling. In a vote of 52 to 48, with one Democrat (Sen. Manchin, D-WV) joining all but …

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