Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP Opens New Office in Los Angeles, California

Announcement July 14, 2016 Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP is pleased to announce the opening of its new Los Angeles Office located at 1875 Century Park East, Suite 700 Los Angeles, CA 90067           Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP was formed in 2005 by experienced attorneys dedicated to excellence in the practice of land use, […]

ENS Federal Report for July 8, 2016

ENS Federal Report – July 8, 2016 View Report on ENS Website Share Tweet Link Forward FISCAL YEAR 2017 BUDGET: THE PAST IS PROLOGUE Congress is approaching the new fiscal year with a predictable strategy.  Both the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations have successfully moved respective funding bills for the federal government.  But completing […]

ENS Federal Report for March 18, 2016

The ENS Federal Report has been published and may be viewed below or at: ENS Federal Report – March 18, 2016

Interior Department Names Jeff Klein Executive Director of Natural Resource Investment Center

Interior Department Names Jeff Klein Executive Director of Natural Resource Investment Center At White House meeting, business leader tapped to foster private investments for creative conservation financing opportunities 3/7/2016 Date: March 7, 2016 Contact: Jessica Kershaw WASHINGTON – U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior Michael L. Connor today announced the Department has tapped business leader […]

Perkins Coie Update on Presidential Memorandum on Natural Resources Mitigation Policy

Perkins Coie Update Update | Environment, Energy & Resources November 17, 2015 Presidential Memorandum on Natural Resources Mitigation Policy:  Avoid, Minimize and Compensate Highlights President Obama recently issued a Memorandum ordering five federal agencies to issue strengthened policies for mitigation of impacts on natural resources. The Memorandum emphasizes avoidance and minimization of impacts, and encourages a […]

Tool for Mapping Coastal Resources by NOAA

ERMA, Environmental Response Management Application, is a tool developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to map coastal resources. It utilizes a large data set to provide information on species, hydrology, sediment toxicity, water quality, and more. Check out ERMA by clicking here.  

CASA Member Alert: Drought Relief Letter to U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources

Last week CASA submitted a letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources outlining key components that should be part of any federal drought response legislation. Several different proposals are currently making their way through Congress, and CASA has worked with Senator Dianne Feinstein, Senator Barbara Boxer, and Members of the California House Delegation […]

House Resources Committee Issues Markup Notice for Nine Bills

This morning the House Resources Committee issued a markup notice for nine bills, including H.R. 2898 the Western Water and American Food Security Act which was introduced by Congressman Valadao several weeks ago. The markup will begin at 4:00 EDT on Wednesday July 8th and will reconvene on Thursday July 9th at 10:00 a.m. to […]

House Committee on Natural Resources – Chairman Bishop Statement on Agreement of Catastrophic Wildfire Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 2, 2015 CONTACT: Julia Bell Slingsby 202-226-9019 Bishop Statement on Agreement of Catastrophic Wildfire Legislation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement on the agreement reached for consideration ofthe bipartisan Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015 (H.R. 2647), introduced by Rep. Westerman (R-AR), by the full […]

E&E Daily: Natural Resources – Grijalva Unveils Democratic Subcommittee Assignments

AN E&E PUBLISHING SERVICE NATURAL RESOURCES: Grijalva plans protest, unveils Democratic subcommittee assignments Corbin Hiar, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 At today’s House Natural Resources Committee organizational meeting, Democrats plan to protest the decision of Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) to shake up the panel’s subcommittee structure, ranking member Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) said yesterday. […]