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National Wildlife Refuge Trivia:  What is PILT?  

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billion in PILT payments to 49 States (all but Rhode Island), the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands. The formula used to compute the payments is contained in the PILT Act and is based on population, revenue-sharing payments, and the amount of Federal land within an affected county.

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Bird Litigation: “Standing” and the California Gnatcatcher

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District Court for the District of Columbia, arguing that FWS did not properly assess the subspecies issue. FWS sought the views of six independent scientists and they all rejected the findings in the Zink study. As a result, FWS denied the petition to delist in August 2016.

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Bird Litigation: Hindsight and the California Condor

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Thus, on February 3, 1986, the district court agreed with Audubon and enjoined FWS from capturing the remaining condors. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. FWS appealed to the U.S.

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Humane Society University to Offer Courses in Fall 2009

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Further advancing its leadership in human-animal studies, Humane Society University, an affiliate of The Humane Society of the United States, announced today that it has received a license as a higher education degree-granting institution by the District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission.

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Settlement Forces Animal Research Facilities to Disclose More

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The settlement will now be submitted to the federal district court for the District of Columbia for final approval. The two parties settled in a lawsuit filed by the advocacy group four years ago after the group were unable to obtain information they requested.

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Supreme Court to Review Legality of Animal Abuse Videos

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The appeals court said the goal of protecting against animal cruelty was a worthy one, but one already accomplished by laws in all 50 states and the District of Columbia outlawing the practice. The appeals court noted that the Supreme Court is resistant to removing First Amendment protections of depictions even of illegal actions.

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Enter to Win a Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan Pet Travel Product from AutoAnything!

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This Giveaway is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. And, find out their latest offerings and updates on AutoAnything’s blog, RidePros. Giveaway Rules: No purchase necessary. Limit one entry per household.