Coalition Comments on America the Beautiful Progress Report

  Today, the Biden Administration released their America the Beautiful progress report, which provides updates on the progress and accomplishments of meeting our first-ever national conservation goal – and ensuring all Americans have access to the outdoors – by conserving 30% of U.S. lands and waters by 2030. Phil Francis, Chair of the Coalition to

Coalition Sends Welcome to Director Sams in the Tradition of the Lane Letter

  December 17, 2021 Mr. Chuck Sams, Director National Park Service 1849 C Street NW Washington, DC 20240 Dear Director Sams: Congratulations on your confirmation as the 19th director of the National Park Service – arguably our nation’s most popular federal agency! You join a long and honored line of directors of the National Park

Opening Brief Filed In NPS Hunting Rule Litigation

For decades, the National Park Service (Service) consistently declared that it must manage the National Park System in Alaska primarily for conservation, and that Congress’ allowance of sport hunting on National Preserves (Preserves) did not alter that conservation mandate. The Service codified that position in 2015, adopting regulations that barred predator reduction efforts as well

Coalition Joins LWCF Funds Request to Support America The Beautiful

December 2, 2021 The Honorable Deb Haaland Secretary U.S. Department of the Interior 1849 C Street NW Washington, DC 20240 Dear Secretary Haaland, Thank you for your strong support for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), our nation’s most important conservation and recreation program and a primary tool for executing the Biden Administration’s ambitious

Comments on Tennessee Regional Haze Plan

    December 10, 2021 Michelle Owenby Director Division of Air Pollution Control Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 15th Floor Nashville, TN 37243 Comments submitted via email to: Air.Pollution.Control@tn.gov Re: Conservation Organizations Comments on the Pre-Hearing Draft Tennessee Regional Haze State Implementation Plan Dear Ms. Owensby, The National Parks

Comment Period Extension Request for South Carolina’s Regional Haze State Implementation Plan

      December 7, 2021 Via electronic mail Scott Bigleman Air Regulation and Data Analysis Section Bureau of Air Quality 2600 Bull Street Columbia, SC 29201 Re: Requesting Extension of Comment Period for South Carolina’s Regional Haze State Implementation Plan for the Second Implementation Period On behalf of the National Parks Conservation Association, the

Coalition Joins Comments Regarding Migratory Bird Treaty Act

  BY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION Via Federal eRulemaking Portal www.regulations.gov Attn: FWS–HQ–MB–2021-0105 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service MS: PRB/3W 5275 Leesburg Pike Falls Church, VA 22041-3803 Re: Docket No. FWS–HQ–MB–2021-0105; Migratory Bird Permits; Authorizing the Incidental Take of Migratory Birds Please accept the following comments submitted by the Southern Environmental Law Center (“SELC”) on behalf of

Comments on Proposed Rescission of Regulations for Listing Endangered and Threatened Species and Designating Critical Habitat

    Revised November 29, 2021 November 23, 2021 Bridget Fahey Chief, Division of Conservation and Classification U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 5275 Leesburg Pike Falls Church, VA 22041 Bridget_fahey@fws.gov Angela Somma Chief, Office of Protected Resources National Marine Fisheries Service 1315 East-West Highway Silver Spring, MD 20910 Angela.somma@noaa.gov Re: Comments on Proposed Rescission of