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  • Trump Administration Overhauls Protections for Endangered Species
    by AIBS on August 19, 2019 at 1:45 pm

    The Departments of the Interior and Commerce have unveiled significant changes to the regulations that implement the Endangered Species Act (ESA), altering how the law will be enforced in the future. The revisions will make it easier for regulators […]

  • IG Report: Relocation of USDA Science Agencies May Have Broken Law
    by AIBS on August 19, 2019 at 1:45 pm

    According to a report released on August 5, 2019 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Office of Inspector General (IG), the decision to relocate two of the department's science agencies outside the Washington, DC region may have violated […]

  • Higher-Ed Groups Caution FBI About Monitoring Chinese Scientists
    by AIBS on August 19, 2019 at 1:44 pm

    Twenty-two higher education associations and rights groups released a statement on August 12, 2019 cautioning against an effort by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government officials to […]

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