Some in the City of Georgetown and Williamson County opposed the measure, saying that the measure would damage development in the area for the salamanders, which are found in springs in Bell and Williamson Counties.
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“By filing this motion, I am working to protect vital industries in the Permian Basin and ensure that the stakeholders have a place at the table in any negotiations,” said Combs.
The battle over the Lesser Prairie Chicken continues between the feds and three different states
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hearing will be held at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center on Monday, February 11th at 6:30pm.
This data may well be important, since the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service is considering whether to list the lesser prairie-chicken under the federal Endangered Species Act.
A press release says that Patterson plans to explain how taxpayers are being forced to fund lawsuits filed by radical environmental groups that result in more species being added to the endangered species list.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that a listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard as a threatened or endangered species is not warranted.