Migratory Bird Treaty Act

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Congressmen Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Salud Carbajal (CA-24), today, joined with 38 of their House colleagues in calling on Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland to take further action to help further secure migratory bird populations by upholding and improving existing legislative tools that help protect and …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration release of a final rule threatening the efficacy of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA): “The Trump Administration’s effort to roll back the MBTA in the waning days of its time in office is as reckless and unconscionable …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), joined with House colleagues Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Francis Rooney (FL-19), and 48 other House Members in calling on the Trump Administration to abandon proposed regulatory rulemaking reinterpreting a century-old law protecting more than 1,000 species of migratory birds across North America. Their letter …continue reading

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Congressmen Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) issued the following statement regarding the release of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) that accompanies the draft rule reinterpreting the century-old law protecting migratory birds across North America. This radical change to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today issued the following statement regarding the Department of the Interior release of a new rule which rolls back protections of migratory birds contained within the Migratory Bird Treaty Act: “This rule, a radical reinterpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), is just the latest …continue reading