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April 30, 2010: Headlines

LA to FL Fisheries Under Oil Spill GunThe slick from the BP oil rig that exploded and sank last week could become the nation’s worst environmental disaster in decades, threatening hundreds of species of fish, birds and other wildlife along the Gulf Coast, one of the world’s richest seafood grounds, teeming with shrimp, oysters and…


Judge Rules for Wild Salmon

Seattle—U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency and National Marine Fisheries Service ignored the government’s own recovery plans for endangered salmon and orcas when they found that a formal environmental review of the state’s standards was not necessary.Source Link


April 29, 2010: North Park, 50 for the Win

North Park: Beautiful, Wild—Energy Developed(?)Potential for new energy development in tributaries of the North Platte River in northern North Park, west of Cameron Pass, has the National Wildlife Federation and other sportsmen’s advocacy groups crying foul. The groups on Wednesday filed official protests with the federal government to try to stop energy development in the most…


April 28, 2010: Headlines

Mike Agee: UM All-American Tackles Fly FishingAgee, a two-time All-American guard for the University of Montana Grizzlies, has owned and operated Agee Outfitting in Helena since 2003 after working with and for other outfitters here and abroad virtually from the time he left UM in the spring of 1997. Source Link Yakima River: 30 Years After QuackenbushThe ruling —…