Tag Archives: Petitioned species
Voluntary Conservation Tools: Approaches to Cost-effectively Protect Multiple Candidate Species and to Avoid Listing
Listing of species under the federal Endangered Species Act can have significant economic impacts on electric power companies with large land holdings. Collaborative, voluntary conservation plans can potentially prevent listing of species and lead to better conservation outcomes. This report explores the use and potential benefits of these plans.
Petitioned, Candidate, and Proposed Species Distribution: Under the U.S. Endangered Species Act Across the Coterminous United States
The federal Endangered Species Act requires electric power facilities to consider the impacts of their operations on threatened or endangered species. This study characterizes the distribution of 532 petitioned species, 101 candidate species, and 42 proposed species under the law across the contiguous United States, identifying the Southeast as the region with the greatest density […]