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Noun1.FWS - an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitatsFWS - an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats; assesses the environmental impact of pesticides and nuclear power site and hydroelectric dams and thermal pollution
Department of the Interior, DoI, Interior Department, Interior - the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
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Finally, to test the last hypothesis we ran models regressing GS wages and FWS wages on both overall private sector wages and cost-of-living estimates to assess the relative contribution of these two local market phenomena.
As part of the Department of the Interior, the FWS endeavors to conserve, protect, and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
These included the period 1) before the switch from DWA to FWS (April 25, 2013--April 24, 2014); 2) after the switch from DWA to FWS, but before the water advisory was issued (April 25, 2014--January 2, 2015); 3) after the switch to FWS, and after issuance of the water advisory (January 3, 2015-October 15, 2015); and 4) after the switch back to DWA from FWS (October 16, 2015--March 16, 2016).
Initially, BLM believed that the ESA required BLM to consult with FWS when reviewing the Road Project proposal.
UV offers a highly affordable and environmentally friendly way to eliminate these types of threats right at the point the water will be used for drinking, cooking or even washing," FWS president, Steve Norvell, said.
Section two of this paper advances the argument that the FWS needs regulatory guidance for hybrid listing decisions because the ESA definition of species and the best science available mandate are insufficient guides.
After retiring from FWS, Moriarty became active with the Friends of Silvio O.
FWS clips in front of the optic soldiers currently use.
Four Nili-Ravi buffalo bulls weighing 350 [+ or -] 30 kg, fitted with ruminal cannulae were used to evaluate the effects of FWS in a 4 x 4 Latin Square Design (LSD).
Asked how the new FWS policy on consultation will affect FERC approval of pipeline and LNG projects, Young Allen answers, "The jury is still out.
FWS Director Dale Hall and MMS Director Randall Luthi testified, both defending the decisions of their agencies and saying that the lease sales were are not likely to significantly endanger polar bears or their habitats.
The obvious solution is for FWS to offer compensation to landowners who agree to protect the bird, but in the past the agency has chosen sticks over carrots.