Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

African Lion (Panthera Leo Leo): Service Proposes Endangered Species Protection for the African Lion

Categories: Africa,Animals/Wildlife,Environment,Headlines,Laws/Regulations

Agency press release on proposed rule to list the African lion as endangered due to habitat loss, loss of prey, and increased human-lion conflicts.  Includes links to text of proposed rule and species profile.  From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants: Listing the African Lion Subspecies as Threatened ….

Categories: Africa,Animals/Wildlife,Environment,Laws/Regulations

Federal Register announcement of proposed rules that would list the African lion as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act and provide for conservation measures.  From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


Customer Choice and the Power Industry of the Future

Categories: Energy,Laws/Regulations,Science/Technology

Examines the effect of “distributed generation” models on the regulatory compact that has guided the electric utility industry since its emergence a century ago.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists