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Bullet policy · Oct 11, 2021

Biden Administration Restores Migratory Bird Protections

The Department of the Interior has launched a new course of action to restore protections under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and is inviting ideas to develop a new permit system that aims to protect migratory birds while authorizing some accidental bird deaths.
Bullet policy · Oct 11, 2021

Latest Public Policy Report

The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.

Bullet events · Sep 29, 2021

Integrating Environmental Data Across Spatial Scales

The Association of Ecosystem Research Centers (AERC) will hold a virtual briefing on Integrating Environmental Data Across Spatial Scales that will integrate discussions on environmental justice.
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Bullet policy · Sep 27, 2021

Latest Public Policy Report

The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.

Bullet policy · Sep 27, 2021

Congress Considers Stopgap Funding, Debt Ceiling Suspension

The House has passed a stopgap funding bill along party lines to keep the government operational at level-funding until December 3, 2021. The bill also includes a measure to suspend the U.S. debt ceiling through December 2022 and provide more than $26 billion in emergency aid for natural disasters.
Bullet policy · Sep 27, 2021

Interagency Report Outlines Best Practices for Diversity, Inclusion in STEM

The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), which coordinates science and technology policy across the federal research and development agencies, has released a new report describing best practices for strengthening diversity and inclusion in the federal STEM workforce.
Bullet policy · Sep 27, 2021

White House Expands Presidential Science Advisory Panel

President Biden issued an Executive Order on September 13 to expand the maximum size of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) from 26 to 32 members. Last week, he announced the names of 30 panel members who would constitute the “most diverse PCAST in U.S. History.”