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Revisions to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Special Rule for the African Elephant

Description: This report answers questions about the revisions to the Endangered Species Act Special Rule for the African elephant. Questions include: why didn't the Service ban all ivory trade, What is the U.S. role in illegal elephant ivory trade, how do the changes to the African elephant rule affect trade in African elephant ivory. Additional questions and answers are included in the report.
Date: July 6, 2016
Creator: United States. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Annotated Bibliography of the Potential Environmental Impacts of Chlorination and Disinfection Byproducts Relevant to Offshore Liquefied Natural Gas Port Facilties

Description: Annotated bibliography on the environmental consequences for larval/juvenile fishes and important invertebrates when chlorinated water and other toxic disinfection byproducts from offshore, open-loop water circulation systems are discharged into the surrounding marine environment.
Date: December 2006
Creator: Shaw, Richard F. & Baggett, Kevin W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Degradation of Synthetic-Based Drilling Mud Base Fluids by Gulf of Mexico Sediments: [Project Summary]

Description: Summary describes the work completed on Eastern, Central and Western areas of the Gulf of Mexico to determine the impact of synthetic-based fluids from offshore drilling on microbial sediments. It includes background information on the project funding and sponsorship, goals, methodology, and findings.
Date: August 2006
Creator: Roberts, D. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Economic Effects of Legislation to Reduce Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

Description: Report discussing global climate change that poses one of the nation's most significant long-term policy challenges. The report makes four key points: Climate change is an international problem, the economic impact of a policy to ameliorate that risk would depend importantly on the design of the policy., reducing the risk of climate change would come at some cost to the economy, and climate legislation would cause permanent shifts in production and employment away from industries focused on the production of carbon-based energy and energy-intensive goods and services toward the production of alternative energy sources and less-energy-intensive goods and services.
Date: September 2009
Creator: United States. Congressional Budget Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Archaeological and Biological Analysis of World War II Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico: Artificial Reef Effect in Deep Water

Description: The objective of this research is to find, identify, and study each vessel that was a casualty of German U-boats. The second point of their research is to determine the biological effects of the boats on the environment.
Date: April 2007
Creator: Church, R.; Warren, D.; Cullimore, R.; Johnston, L.; Schroeder, W.; Patterson, W. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

USAID 2014 Annual Conference Report

Description: Report of the United States Agency for International Development's expenditures for conferences in excess of $100,000 for the year 2014. This information is presented in a chart format that includes the name of the conference, dates, location, number of attendees, cost, and a description of the conference. This report is in compliance with the Office of Management and Budget's memorandum Promoting Efficient Spending to Support Agency Operations.
Date: 2014
Creator: United States. Agency for International Development.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department