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Synonyms for FWS

an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats

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The estimates in panel B show that private sector blue-collar wages had a stronger effect on FWS pay than private sector white-collar wages, as expected.
The FWS is a small organization, and, according to the employee who triggered the investigation, most of the staff biologists know each other.
To examine whether there was a change in the proportion of BLLs [greater than or equal to]5 [micro]g/dL among children aged <6 years before, during, and after the switch to FWS, logistic regression was used to calculate odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs).
Accordingly, the Ninth Circuit held that BLM was not required to consult with FWS regarding the direct, indirect, or interrelated effects of the Wind Project.
As a result, the FWS uses the scientific definition of the word "species" to inform its listing decisions.
The FWS crew-served variant uses ballistic equations that provide a dynamic reticle with input from an integrated laser range finding device.
Orahoske says FERC's failure to get input from the FWS and NMFS would probably result in a lawsuit if FERC approved the project.
Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) listing of the cactus ferruginous pygmy owl under the Endangered Species Act was illegal, the FWS has proposed removing the bird from the endangered species list.
Knowing the species' vulnerability to West Nile virus, FWS scientists had inoculated the chick's parents with a condor-specific West Nile vaccine in 2003 and 2004.
Robinson's rocky relationship with the FWS deteriorated further in 2000 when the agency proposed listing more than a thousand acres on Robinson land on Kauai and Niihau as "critical habitat.
Under the amendment, if a landowner created and committed to a "habitat conservation plan" and met a series of other requirements, he could negotiate with the FWS or NMFS to receive an incidental take permit that would allow him to "take" a species so long as "such taking is incidental to, and not the purpose of, the carrying out of an otherwise lawful activity.
The FWS says pre-existing state and federal laws will protect eagles even after delisting.
Jose Juan Terrasa-Soler, an ecologist & environmental adviser to San Miguel, said the FWS endorsed the US$579 million project after its developer, San Miguel Luquillo Partners, made changes to the plan addressing environmental concerns such as the possible adverse effects on endangered species.