Daniel Patterson
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"Daniel Todd Patterson" was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the First Barbary War, and the War of 1812.

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It's a stall tactic coming out of hostile politics in Washington.

The burden to show that this is necessary falls on the government. There was no transparency. This is disturbing.

It's very highly endangered, in the Coachella Valley especially. The next step, hopefully, is that the government will stop delaying and do the right thing for the lizard.

Without protection of the endangered species act we would have lost hundreds of additional species including the owls and those are all related to our quality of life.

It's never an easy call to kill a sheep like that, ... but in this current situation, that's been one of the needs, to get fresh samples.

Without a listing it really just gets lip service.

This decision is about as strong as it gets and confirms all of our concerns about the dunes environment.

They might have a point if they were being squeezed into small areas, but they're not. They still have more than 100 square miles.

You can't just go out and plow lizard habitat into the ground.