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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Three Species Gain Endangered Species Act Protection Under Trump
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's action came in response to two 2011 settlement agreements with the Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians under which the Fish and Wildlife Service made protection decisions for hundreds of vulnerable species over the past six ...
Three at-risk species are now protected under the Endangered Species ActThe Verge
After Long Wait, 3 Endangered Species Win Federal ProtectionCourthouse News Service
Once-Plentiful Hawaii Bird Now Protected By Endangered Species ActHonolulu Civil Beat

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Video Shows Wild Jaguar in Arizona
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity released new video today of a wild jaguar currently living in the United States, named “Sombra” by students of the Paulo Freire Freedom School in Tucson. Captured on remote sensor cameras in the ...
New video released of jaguar in Chiricahua MountainsKGUN
Video: Wild jaguar 'Sombra' seen again in S. Az mountains, confirmed to be maleTucsonSentinel.com
Rare jaguar spotted in Arizona mountainsTucson News Now

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Lawsuit Challenges San Diego Border-wall Waiver as Unconstitutional
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN DIEGO— The Center for Biological Diversity today expanded its lawsuit against border wall and prototype projects in San Diego, challenging the Trump administration's authority to waive environmental laws and calling for an end to the ...

 

Court Upholds Rule Requiring Traceability for At-risk Seafood Imports
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In May Oceana (represented by Earthjustice), the Center for Biological Diversity and the Natural Resources Defense Council filed a joint amicus brief in support of the Seafood Traceability Rule. Yesterday's decision is in response to the remaining ...

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Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Trump's Pardoning of Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Pardoning Joe Arpaio who refused to obey a court order to cease racial profiling is a disgusting attack on America's judicial system and civil rights. Doing so on the heels of defending white supremacists in Charlottesville and encouraging police ...

 

For Immediate Release, September 14, 2017
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— A document recently obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity shows that the U.S. Forest Service's Northern Rockies office took eight months to complete a routine assessment of the impacts of logging and mining on critical habitat ...

 

TIME

US Trade Commission's Solar Imports Decision Endangers Climate Progress
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The trade commission made an enormous and dangerous mistake in its liability finding,” said Howard Crystal, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Now we have to make sure it proposes remedies that don't impair the incredible ...
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells (Whether or Not Partially or Fully Assembled into Other Products) | USITCUSITC
In Solar Trade Dispute, Will Proposed Tariffs Cost Industry Jobs?NPR

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Bay Area Indymedia

Analysis: Nearly 1 Million Pounds of Seven Deadly Air Pollutants Released by Texas Refineries During Harvey Floods
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... petrochemical plants in south Texas released nearly 1 million pounds of seven especially dangerous air pollutants during flaring and chemical spills triggered by Hurricane Harvey, according to a new Center for Biological Diversity analysis of ...
Analysis: Harvey Triggered Release of Nearly a Million Pounds of Toxic Air PollutantsCommon Dreams

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Nevada Bans Destructive Commercial Reptile Collection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAS VEGAS— The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners today voted to permanently ban the commercial collection of reptiles. The ban is in response to advocacy by the Center for Biological Diversity, dozens of scientists and hundreds of supporters.

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New York Ends Unsustainable Commercial Terrapin Turtle Harvest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ALBANY, N.Y.— The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today adopted a rule to end commercial harvest of diamondback terrapins, responding in part to comments from the Center for Biological Diversity, the New York Turtle and ...

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FOX 10 News Phoenix

New video shows wild jaguar roaming in southern Arizona
ABC News
This 2017 image taken from a remote night video camera and provided by the Center for Biological Diversity shows a wild jaguar in Arizona. Wildlife conservationists released the new video footage showing what is believed to be the third jaguar to be ...
Jaguar caught on video could be first female in Arizona in 50 yearsAZCentral.com
Jaguar, named Shadow, roams through Arizona mountainsThe Sydney Morning Herald

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AZCentral.com

With a clearer view, biologists conclude roaming Arizona jaguar is a male
AZCentral.com
The Center for Biological Diversity on Thursday released video of the jaguar — the seventh known to have prowled southern Arizona since the mid-1990s — with a note of hope that it could be the first female in that number. An automated trail camera ...
Jaguar caught on camera in southern ArizonaKOB 4
Camera trap spots Arizona jaguar — again!Mother Nature Network
Video of Chiricahua jaguar 'Sombra' released by environmental groupArizona Daily Star
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OPB News

Proposed Washington Gas Refinery Defeated, Permits Ruled Invalid
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OLYMPIA, Wash.— The Center for Biological Diversity, Columbia Riverkeeper and Sierra Club received a victory today in their challenge to a proposed methanol refinery in Kalama, Wash. Washington's Shorelines Hearings Board ruled that the Port of ...
Ruling Invalidates Key Permits For Proposed Wash. Methanol PlantOPB News
State board nixes Kalama methanol permitsLongview Daily News

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AZ Big Media

Trump's Wall Would Protect Hundreds Of Miles Of Critical Habitat And Environmentalists Want To Stop It
The Daily Caller
The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and Democrat Rep. Raúl Grijalva of Arizona, who sits on CBD's advisory board, are calling the DHS waivers “unconstitutional” acts that represent “dangerous disregard for our environment.” “Trump's border wall ...
Scientists: Desert turtle endangered, 100 left in ArizonaDeccan Chronicle

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WHAS 11.com

Endangered species, and the wall that could silence them
WHAS 11.com
Ranchers fear the federal regulations that could accompany the cats or any other federally endangered species, and some prioritize security — theirs and the nation's — over biodiversity. When two mountain lion hunters photographed separate jaguars in ...

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Why Did Trump Ditch Airplane Pollution Standards?
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted a Freedom of Information Act request yesterday seeking records related to the EPA's decision to stop work on an aircraft carbon dioxide emissions standard. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has ...

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Common Dreams

As Scotland Vows 100% Transition to Electric Cars, US Caves to Auto Industry's Dirty Demands
Common Dreams
"The Trump administration's giveaway to the auto industry is an unlawful move that hurts efforts to fight global warming and shield children and the elderly from harmful tailpipe pollution," says a senior counsel for the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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Court Orders Trump's EPA to Clean Up Deadly Soot Pollution in Six States
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Clean Air Act lawsuit was brought by the Center for Biological Diversity and the Center for Environmental Health. In Monday's ruling the court found that the Scott Pruitt-led EPA is illegally delaying measures to reduce dangerous soot pollution ...

 

Charlotte Observer

Anti-fracking suit seeks to block oil drilling on BLM land
Las Vegas Sun
The Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity say the government failed to consider potential consequences of hydraulic fracturing ranging from harm to sage grouse to contamination of water resources. They say it's the first time the BLM has ...
Lawsuit aims to block oil drilling on US land in NevadaKHQ Right Now

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Public Records Sought on EPA, Beef Lobby Collusion to Weaken Water Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted a Freedom of Information Act request today seeking communications between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and beef-lobbying groups. The filing seeks information about EPA ...

 

Gillette News Record

More grizzly bears roaming outside national parks in Wyoming ...
Gillette News Record
CHEYENNE — A growing number of grizzly bears are moving outside their established habitat in and around Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, causing ...

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Q13 FOX

Ruling invalidates key permits for Kalama methanol project
The Spokesman-Review
Columbia Riverkeeper, Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity, which challenged the environmental review, cheered Friday's decision. Northwest Innovation Works President Vee Godley said the company is disappointed. He said in an emailed ...
Year after Tideflats methanol plant canceled, permits for Kalama version invalidatedThe News Tribune
Permits invalidated for big Washington state methanol plantAtlanta Journal Constitution

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Wildlife Services Kills Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf in Arizona
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's sickening that the Trump administration is so heartless it would gun down Mexican wolves on behalf of the livestock industry,” said Michael Robinson, conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Diamond pack has needlessly ...

 

Washington Post

Request Seeks Evidence That Trump's Reversal of Coastal Flood Protections Is Driven by Climate Denial, Contempt for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a Freedom of Information Act request today seeking public records connected to President Trump's rollback of an Obama executive order and federal flood-protection rule. Just 10 days before Harvey ...
Executive Order – Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and ...ObamaWhiteHouse.gov

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House Republicans Push Legislation Attacking Wolves, Polar Bears, Clean Water
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's a cynical joke to say this bill helps hunters and sportsmen,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “There's nothing sportsmanlike about slaughtering wolves or poisoning clean waters. This bill is ...

 

Roanoke Times

Curry: Wildlife lovers savor candy darter study story
Roanoke Times
Curry is a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity where she heads the campaign to halt the Southeast freshwater extinction crisis. As a child I spent summers wading in the creek behind my house in eastern Kentucky looking for turtles ...

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House Republicans Advance Five Bills to Weaken Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“These cynical bills would put hundreds of plants and animals on a fast track to extinction,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Rep. Bishop and the other Republicans on the House Natural Resources ...

 

California Groups Challenge Legality of Proposed Bonds for Delta Tunnel Project
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The groups — Friends of the River, the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Planning and Conservation League, Restore the Delta, and Sierra Club — are challenging the California Department of Water Resource's claim that it has ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Analysis: Majority of Flooded Texas Superfund Sites in Low-income Neighborhoods, Communities of Color
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HOUSTON— A majority of polluted Superfund sites flooded in Texas by Hurricane Harvey are in low-income neighborhoods or communities of color, according to U.S. Census data analyzed by the Center for Biological Diversity. Today's analysis found that ...
When Texas' Most Toxic Sites Flooded These Are the Communities that Suffered MostMother Jones
In post-Harvey Houston, extent of water contamination largely unknownTexas Tribune

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Emergency Endangered Species Protections Sought for Nevada's Dixie Valley Toad
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
RENO, Nev.— The Center for Biological Diversity formally petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today seeking emergency Endangered Species Act protection for the Dixie Valley toad, a newly discovered toad species found in central Nevada.

 
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