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Center for Biological Diversity sues EPA head Scott Pruitt for failure to respond
Legal News Line
The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Environmental Health filed a complaint on June 6 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Pruitt alleging that he failed to respond to the plaintiffs' request for the ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Administration to Strip Yellowstone Grizzlies of Endangered Species Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Trump administration is stripping protections from these magnificent animals just to appease a tiny group of trophy hunters who want to stick grizzly bear heads on their walls,” said Andrea Santarsiere, a senior attorney with the Center for ...
Grizzly Bears Are Off The Endangered Species ListThe Daily Caller
Grizzly delisting is completeJackson Hole News&Guide
Jettisoning 'Best Available Science,' Trump Admin. Tosses Out Federal Protections for Yellowstone's GrizzliesCommon Dreams
Tech Times -Department of the Interior -New York Times -NPR
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NPR

Wyoming Governor Attacks Endangered Species Act
Common Dreams
From wolves to grizzly bears to the tiny Wyoming toad, the Endangered Species Act has been a resounding success at preventing the extinction of our country's wildlife,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity.
Wyoming Toads Begin To Recover As States Seek Endangered Species Act OverhaulNPR

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New Study: Americans Want to Use More Renewable Energy ...
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - A new study by University of Washington researchers has found that a majority of Americans would prefer to use renewable energy at home if ...

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KJZZ

Center For Biological Diversity Files Notice Of Intent To Sue Over ...
KJZZ
As the bidding process for contractors to build the president's controversial border wall continues, environmentalists are speaking out. The Center for Biological ...
Green Group Sues DHS To Stop Prototype Phase ... - The Daily CallerThe Daily Caller
LAWSUIT LAUNCHED AGAINST TRUMP BORDER WALL"'PROTOTYPE" CONSTRUCTION AT SAN DIEGO BORDEREast County Magazine

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Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Center for Biological Diversity Says Border Wall Prototype Construction Illegal
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
And that's where the Center for Biological Diversity comes in. Last week CBD sent notice to DHS that it was in violation of federal law by not conducting an environmental review as required by the National Environmental Policy Act and Endangered ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Ban Sought on Commercial Trapping of Wild Turtles in Texas
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
AUSTIN, Texas— The Center for Biological Diversity and several Texas-based conservation organizations petitioned the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department ...

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Trump Administration Offers 195,000 Nevada Acres for Fracking
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAS VEGAS— Despite legal protests from conservation groups, the Bureau of Land Management is auctioning off 195,732 acres (304 square miles) of public ...

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EPA's Watchdog Office Tells EPA: Start Assessing Toxic Interactions Between Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The report cited the findings of the Center for Biological Diversity's landmark analysis, Toxic Concoctions: How the EPA Ignores the Dangers of Pesticide Cocktails, as evidence that the EPA has failed to collect the data needed to assess toxic ...

 

Lawsuit Challenges Highway Widening Through Ancient California ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
EUREKA, Calif.— Environmental groups and local residents today sued the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for approving a ...
Environmental groups file fourth lawsuit against Richardson Grove highway widening projectRedwood Times

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TheBlaze.com

Left-wing environmentalists working to undermine Trump's 'swamp' clean up
TheBlaze.com
Left-wing environmentalists working to undermine Trump's 'swamp' clean up The Center for Biological Diversity, a left-wing environmentalist group, is working to undermine President Donald Trump's effort to clean up "the swamp." (Astrid Riecken/Getty ...

 

Emergency Ban of Dicamba Pesticides Recommended in Arkansas
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“What we're seeing in Arkansas is proof of what we all already knew — that this dangerous, drift-prone pesticide is not safe to use,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Assurances from pesticide makers that ...

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Washington Post

Public Records Sought Over Massive Interior Senior Staffing Shake-up
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a Freedom of Information Act request for public records that address the sweeping reassignment of dozens of high-level staff within the Department of the Interior by Interior Secretary Ryan ...
Group demands documents on senior executive movesE&E News

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Lawsuit Seeks Documents on Trump Administration's Ties to Coal Industry
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for public records of closed-door meetings between the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and industry executives over the reversal of the Obama administration's ...

 

Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump EPA to Ensure Alabama, Mississippi Comply With Clean Air Act Conflict of Interest ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Mississippi and Alabama, which are the only states where the EPA has failed to enforce the requirement, have both been out of compliance with the requirement for nearly 40 years, according to the notice filed today by the Center for Biological ...

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Public Interest Groups, Farmers Challenge Oregon Mega-dairy Pollution Permit
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The challenge was filed by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Columbia Riverkeeper, Food & Water Watch, Friends of Family Farmers, Humane Oregon, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility and ...

 

WFDD

Arkansas Board OKs Emergency Ban of Drift-prone Pesticide
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— In response to more than 240 complaints of crop damage from the highly toxic and drift-prone pesticide dicamba, the Arkansas State Plant ...
Dicamba Updates | Arkansas Agriculture DepartmentArkansas Agriculture Department

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched Against Trump Border Wall 'Prototype' Construction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN DIEGO— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection over impacts to endangered species and critical habitat from building up to 20 ...
Environmental group targets border wall project, says prototypes will ...AZCentral.com

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California Commission Halts Hunting of Imperiled Sage Grouse
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SMITH RIVER, Calif.— The California Fish and Game Commission today voted to prohibit sage grouse hunting during the 2017–2018 season, citing spring ...

 

Trump Pulls Out of Paris Climate Agreement
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Trump just confirmed his total contempt for our planet's future,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “With this reckless rejection of international climate cooperation, the administration took a giant step ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Federal Recovery Plan for California Salamander Seeks to Protect 400000 Acres
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's recovery plan — which comes more than a decade after the amphibian received Endangered Species Act protection — is in accordance with a legal settlement between the agency and the Center for Biological Diversity. “With a recovery plan we can ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

California Protects Rare Foothill Yellow-legged Frog
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO— The California Fish and Game Commission voted today to advance the foothill yellow-legged frog as a candidate species under the California Endangered Species Act, responding to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity.

 

Florida Governor Signs Bipartisan Bill to Expand Solar Incentives
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“By approving these rooftop solar incentives, Governor Scott helped make the Sunshine State's energy future a bit brighter,” said Chad Tudenggongbu, a senior renewable energy campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This moderate step will ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Washington Wildlife Officials Too Quick to Kill Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OLYMPIA, Wash.— Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officials late Thursday released a new protocol that would allow wolves to be killed too soon ...
As summer grazing begins, Washington puts wolfpacks on shorter leashCapital Press

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Arizona Public Media

Forest Service Issues Premature Approval of Rosemont Mine
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Forest Service's announcement is premature to the point of being meaningless,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This fake decision is motivated by politics and corruption. It's a hollow ...
Rosemont Mine gets crucial OK from Forest ServiceArizona Daily Star

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House Votes to Weaken Environmental Protections for Power Line Rights-of-way
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This bill would kill innovative efforts to protect millions of acres of wildlife habitat from dangerous herbicides,” said Brett Hart, government affairs director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Rather than fully funding agencies so they can ...

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Hilcorp Alaska Expands Cook Inlet Offshore Leasing Despite Leaks ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ANCHORAGE— Hilcorp Alaska LLC, whose Cook Inlet offshore drilling infrastructure was plagued by an oil spill and gas pipeline leak earlier this year, was the ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Filed Against Federal Wildlife-killing Program in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Wildlife Services' cruel killing practices are ineffective, environmentally harmful and totally out of touch with science,” said Collette Adkins, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney representing the conservation groups involved in the lawsuit ...
Lawsuit plaintiffs seek to slow US killing of wildlifeSFGate

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Lawsuit Seeks Federal Briefing Documents on Trump's Border Wall
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency today for failing to provide briefing materials prepared for Trump's transition team that discuss construction of a wall ...

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Texas Fracking Protest Expanded to Include New Water-pollution Risks
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas— Citing new records showing the potential for drinking water contamination around Corpus Christi, the Center for Biological Diversity today supplemented its legal protest to a federal oil and gas lease sale planned for Thursday.

 
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