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December 11th, 2017, 18:58:51 UTC +0000
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December 11th, 2017, 18:57:22 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
Laredo Morning Times
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

 
December 11th, 2017, 18:56:36 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
Bonner County Daily Bee
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:54:57 UTC +0000

KOMO News

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
KOMO News
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

 
December 11th, 2017, 18:52:30 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
San Francisco Chronicle
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:51:49 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
MyNorthwest.com
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:49:37 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com
KHQ Right Now
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:48:57 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
Midland Daily News
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:46:43 UTC +0000

Reward for Information on Slain Wolves Grows to $20000
U.S. News & World Report
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:45:55 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
seattlepi.com
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:45:23 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
Houston Chronicle
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:44:00 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
KULR-TV
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:43:00 UTC +0000

The Bellingham Herald

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
The Bellingham Herald
The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously announced reward by ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:43:00 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
Tri-City Herald
The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously announced reward by ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:43:00 UTC +0000

The Olympian

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
The Olympian
The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously announced reward by ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:43:00 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
The News Tribune
The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously announced reward by ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:41:00 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
Bryan-College Station Eagle
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

 
December 11th, 2017, 18:41:00 UTC +0000

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20000
Yakima Herald-Republic
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern Washington state has grown to $20,000. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Monday said they had doubled a previously ...

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December 11th, 2017, 18:28:00 UTC +0000

Reward Boosted to $20000 in Search for Killer of Two Washington Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SEATTLE— The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands today increased a reward to $20,000 for information leading to conviction in the killing of two wolves last month in northeast Washington. The groups also called for the U.S. Fish and ...

 
December 11th, 2017, 16:43:41 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Pacific Habitat for Humpback Whales Threatened by Fishing Gear, Ship Strikes, Oil Spills
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle Island Restoration Network and Wishtoyo Chumash Foundation today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect humpback whale habitat in the Pacific Ocean ...

 
December 11th, 2017, 16:43:41 UTC +0000

New Analysis: EPA Routinely Allows Ongoing Use of Untested Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has routinely been allowing use of unapproved pesticides under the pretext of an “emergency” when no actual emergency exists, according to an analysis released today by the Center for Biological ...

 
December 11th, 2017, 08:01:00 UTC +0000

Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted for Walmart
Brinkwire (press release)
MIAMI — Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to save the vanishing forest. The judge ...

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December 11th, 2017, 02:14:28 UTC +0000

Salt Lake Tribune

Here's a breakdown of the 5 lawsuits filed against Trump that challenge his cuts to 2 Utah national monuments
Salt Lake Tribune
Plaintiffs: 11 conservation groups (The Wilderness Society, National Parks Conservation Association, Sierra Club, Grand Canyon Trust, Defenders of Wildlife, Great Old Broads for Wilderness, Western Watersheds Project, WildEarth Guardians, Center for ...

 
December 10th, 2017, 22:10:17 UTC +0000

WLRN

Judge Halts Clearing Of Rare Forest Targeted For Walmart
WLRN
"We are elated," said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director for the Center for Biological Diversity, which filed the suit with Tropical Audubon, the Miami Pine Rocklands Coalition and the South Florida Wildlands Association. “The judge's order has given these ...

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December 10th, 2017, 21:33:45 UTC +0000

Judge stops US from allowing destruction of Miami forest
Brinkwire (press release)
MIAMI — A federal judge has temporarily blocked a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision that would have allowed the destruction of a rare forest near Miami to build a shopping center and apartments. U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro issued an order ...

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December 10th, 2017, 20:08:24 UTC +0000

Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted for Walmart
The News Herald
MIAMI (AP) — Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to save the vanishing forest. The ...

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December 10th, 2017, 18:35:00 UTC +0000

HuffPost

Judge Halts Razing Of Miami Forest Eyed For Walmart Center
HuffPost
An emergency injunction was issued Friday against the proposed Coral Reef Commons shopping center and apartment complex located outside of the Everglades National Park and Zoo Miami, the Associated Press reported. The order by Judge Ursula Ungaro came ...

 
December 10th, 2017, 17:53:30 UTC +0000

Digital Journal

Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted by Walmart
Digital Journal
The Center for Biological Diversity, Tropical Audubon Society, Miami Pine Rocklands Coalition and South Florida Wildlands Association sued the Trump administration December 8, 2017, for approving the Coral Reef Commons, a mega-development slated for ...

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December 10th, 2017, 13:50:00 UTC +0000

Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted for Fla. Walmart
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
MIAMI — Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to save the vanishing forest. The judge ...

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December 9th, 2017, 23:22:55 UTC +0000

WCTV

Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted for Wal-mart
WCTV
MIAMI (AP) -- Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to save the vanishing forest. The ...

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December 9th, 2017, 19:49:00 UTC +0000

Wink News

Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted for Walmart
Wink News
Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to save the vanishing forest. The judge issued ...

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December 9th, 2017, 17:19:00 UTC +0000

Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted for Walmart
KTAR.com
MIAMI (AP) — Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to save the vanishing forest. The ...

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December 9th, 2017, 17:12:00 UTC +0000

Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted for Walmart
Daily Mail
MIAMI (AP) - Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to save the vanishing forest. The ...

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December 8th, 2017, 22:53:00 UTC +0000

East Oregonian

Ranchers, advocates voice objections to Oregon Wolf Plan update
East Oregonian
The loss of a top pack member can cause the remaining wolves to become increasingly desperate and more likely to attack domesticated livestock, said Greenwald of the Center for Biological Diversity. “There's increasing science that it creates more ...

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December 8th, 2017, 20:23:13 UTC +0000

Miami Herald

Judge orders emergency halt to clearing of rare Miami forest targeted for Walmart
Miami Herald
Bulldozers downing trees in pine rockland targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work Friday after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to save the vanishing forest. Miami ...

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December 8th, 2017, 17:22:54 UTC +0000

EcoWatch

Lawsuit Launched Against Trump EPA for Approving Fracking Waste Dumping Into Gulf of Mexico
EcoWatch
The EPA's supposed to protect water quality, not help pollute the Gulf," said Kristen Monsell, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. "It's time for the courts to remind this agency that its mission is to safeguard the environment ...

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December 7th, 2017, 19:14:28 UTC +0000

Legal Action by Community Groups Defends Oakland's Ban on Coal Storage, Handling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Five organizations with offices in Oakland — West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Communities for a Better Environment, No Coal in Oakland and the Center for Biological Diversity — filed a friend of the ...

 
December 7th, 2017, 18:35:23 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched Challenging Trump Administration's Attack on Science, Endangered Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration over a new policy allowing state representatives with no scientific background to be included in endangered species determinations. “Species ...

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December 5th, 2017, 17:27:41 UTC +0000

Trump Administration Holds Largest-ever Oil-lease Sale in Alaska's Arctic Reserve
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
It's disgusting,” said Kristen Monsell, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “North Alaska is the country's last frontier, and he's letting the oil industry suck the life out of it.” Last year's lease sale of lands in the reserve ...

 
December 5th, 2017, 00:01:20 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Targets Trump's Slashing of Protections at Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Earthjustice is representing eight organizations in a suit charging that the president violated the 1906 Antiquities Act by stripping monument protections from this national treasure: The Wilderness Society, the Grand Canyon Trust, the Sierra Club ...

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December 4th, 2017, 21:30:33 UTC +0000

Groups Call on Trump Administration to Evaluate New Keystone XL Route
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Environmental groups filed letters today urging the Trump administration to analyze the environmental impacts of the approved route for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The groups — including the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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December 4th, 2017, 14:21:07 UTC +0000

Marketplace.org

Could drilling rigs pop up in Bears Ears National Monument in Utah?
Marketplace.org
It's an industrialized landscape, that's what it would become,” said Randi Spivak, public lands program director at the Center For Biological Diversity. Environmental groups are not the only ones who are worried. Bears Ears is an area covered in thick ...

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December 3rd, 2017, 05:50:48 UTC +0000

EPA's Pruitt Pushed Through Directive Favoring Polluters, Lawsuit Says
The Real News Network
The Center For Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency on November 29 for refusing to release public records regarding an agency directive announced by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt in May 2017. The directive ...

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December 3rd, 2017, 05:50:48 UTC +0000

EPA's Pruitt Pushed Through Directive Favoring Polluters, Lawsuit Says
The Real News Network
The Center For Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency on November 29 for refusing to release public records regarding an agency directive announced by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt in May 2017. The directive ...

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November 29th, 2017, 17:59:51 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Seeks EPA Records on Pruitt's Damaging Settlement Directive
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Environmental Protection Agency today for refusing to release public records regarding Administrator Scott Pruitt's directive that limits the agency's ability to settle lawsuits — even when ...

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November 28th, 2017, 18:27:48 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's OK of Corporation's Plan to Drain California Desert Aquifer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Cadiz project will suck the desert dry while developers count their money,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's an unsustainable water-privatization scheme. Pumping ancient groundwater from the ...

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November 27th, 2017, 20:45:46 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Filed to Overturn Approval of Destructive Arizona Copper Mine
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— Four conservation groups filed suit in federal court today to overturn the U.S. Forest Service's approval of a controversial open-pit copper mine in southern Arizona's Santa Rita Mountains. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court ...

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November 22nd, 2017, 18:54:05 UTC +0000

Federal Lawsuit Challenging Keystone XL Approval Will Move Forward
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
GREAT FALLS, Mont.— A federal judge ruled today that a lawsuit brought by environmental and landowner groups over the Trump administration's approval of the cross-border permit for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline can proceed. The decision rejects ...

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November 22nd, 2017, 01:26:01 UTC +0000

Concerned Citizens and Environmental Groups Stop Oil Train in its Tracks
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
A lawsuit filed by Earthjustice on behalf of the Association of Irritated Residents, Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club claimed that Kern County's certification of an environmental impact report (EIR) failed to meet its legal duty to fully ...

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November 21st, 2017, 18:10:32 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Legal Notice Pushes US to Embargo Mexican Seafood Caught With Vaquita Porpoise-killing Nets
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Conservation groups filed a legal notice today pressing the U.S. government to ban seafood caught from Mexico's Upper Gulf of California in an effort to save the last remaining vaquita porpoises. The main threat to the vaquita's survival ...

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November 21st, 2017, 18:10:32 UTC +0000

Legal Notice Pushes US to Embargo Mexican Seafood Caught With Vaquita Porpoise-killing Nets
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Conservation groups filed a legal notice today pressing the U.S. government to ban seafood caught from Mexico's Upper Gulf of California in an effort to save the last remaining vaquita porpoises. The main threat to the vaquita's survival ...

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November 20th, 2017, 23:54:53 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

$5000 Reward Offered for Information on Illegal Wolf Killing in Wallowa County
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for the illegal killing of OR-23, a 4-and-a-half-year-old gray wolf in Wallowa County. Oregon ...

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November 20th, 2017, 21:47:59 UTC +0000

E&E News

Trump about-face on elephant trophies could be legal misfire
E&E News
Citing the confusion, the Center for Biological Diversity and Natural Resources Defense Council sued the Trump administration today in a bid to keep the initial ban in place. "Trump's abrupt backpedaling after public outcry, while appreciated, shows ...

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November 20th, 2017, 20:20:52 UTC +0000

Politico (blog)

Groups file suit over elephant trophy decision
Politico (blog)
Two environmental groups are suing to reverse a decision — since suspended by President Donald Trump — to end a ban on importing elephant trophies from Zimbabwe. The Center for Biological Diversity and the Natural Resources Defense Council filed suit ...

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November 20th, 2017, 22:24:42 UTC +0000

Voice of America

Elephant Advocates Sue Trump Administration on Trophy Hunting
Voice of America
The lawsuit in federal court in Washington was the latest move in a saga that began last week when a trophy hunting group said at a conference in Africa that the White House was ready to overturn a rule banning the import of elephant trophies, sparking ...

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November 20th, 2017, 17:02:09 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Elephant, Lion Trophy Import Decisions
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity and Natural Resources Defense Council sued the Trump administration today for allowing U.S. hunters to import elephant and lion trophies from Zimbabwe. The lawsuit aims to protect animals and resolve ...

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November 20th, 2017, 16:33:21 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Elephant, Lion Trophy Import Decisions
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON — The Center for Biological Diversity and Natural Resources Defense Council sued the Trump administration today for allowing U.S. hunters to import elephant and lion trophies from Zimbabwe. The lawsuit aims to protect animals and resolve ...

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November 17th, 2017, 11:49:22 UTC +0000

Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity Reports Trump Administration Reverses Elephant Trophy Import Ban
Sierra Sun Times
November 17, 2017 - WASHINGTON— Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke yesterday formally reversed an Obama administration ban on importing elephant trophies from Zimbabwe. Making the announcement as a coup is going on in Zimbabwe, Zinke's U.S. Fish and ...

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November 17th, 2017, 01:28:06 UTC +0000

California Court Confirms San Diego Governments Violated Law With Sprawl-promoting Transportation Plan
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Cleveland National Forest Foundation, the Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club challenged SANDAG's 2011 approval of the transportation plan under the California Environmental Quality Act. The California Attorney General joined in the ...

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November 16th, 2017, 16:31:02 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Administration Reverses Elephant Trophy Import Ban
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is horrific news for Africa's rapidly vanishing elephants, and the Trump administration's timing couldn't be more bizarre,” said Tanya Sanerib, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Corruption was already a huge concern in ...

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November 16th, 2017, 00:46:00 UTC +0000

The Times Herald

Hellbender gets Senate OK as official Pennsylvania amphibian
The Times Herald
This undated photo provided by Peter Petokas, a research associate at the Clean Water Institute of Lycoming College's biology department, shows an adult Eastern hellbender, an aquatic salamander that can grow up to two feet long, making them the ...

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November 15th, 2017, 19:22:16 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Texas to Propose Ending Unlimited Commercial Wild Turtle Trapping
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
AUSTIN, Texas— In response to a petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and several Texas-based conservation organizations, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Tuesday agreed to propose a rule ending unlimited commercial trapping ...

 
November 15th, 2017, 19:22:16 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Texas to Propose Ending Unlimited Commercial Wild Turtle Trapping
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
AUSTIN, Texas— In response to a petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and several Texas-based conservation organizations, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Tuesday agreed to propose a rule ending unlimited commercial trapping ...

 
November 15th, 2017, 16:23:28 UTC +0000

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Environmental group says California crabbers harming whales
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
SAN FRANCISCO — An environmental group wants the federal government to declare that California's crab fishing industry is dangerous to whales. The Center for Biological Diversity says it's petitioned the government to rank the Dungeness crab fishery ...

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November 15th, 2017, 15:31:37 UTC +0000

SeafoodNews

Center For Biological Diversity Takes Aim at California Dungeness Fishery With New Petition
SeafoodNews
Center For Biological Diversity Takes Aim at California Dungeness Fishery With New Petition SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - November 15, 2017 Center For Biological Diversity Takes Aim at California Dungeness Fishery With New Petition ...

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November 15th, 2017, 02:11:52 UTC +0000

Beloit Daily News

Environmental group says California crabbers harming whales
Beloit Daily News
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a humpback whale entangled in fishing line, ropes, buoys and anchors in the Pacific Ocean off Crescent City, Calif. Rescuers freed the badly tangled ...

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November 14th, 2017, 18:00:20 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

California's Dungeness Crab Fishery Targeted With Petition, Lawsuit for Harming Whales as Season Opens
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— As commercial Dungeness crab season opens Nov. 15 in California, the Center for Biological Diversity is petitioning the federal government to rank the fishery as one of the most dangerous to whales because of increased entanglements in ...

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November 14th, 2017, 17:30:25 UTC +0000

Miami New Times

Trump Denies Endangered Status to Florida Lizard Threatened by Sea-Level Rise
Miami New Times
Now the brown and pink lizard has a new foe: the Trump administration. Over the past 20 years, scientists have mapped the decline of the population of Florida Keys mole skinks and expect them to effectively disappear in the next half-century. Even so ...

 
November 14th, 2017, 16:14:27 UTC +0000

Los Angeles Times

This endangered snail lives only in the LA area. Can the little creatures be saved?
Los Angeles Times
Before Los Angeles was developed, the San Gabriel chestnut snail was a common sight from Compton to the San Gabriel Mountains. But today, experts say, it survives only in the Angeles National Forest and on adjacent private lands between Glendora and ...

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November 13th, 2017, 23:10:40 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Legal Protest Launched Against Massive Nevada Fracking Plan
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ELY, Nev. — Three conservation groups filed an administrative protest today against an enormous Bureau of Land Management oil and gas lease auction, scheduled for Dec. 12, that would allow fracking on more than 600 square miles of Nevada public lands ...

 
November 13th, 2017, 20:18:41 UTC +0000

Scientist Condemns “Absurd” Trump Fossil Fuel Panel at UN Conference
Common Dreams
BONN, Germany - The Trump administration hosted a panel at the United Nations climate conference today to promote the use of coal, natural gas and nuclear energy as climate mitigation strategies. “It's patently absurd to suggest that coal has any role ...

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November 13th, 2017, 19:44:11 UTC +0000

Common Dreams

Endangered Species Protection Sought for Imperiled Los Angeles Snail
Common Dreams
LOS ANGELES - The Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeking Endangered Species Act protection for a rare snail that lives only in the Los Angeles area. Before the city was developed, the San ...

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November 13th, 2017, 18:01:36 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Endangered Species Protection Sought for Imperiled Los Angeles Snail
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeking Endangered Species Act protection for a rare snail that lives only in the Los Angeles area. Before the city was developed, the San ...

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November 9th, 2017, 16:54:26 UTC +0000

New Report: California Oil Among World's Dirtiest
Common Dreams
Bonn, Germany - Three-quarters of California's oil is as climate-damaging as Canadian tar sands crude, according to a Center for Biological Diversity report released today at the United Nations climate change conference in Bonn, Germany. Oil Stain: How ...

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November 9th, 2017, 16:03:19 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Report: California Oil Among World's Dirtiest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BONN, Germany— Three-quarters of California's oil is as climate-damaging as Canadian tar sands crude, according to a Center for Biological Diversity report released today at the United Nations climate change conference in Bonn, Germany. Oil Stain: How ...

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November 6th, 2017, 22:53:49 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Feds Stop Using M-44 Cyanide Bombs, Other Cruel Tools to Kill Colorado Wildlife
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
DENVER— In response to a lawsuit from wildlife groups, the USDA's Wildlife Services in Colorado has agreed to temporarily halt the use of M-44s — deadly cyanide capsules employed to kill animals — while it completes a new environmental analysis. The ...

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November 6th, 2017, 20:59:17 UTC +0000

FOX31 Denver

'Cyanide bombs' in Colorado: Government agrees to stop using devices investigated by FOX31 Problem Solvers
FOX31 Denver
The Center for Biological Diversity said it hopes the federal ruling puts pressure on the USDA to do away with M-44s everywhere. In December 2016, Colorado Parks and Wildlife approved two highly controversial plans to kill large numbers of black bears ...

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November 6th, 2017, 17:23:35 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration's Denial of Protection to Florida Lizard
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
MIAMI— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of its intent to sue the Trump administration for denying protection to the Florida Keys mole skink under the Endangered Species Act. Today's filing noted that the U.S. Fish and ...

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November 4th, 2017, 12:08:42 UTC +0000

Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity Reports Fifth Lawsuit Challenges Destructive Highway-widening Through Ancient ...
Sierra Sun Times
November 4, 2017 - SAN FRANCISCO— Environmental groups and local residents again sued the California Department of Transportation for approving a highway-widening project that would needlessly damage or destroy thousand-year-old redwood trees in ...

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November 3rd, 2017, 16:00:21 UTC +0000

Fifth Lawsuit Challenges Destructive Highway-widening Through Ancient California Redwoods
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
It's the same terrible proposal to damage ancient redwoods in our state park with no benefits to the community,” said Jeff Miller of the Center for Biological Diversity. “There's no compelling traffic or safety reason to destroy these beautiful trees ...

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November 3rd, 2017, 12:32:09 UTC +0000

Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity Says California Wildlife Win Protections From Federal Trapping, Gunning
Sierra Sun Times
numerous protections for wildlife in Northern California, including a ban on traps and aerial gunning in designated “wilderness areas.” Today's settlement also requires Wildlife Services to analyze the environmental impacts of its killing of coyotes ...

 
November 2nd, 2017, 20:10:08 UTC +0000

Nevadans Unite to Oppose Leasing in Ruby Mountains for Drilling, Fracking
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ELKO, Nev.— Conservation groups filed comments today urging the U.S. Forest Service to halt plans to lease out 54,000 acres for drilling and fracking in the Ruby Mountains, one of Nevada's most scenic and popular recreation areas. “This may be the ...

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November 2nd, 2017, 10:13:23 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity Reports the House Passes Legislation Attacking National Forest Protections
Sierra Sun Times
November 2, 2017 - WASHINGTON— In a partisan vote, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation yesterday that would devastate national forests by gutting endangered species protections and rubber-stamping huge center for ...

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November 1st, 2017, 19:04:50 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

California Wildlife Win Protections From Federal Trapping, Gunning
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a big victory for California wildlife targeted by this federal program's horrifically destructive war on animals,” said Collette Adkins, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney representing the conservation groups involved in the lawsuit ...

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November 1st, 2017, 17:51:21 UTC +0000

Trump Administration Targets Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This appalling recommendation threatens to destroy one of the world's most breathtakingly beautiful regions to give free handouts to the mining industry,” said Allison Melton, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Trump ...

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October 31st, 2017, 23:11:12 UTC +0000

Chicago Tribune

Stop Longmeadow group says harm to bumblebee a 'universal matter'
Chicago Tribune
Opponents' sign about the Longmeadow Parkway Bridge Corridor was posted in April due to a federal lawsuit. (Gloria Casas/Courier-News). Erin SauderElgin Courier-News. Privacy Policy. An Arizona-based environmental group's plans to file a lawsuit in ...

 
October 31st, 2017, 20:14:23 UTC +0000

Legal Action Aims to Block Fracking, Save Utah Sage Grouse
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Zinke and the BLM seem determined to drive this iconic bird to extinction,” said Michael Saul, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “When sage grouse and their habitat are healthy, it benefits a host of other species. The Trump ...

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October 26th, 2017, 17:04:12 UTC +0000

FEMA Flood Insurance Proposal Ignores Sea-level Rise
Common Dreams
“This climate-change denying insurance proposal will encourage people to continue building in areas likely to be flooded by hurricane surges and sea-level rise,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “Hurricanes ...

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October 26th, 2017, 16:49:20 UTC +0000

FEMA Flood Insurance Proposal Ignores Sea-level Rise
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... and sea-level rise,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “Hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Irma should be the wake-up call to all Americans that we can't ignore climate change anymore and must take immediate ...

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October 25th, 2017, 22:28:38 UTC +0000

Seattle Times

Frightening lack of clarity on ghost-shrimp pesticide
Seattle Times
Olympia resident Nathan Donley is a former cancer researcher who is now a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. A look at some of the triggers for the shrimp's swelling population offers a chilling reminder of the many challenges and ...

 
October 24th, 2017, 19:23:05 UTC +0000

European Parliament Votes to Ban Glyphosate
Common Dreams
STRASBOURG, France - The European Parliament, representing 28 countries and more than 500 million people, voted today in support of phasing out glyphosate over the next five years and immediately banning its use in households. “The European Parliament ...

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October 24th, 2017, 16:57:04 UTC +0000

European Parliament Votes to Ban Glyphosate
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
STRASBOURG, France— The European Parliament, representing 28 countries and more than 500 million people, voted today in support of phasing out glyphosate over the next five years and immediately banning its use in households. “The European Parliament ...

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October 24th, 2017, 15:42:26 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Conservation Groups Join Reward to Catch Oregon Wolf-killer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
We hope someone will do the right thing and come forward with information,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We are helping contribute to the reward fund in the hopes of finding the perpetrator and ...

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October 20th, 2017, 17:14:21 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Chambered Nautilus Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The National Marine Fisheries Service proposed Endangered Species Act protection today for the chambered nautilus, which is threatened with extinction due to overharvesting for the international shell trade. In response to a scientific ...

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October 18th, 2017, 23:55:42 UTC +0000

Chicago Tribune

Group concerned Longmeadow Parkway project will harm bumblebee
Chicago Tribune
The rusty-patched bumblebee has already declined by an estimated 91 percent, yet the agency recently signed off on a federal highway project in Illinois that will destroy bee habitat, Stephanie Parent, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological ...

 
October 18th, 2017, 02:28:44 UTC +0000

Oakland City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Offshore Fracking, Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's resolution was supported by the Center for Biological Diversity, which has organized a series of California resolutions opposing offshore drilling and fracking. Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Berkeley, Arcata, Goleta, Malibu, San Luis Obispo and ...

 
October 16th, 2017, 16:46:56 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Rusty Patched Bumblebee
Common Dreams
CHICAGO - The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Federal Highway Administration and Illinois Department of Transportation for failing to prevent harm to the endangered rusty patched bumblebee. In awarding ...

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October 12th, 2017, 20:19:15 UTC +0000

The Mercury News

Group plans to sue over walrus protection
The Mercury News
The Center for Biological Diversity called the action last week by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service “an unlawful, politically motivated decision” that deprives walruses of needed protections in the face of climate change and melting sea ice. “There's ...

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October 12th, 2017, 19:11:17 UTC +0000

Legal Protest Targets New Fracking in Ohio's Wayne National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Fracking would transform watersheds in Ohio's only national forest into polluted industrial zones,” said Taylor McKinnon of the Center for Biological Diversity. “These precious forests provide clean water, wildlife refuges and quiet recreation. They ...

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October 12th, 2017, 18:01:03 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched Against Trump Administration for Denying Pacific Walruses Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Lawsuit Launched Against Trump Administration for Denying Pacific Walruses Endangered Species Act Protection. WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the Trump administration for denying the Pacific ...

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October 12th, 2017, 15:23:43 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Fight EPA's Delay of Power Plant Heavy Metal Pollution Limits
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency today for delaying portions of an “effluent limitation” rule limiting heavy metals in power-plant wastewater. “The Trump ...

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