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January 24th, 2017, 16:57:05 UTC +0000

Reward Increased to $15000 for Information on Illegal Killing of Endangered Whooping Crane in Indiana
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
INDIANAPOLIS— The Center for Biological Diversity today added $5,000 to the reward for information leading to a conviction or fine in the latest illegal killing of an endangered whooping crane in Indiana, bringing the total reward offered to $15,000 ...

 
January 24th, 2017, 16:43:22 UTC +0000

Legal Action Taken to Defend Federal Truck Carbon Pollution Rule
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a legal intervention today in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to defend federal fuel-efficiency rules aimed at cutting air pollution and planet-warming emissions from big trucks and other heavy ...

 
January 24th, 2017, 14:17:13 UTC +0000

Agreement Protects San Diego's Vanishing Burrowing Owls, Increases Solar Energy
RealEstateRama (press release)
The settlement agreement was agreed to by conservation and environmental-justice groups the Center for Biological Diversity, Preserve Wild Santee, California Chaparral Institute, Coalition for a Safe Environment, Community Dreams and California Kids IAQ.

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January 24th, 2017, 13:45:07 UTC +0000

CA: Otay Mesa Airport Overhaul to Address Climate Change, Protect Burrowing Owls
AviationPros.com
"I have to commend the developer for looking for innovative strategies," said Jonathan Evans, the environmental health legal director for the Center for Biological Diversity, which challenged the project in court. "We'd much rather see that money go ...

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January 24th, 2017, 09:38:15 UTC +0000

Petition to expand whale protection zone
Islands' Weekly
Southern resident Orcas took a heavy hit last year, losing seven members, including matriarch J-2, Granny. In November, Orca Relief Citizens Alliance, the Center for Biological Diversity and Project Sea Wolf filed a petition with the National Oceanic ...

 
January 24th, 2017, 03:04:26 UTC +0000

On Final Day, Obama Administration Phases out Lead Ammo From National Wildlife Refuges
Bay Area Indymedia
“Even at extremely low levels, lead can cause a range of dangerous health and reproductive problems,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Switching to nontoxic ammunition will save the ...

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January 24th, 2017, 00:43:48 UTC +0000

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Otay Mesa airport overhaul to address climate change, protect burrowing owls
The San Diego Union-Tribune
“I have to commend the developer for looking for innovative strategies,” said Jonathan Evans, the environmental health legal director for the Center for Biological Diversity, which challenged the project in court. “We'd much rather see that money go ...

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January 23rd, 2017, 23:00:04 UTC +0000

The Herald-Times (subscription)

Reward in whooping crane's death now $15000
The Herald-Times (subscription)
... and conviction of the person or people responsible for killing a whooping crane found dead south of Lyons in Greene County has increased to $15,000. The increase came Monday after the Center for Biological Diversity added $5,000 to the reward amount.

 
January 23rd, 2017, 20:58:05 UTC +0000

Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides
Bay Area Indymedia
The plaintiff organizations bringing the lawsuit are National Family Farm Coalition, Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety and the Center for Biological Diversity, represented jointly by legal counsel from Earthjustice and Center for Food ...

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January 23rd, 2017, 19:40:43 UTC +0000

US Army Corps of Engineers Commits to Conduct New Environmental Studies Before Port Everglades Expansion ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Coral and coastal Floridians will benefit from the Corps pumping the brakes on this massive project,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We have to learn from our mistakes and do what's right for our ...

 
January 23rd, 2017, 19:40:43 UTC +0000

US Army Corps of Engineers Commits to Conduct New Environmental Studies Before Port Everglades Expansion ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Coral and coastal Floridians will benefit from the Corps pumping the brakes on this massive project,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We have to learn from our mistakes and do what's right for our ...

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January 23rd, 2017, 16:44:37 UTC +0000

Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The plaintiff organizations bringing the lawsuit are National Family Farm Coalition, Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety and the Center for Biological Diversity, represented jointly by legal counsel from Earthjustice and Center for Food ...

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January 23rd, 2017, 16:44:37 UTC +0000

Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The plaintiff organizations bringing the lawsuit are National Family Farm Coalition, Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety and the Center for Biological Diversity, represented jointly by legal counsel from Earthjustice and Center for Food ...

 
January 23rd, 2017, 16:38:43 UTC +0000

Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Once again the EPA is allowing staggering increases in pesticide use that will undoubtedly hurt our nation's most imperiled plants and animals,” said Nathan Donley, a scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Iconic species like endangered ...

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January 23rd, 2017, 16:30:58 UTC +0000

Agreement Protects San Diego's Vanishing Burrowing Owls, Increases Solar Energy
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The settlement agreement was agreed to by conservation and environmental-justice groups the Center for Biological Diversity, Preserve Wild Santee, California Chaparral Institute, Coalition for a Safe Environment, Community Dreams and California Kids IAQ.

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January 23rd, 2017, 16:20:25 UTC +0000

Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides
Wire Service Canada (press release)
"Once again the EPA is allowing staggering increases in pesticide use that will undoubtedly harm our nation's most imperiled plants and animals," said Nathan Donley, a scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. "Iconic species like endangered ...

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January 23rd, 2017, 08:18:47 UTC +0000

Public News Service

Groups Seek Moratorium on NE Arkansas Chicken Farms
Public News Service
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, the Arkansas Rights Koalition and the Center for Biological Diversity are among the groups asking that federal agencies review the environmental, animal welfare and public health impacts of expanding factory farm ...

 
January 21st, 2017, 18:02:00 UTC +0000

Napa Valley Register

Walt Ranch approvals head to court
Napa Valley Register
“If this luxury vineyard goes in, thousands of trees will be cut down, acres of wildlife habitat will be destroyed, new roads will be built, and limited water supplies will be depleted,” said Aruna Prabhala of the Center for Biological Diversity in a ...

 
January 21st, 2017, 02:30:20 UTC +0000

Losing Elliott means losing critters
The Register-Guard
These organizations of Oregon support saving the Elliott State Forest: Cascade Wildlands, Oregon Wild, the Audubon Society of Portland, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Oregon Coast Alliance, the League of Women Voters of Oregon, Back Country ...

 
January 21st, 2017, 01:48:42 UTC +0000

Coalition calls for pause on chicken farm loans
WMC Action News 5
Three groups have asked for a moratorium on the loans being provided for the construction of some chicken farms in Northeast Arkansas. The Animal Legal Defense Fund, Arkansas Right Koalition (ARK), and the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) helped ...

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January 21st, 2017, 01:33:25 UTC +0000

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Environmental groups file suit in Napa vineyard project
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
The Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club have filed a lawsuit challenging a decision by the Napa County Board of Supervisors to approve a vineyard conversion project between the city of Napa and Lake Berryessa. The board in December ...

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January 21st, 2017, 01:33:25 UTC +0000

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Environmental groups file suit in Napa vineyard project
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
The Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club have filed a lawsuit challenging a decision by the Napa County Board of Supervisors to approve a vineyard conversion project between the city of Napa and Lake Berryessa. The board in December ...

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January 20th, 2017, 22:14:56 UTC +0000

EPA, Enviros Reach Deadline Agreement On Ozone Plans
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Environmental Health and the Clean Air Council had sued the EPA in July, saying that the agency blew deadlines for holding states accountable for failing to submit complete air quality improvement ...

 
January 20th, 2017, 22:14:56 UTC +0000

EPA, Enviros Reach Deadline Agreement On Ozone Plans
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Environmental Health and the Clean Air Council had sued the EPA in July, saying that the agency blew deadlines for holding states accountable for failing to submit complete air quality improvement ...

 
January 20th, 2017, 19:08:30 UTC +0000

Feedstuffs

Environmental groups petition moratorium on new poultry permitting
Feedstuffs
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, along with the Arkansas Rights Koalition and the Center for Biological Diversity, petitioned two federal agencies to review the environmental, animal welfare and public health impacts of a number of rapidly expanding ...

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January 20th, 2017, 03:05:52 UTC +0000

Santa monica Observed

Utah Congressman Rob Bishop Wins Rubber Dodo Award
Santa monica Observed
The Center for Biological Diversity has given Utah Congressman Rob Bishop its annual Rubber Dodo award. The statue is awarded each year to the person or group who has most aggressively sought to destroy America's natural heritage or drive ...

 
January 20th, 2017, 01:33:58 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Challenges Approval of Destructive Napa Vineyard Development
Satellite PR News (press release)
NAPA, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club filed a lawsuit today challenging the approval of a large vineyard development in the mountains east of the city of Napa. The project will tear up more than 300 acres of undisturbed ...

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January 20th, 2017, 01:33:58 UTC +0000

Sonny Perdue Picked as Trump's Choice for Agriculture Secretary
Satellite PR News (press release)
... Agriculture who understands their intrinsic value, not someone who simply sees things in terms of commodities and profits,” said Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Many forests in Georgia are industrial ...

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January 19th, 2017, 23:51:38 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Challenges Approval of Destructive Napa Vineyard Development
Bay Area Indymedia
NAPA, Calif., January 19, 2017 — The Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club filed a lawsuit today challenging the approval of a large vineyard development in the mountains east of the city of Napa. The project will tear up more than 300 acres ...

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January 19th, 2017, 23:23:13 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Challenges Approval of Destructive Napa Vineyard Development
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NAPA, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club filed a lawsuit today challenging the approval of a large vineyard development in the mountains east of the city of Napa. The project will tear up more than 300 acres of undisturbed ...

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January 19th, 2017, 23:07:49 UTC +0000

Sonny Perdue Picked as Trump's Choice for Agriculture Secretary
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... them home, need someone at the U.S. Department of Agriculture who understands their intrinsic value, not someone who simply sees things in terms of commodities and profits,” said Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological ...

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January 19th, 2017, 23:07:49 UTC +0000

Sonny Perdue Picked as Trump's Choice for Agriculture Secretary
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... them home, need someone at the U.S. Department of Agriculture who understands their intrinsic value, not someone who simply sees things in terms of commodities and profits,” said Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological ...

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January 19th, 2017, 20:00:46 UTC +0000

Mexican Environmental Activist, Winner of Goldman Prize, Murdered in Relative's Home
KRWG
“The murder of Isidro Baldenegro López is outrageous and deeply troubling,” said Peter Galvin, cofounder of the Center for Biological Diversity. “He was a leader in a long and difficult struggle to save one of the world's most incredible and biodiverse ...

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January 19th, 2017, 19:58:50 UTC +0000

Mexican Environmental Activist, Winner of Goldman Prize, Murdered in Relative's Home
Common Dreams
“The murder of Isidro Baldenegro López is outrageous and deeply troubling,” said Peter Galvin, cofounder of the Center for Biological Diversity. “He was a leader in a long and difficult struggle to save one of the world's most incredible and biodiverse ...

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January 19th, 2017, 19:26:27 UTC +0000

Settlement Garners Fisher Review, Group Says
Courthouse News Service
Listing these fishers under the Act was determined to be “not warranted” in 2011, but the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) petitioned the agency again on behalf of the fishers in September 2013. Under the timeline mandated by the Endangered ...

 
January 19th, 2017, 18:39:40 UTC +0000

Mexican Environmental Activist, Winner of Goldman Prize, Murdered in Relative's Home
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The murder of Isidro Baldenegro López is outrageous and deeply troubling,” said Peter Galvin, cofounder of the Center for Biological Diversity. “He was a leader in a long and difficult struggle to save one of the world's most incredible and biodiverse ...

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January 19th, 2017, 08:17:00 UTC +0000

Courthouse News Service

Settlement Garners Fisher Review, Group Says
Courthouse News Service
Listing these fishers under the Act was determined to be “not warranted” in 2011, but the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) petitioned the agency again on behalf of the fishers in September 2013. Under the timeline mandated by the Endangered ...

 
January 19th, 2017, 05:11:08 UTC +0000

EPA Analysis: 97 Percent of Endangered Species Threatened by Two Common Pesticides
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON, January 18, 2017 — The Environmental Protection Agency today released its first rigorous nationwide analysis of the effects of pesticides on endangered species, finding that 97 percent of the more than 1,800 animals and plants protected ...

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January 18th, 2017, 16:44:41 UTC +0000

Earth2Trump Resistance Roadshow, Rallying 5250 in 15 Cities, Arrives in DC
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The cross-country tour is sponsored by the Center for Biological Diversity in coordination with local organizations and activists. “The turnout and energy at these Earth2Trump events have been incredible. We're arriving in D.C. with the momentum of a ...

 
January 18th, 2017, 16:29:13 UTC +0000

Senate Considers Nomination of Science Denier Scott Pruitt to Head EPA
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“When scientific facts inconvenience corporate polluters, Pruitt gleefully throws science under the bus,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “From carbon dioxide to chicken manure, Priutt never met a ...

 
January 18th, 2017, 13:57:49 UTC +0000

California Agency Proposes Turning Monterey Aquifer Into Oil Waste Dump
Oil and Gas Online
“This a slap in the face to Monterey County residents who voted to protect water supplies from oil waste,” said Hollin Kretzmann of the Center for Biological Diversity. “State regulators are ignoring the will of the people and endangering their water ...

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January 18th, 2017, 04:07:37 UTC +0000

Virginian-Pilot

Traveling Trump resistance group holds rally in Norfolk
Virginian-Pilot
... heading to Washington, D.C., is building a network of resistance to incoming President Trump. Close to 200 people came out to tonights gathering, which is being organized by the Center for Biological Diversity in coordination with local groups and ...

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January 18th, 2017, 03:16:02 UTC +0000

Enviros Urge Justices To Pass On Polar Bear Habitat Appeal
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (January 17, 2017, 10:10 PM EST) -- The Center for Biological Diversity is urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to upend a Ninth Circuit decision backing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's critical habitat designation for the polar bear ...

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January 18th, 2017, 03:11:01 UTC +0000

48 Hills (blog)

Fierce resistance to save the Earth from Trump
48 Hills (blog)
That's what I've seen on the Earth2Trump cross-country roadshow of resistance, in blue states and red, as I toured the country by train with my Center for Biological Diversity colleagues starting Jan. 2. In the wake of that dismal election, faced with ...

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January 18th, 2017, 01:18:45 UTC +0000

Strategic News Service Announces Federal Government Weighs Proposal for Whale Protection Zone for Puget Sound's ...
Military Technologies
In November 2016, Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, and Project SeaWolf submitted the formal Regulatory Petition to NMFS requesting that the agency use it's authority to establish a Whale Protection Zone (WPZ) in effort ...

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January 18th, 2017, 01:12:28 UTC +0000

KQED

California Says Oil Companies Can Keep Dumping Wastewater During State Review
KQED
“It's shocking that the state was completely asleep at the wheel while oil companies were contaminating these underground sources of drinking water,” says Hollin Kretzmann, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The state has allowed ...

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January 18th, 2017, 00:52:00 UTC +0000

USDA Grants Final Approval for Invasive GE Grass
Bay Area Indymedia
... united opposition from state departments of agriculture, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, university professors, scientists, farmers and conservationists,” said Lori Ann Burd, director of the environmental health program at the Center for ...

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January 17th, 2017, 21:27:17 UTC +0000

USDA Grants Final Approval for Invasive GE Grass
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... united opposition from state departments of agriculture, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, university professors, scientists, farmers and conservationists,” said Lori Ann Burd, director of the environmental health program at the Center for ...

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January 17th, 2017, 20:15:00 UTC +0000

Senate Considers Nomination of Ryan Zinke for Secretary of Interior
Common Dreams (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter of opposition to members of the committee in advance of today's hearing. The incoming Interior secretary will decide the fate of several high-profile Obama administration environmental decisions ...

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January 17th, 2017, 19:26:50 UTC +0000

Strategic News Service Announces Federal Government Weighs Proposal for Whale Protection Zone for Puget Sound's ...
Satellite PR News (press release)
In November 2016, Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, and Project SeaWolf submitted the formal Regulatory Petition to NMFS requesting that the agency use it's authority to establish a Whale Protection Zone (WPZ) in effort ...

 
January 17th, 2017, 19:10:51 UTC +0000

Strategic News Service Announces Federal Government Weighs Proposal for Whale Protection Zone for Puget Sound's ...
U.S. Politics Today
In November 2016, Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, and Project SeaWolf submitted the formal Regulatory Petition to NMFS requesting that the agency use it's authority to establish a Whale Protection Zone (WPZ) in effort ...

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January 17th, 2017, 19:10:51 UTC +0000

Strategic News Service Announces Federal Government Weighs Proposal for Whale Protection Zone for Puget Sound's ...
U.S. Politics Today
In November 2016, Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, and Project SeaWolf submitted the formal Regulatory Petition to NMFS requesting that the agency use it's authority to establish a Whale Protection Zone (WPZ) in effort ...

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January 17th, 2017, 19:09:00 UTC +0000

Strategic News Service Announces Federal Government Weighs Proposal for Whale Protection Zone for Puget Sound's ...
Military Technologies
In November 2016, Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, and Project SeaWolf submitted the formal Regulatory Petition to NMFS requesting that the agency use it's authority to establish a Whale Protection Zone (WPZ) in effort ...

 
January 17th, 2017, 18:59:53 UTC +0000

Strategic News Service Announces Federal Government Weighs Proposal for Whale Protection Zone for Puget Sound's ...
EIN News (press release)
In November 2016, Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, and Project SeaWolf submitted the formal Regulatory Petition to NMFS requesting that the agency use it's authority to establish a Whale Protection Zone (WPZ) in effort ...

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January 17th, 2017, 18:55:04 UTC +0000

Strategic News Service Announces Federal Government Weighs Proposal for Whale Protection Zone for Puget Sound's ...
Digital Journal
In November 2016, Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, and Project SeaWolf submitted the formal Regulatory Petition to NMFS requesting that the agency use it's authority to establish a Whale Protection Zone (WPZ) in effort ...

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January 17th, 2017, 18:47:31 UTC +0000

Strategic News Service Announces Federal Government Weighs Proposal for Whale Protection Zone for Puget Sound's ...
Benzinga
In November 2016, Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, and Project SeaWolf submitted the formal Regulatory Petition to NMFS requesting that the agency use it's authority to establish a Whale Protection Zone (WPZ) in effort ...

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January 17th, 2017, 18:46:53 UTC +0000

Strategic News Service Announces Federal Government Weighs Proposal for Whale Protection Zone for Puget Sound's ...
Marketwired (press release)
In November 2016, Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, and Project SeaWolf submitted the formal Regulatory Petition to NMFS requesting that the agency use it's authority to establish a Whale Protection Zone (WPZ) in effort ...

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January 17th, 2017, 16:34:08 UTC +0000

Senate Considers Nomination of Ryan Zinke for Secretary of Interior
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter of opposition to members of the committee in advance of today's hearing. The incoming Interior secretary will decide the fate of several high-profile Obama administration environmental decisions ...

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January 15th, 2017, 19:45:57 UTC +0000

Conservation groups decry Louisiana's lack of regulation of turtle trade
Houma Courier
More than 16 million wild-caught turtles were exported from Louisiana in the past five years, according to a recent petition by the Center for Biological Diversity and the Gulf Restoration Network. The groups have protested the depletion of wild ...

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January 15th, 2017, 00:17:59 UTC +0000

Santa monica Observed

Utah Congressman Rob Bishop Wins Rubber Dodo Award
Santa monica Observed
The Center for Biological Diversity has given Utah Congressman Rob Bishop its annual Rubber Dodo award. The statue is awarded each year to the person or group who has most aggressively sought to destroy America's natural heritage or drive ...

 
January 14th, 2017, 02:47:51 UTC +0000

EPA Agrees To Update Air Pollution Standards To End Suit
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Center for Environmental Health filed their complaint against the EPA in July, and have alleged the Clean Air Act requires the EPA to update its air quality standards for sulfur oxide and oxides of nitrogen ...

 
January 13th, 2017, 21:01:08 UTC +0000

Santa monica Observed

Utah Congressman Rob Bishop Wins Rubber Dodo Award
Santa monica Observed
The Center for Biological Diversity has given Utah Congressman Rob Bishop its annual Rubber Dodo award. The statue is awarded each year to the person or group who has most aggressively sought to destroy America's natural heritage or drive ...

 
January 13th, 2017, 15:24:36 UTC +0000

Lawsuit targets PolyMet project
Herald Review
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks filed their intent to issue a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service under the Endangered Species Act for approving of the NorthMet project, which lies within the ...

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January 13th, 2017, 05:42:50 UTC +0000

Q13 FOX

Feds consider a proposed protection zone for killer whales off Washington — but they want to hear from you
Q13 FOX
The November 2016 petition from the Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, and Project Seawolf asks NOAA Fisheries to establish a protected zone “free of motorized boat traffic to promote recovery of Southern Residents, which ...

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January 13th, 2017, 00:51:18 UTC +0000

SanJuanIslander.com

NOAA invites input on proposed killer whale protection zone
SanJuanIslander.com
The November 2016 petition from the Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, and Project Seawolf asked NOAA Fisheries to establish a protected zone free of motorized boat traffic to promote recovery of Southern Residents, which ...

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January 12th, 2017, 23:59:11 UTC +0000

Plan Released to Restore Grizzly Bears in North Cascades
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're happy to see the agencies taking a step in the right direction to restore grizzly bears to the North Cascades,” said Andrea Santarsiere, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Without a helping hand, grizzly bears are ...

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January 12th, 2017, 23:45:10 UTC +0000

Petition Seeks to Halt EPA's Use of Deadly Predator Poison
KRWG
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, Animal Welfare Institute, Center for Biological Diversity, Predator Defense and Project Coyote are requesting that the EPA suspend and ultimately cancel the registration for Compound 1080 due to its violation of the ...

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January 12th, 2017, 21:49:28 UTC +0000

California Agency Proposes Turning Monterey Aquifer Into Oil Waste Dump
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This a slap in the face to Monterey County residents who voted to protect water supplies from oil waste,” said Hollin Kretzmann of the Center for Biological Diversity. “State regulators are ignoring the will of the people and endangering their water ...

 
January 12th, 2017, 20:20:39 UTC +0000

Organizations Petition EPA to Halt Use of Deadly Predator Poison
YubaNet
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, the Animal Welfare Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity, Predator Defense, and Project Coyote are requesting that the EPA suspend and ultimately cancel the registration for Compound 1080 due to its violation of ...

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January 12th, 2017, 19:01:53 UTC +0000

Rare Forest Carnivore on Track for Endangered Species Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Northern Rockies fishers desperately need protection under the Endangered Species Act to limit continued threats to their survival, including logging and trapping,” said Andrea Santarsiere, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 
January 12th, 2017, 18:32:36 UTC +0000

Petition Seeks to Halt EPA's Use of Deadly Predator Poison
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, Animal Welfare Institute, Center for Biological Diversity, Predator Defense and Project Coyote are requesting that the EPA suspend and ultimately cancel the registration for Compound 1080 due to its violation of the ...

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January 12th, 2017, 17:59:45 UTC +0000

Animal Welfare Institute (press release)

Organizations Petition EPA to Halt Use of Deadly Predator Poison
Animal Welfare Institute (press release)
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, the Animal Welfare Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity, Predator Defense, and Project Coyote are requesting that the EPA suspend and ultimately cancel the registration for Compound 1080 due to its violation of ...

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January 11th, 2017, 21:58:00 UTC +0000

Enviros Plan Suit Over Copper Mine's Impact On Wolves, Lynx
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (January 11, 2017, 4:58 PM EST) -- Earthworks and the Center for Biological Diversity announced Tuesday they plan to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service over the approval of a PolyMet Mining Inc. open-pit ...

 
January 11th, 2017, 18:36:31 UTC +0000

Thousands Join Earth2Trump, Pledging Resistance to Incoming Administration
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity is organizing the tour in coordination with allied local groups to build a national network of resistance against President-elect Trump's attacks on the environment and civil rights. “Every show on the tour has been ...

 
January 11th, 2017, 18:19:23 UTC +0000

New Congress Introduces Bill to Strip Protections From Endangered Wolves in Great Lakes, Wyoming
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The new Congress is the most extreme and anti-wolf our country has ever seen, and members wasted no time in attacking endangered wildlife,” said Collette Adkins, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This bill promises to undo ...

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January 11th, 2017, 18:13:02 UTC +0000

Prairie Business

Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
Prairie Business
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks filed a formal “60-day notice of intent” to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service under the Endangered Species Act for their approval of the PolyMet project in the Superior ...

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January 11th, 2017, 16:57:11 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Ban Sought on Unlimited Wild Turtle Trapping in Ohio
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
COLUMBUS, Ohio— The Center for Biological Diversity and several Ohio-based conservation organizations petitioned the Ohio Department of Natural Resources today to end unchecked commercial collection of the state's wild turtles. Turtle traders can now ...

 
January 11th, 2017, 15:16:59 UTC +0000

Groups Nationwide Create Campaign of 'United Resistance' to Trump
San Diego Free Press
Dozens of groups including the Center for Biological Diversity, United We Dream, and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, on Tuesday launched a campaign called United Resistance, pledging to “stand together in support of racial, social ...

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January 11th, 2017, 12:11:52 UTC +0000

Two groups file lawsuit to block Polymet mine advancement
Hibbing Daily Tribune
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks filed their intent to issue a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service under the Endangered Species Act for approving of the NorthMet project, which lies within the ...

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January 11th, 2017, 05:59:27 UTC +0000

Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
The Lake Country Echo
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks filed a formal “60-day notice of intent” to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service under the Endangered Species Act for their approval of the PolyMet project in the Superior ...

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January 11th, 2017, 02:28:57 UTC +0000

Mesabi Daily News

Lawsuit targets PolyMet project
Mesabi Daily News
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks filed their intent to issue a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service under the Endangered Species Act for approving of the NorthMet project, which lies within the ...

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January 11th, 2017, 02:16:20 UTC +0000

Livermore Residents in Hazmat Suits to Rally Against Plan to Sacrifice Water to Big Oil
Bay Area Indymedia
LIVERMORE, Calif.— Livermore residents and Center for Biological Diversity members wearing hazmat suits and flanked by toxic waste barrels will rally tomorrow at Livermorium Plaza against a plan to sacrifice local underground water to the oil industry.

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January 11th, 2017, 00:55:20 UTC +0000

Group rallying support against Trump's "dangerous" agenda makes Salt Lake stop
KSL.com
Valerie Love, the clean energy campaigner with the Center for Biological Diversity, said the goal is to bring people together to empower them to take a stand against Trump's "dangerous" agenda and his "threats to civil rights." "We really want to ...

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January 11th, 2017, 00:50:44 UTC +0000

Environmentalists sue to block land swap for PolyMet mine
KEYC
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks on Tuesday filed the legally required 60-day notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service for agreeing to the land swap. They say the mine would destroy nearly ...

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January 10th, 2017, 23:46:29 UTC +0000

WJON News

Environmentalists Sue to Block Land Swap for PolyMet Mine
WJON News
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks on Tuesday filed the legally required 60-day notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service for agreeing to the land swap. They say the mine would destroy nearly ...

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January 10th, 2017, 23:40:51 UTC +0000

It's Time To Stop Shortchanging Endangered Species
Huffington Post
My colleagues and I at the Center for Biological Diversity recently released a first-of-its-kind analysis that found the amount of money the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service receives to recover endangered species – from birds and fish to plants and ...

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January 10th, 2017, 23:22:22 UTC +0000

Environmental groups plan to sue feds over PolyMet mine's impacts on wolves, lynx
Minnesota Public Radio News
One day after the federal government approved a land exchange for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in far northeastern Minnesota, the Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks have filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Forest Service and ...

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January 10th, 2017, 23:03:43 UTC +0000

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

2 environmental groups plan lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks filed a formal “60-day notice of intent” to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service under the Endangered Species Act for their approval of the PolyMet project in the Superior ...

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January 10th, 2017, 23:02:49 UTC +0000

Environmentalists sue to block land swap for PolyMet mine
Beloit Daily News
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks on Tuesday filed the legally required 60-day notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service for agreeing to the land swap. They say the mine would destroy nearly ...

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January 10th, 2017, 22:58:16 UTC +0000

Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Earth2Trump Resistance Roadshow Coming to Chicago
Chicago Tonight | WTTW
Organized by the nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity, Earth2Trump is a series of rallies aimed at building “resistance to all forms of oppression and all attacks on the environment,” the group states. Rallies began Jan. 2 in Oakland and Seattle ...

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January 10th, 2017, 22:46:28 UTC +0000

Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
Grand Forks Herald
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks filed a formal “60-day notice of intent” to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service under the Endangered Species Act for their approval of the PolyMet project in the Superior ...

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January 10th, 2017, 22:42:00 UTC +0000

Environmentalists sue to block land swap for PolyMet mine
KTTC
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks on Tuesday filed the legally required 60-day notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service for agreeing to the land swap. They say the mine would destroy nearly ...

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January 10th, 2017, 22:25:51 UTC +0000

Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
AG Week
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks filed a formal “60-day notice of intent” to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service under the Endangered Species Act for their approval of the PolyMet project in the Superior ...

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January 10th, 2017, 21:57:00 UTC +0000

Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
WDAY
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks filed a formal “60-day notice of intent” to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service under the Endangered Species Act for their approval of the PolyMet project in the Superior ...

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January 10th, 2017, 21:40:08 UTC +0000

Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
West Fargo Pioneer
The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks filed a formal “60-day notice of intent” to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service under the Endangered Species Act for their approval of the PolyMet project in the Superior ...

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January 10th, 2017, 21:29:26 UTC +0000

Group against Trump's 'dangerous' agenda makes Salt Lake stop
KSL.com
Valerie Love, the clean energy campaigner with the Center for Biological Diversity, said the goal is to bring people together to empower them to take a stand against Trump's "dangerous" agenda and his "threats to civil rights." "We really want to ...

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January 10th, 2017, 20:03:31 UTC +0000

Common Dreams (press release)

Groups Nationwide Create Campaign of 'United Resistance' to Trump
Common Dreams (press release)
Dozens of groups including the Center for Biological Diversity, United We Dream, and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, on Tuesday launched a campaign called United Resistance, pledging to "stand together in support of racial, social ...

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January 10th, 2017, 18:40:21 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Wolves, Lynx From PolyMet Copper Mine
Earthworks (blog)
DULUTH, Minn.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service under the Endangered Species Act for their approval of the PolyMet open-pit copper mine ...

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January 10th, 2017, 18:39:05 UTC +0000

Livermore Residents in Hazmat Suits to Rally Against Plan to Sacrifice Water to Big Oil
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LIVERMORE, Calif.— Livermore residents and Center for Biological Diversity members wearing hazmat suits and flanked by toxic waste barrels will rally tomorrow at Livermorium Plaza against a plan to sacrifice local underground water to the oil industry.

 
January 10th, 2017, 17:23:55 UTC +0000

Senate Considers Nomination of Polluter-friendly, Enforcement-shy Jeff Sessions as Attorney General
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Jeff Sessions' backwards brand of politics takes America in exactly the wrong direction,” said Kierán Suckling, the Center for Biological Diversity's executive director. “He has an abysmal record on civil rights and voting rights, and has consistently ...

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