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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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For Immediate Release, October 12, 2017
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Research by the Center for Biological Diversity shows that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to make decisions concerning protection of 22 species under the Endangered Species Act, pushing the lesser prairie chicken, Hermes copper ...

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Rep. Bishop Introduces Bill to Overturn Antiquities Act, Threaten Public Lands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This legislation is an appalling, unprecedented attack on our national monuments and public lands,” said Randi Spivak, public lands director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Zion and nearly every national ...

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Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper's Climate Plan Ignores Arch Coal's Mine Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Hickenlooper's so-called climate plan is a gift to Arch Coal that lets this huge corporate polluter off the hook,” said Allison Melton, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The governor needs to put the health of Colorado residents ...

 

Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's letter from scientists at the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network and Center for Environmental Health noted: “These are serious offenses and if left unanswered will ultimately undermine the work of ...

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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 ...
Lawsuit Launched Against Trump Administration for Denying Pacific Walruses Endangered Species Act ProtectionCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)
Group files notice it will sue over walrus protectionKTUU.com
Environmental group to sue Trump administration over Pacific walrusKTOO

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Washington Times

Four Endangered South Florida Plants Protected Against Climate Change
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This decision underscores just how vulnerable South Florida is to rising seas,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Without Endangered Species Act protections, storms like Irma could wipe out these Florida ...
The Latest: Walrus Advocates Slam Endangered Species DenialU.S. News & World Report
Is the Pacific walrus adapting to warming? Feds say no need for more protectionsKTOO
Pacific walrus denied endangered species protectionMother Nature Network (blog)
Salt Lake Tribune -Center for Biological Diversity
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

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

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Challenges Washington Wolf-killing Protocol
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's suit, filed on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands, asserts that the agency's killing of wolves from the Smackout and Sherman packs in northeastern Washington relied upon a faulty protocol and failed to undergo ...
Lawsuit would prevent Washington from killing more wolves to protect cattleThe Spokesman-Review (blog)
Groups sue Washington state to stop killing of wolvesSeattle Times

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Ban Sought on Wild Turtle Trapping in Arkansas
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— The Center for Biological Diversity and several Arkansas-based environmental organizations petitioned the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today to end commercial collection of the state's wild turtles. Currently turtle trappers ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Critically Endangered Puget Sound Orcas Lose Another Member
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The death of another killer whale puts this iconic population on a dangerous path toward extinction,” said Catherine Kilduff at the Center for Biological Diversity. “If these whales are going to survive, we need to move quickly. Five years from now ...
Another young Puget Sound orca dies of starvationQ13 FOX

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WKBN.com

Mexico Launches Vaquita Roundup to Prevent Extinction of Tiny Porpoise
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We support this last-ditch effort to save the vaquita from extinction, but it shouldn't be used as an excuse to allow fishing to continue in its habitat,” said Alex Olivera, the Center for Biological Diversity's Mexico representative. “These beautiful ...
Experts to start capturing rare vaquita porpoises in MexicoThe Daily Herald

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Senate Bill Aims to Strip Protections From Nearly 1100 Endangered Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Utah's senators hate their prairie dogs so much they're willing to destroy most of America's endangered wildlife to wipe out this little animal,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “From the Florida ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

For Immediate Release, October 5, 2017
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Letting FEMA completely ignore harms to endangered species from development in high-risk flooding areas is just dumb,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Building in such sensitive areas sets back ...

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Center for Biological Diversity Says House, Senate Committees Attack Environmental Laws Using Wildfires as Pretext
Sierra Sun Times
center for biological diversity logo for facebook The House Natural Resources Committee will use the pretext of “catastrophic” wildfires to build support for legislation by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) that would curtail protections for endangered ...

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Phillips 66 Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Denial of Rail Spur Project
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The County's denial of the Phillips oil train project will stand, and our coast and communities will be spared the risks of dangerous explosions and horrific rail accidents,” proclaimed Linda Krop, Chief Counsel for the Environmental Defense Center ...

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Center for Biological Diversity Says Interior Secretary Zinke Falsely Claims His Travel Expenses Are Publicly Available
Sierra Sun Times
“I don't know who Zinke's trying to fool by suggesting the Interior Department has been forthcoming about his travel expenses,” said Amy Atwood, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “If he's genuinely apologetic about using tens of ...

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Razorback musk, map, mud turtles all worth saving
Charleston Post Courier
At last report, the list included groups like the Center for Biological Diversity, the state chapter of the Sierra Club, Arkansas Water Trails Partnership, the Audubon Society of Central Arkansas, the Environmental Resources Center, and concerned ...

 

Cascades Frog Closer to California Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Fish and Game Commission today designated the Cascades frog as a candidate for protection under the state's Endangered Species Act. Cascades frogs ...

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Lawsuit Challenges California Permits for Delta Tunnels to Harm Endangered Salmon, Smelt
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The lawsuit was filed Friday in California Superior Court in Sacramento by the Bay Institute, Center for Biological Diversity, Natural Resources Defense Council and San Francisco Baykeeper; they're represented by the nonprofit environmental law firm ...

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Lawsuit Filed to Protect Rare Jaguar From Rosemont Copper Mine in Arizona
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed suit today in U.S. District Court to challenge a controversial open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains of southern Arizona that would destroy prime jaguar habitat. The lawsuit ...

 

Trader Joe's Stops Buying Mexican Shrimp After Pressure to Protect Vaquita Porpoise
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The boycott — supported by more than 45 organizations, including the Animal Welfare Institute, Center for Biological Diversity and Natural Resources Defense Council — aims to conserve the vaquita by convincing Mexican officials to permanently ban all ...

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OPB News

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

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

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

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Trump's Utah Fracking Plan Challenged as Urgent Public Health Threat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Uintah Basin's already choking on oil industry pollution, but the Trump administration is ignoring air quality in its rush to frack every square inch of public land,” said Diana Dascalu-Joffe, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological ...

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

 

Legal Protest Targets Massive Montana Fracking Plan That Threatens Tongue River
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BILLINGS, Mont.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club have filed an administrative protest challenging the Bureau of Land Management's approval of a December fracking lease auction of nearly 100,000 acres of public lands that threatens ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

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

 

Court: EPA Must Reveal Information on Pesticides' Harms to Endangered Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Responding to a lawsuit filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, a federal judge has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency failed to justify withholding more than 140 documents on the harm to protected wildlife from the ...

 

Outside Magazine

The Sexual Harassment Report Is the Tip of the Iceberg
Outside Magazine
After Zinke walked out from his October 12 meeting at Grand Canyon National Park, protestors from the Sierra Club, the Center for Biological Diversity, and other organizations hurled questions at him. Many were about his conservation policies, but one ...

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