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Rapid Texas Population Growth Increases Pressure on Imperiled Wildlife  Center for Biological Diversity

DALLAS— U.S. Census Bureau data released today show that Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas, is the fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United States, ...

04/18/2019 02:46 PM
Center for Biological Diversity  Center for Biological Diversity

Contact: Michael Robinson, (575) 313-7017, michaelr@biologicaldiversity.org. Mexican Gray Wolf Numbers Increase by 14 Animals in 2018. Releases of ...

04/08/2019 06:59 PM
California's Top Wildlife Officials Vote to Oppose Trump's War on Wolves  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA MONICA, Calif.— The California Fish and Game Commission today voted to formally oppose the Trump administration's proposal to end federal wolf ...

04/17/2019 03:10 PM
Entanglement Settlement Protects Whales, Sea Turtles, California's Crab Fishery  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— Californians will be pleased to know that Dungeness crab will be caught off the coast with greater care for endangered wildlife under a ...

03/26/2019 03:00 AM
New Mexico's Gila River Named America's Most Endangered River of 2019  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON― American Rivers today named the Gila River No. 1 on the list of “America's most endangered rivers” of 2019, citing the grave threat that climate ...

04/16/2019 03:52 PM
Amid Pesticide Scandal, Senate Confirms David Bernhardt as Interior Secretary  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Despite an unfolding controversy over the suppression of scientific evidence of pesticide dangers, David Bernhardt was confirmed today to ...

04/11/2019 02:43 PM
Document Shows Trump Administration Has Known Since 2017 That Chlorpyrifos Jeopardizes Existence of 1,399 Endangered Species  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Top officials at the Department of the Interior, including Acting Secretary David Bernhardt, have known since October 2017 that the insecticide ...

03/26/2019 03:00 AM
Nevada's Clark County Wants Protected Tortoise Habitat Used for Off-road Vehicles  Center for Biological Diversity

LAS VEGAS— Clark County commissioners voted unanimously today to urge Congress to designate nearly 110,000 acres of public lands for off-road vehicle ...

04/16/2019 06:03 PM
Santa Monica Rally to Focus on Protecting Wolves in California, Nationwide  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA MONICA, Calif.— Wildlife advocates in wolf masks will rally Wednesday morning in Santa Monica before a California Fish and Game Commission ...

04/15/2019 01:01 PM
Legal Petition: North Carolina Energy Monopolies Violating Customers' First Amendment Rights  Center for Biological Diversity

RALEIGH, N.C.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a motion to join a legal effort that would ban Duke Energy and other investor-owned public ...

04/18/2019 01:40 PM
Environmental, Indigenous Activist Joins Center for Biological Diversity Board  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Sarain Fox, an environmental and indigenous activist, filmmaker and member of the Anishinaabe Nation, has joined the board of directors of ...

03/29/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Records on Trump Administration's OK of Bee-killing Pesticides, GE Crops on National Wildlife Refuges  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today for public records on the Trump administration's decision to ...

04/03/2019 03:00 AM
More Than 160 Groups Urge Senate to Reject Bernhardt for Top Interior Post  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— More than 160 conservation groups sent a letter to U.S. senators today urging them to oppose the nomination of fossil fuel lobbyist David ...

03/26/2019 03:00 AM
Senator Calls for Investigation of Bernhardt's Role in Suppressing Science Showing Pesticide Harmed Nearly 1,400 Protected Species  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) today called on the inspector general for the Department of the Interior to investigate Acting Secretary David ...

03/29/2019 03:00 AM
Nevada Judge Dismisses Bundy Effort to Seize Public Lands  Center for Biological Diversity

LAS VEGAS— Calling his legal claims “delusional,” a Nevada state court judge has dismissed rancher Cliven Bundy's lawsuit to seize more than 58 million ...

04/09/2019 03:00 AM
Inspector General to Investigate Secretary Bernhardt's Role in Suppressing Pesticide Dangers  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The inspector general for the Department of the Interior today announced it will open an investigation of Secretary David Bernhardt's role in ...

04/15/2019 06:37 PM
Lawsuit Forces Federal Protection for Endangered Orcas' West Coast Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

SEATTLE— The Center for Biological Diversity has won a victory in the legal battle to force the Trump administration to protect the West Coast habitat of the last ...

04/12/2019 06:49 PM
Lawsuit Challenges Massive Southern California Warehouse Project  Center for Biological Diversity

FONTANA, Calif.— Environmental justice and conservation groups sued the Southern California city of Fontana today for approving the West Valley Logistics ...

04/12/2019 04:41 PM
Lawsuit Aims to Protect West Coast Salmon for Starving Orcas  Center for Biological Diversity

SEATTLE— The Center for Biological Diversity and Wild Fish Conservancy sued the Trump administration today for mismanaging West Coast salmon fisheries ...

04/03/2019 10:50 AM
Celebrities Call on European Union to Protect Giraffes From Wildlife Trade  Center for Biological Diversity

BRUSSELS— Alesha Dixon, Martin Clunes OBE, Deborah Meaden, Anneka Rice, Susan George, Virginia McKenna OBE, Brian Blessed OBE, Fiona Shaw CBE ...

03/25/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Habitat for 12 Disappearing Corals  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Trump administration seeking to protect critical habitat for ...

03/28/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Denies Protection to Eastern Hellbender Salamander, Other Imperiled Species  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration today denied protections to the eastern hellbender, instead protecting a distinct population segment of hellbenders ...

04/03/2019 03:00 AM
Following Pesticide Cover-up, Senate Urged to Block Bernhardt for Top Interior Post  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— More than 30 conservation groups today urged the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to reject David Bernhardt's ...

03/28/2019 03:00 AM
New Mexico Bans Destructive Coyote-killing Contests  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA FE, N.M.— New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham today signed bipartisan legislation that prohibits organizing, sponsoring or participating in ...

04/02/2019 03:00 AM
California Water Board Finds Oil-industry Contaminants in Water Wells  Center for Biological Diversity

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Oil-industry pollutants were present in water-supply wells in Kern County, according to a new report released by the State Water ...

04/11/2019 03:00 AM
Washington Wolf Population Rose Slightly in 2018, Despite Destruction of Two Packs  Center for Biological Diversity

OLYMPIA, Wash.— The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife this week said the state's wolf population has grown slightly to a minimum of 126 wolves, ...

04/05/2019 11:42 AM
ExxonMobil Seeks to Restart Offshore Drilling Platforms, Truck Oil in California  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA BARBARA— Santa Barbara County today released an environmental study and scheduled a hearing on ExxonMobil's proposal to transport oil by tanker ...

04/12/2019 03:00 AM
California Court Affirms Communities' Right to Fight Permits for Dirty Power Plants  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— A California state judge has affirmed the constitutional right of residents concerned about air and climate pollution to challenge power plant ...

04/05/2019 03:00 AM
'Historically Poor' Numbers Drive Suit Over Species Loss  Courthouse News Service

WASHINGTON (CN) – Forty years ago in the Reagan administration, a dearth of endangered-species listings spurred Congress to impose strict new deadlines.

04/17/2019 01:02 PM
Wyoming, Idaho Petitioned to Require Hunters to Carry Bear Spray  Center for Biological Diversity

JACKSON, Wyo.— Conservation organizations submitted petitions today to the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission and Idaho Fish and Game Commission ...

04/04/2019 04:54 PM
Acting Interior Secretary Bernhardt Sued for Gutting Sage Grouse Plans  Center for Biological Diversity

BOISE, Idaho― Conservation groups sued acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and the Bureau of Land Management in federal court today over their ...

03/27/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks New Critical Habitat for Endangered Mount Graham Red Squirrels  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audubon filed a lawsuit in federal district court today to compel the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...

04/15/2019 02:33 PM
Congress Urged to Boost Monarch Butterfly Conservation by $100 Million  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— More than 100 conservation organizations today urged the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee to increase spending on ...

04/02/2019 03:00 AM
Conservation Groups File Intent to Sue to Protect Atlantic Sharks, Giant Manta Rays From Lethal Longlines, Gillnets  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— On behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife, Earthjustice today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump ...

04/02/2019 03:00 AM
Trump's EPA Urged to Reject Expansion of Dangerous Pesticide Dicamba to Millions of Acres of Corn  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Thirty groups representing farmers, farmworkers, rural communities, public-safety workers and environmental advocates today urged the ...

04/17/2019 05:35 PM
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Arizona's Waters, Wildlife From Proposed Rosemont Mine  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Four conservation groups filed a lawsuit in federal district court today to overturn a key permit for the controversial proposed Rosemont Copper ...

03/27/2019 03:00 AM
New Study: Pesticide OK'd by EPA as Safer Alternative to Bee-killing Neonicotinoids Is Harmful to Bees  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— A new study has found that a pesticide approved by the Environmental Protection Agency as a safer alternative to harmful neonicotinoid ...

04/12/2019 01:07 PM
Report: Distinct Red Wolf, Mexican Gray Wolf Genes Worthy of Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— A National Academy of Sciences panel today declared red wolves in the Southeast and Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest as distinct ...

03/28/2019 03:00 AM
Nonprofit sues Trump administration over protection of wildlife  Michigan Radio

Environmental advocacy group Center for Biological Diversity has sued the Trump administration and the U.S. Interior Secretary for not making protection.

04/17/2019 05:45 PM
Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration Failure to Expand Grizzly Bear Recovery  Center for Biological Diversity

MISSOULA, Mont.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to create a comprehensive ...

04/10/2019 11:48 AM
CDFW, Center for Biological Diversity, PCFFA Agree to Whale Entanglement Settlement  SeafoodNews

In less than a month, California crabbers will have to pack in their crab pots and end their season, thanks to a settlement agreement filed in federal court ...

03/27/2019 11:24 AM
Protection Sought for Vanishing Native Bee Found in Florida  Center for Biological Diversity

PENSACOLA, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition today asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* to give Endangered Species Act protection ...

03/27/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Records on Trump's California Oil, Gas Leasing Plans  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Bureau of Land Management today over its refusal to provide public records of its plans to clear ...

03/28/2019 03:00 AM
Conservation Manager for Centennial Development Facing Financial Problems  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— Conservation groups today urged the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to reconsider its tentative approval of the Centennial ...

04/03/2019 03:00 AM
Marc Specter talks conservation with, "Endangered"  AiPT! Comics

New Kickstarter campaign for "Endangered," a cooperative strategy game that explores life as a conservationist racing to save animals from extinction.

04/20/2019 09:32 AM
DeSoto County to Host Public Mediation With Mosaic on Wednesday  Center for Biological Diversity

ARCADIA, Fla.— The DeSoto County board of commissioners on Wednesday will host a mediation session requested by Mosaic mining to open settlement ...

04/02/2019 03:00 AM
Federal Agency’s Plan to Remove Gray Wolves from Endangered Species Act Sparks Battle  KTLA Los Angeles

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* and environmentalists are at war over the agency's latest plan to strip gray wolves of their federal protections and turn ...

03/28/2019 03:00 AM
Washington House to Vote on Bill to Protect Endangered Fish, Rivers From Toxic Suction Dredge Mining  Center for Biological Diversity

OLYMPIA, Wash.— In a vote that could come as early as today, the Washington House of Representatives will consider a bill to protect salmon and waterways ...

04/10/2019 03:00 AM
Court Hearing in Houston to Challenge Trump EPA's Permit for Dumping Drilling, Fracking Waste Into Gulf  Center for Biological Diversity

HOUSTON— Arguments will be heard by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's approval of a permit ...

04/02/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration's Failure to Protect Imperiled Arizona Plant  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audubon today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and *Service* for failing to protect a ...

03/28/2019 03:00 AM
Court Ruling: Feds Illegally Approved Colorado Gas Drilling in Elk Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

DENVER— A federal judge ruled today that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest *Service* illegally approved two adjacent natural-gas drilling ...

03/27/2019 03:00 AM
Florida's Gulf Coast solitary bee may be added to endangered species list  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

PENSACOLA, Fla. (FOX 13) - The population of a Florida bee is dwindling. A national environmental organization, Center for Biological Diversity, filed a petition ...

04/09/2019 03:00 AM
Trump administration sued over controversial rollback of insecticide ban  The New Food Economy

In 2014, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* (FWS) began phasing out the use of genetically engineered crops and certain insecticides in wildlife refuges, over ...

04/05/2019 03:00 AM
In Bow to Wine Industry, Napa County Supervisors OK Weak Environmental Ordinance  Center for Biological Diversity

NAPA, Calif.— The Napa County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a flawed water-quality and tree-protection ordinance on Tuesday night after more ...

03/27/2019 03:00 AM
CDFW speaks out after entanglement settlement to protect whales  KRCRTV.COM

Dungeness crab will be caught off the coast with greater care for endangered wildlife under a settlement announced by the Center for Biological Diversity, the ...

03/27/2019 03:00 AM
Formosa Plastics' Pollution of Texas Waterways Hit by Civil Trial, Protests  Center for Biological Diversity

VICTORIA, Texas— Fishermen, community leaders and activists spoke out against Formosa Plastics' pollution of Texas waterways today as a federal civil trial of ...

03/25/2019 03:00 AM
Hellbender moves toward official status in Pennsylvania, but feds deny protection  PennLive.com

A bill designating the eastern hellbender as Pennsylvania's official state amphibian has moved to Gov. Tom Woif's desk for signing into law.

04/17/2019 05:00 AM
North Carolina Governor Urged to Appoint Utility Commissioners That Will Promote Clean Energy, Protect Public Health  Center for Biological Diversity

RALEIGH, N.C.— A coalition of 14 environmental justice groups today called on North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper to appoint members to the North Carolina ...

03/28/2019 03:00 AM
Count shows wolf population on the rise  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* released its 2018 Mexican gray wolf numbers Monday, indicating a 12 percent growth in the population of the endangered ...

04/09/2019 03:07 PM
Necropsy reveals brutal shovel beating of Mexican gray wolf  AZCentral

A report obtained by an Arizona-based environmental group reveals the severity of injuries suffered by a Mexican graywolf that was trapped and beaten with a ...

04/13/2019 08:00 AM
Eastern Hellbenders, millionaires and other don't miss reads from this week  PennLive

Stories from the week of April 13-20 that you should be aware of.

04/20/2019 06:00 AM
Lawsuit Filed Against Trump's EPA for Failing to Protect Millions of Arizona Residents From Harmful Air Pollution  Center for Biological Diversity

PHOENIX— Environmental groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to enforce air-quality standards designed to protect more ...

03/26/2019 03:00 AM
Nonprofits sue for review of ruling already being reviewed  KGMI

4-4-2019. SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) — Federal officials say they may restrict salmon fishing off the West Coast to help the Pacific Northwest's critically endangered ...

04/04/2019 03:00 AM
Gov. Newsom Urged to Pursue Community Wildfire Protection Over Outdated Logging Practices  Center for Biological Diversity

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Gov. Gavin Newsom today issued an emergency proclamation exempting 35 “fuel reduction” projects from environmental review.

03/22/2019 03:00 AM
Environmental groups sue to restrict salmon fishing off West Coast  Fox News

Federal officials say they may restrict salmon fishing off the West Coast to help the Pacific Northwest's critically endangered killer whales, but two environmental ...

04/05/2019 03:00 AM
Crabbers Could Feel the Pain as State Reaches Tentative Agreement With Environmental Group Over Whale Entanglement  Lost Coast Outpost

An entangled humpback whale as seen from a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter off the coast of Crescent City in 2017. | Bryant Anderson, taken under NOAA ...

03/25/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump's Emergency Declaration for Border Wall  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Animal Legal Defense Fund sued the Trump administration today over the ...

02/16/2019 03:00 AM
Gulf Coast solitary bee needs our help to survive | Southern Perspective  Pensacola News Journal

Let's hope that 20 years from now, our Gulf Coast solitary bee is still buzzing strong. It will only happen with attention and intent on our part.

04/06/2019 03:00 AM
Megacorporations Want More Ocean Farms. That's a Huge Mistake.  Truthout

Like industrial farms, aquaculture is inhumane and unsanitary and a threat to marine and human life.

04/20/2019 10:55 AM
60 Gatherings Across US to Oppose Trump's Plan to End Wolf Recovery  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— Volunteer wolf advocates around the nation will gather this week to oppose the Trump administration's plans to end protections for nearly ...

03/04/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Announces Stripping Gray Wolf Protections Across Country  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today announced plans to strip gray wolves of Endangered Species Act protection across the lower 48 ...

03/06/2019 03:00 AM
DOI Didn't Justify Lifting Coal Leasing Moratorium  Law360

A Montana federal judge found Friday that a Trump administration decision to lift an Obama-era coal leasing moratorium without initiating the National ...

04/19/2019 10:20 PM
Trump Slashes Funds for Endangered Species, Environmental Programs  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration's 2020 budget proposal contains an unprecedented $2 billion (14 percent) cut for the Department of the Interior and ...

03/11/2019 03:00 AM
Legal Petition Urges Feds to Severely Restrict Pesticides in Endangered Species Critical Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the National Marine Fisheries *Service* and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today to prohibit ...

01/07/2019 03:00 AM
Aims to protect ailing orca pods  Port Townsend Leader

The Trump administration has not done enough to ensure the survival of the diminishing population of Southern Resident orcas, a lawsuit filed jointly by the ...

04/10/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Dwindling Mountain Caribou  Center for Biological Diversity

SANDPOINT, Idaho— Conservation groups issued a formal notice today of their intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* for failing to finalize endangered ...

02/13/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched Challenging Texas Highway Project's Threat to Endangered Salamanders  Center for Biological Diversity

AUSTIN, Texas— The Center for Biological Diversity and Save Our Springs Alliance today filed a notice of intent to sue the Texas Department of Transportation ...

02/28/2019 03:00 AM
Study: 77 Percent of Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles Recovering Under Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— Most marine mammals and sea turtles in the United States that are protected by the Endangered Species Act are recovering, according to a ...

01/16/2019 03:00 AM
40,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Handed Out in Top Wedding Cities  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Forty thousand free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away in the 10 “best cities to get married in” by the Center for Biological ...

02/12/2019 03:00 AM
In Wake of Bizarre Bishop Letters, Congressional Hearing Sought on Okinawa Dugong  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and the House Natural Resources Committee Wednesday ...

10/19/2018 03:00 AM
Veteran Environmental Lawyer Glitzenstein to Join Center for Biological Diversity  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Eric Glitzenstein, a public interest attorney who has argued groundbreaking environmental and wildlife protection cases and helped secure ...

02/26/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Push Trump Administration to Protect Giraffes From Extinction  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation groups today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to respond to a legal petition to protect giraffes ...

09/18/2018 03:00 AM
Crab season to be cut short in California to protect whales and turtles  Mongabay.com

A settlement between the Center for Biological Diversity and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife will close California's Dungeness crab fishery three ...

04/01/2019 03:00 AM
Warren sets climate litmus test with call to ban drilling on public lands  Washington Examiner

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's, D-Mass., promise this week to ban all new oil and gas drilling on federal lands and waters on her first day in the Oval Office sets a new ...

04/20/2019 12:00 AM
Rapid Population Growth in West, South Comes at High Cost to Wildlife  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— According to population estimates recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 328 million people rang in the new year in the ...

02/04/2019 03:00 AM
Grizzlies in California? Group sues feds, wants more areas ID'd for bears  Cody Enterprise

A group that has long been opposed to state management and hunting of grizzly bears last week filed an intent to sue the federal government for “failing to ...

04/15/2019 02:50 PM
Leaked Trump Administration Memo: Keep Public in Dark About How Endangered Species Decisions Are Made  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— In a Trump administration memorandum leaked to the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* is directing its staff to ...

10/19/2018 03:00 AM
Court: Gray Wolves Can Keep California Endangered Species Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN DIEGO— A state court judge today upheld protection for gray wolves under the California Endangered Species Act. The ruling rejected a challenge from ...

01/28/2019 03:00 AM
D.C. judge tosses lawsuit involving county supervisor’s cattle over protections for Sierra Nevada frogs and toads  Union Democrat

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the California Cattlemen's Association that challenged the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service's* ...

04/01/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration Failure to Protect 9 At-risk Species  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect nine imperiled species ...

01/15/2019 03:00 AM
Editorial: Orcas should be allies not enemies in salmon efforts  Chinook Observer

Southern Resident Killer Whales achieve nearly unanimous popularity in the communities surrounding Puget Sound, acquiring folk hero status in the past half ...

04/12/2019 04:36 PM
New Video Shows Damage Wrought by Trump's Border Wall  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA TERESA, N.M.— Drone footage of new border wall in New Mexico shows that the Trump administration's border militarization is already damaging ...

02/07/2019 03:00 AM
Bernhardt Uses Shutdown to Block Public From Environmental Reviews  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration's Department of the Interior has taken down environmental review websites for many of its key agencies, a step that ...

12/26/2018 03:00 AM
Report: Nation's Largest Salamander Among Species Threatened by Trump Administration  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The eastern hellbender, North America's largest salamander, is among 10 species threatened by the Trump administration and its plans to ...

12/18/2018 03:00 AM
Conservation Groups Announce Intent to Sue to Protect Atlantic Sharks, Giant Manta Rays from Lethal Longlines, Gillnets  Earthjustice

On behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife, Earthjustice today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to ...

04/02/2019 03:00 AM
Settlement to end California crab season early  Register Pajaronian

SANTA CRUZ — California commercial crab fisheries will close their season on April 15 as an influx of whales have begun feeding off the coast. The move is ...

04/02/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Administration to Slash Clean Water Act Protections for Rivers, Streams, Wetlands  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— A Trump administration proposal today to radically slash Clean Water Act protections would free industry to dump toxic waste into streams ...

12/11/2018 03:00 AM
Are the beaches really clean? Don't count on it, biologist warns  Mexico News Daily

Beaches may not be as safe as the government claims because their waters are tested with samples at least two weeks old, and the nation's standards are lax.

04/19/2019 04:41 PM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Arctic Habitat of Endangered Ice Seals  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a notice today of its intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries *Service* to compel the designation of ...

03/14/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Air-pollution Permit for LA-area Gas-fired Power Plant  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— Four conservation and public health groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for approving a permit for a new ...

02/08/2019 03:00 AM

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