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Center for Biological Diversity sues Trump administration over national emergency  KVOA Tucson News

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02/16/2019 11:58 PM
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 06:54 PM
Center for Biological Diversity  Center for Biological Diversity

Contact: Kelley Dennings, kdennings@biologicaldiversity.org, (919) 355-8102. Rapid Population Growth in West, South Comes at High Cost to Wildlife. Census ...

02/04/2019 12:52 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
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Rebounds  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The yearly count of monarch butterflies overwintering in Mexico, released today, shows an increase of 144 percent from last year's count and is ...

01/30/2019 03:00 AM
Friday: 1,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away in San Diego  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN DIEGO— More than 1,000 free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away by the Center for Biological Diversity on Friday, Feb. 8 as part of the San ...

02/06/2019 06:32 PM
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
New Analysis: Curbing Pesticides Key to Reversing Insect Apocalypse  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— Authors of a major new scientific review of the catastrophic decline of insects say a “serious reduction in pesticide usage” is key to ...

02/01/2019 06:16 PM
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 02:25 PM
Congress to Fund Trump's Destructive Border Wall  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Congress today prepared to accede to President Trump's demands for border wall funding, releasing details of a budget plan that will give him ...

02/14/2019 11:01 AM
Texas Judge Upholds Endangered Species Act Protections for Golden-cheeked Warbler  Center for Biological Diversity

AUSTIN, Texas— A federal judge in Austin yesterday ruled that the golden-cheeked warbler should remain protected under the Endangered Species Act. The ...

02/07/2019 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 01:00 PM
Times Square Ad, 1,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Highlight Human Population Growth's Effects on Wildlife  Center for Biological Diversity

NEW YORK— One thousand free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away by the Center for Biological Diversity in Times Square on Thursday, Feb.

02/12/2019 04:03 PM
Landmark Senate Bill Would Protect Nevada's Ruby Mountains From Fracking  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) has introduced legislation to permanently ban oil and gas leasing in Nevada's Ruby Mountains.

01/31/2019 09:01 PM
Protest to Mark Santa Barbara Spill's 50th Anniversary, Trump Drilling Plans  Center for Biological Diversity

CAMARILLO, Calif.— Californians will mark the 50th anniversary of the massive Santa Barbara oil spill by protesting outside the federal office working to ...

01/23/2019 03:00 AM
On Northern Border, Trump Administration Plans Destructive Road in Prime Grizzly, Lynx, Caribou Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

SANDPOINT, Idaho— The U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Forest *Service* have announced plans to build a road in Idaho's Selkirk Mountains that ...

02/15/2019 12:16 PM
Court Denies California's Attempt to Delay Whale, Sea Turtle Entanglement Case  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— A federal court has rejected the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's bid to delay a lawsuit alleging it's not doing enough to prevent ...

01/28/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Targets California Permit for Clearcutting Endangered Marten Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— Conservationists today sued the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to challenge its “Safe Harbor Agreement” that would allow a ...

01/31/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Expanded Critical Habitat for Endangered Mount Graham Red Squirrels  Center for Biological Diversity

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

02/05/2019 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 12:40 PM
Chapel Hill Council to Hear UNC Defense of Coal Plants on Wednesday  Center for Biological Diversity

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— University of North Carolina officials on Wednesday will try to explain to Chapel Hill town councilors why the college is indefinitely ...

02/11/2019 11:54 AM
New Nevada Court Action by The Center for Biological Diversity Would End Bundy Effort to Seize Public Lands – Turning Over 58 Million Acres of Federal Land in Nevada to the State  Sierra Sun Times

January 25, 2019 - LAS VEGAS— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a new motion on Thursday to dismiss Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's lawsuit, which ...

01/25/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Targets Federal Wildlife-killing Program in Wyoming  Center for Biological Diversity

CHEYENNE, Wyo.— Conservationists sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services program today over its outdated wildlife-killing plan for ...

01/29/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Wins 2018 Rubber Dodo Award as Top Eco-villain  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— President Trump is the winner of the Center for Biological Diversity's 2018 Rubber Dodo award. The statue is awarded each year to the person ...

02/15/2019 01:52 PM
Judge Denies TransCanada's Request for Most Pre-construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline  Center for Biological Diversity

GREAT FALLS, Mont.— A federal court ruling today further delayed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline by reaffirming that TransCanada cannot conduct any ...

02/15/2019 04:32 PM
Voting-rights, Environmental Groups Launch North Carolina Redistricting Tour  Center for Biological Diversity

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.— A coalition of voting-rights and environmental organizations are launching a redistricting teach-in tour in eastern North Carolina this ...

02/12/2019 02:01 PM
Pesticides/Endangered Species Act: Center for Biological Diversity Petition Seeking Restriction of Uses in Areas Designated Critical Habitat  JD Supra

The Center for Biological Diversity (“CBD”) submitted a January 7th document to the National Marine Fisheries *Service* and United States Fish and Wildlife ...

01/21/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks US Records on Huge Plastics Plant in Louisiana's Cancer Alley  Center for Biological Diversity

ST. JAMES PARISH, La.— The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the Trump administration for refusing to release public records related to an enormous ...

02/12/2019 02:38 PM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Imperiled Lesser Prairie Chicken  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation groups filed a notice today of their intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect severely imperiled lesser prairie ...

02/14/2019 11:17 AM
LA County Urged to Reconsider Centennial Project After Wildfire Resolution  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES — The Center for Biological Diversity and California Native Plant Society today demanded that the L.A. County Board of Supervisors reconsider ...

02/11/2019 12:24 PM
Final Recovery Plan Released for Endangered Southern California Frog  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— In response to legal action by the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* has finalized a recovery plan for the ...

02/06/2019 05:10 PM
Groups in North Carolina Launch Campaign to End Duke Energy's Monopoly Control of Electric System, Public Officials  Center for Biological Diversity

RALEIGH, N.C.— The Energy Justice NC Coalition will roll out a multipronged campaign with a press conference Wednesday, Feb. 13. The groups will call for ...

02/11/2019 01:23 PM
Notice of Intent Filed to Sue Over Chronic Water Pollution From Colorado Slaughterhouses  Center for Biological Diversity

DENVER, Colo.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Food & Water Watch today filed a notice of intent to sue JBS USA and the Swift Beef Company for ...

01/31/2019 03:00 AM
To Save Endangered Species, Conservationists Want You To Wrap It Up  OPB News

Before you wrap up that date with your special someone, there's something else conservationists hope you wrap up as well … for the love of wildlife. They say ...

02/13/2019 09:01 PM
New Nevada Court Action Would End Bundy Effort to Seize Public Lands  Center for Biological Diversity

LAS VEGAS— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a new motion today to dismiss Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's lawsuit, which aims to have all federal ...

01/24/2019 03:00 AM
Ventura County Urged to Adopt Ordinance Protecting Wildlife Connectivity  Center for Biological Diversity

VENTURA, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted comments today supporting Ventura County's draft wildlife connectivity ordinance, which the ...

01/30/2019 03:00 AM
National View: Pipeline protests proving pricey  Duluth News Tribune

Protests come at a steep price. According to a new report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Energy Institute, the Keep It In the Ground movement, ...

02/16/2019 08:58 PM
Legal Action Defends Washington's Decision to Keep Neurotoxins Out of Willapa Bay, Grays Harbor  Center for Biological Diversity

OLYMPIA, Wash.— Four environmental and public health groups took legal action today to uphold the state of Washington's prohibition on spraying the ...

02/05/2019 03:00 AM
Carbon Dividend Bill in House Would Gut Clean Air Act Authority to Stop Climate Change  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Legislation introduced Thursday by Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) and Rep. Francis Rooney (R-Fla.) would eliminate the Environmental Protection ...

01/25/2019 11:25 AM
Study: Return of Supersonic Planes Would Be Dirty, Noisy Climate Disaster  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The return of supersonic airplanes would result in 96 million metric tons of carbon pollution per year, according to a new study released today ...

01/30/2019 11:07 AM
Conservationists, Watershed Activists to Urge Strong Protective Measures at Napa Ordinance Study Session  Center for Biological Diversity

NAPA, Calif.— Conservation-minded community members and groups will urge strong steps to protect Napa Valley's watershed and wildlife at a Tuesday study ...

01/28/2019 01:51 PM
National Butterfly Center threatened by U.S.-Mexico border wall in Texas  National Geographic

Construction on a six-mile stretch of a steel and concrete wall along the Texas-Mexico border is expected to begin at the end of this month. But conservationists ...

02/13/2019 04:08 PM
State of Louisiana Approves Key Permit for Toxic Polluter in Cancer Alley  Center for Biological Diversity

ST. JAMES, La.— The state of Louisiana again affirmed that profits for out-of-state petrochemical companies come before the health of its most vulnerable ...

02/01/2019 03:43 PM
Border Patrol agents want road reopened through grizzly habitat north of Priest Lake  The Spokesman-Review

U.S. Border security may prompt the reopening of a road bisecting important grizzly bear habitat north of Priest Lake.

02/17/2019 08:00 AM
After Record Number of Yellowstone Grizzly Deaths, Committee Urged to Improve Conflict-reduction Measures  Center for Biological Diversity

BOZEMAN, Mont.— Conservation groups today called on the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee's Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee to update a ...

01/31/2019 04:47 PM
Gray Wolves Will Keep California Endangered Species Protection  Earthjustice

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

01/28/2019 03:00 AM
EPA Records Sought on Pesticide That Caused Mass Tree Die-offs in Oregon  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— Three conservation and public health groups filed a Freedom of Information Act request today with the U.S. Environmental Protection ...

01/23/2019 03:00 AM
Wildlife advocates push protections for prairie birds  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Wildlife advocates have begun legal proceedings against U.S. officials for allegedly failing to protect a ground-dwelling bird species that's seen its habitat shrink ...

02/14/2019 12:56 PM
Endangered Marine Species Populations Bounce Back  American Veterinarian

A recent study analyzed recovery trends for endangered marine species protected under the US Endangered Species Act.

01/21/2019 03:00 AM
Texas butterfly sanctuary files restraining order to stop border wall construction  Anchorage Daily News

DALLAS — The National Butterfly Center has filed for a restraining order to keep federal agents and contractors — who plan to build a border wall through the ...

02/12/2019 06:36 PM
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
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
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
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
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
Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration's Failure to Protect Wolverines, 25 Other Imperiled Species  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt for failing to make ...

01/08/2019 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
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
Lawsuit Seeks Emergency Halt of Washington's Kill Order for Wolf Pack  Center for Biological Diversity

OLYMPIA, Wash.— Two conservation groups filed an emergency lawsuit today seeking a temporary restraining order to stop Washington wildlife officials from ...

08/20/2018 03:00 AM
Border Wall Expansion Worries Environmental Groups  KRWG

President Trump is expected to declare a national emergency in order to build a southern border wall. As the national debate over a wall rages on, the.

02/15/2019 09:30 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Trophy Hunting Council  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation and animal protection groups sued the Trump administration today for illegally establishing the “International Wildlife ...

08/01/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Texas Border-wall Waivers  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation groups sued the Trump administration today for waiving 28 conservation laws to speed construction of the border wall along the ...

10/18/2018 03:00 AM
Hawaii, Conservation Groups Team Up Against Illegal Aquarium Collection  Center for Biological Diversity

HONOLULU— The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups have teamed up with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources to ...

12/19/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Aims Wrecking Ball at Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— In a massive attack on imperiled wildlife, the Trump administration announced a series of rollbacks today to the regulations implementing key ...

07/19/2018 03:00 AM
230+ Groups Oppose Trump Administration Plan to Cripple Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— More than 200 conservation and animal-welfare organizations today urged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in a letter to withdraw three ...

09/20/2018 03:00 AM
10,000 Endangered Species Condoms Handed Out for 'Earth Overshoot Day'  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— More than 10,000 free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away next week by the Center for Biological Diversity for Earth Overshoot ...

07/27/2018 03:00 AM
EPA Considers 300,000-acre Expansion for Bee-toxic Pesticide  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity today urged the Environmental Protection Agency to deny Bayer CropScience's request to allow the ...

10/11/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Settled to Protect Pacific Humpback Whale Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle Island Restoration Network and Wishtoyo Foundation today reached a settlement with the Trump ...

08/24/2018 03:00 AM
Development plans test a decade-old conservation deal  High Country News

Tejon Ranch is California wild, a place where mountain lions prey on unsuspecting fawns and storm-twisted trees cling to remote ridges, where California ...

02/07/2019 04:03 AM
Public Records Lawsuit Seeks Emails on Trump Administration's Red Wolf Extinction Plan  Center for Biological Diversity

RALEIGH, N.C.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a lawsuit to force the Trump administration to release emails related to the development of a new ...

01/04/2019 03:00 AM
Humboldt Martens Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

ARCATA, Calif.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today proposed Endangered Species Act protection for Humboldt martens as “threatened” in response to a ...

10/05/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Aims to Make Former Coal Lobbyist Wheeler Permanent EPA Chief  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— President Trump nominated Andrew Wheeler today to be the permanent administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The former ...

01/09/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Waives Environmental Laws for Texas Border Wall  Center for Biological Diversity

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas— The Trump administration today announced that it will waive 28 laws to speed construction of gates and other border-wall ...

10/09/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Protect Orcas' West Coast Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

SEATTLE— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for failing to protect the West Coast ocean habitat of the last remaining ...

08/16/2018 03:00 AM
Federal Judge to Hear Border Wall Challenge in DC  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups will present arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit against the Trump ...

12/17/2018 03:00 AM
Nevada Judge Lets Center for Biological Diversity Challenge Bundy Lawsuit Seeking to Seize Public Land  Center for Biological Diversity

LAS VEGAS— A Nevada state court judge today granted the Center for Biological Diversity's motion to challenge a lawsuit filed by rancher Cliven Bundy, who ...

12/13/2018 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
Please Give to the Center Today  Center for Biological Diversity

We're fighting with everything we've got to save wolves, grizzlies, orcas, monarch butterflies and all species large and small. Please give to the Center today ...

02/17/2018 03:06 AM
Lawsuit Targets Zinke's Secretive Program Undermining Wildlife Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today to expose a secretive program that denies Endangered Species Act ...

11/08/2018 03:00 AM
Analysis: Rat Poison Found in 85 Percent of Tested Mountain Lions, Bobcats, Fishers  Center for Biological Diversity

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— A new state analysis has documented super-toxic rat poisons in more than 85 percent of tested mountain lions, bobcats and protected ...

12/12/2018 03:00 AM
House Republicans Launch Extinction Bills Aimed at Crippling Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives today announced a series of bills aimed at profoundly gutting the Endangered Species Act, ...

07/12/2018 03:00 AM
6,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Distributed in Six States on Halloween  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity is giving away 6,000 free Endangered Species Condoms this Halloween to highlight the scary costs of ...

10/26/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Nominates Pesticide Industry Insider to Run US Fish and Wildlife Service  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration has nominated a former Monsanto employee to run the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service*. Aurelia Skipwith has been at ...

10/23/2018 03:00 AM
Court Asked to Dismiss Incoherent Bundy Lawsuit to Seize 58 Million Acres of Public Land  Center for Biological Diversity

LAS VEGAS— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a legal motion in Nevada state court to dismiss Cliven Bundy's latest lawsuit to seize more than 58 ...

11/08/2018 03:00 AM
Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Reported Trump Memo Targeting Transgender People  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Center for Biological Diversity Executive Director Kierán Suckling released the following statement in response to a New York Times report, ...

10/22/2018 03:00 AM
EPA Sued for Records of Andrew Wheeler Meetings With Oil Lobbyists  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth sued the Environmental Protection Agency today for refusing to release public ...

12/04/2018 03:00 AM
After Second Endangered California Condor Shot, $15,000 Reward Offered  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity today tripled the reward to $15,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the May 2018 ...

10/11/2018 03:00 AM
House Votes to Evict Native Elk From National Park in California to Prioritize Private Cattle Ranching  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The House of Representatives rammed through legislation today that would allow hunting or eviction of native tule elk from large portions of ...

09/25/2018 03:00 AM
Meat-heavy Menu at UN Climate Conference Could Contribute 4,000 Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gases  Center for Biological Diversity

KATOWICE, Poland— New analysis from the Center for Biological Diversity, Farm Forward and Brighter Green today finds that the meat-heavy menu at the ...

12/02/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Pushes Trump Administration to Protect Arizona, New Mexico Snakes  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for failing to protect critical habitat for the northern Mexican garter snake and ...

12/20/2018 03:00 AM
Dozens of Small Business Owners, Religious Groups, Scientists Ask Supreme Court to Maintain Habitat Protections for Endangered Frogs  Center for Biological Diversity

NEW ORLEANS— From economists and scientists to religious leaders and business owners, dozens of groups this week submitted “friend of the court” briefs ...

07/06/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Waives Environmental Laws to Build Texas Border Wall in Protected Nature Areas  Center for Biological Diversity

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas— The Trump administration announced today that it will waive dozens of environmental laws to speed border-wall construction ...

10/10/2018 03:00 AM
Helping Hand - Center for Biological Diversity Pacific Walrus lawsuit  Hawaiipublicradio

This week on Helping Hand we're learning about a crisis in our Asia Pacific neighborhood revolving around the Pacific Walrus. HPR All Things Considered.

05/25/2018 03:00 AM
Zinke Sued for Refusing to Release Documents on Efforts to Strip Protection From American Burying Beetle  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today for failing to release public ...

09/04/2018 03:00 AM
Chambered Nautilus Given Endangered Species Act Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The National Marine Fisheries *Service* gave Endangered Species Act protection today to the chambered nautilus, which is threatened with ...

09/27/2018 03:00 AM
Trump EPA Bows to Monsanto, Reapproves Dangerous, Drift-prone Pesticide ]  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it will forgo a ban in favor of minor new restrictions on the pesticide dicamba, ...

10/31/2018 03:00 AM
Senate Urged to Block Super-polluting Supersonic Flights Over US Land  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Thirty-eight environmental, public-health and community groups today called on the Senate to reject a bill provision that would lift the ban on ...

08/27/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Fights Trump Administration Effort to Strip Gray Wolves of Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* for violating the Endangered Species Act by never providing a ...

11/14/2018 03:00 AM
Legal Petition Urges Trump Administration to Maintain Gray Wolf Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Humane Society of the United States today petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* to maintain ...

12/17/2018 03:00 AM
Trispot Darter Fish Gains Endangered Species Act Protection in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee  Center for Biological Diversity

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— In response to a petition and litigation from conservation groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today finalized protection for the trispot ...

12/27/2018 03:00 AM

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