PRESS RELEASES

October 01, 2022 – Biden Administration Greenlights Work on California Pipeline Linked to 2021 Huntington Beach Oil Spill

September 30, 2022 – Wildlife Connectivity Bill Becomes Law in California

September 28, 2022 – New Red Wolf Recovery Plan Needs Public Input

September 28, 2022 – 10 Biden Administration Actions for Sustainable Food

September 28, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges Outdated Offshore Oil Plans in California

September 27, 2022 – Lawsuit Seeks Protection for Central Tennessee’s Imperiled Barrens Darter

September 26, 2022 – Rare Florida Keys Lizard Proposed for Endangered Species Protection

September 22, 2022 – Army Corps to Revoke Permit for Lake Pend Oreille Marina, Housing Development in Idaho

September 21, 2022 – Manchin Pushes Most Significant Environmental Rollback in Decades

September 20, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Threatened Coral Species

September 20, 2022 – Dozens of Groups Urge Interior Department to Greenlight Okefenokee World Heritage Bid

September 16, 2022 – Appeal Challenges Arizona Fort’s Fake Groundwater Pumping Credits That Threaten San Pedro River

September 16, 2022 – Legal Agreement Spurs EPA to Take Stronger Steps to Reduce Smog Pollution in Areas of Five States With Some of Nation’s Worst Air Quality

September 15, 2022 – Victory: Court Nixes Air Permits for Formosa’s Huge Petrochemical Complex in Cancer Alley

September 15, 2022 – Dozens of Conservation Groups, Scientists Call on New York to Protect Wolves

September 14, 2022 – Judge Vacates Approval of Cadiz’s California Desert Water Grab

September 14, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Force Biden Administration to Protect Red Squirrel, Nation’s Most Endangered Mammal, From Extinction

September 14, 2022 – California Should Reject Solar Tax, Boost Solar in Environmental Justice Communities

September 14, 2022 – With Offshore Drilling Set to Surge, EPA Urged to Halt Fracking Waste Discharges Into Gulf of Mexico

September 13, 2022 – Tricolored Bats Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

September 13, 2022 – Mining Ship Departs Mexico’s Manzanillo After Shock Decision to Greenlight Deep-Sea Mining Test

September 13, 2022 – New Wolf Family Seen in Northern Oregon’s Cascades

September 13, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect West Coast Fisher

September 13, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Push EPA to Enforce Clean Air Act Protections for UNC-Chapel Hill’s Coal-Fired Power Plant

September 13, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect U.S. Waters From Ship Pollution, Invasive Species

September 12, 2022 – Agreement Reached to Protect Endangered Species From Livestock in National Conservation Area in Arizona

September 12, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Grizzlies from Expanded Grazing in Montana’s Paradise Valley

September 12, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges EPA’s Delay in Smog Reduction in Five States

September 12, 2022 – Virtual Film Festival Highlights Link Between Food Justice, Sovereignty, Sustainability

September 09, 2022 – Court Upholds Federal Action to Protect Right Whales From Deadly Entanglements in Lobster Gear

September 08, 2022 – Federal Lawsuit Challenges Forest Service OK of Oil Railway Right-of-Way

September 08, 2022 – Documents: Army Corps Decided to Resume Border Wall Construction 10 Days Into Biden Term

September 08, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Critical Habitat for Rare South Florida Beetle

September 07, 2022 – Legal Agreement Blocks Drilling on 58,000 Acres in Montana, Dakotas Pending New Analysis

September 07, 2022 – New Report Explores Link Between Environmental Harms of Capitalism, Reproductive Health

September 07, 2022 – More Than 80 Conservation Groups Urge Congress to Reject Mountain Valley Pipeline in Manchin Side Deal

September 06, 2022 – Court Rejects Wyoming, Industry Challenge to Biden Administration Postponement of Oil, Gas Lease Sales

September 01, 2022 – Rigorous New Study Finds Significant Water Pollution From Cattle Ranching at Point Reyes National Seashore

September 01, 2022 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for West Coast’s Bull Kelp

August 31, 2022 – California Lawmakers OK Climate Package With Buffer Zones, Carbon Capture

August 31, 2022 – Biden Administration Backs Offshore Fracking in California

August 30, 2022 – Federal Agencies Urged to Update Mining Rules, Halt Industry Handouts

August 30, 2022 – 144,000 Call for Protecting Mature, Old-Growth Federal Forests, Trees From Logging

August 30, 2022 – Court Sends Two Unlawful Oil Lease Sales in Gulf of Mexico Back for Reconsideration

August 30, 2022 – California Senate Passes Safe Roads Bill, Putting Statewide Wildlife Connectivity Within Reach

August 26, 2022 – Legal Agreement Moves Dunes Sagebrush Lizard One Step Closer to Protection

August 25, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges Marina, Housing Development on Idaho’s Lake Pend Oreille

August 25, 2022 – California Clean Car Rule Fails to Match Climate Urgency

August 24, 2022 – Video: California Wolf Who Journeyed to Oregon Likely a Father

August 24, 2022 – Legal Agreement Requires U.S. to Re-Examine Harms to Whales From Pacific Offshore Oil Drilling

August 24, 2022 – Over 650 Groups Call on Congressional Leaders to Reject Manchin’s Dirty Pipeline Deal

August 24, 2022 – Federal Protection Sought for Rare Salamander in Coal Country

August 24, 2022 – Biden’s ‘Sustainable Aviation Fuel’ Goals Mired in Myth: Report

August 23, 2022 – Federal Safeguards Urged For Colorado Wolves in 2023 Reintroduction

August 23, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched Seeking National Gray Wolf Recovery Plan

August 22, 2022 – Nevada Legislative Committee Advances Bill Request for Managing Butterflies, Other Invertebrates

August 22, 2022 – Rare Nevada Fish Advances Toward Endangered Species Protection

August 18, 2022 – Cancer-Linked Pesticide 1,3-D Moves Closer to Reapproval

August 17, 2022 – State Votes to Protect Imperiled Wildflower Threatened by California Gold Mining

August 17, 2022 – Magnificent News for Endangered North Carolina Snail

August 17, 2022 – UN Urged to Protect Pantanal As Fires Threaten World Heritage Site

August 17, 2022 – Agencies Warned for Failing to Protect Endangered Species From South Florida Water Park Development

August 16, 2022 – Una demanda impugna proyecto de ampliación para el envío de gas natural licuado a Puerto Rico

August 16, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges Project Expanding Liquified Natural Gas Shipping to Puerto Rico

August 15, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Habitat for Tennessee’s Endangered Barrens Topminnow

August 15, 2022 – Legal Agreement to Permanently Close Oil Wells, Restore Habitat in California’s Carrizo Plain National Monument

August 12, 2022 – Climate Bill Heads to Biden for Signature, Forecasts Fall Fossil Fuel Fight

August 12, 2022 – Judge Reinstates Obama-Era Coal Leasing Moratorium on Federal Lands

August 12, 2022 – Legal Agreement Blocks Oil, Gas Leasing on 2.2 Million Acres in Colorado

August 11, 2022 – Report: Southern California’s Signature River Under Threat

August 11, 2022 – Lawsuit Seeks Protected Habitat for 49 Endangered Hawaiian Species

August 11, 2022 – Florida Petitioned to Protect Manatees by Improving Boater Safety

August 11, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Lesser Prairie Chicken From Extinction

August 11, 2022 – Federal Officials Commit to Feral Cow Removal Throughout San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area in Arizona

August 10, 2022 – Pressure Mounts on Agriculture Secretary to Reject Hazardous Utah Oil Trains

August 09, 2022 – New Report Outlines Blueprint for Rewilding American West

August 09, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched Seeking EPA Pollution Limits for Arizona Creek Threatened by Copper Mine

August 09, 2022 – Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Federal Protection to Northern Rockies Wolves After Government Misses Deadline

August 08, 2022 – Endangered Species Protections Sought for Rare Nevada Butterfly

August 08, 2022 – U.S. to Finally Decide Protection for Foreign Birds, Butterflies

August 05, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges Washington’s Failure to Enact Wolf Management Rules

August 05, 2022 – ‘Emergency’ Loophole Used to OK Highly Toxic Pesticide for 10th Straight Year

August 04, 2022 – Viva El Jefe! Arizona’s Famous Jaguar Lives, But What’s His Future?

August 04, 2022 – Petition Seeks to Withhold Federal Funding From Montana, Idaho Over Wolf-Killing Legislation

August 04, 2022 – Federal Court Cites Human Health, Climate Costs in Rejecting Massive Wyoming, Montana Coal Mining Plan

August 03, 2022 – Pups Confirmed in Two California Wolf Packs

August 01, 2022 – Legal Agreements Block Drilling, Fracking Across 1 Million Acres in Central California

August 01, 2022 – Legal Agreement Halts Construction at Nevada Geothermal Project to Weigh Harm to Rare Toad

August 01, 2022 – Center for Biological Diversity Names Elise Bennett Florida Director

July 29, 2022 – Federal Proposal Aims to Protect Endangered Right Whales From Ship Strikes

July 29, 2022 – Hundreds of Climate, Community Groups Tell Biden, Congress: No Fossil Fuel Expansion in Reconciliation Bill

July 28, 2022 – States Push National Greenhouse Gas Pollution Cap

July 28, 2022 – Manchin Poison Pills Buried in Inflation Reduction Act Will Destroy Livable Climate

July 27, 2022 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Southern Plains Bumblebee

July 26, 2022 – Tribunal de Colorado accede a considerar un desafío legal ante la falta del estado de proteger las vías fluviales y la vida silvestre de la contaminación de las granjas industriales

July 26, 2022 – Colorado Court Agrees to Hear Legal Challenge to State’s Failure to Protect Waterways, Wildlife From Factory Farm Pollution

July 26, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Western Colorado’s Air From Arch Coal’s West Elk Mine

July 26, 2022 – Asheville Rally Aims to Protect Country’s Most Popular National Forest

July 26, 2022 – DNA Test Confirms Another Wolf Killed in New York

July 20, 2022 – New Wolf Pack Confirmed in Western Oregon

July 20, 2022 – Biden Stops Short of Declaring National Climate Emergency

July 20, 2022 – Sens. Manchin, Daines Attack Climate Protections for Endangered Species

July 20, 2022 – Lawsuit Seeks Energy Department Documents on Overdue Grid Study

July 20, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges EPA’s Damaging Renewable Fuels Standard

July 20, 2022 – Biden Administration Repeals Second Trump Rule Limiting Habitat Protections for Imperiled Species

July 19, 2022 – Marin County Adopts Long-Overdue Protections for Endangered Coho Salmon

July 19, 2022 – EPA Finds New Insecticide Is Putting Over 100 Species in Jeopardy of Extinction

July 19, 2022 – Biden Administration Rejects Legal Petition to Phase Out Use of Toxic Agricultural Pesticides on National Wildlife Refuges

July 18, 2022 – Legal Victory: Court Orders New Endangered Species Review for Toxic Fungicide

July 18, 2022 – Conservationists, Wildlife Advocates Propose Colorado Wolf Restoration Plan

July 15, 2022 – Biden’s Top Five Climate Executive Actions

July 14, 2022 – LA County Sued Over Faulty Environmental Review Process for Los Angeles River Master Plan

July 13, 2022 – Victory for Nevada Lands, Wildlife: House Committee Rebuffs Proposed Military Land Grab

July 13, 2022 – Congress Urged to Boost Appropriations for Biden’s Clean Energy Orders

July 12, 2022 – Federal Appeals Court Reinstates Right Whales’ Seasonal Protection

July 12, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges Fish and Wildlife Service’s Inadequate Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Efforts

July 12, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched Over EPA’s Authorization for Limitless Smog From Fracking in Denver, North Front Range Areas

July 12, 2022 – Report: Federal Logging Projects Put 10 Climate-Saving Forests on Chopping Block

July 12, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Fight EPA’s Delay in Reducing Harmful Soot Air Pollution

July 11, 2022 – World’s Most Endangered Whales Move Closer to Expanded Habitat Protections off Alaskan Coast

July 08, 2022 – Court Victory: Federal Failure to Protect Right Whales from Deadly Entanglements Violates Law

July 07, 2022 – Appeal Challenges Federal Plan Authorizing Killing of 72 Grizzlies Near Yellowstone

July 06, 2022 – Biden Administration Paves Way for Railway That Will Quadruple Oil Production in Utah’s Uinta Basin

July 06, 2022 – Biden Administration Moves to Curb Single-Use Plastic in Federal Purchasing

July 06, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Critical Habitat for Endangered Florida Bonneted Bats

July 05, 2022 – Supreme Court Leaves Open Powerful Climate Pathway for Biden, EPA

July 05, 2022 – Federal Court Restores Critical Endangered Species Act Protections

July 05, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Fight EPA’s Delay in Smog Reduction in San Diego, Placer County, Ventura County, Colorado, North Dakota, Pennsylvania

July 05, 2022 – Alabama Mussel Gains Endangered Species Protection, 36 River Miles of Protected Habitat

July 05, 2022 – Legal Warning Challenges Plan to Log Thousands of Acres of Oregon’s Old-Growth Forest Reserves

July 01, 2022 – Gulf of Mexico, Alaska Targeted for Offshore Oil, Gas Leasing in Biden Plan

June 30, 2022 – Mexican Gray Wolf Rule Finalized to Eliminate Population Cap

June 30, 2022 – Lawsuit Seeks to Protect Crucial Grizzly Habitat in Montana’s Oldest Forests

June 30, 2022 – Fisheries Service Finalizes Protections Against Three Pesticides Harming Salmon, Orcas

June 30, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Critical Habitat for Eastern Black Rail

June 30, 2022 – Supreme Court Limits Climate Action Under Clean Air Act

June 29, 2022 – EPA Urged to Reject Carbon Capture Projects in Central California

June 29, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges Biden’s Resumption of Oil, Gas Leasing on Public Lands

June 28, 2022 – Rural New Mexico County Votes to Stop Funding Federal Wildlife-Killing

June 28, 2022 – Court Halts Logging of Elliott State Forest Tract Sold to Private Timber Company

June 28, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched Over Federal Failure to Protect Shortfin Mako Shark

June 28, 2022 – Demandan por la falta de protección federal del tiburón mako de aleta corta como especie amenazada o en peligro de extinción

June 24, 2022 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

June 23, 2022 – New Vilsack Guidance to Forest Service Falls Short of Protecting Old, Mature Forests

June 23, 2022 – Lawsuit Seeks Endangered Species Protections for Colorful Arizona Snake

June 23, 2022 – Biden Administration Rescinds Trump Rule Limiting Habitat Protections for Endangered Species

June 21, 2022 – Imperiled Southeast Flower Proposed for Endangered Species Protection

June 21, 2022 – House Democrats Provide Long-Overdue Funding for Endangered Species Act

June 17, 2022 – Oregon Commission Votes to Better Protect Wildlife From Trapping

June 16, 2022 – California Commission Deadlocks on Protecting Western Joshua Trees as Threatened Species

June 16, 2022 – EPA Confirms Three Widely Used Neonicotinoid Pesticides Likely Harm Vast Majority of Endangered Plants, Animals

June 16, 2022 – Report: TVA’s New Board Members Can Fast-Track Transition to 100% Renewable, Just Energy Future

June 16, 2022 – Agencies Warned for Ignoring Florida Nuclear Plant’s Harm to American Crocodiles

June 16, 2022 – Petition Aims to Protect Great Hammerhead Sharks Under Endangered Species Act

June 16, 2022 – 100 Groups Urge Global Leaders to Stop Extinction

June 15, 2022 – Virgin Islands Flower Finally Gets Endangered Species Protections After 47 Years

June 15, 2022 – Temblor Legless Lizard Wins California Endangered Species Act Protections

June 15, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Habitat for 12 Endangered Coral Species

June 15, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges Biden-Approved Oil Drilling Permits for Failing to Protect Climate-Imperiled Wildlife, Public Lands

June 14, 2022 – House Passes Historic Legislation Securing Billions for Imperiled Wildlife

June 13, 2022 – El Cuerpo de Ingenieros Enfrentará Demanda por Proyecto de Transporte de GNL en Puerto Rico por Impactos a la Vida Silvestre y a las Comunidades

June 14, 2022 – 9th Circuit Court to Hear Arguments Wednesday Challenging Geothermal Plant Endangering Sacred Site, Rare Toad

June 14, 2022 – Commission Votes Wednesday on Protecting California’s Joshua Trees as Threatened Species

June 14, 2022 – Delayed Protection Imperils Oregon Beetle, Virgin Islands Plant, Two Southeast Mussels

June 14, 2022 – Lawmakers, Organizations Warn Biden Against Rushed Pipeline Restart Off California Coast

June 13, 2022 – SpaceX’s Texas Site Needs Full Environmental Review, Conservationists Say

June 13, 2022 – Congress to Hold Wednesday Hearing on Seresto Flea Collars Linked to Deaths of Over 2,500 Pets

June 13, 2022 – Army Corps to Face Lawsuit for Puerto Rico LNG Shipping Project’s Threats to Wildlife, Communities

June 13, 2022 – Endangered Species Protection Sought for North Carolina’s Hickory Nut Gorge Green Salamanders

June 10, 2022 – Mobile Billboard Calls Out Biden’s Broken Climate Promises During Santa Fe Visit

June 09, 2022 – Rare Southwest Wildflower Protected Under Endangered Species Act

June 09, 2022 – Conservationists Urge Halt to Mexico’s Maya Train Project, Call For Sanctions

June 08, 2022 – Lawsuits Challenge Two Massive Bay Area Biofuel Refinery Projects

June 08, 2022 – Lawsuit Seeks to Protect Wetland-Dependent Midwestern Snake

June 08, 2022 – Legal Petition Aims to Phase Out Toxic Lead Ammo, Fishing Tackle on National Wildlife Refuges

June 07, 2022 – Senate Committee Considers Grand Canyon Protection Act

June 07, 2022 – Lawsuit Filed to Compel EPA to Enforce Smog-Reduction Measures in Los Angeles, Sacramento, New Hampshire

June 07, 2022 – Selkirk’s Piping Plover Mural Highlights Endangered Species

June 06, 2022 – Biden Use of Defense Production Act Signals Pivot on Climate, Renewables

June 06, 2022 – California Drift Gillnets Entangled About 12 Humpback Whales in 2021

June 06, 2022 – New Right Whale Endangered Species Condom Distributed for World Ocean Day, Marine Mammal Protection Act Anniversary

June 03, 2022 – 9th Circuit Affirms Moratorium on Offshore Fracking Off California, Orders More Review

June 03, 2022 – EPA Finalizes Damaging Renewable Fuels Standard

June 01, 2022 – Conservationists Back Havasupai Tribe’s Opposition to Grand Canyon Uranium Mine

June 01, 2022 – Legal Agreement Will Protect Critical Habitat for Threatened Florida Manatees

May 31, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges Federal Pesticide-Spraying Program Affecting Millions of Acres of Western Rangelands

May 31, 2022 – Southern California Fish Move Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

May 31, 2022 – Giraffes One Step Closer to U.S. Endangered Species Protections

May 27, 2022 – $30,000 Reward Offered for Info on Washington Wolf Killings

May 27, 2022 – Court Restores Wolverine Protections While Agency Reconsiders Endangered Species Decision

May 26, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Stop Extinction of Guam’s Endangered Animals, Plants

May 26, 2022 – California Assembly Passes Bill to Improve Wildlife Connectivity, Public Safety

May 25, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Seek Habitat Protection for 49 Endangered Hawaiian Species

May 24, 2022 – Legal Petition Urges EPA to Require Commonsense Safeguards on Pesticide Labels to Protect Farmworkers, Endangered Species

May 24, 2022 – Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Up Slightly, Still Below Extinction Threshold

May 24, 2022 – Utah Judge to Hear Arguments Wednesday on Misuse of Public Money for Oil Train

May 24, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched Challenging USDA’s Failure to Protect Endangered Species From Insecticide Sprays Over Millions of Acres in U.S. West

May 24, 2022 – Oregon’s North Coast Red Tree Voles Get New Shot at Crucial Protections

May 20, 2022 – Federal Judge Stops 35,000-Acre Fracking Plan in Western Colorado

May 19, 2022 – Federal Watchdog to Investigate EPA’s Inaction on Seresto Flea Collars

May 19, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Dunes Sagebrush Lizard From Extinction

May 18, 2022 – Legal Protests Target Biden’s Plans To Resume Oil, Gas Leasing on Public Lands

May 18, 2022 – Legal Petition Seeks Federal Trade Commission Investigation of Energy Utility Abuses

May 17, 2022 – Court Rules Federal Agency Wrongly Withdrew Bi-State Sage Grouse Protections

May 17, 2022 – Massive Kootenai National Forest Timber Sale Challenged by Conservation Groups

May 16, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges California Biofuel Refinery Expansion

May 16, 2022 – Legal Agreement Requires Federal Government to Update Marine Mammal Assessments

May 13, 2022 – Mexican Gray Wolf Rule Eliminates Cap on Population, Restricts Killing

May 13, 2022 – Rare Florida Lizard Back on Course for Endangered Species Protection

May 12, 2022 – Federal Appeals Court Upholds Decision to Halt Rosemont Mine in Arizona

May 12, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched Over Delay of Endangered Species Protections for 11 Species

May 10, 2022 – Lawsuit Expands Challenge to Damaging Grazing in Agua Fria National Monument in Arizona

May 10, 2022 – Legal Appeal Aims to Defend Wyoming’s Path of the Pronghorn From Massive Fracking Project

May 10, 2022 – Lawsuit: EPA Must Protect Manatees From Water Pollution

May 03, 2022 – Legal Agreement Forces EPA to Assess Toxicity of Plastics

May 02, 2022 – Lawsuit Seeks Documents on Biden Administration Plans to Weaken Endangered Species Act

May 02, 2022 – Report: Electric Utilities Shut Off Power 3.6 Million Times While Increasing Payouts to Shareholders, Executives

April 29, 2022 – Arizona OKs Uranium Mining Permit That Puts Grand Canyon’s Groundwater, Springs at Risk

April 28, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges U.S. Postal Service Plan to Buy 150,000 Gas-Guzzling Trucks

April 28, 2022 – Tope Sharks Take Step Toward Endangered Species Protection

April 27, 2022 – Legal Actions Challenge Huge Logging Project in Los Padres National Forest

April 27, 2022 – Proposed Montana Gypsum Mine Scrapped in Victory for Rare Plant

April 27, 2022 – 500 Global Groups Urge Biden to End Fossil Fuel Era in Response to Russia-Ukraine War

April 27, 2022 – Lawsuit Demands Halt to Mexico’s Maya Train

April 26, 2022 – Rare Southern Nevada Wildflower, Bee One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protections

April 26, 2022 – Monarch Butterflies, Dozens of Other Species One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protections

April 25, 2022 – Federal Officials Forced to Reexamine Kentucky Pipeline’s Threats to Endangered Bats

April 22, 2022 – First Red Wolf Pups Born in Wild Since 2018, Raising Hope for Brighter Future for Species

April 22, 2022 – Cultural, Environmental Groups Launch Utom Conservation Fund Scholarship, Fellowship

April 22, 2022 – Biden Launches Process for Protecting Mature, Old-Growth Forests on Federal Lands

April 21, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges Federal OK of Arizona Freeway That Will Harm Climate, Wildlife, Public Lands

April 21, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Rare Parasitic Bumblebees That Play Critical Role in Keeping Other Bee Populations Diverse, Robust

April 21, 2022 – For Earth Day, ‘Frostpaw the Polar Bear’ to Urge Rep. DeLauro, Sen. Leahy to Fully Fund Endangered Species Act

April 20, 2022 – Group Celebrates Earth Day by Expanding Nature Preserve System Throughout West

April 20, 2022 – Top Scientists: California Must End Neighborhood Oil Drilling, Phase Out Fossil Fuels

April 19, 2022 – Oregon’s Wolf Population Increases by Only Two After Year of Poaching Deaths

April 19, 2022 – Legal Action Defends Endangered Southwestern Willow Flycatcher

April 19, 2022 – 15,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away for Earth Day

April 18, 2022 – New Study Shows People of Color in U.S. Are More Likely to Be Harmed by Pesticides Due to Weak Regulations, Lax Enforcement

April 18, 2022 – Legal Victory Secures Habitat Protection for 23 Imperiled Micronesian Species

April 18, 2022 – Appeals Court Upholds Habitat Protections for New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mouse

April 15, 2022 – Biden Administration to Restart Oil, Gas Leasing on Public Lands

April 15, 2022 – ‘Los Angeles Times’ Ad Urges California to Ramp Up Clean Car Rules

April 14, 2022 – California’s Clear Lake Hitch Back on Track for Endangered Species Protections

April 14, 2022 – Mining Company Told to Stop Illegal Dumping in Arizona’s Santa Rita Mountains

April 14, 2022 – Temblor Legless Lizard Gets Closer to California Endangered Species Protection

April 14, 2022 – Independent Scientific Review Panel: EPA’s Weakening of Groundwater Protections From Pesticides Is Not Justified

April 13, 2022 – California Issues Weak Clean Cars Rule, Fails to Lead Aggressive Electric Push

April 13, 2022 – State Wildlife Agency Recommends Ending Protection for California’s Climate-Threatened Western Joshua Trees

April 13, 2022 – Federal Officials Revise Plan to Recover Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves

April 13, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Seek Federal Protection for Thick-Leaf Bladderpod

April 13, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Push EPA to Set New Limits on Soot, Sulfur, Nitrogen Pollution

April 12, 2022 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Nevada’s Railroad Valley Toad

April 12, 2022 – New Report: Gender Equity Solutions Missing From Municipal Climate Plans

April 11, 2022 – Autoridad ambiental del T-MEC recomienda investigación formal por fallas en la protección de la vaquita marina en México

April 11, 2022 – International Environmental Authority Recommends Full Investigation of Mexico’s Vaquita Failures

April 11, 2022 – More Than 200 Wolves Reported in Washington in 2021

April 11, 2022 – New Dungeons & Dragons Book to Support Endangered Species Protection

April 11, 2022 – Documents: Biden Administration Misled Public Over Secret Plan to Weaken Whooping Crane Protections

April 07, 2022 – Developer Ditches Plan to Dam Arizona’s San Francisco River

April 07, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Stop Power Plant Construction, Save Nevada Toad After Endangered Species Listing

April 06, 2022 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Redwood Forest in California From Logging

April 06, 2022 – 140 Groups Call for Major Reforms at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Restore Scientific Integrity

April 06, 2022 – Bill Calls for Turbocharging Renewable Energy Manufacturing Under Defense Production Act to Ensure True Energy Security, End Fossil Fuels

April 05, 2022 – Los Angeles County Moves to Limit New Sprawl in Fire-Prone Areas

April 05, 2022 – Federal Court Rejects Fort Huachuca’s Groundwater Pumping Plan for Fourth Time

April 05, 2022 – Congress Introduces Legislation to Ban Wildlife Killing Contests on Public Lands

April 05, 2022 – New Coalition Pressures Tennessee Valley Authority to Cut Fossil-Fuel Emissions, Ramp Up Renewable Energy

April 05, 2022 – California Oil Company Warned for Cutting Corners in Repairing Leaky Pipeline

April 04, 2022 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Gives Rare Nevada Toad Emergency Endangered Species Protection

April 04, 2022 – 100 Groups Demand EPA Set Protective Airplane-Pollution Limits

April 01, 2022 – Arizona Game and Fish Fails to Ban Spring Bear Hunting With New Guidelines

April 01, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Stop Destruction of Endangered California Tiger Salamander Habitat

March 31, 2022 – Alaska’s Ice Seals Gain Critical Habitat Protection

March 30, 2022 – Mexican Gray Wolf Numbers Rose to Just Under 200 Last Year

March 30, 2022 – Coastal California Sunflower Is Latest Endangered Species Act Success

March 30, 2022 – Groups Call for Oil Industry to Fund California’s Costly Oil Well Cleanup

March 28, 2022 – Biden Budget Shortchanges Key Programs to Protect, Recover Endangered Species

March 25, 2022 – Endangered Species Protection Sought for Tiny Virginia Fish

March 24, 2022 – Agreement Prohibits Military Spending on Border Wall, Requires Restoration, Damage Study

March 24, 2022 – Lawsuit Filed to Fight EPA Delay in Reducing Asthma-Causing Smog

March 24, 2022 – New Documents: EPA Managers Reportedly Instructed Staff Not to Document in Emails Concerns About Flea Collars Linked to Thousands of Pet Deaths

March 24, 2022 – U.S. Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Hippos

March 23, 2022 – 14,000 Objections Filed Against Pisgah-Nantahala Forest Plan

March 23, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect California’s Temblor Legless Lizard

March 22, 2022 – Northern Long-Eared Bats Proposed for Endangered Species Protection

March 22, 2022 – 400,000 Native Animals Killed by Federal Program Last Year, New Data Shows

March 22, 2022 – Lawsuit Filed Against EPA to Protect Endangered Species From Cadmium Pollution

March 22, 2022 – Lawsuit Seeks Interior Department Documents Behind Oil, Gas Leasing Report

March 21, 2022 – Rare Sand Dune-Dwelling Plant in Oregon, California Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

March 19, 2022 – Washington Wildlife Commission Again Votes Down Spring Bear Hunt

March 18, 2022 – U.S. Company Seeks to Extend License for Deep-Sea Mining in Pacific

March 17, 2022 – Mining Company Nixes California Gold Exploration That Threatened Rare Daisy

March 17, 2022 – Oregon Department of Forestry Moves Flawed Endangered Species Plan Forward

March 17, 2022 – Progressive Caucus Urges Biden to Declare Climate Emergency, Stop New Fossil Fuel Extraction, Turbocharge Renewables

March 16, 2022 – Five Years After ‘Cyanide Bomb’ Injures Idaho Teen, Efforts Continue to Ban Deadly Devices

March 16, 2022 – Federal Court Rejects Weld County’s Request to Delay Reductions of Dangerous Smog Pollution From Oil, Gas Operations

March 14, 2022 – Two Appalachian Crayfish Gain 446 Miles of Lifesaving Critical Habitat

March 14, 2022 – New Wildlife Data Reveals Disturbing U.S. Trophy Trade Trends

March 11, 2022 – California Court Rules Against Big Bear Development Over Wildfire Concerns, Harms to Rare Plant

March 11, 2022 – CITES Approves Totoaba Trade in Major Blow to Imperiled Vaquita Porpoise

March 11, 2022 – CITES aprueba el comercio de totoaba en un gran golpe para la vaquita marina

March 10, 2022 – Congress Urged to Increase Spending to $700 Million for Endangered Species Conservation

March 10, 2022 – Expanded Alaska Habitat Protections Sought for World’s Most Endangered Whale

March 10, 2022 – Report Card: North Carolina’s Pisgah-Nantahala Forest Plan Flunks

March 09, 2022 – California Court Rejects Sprawl Development Near San Diego

March 09, 2022 – Biden Urged to Invoke Defense Protection Act, Resist Shortsighted Domestic Fossil Fuel Policies

March 09, 2022 – Omnibus Budget Ignores Climate Emergency, Extinction Crisis

March 08, 2022 – Santa Barbara County Rejects ExxonMobil Oil-Trucking Plan

March 08, 2022 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Reverses Course, Asserts That Neurotoxic Pesticide Malathion Will Not Put a Single Protected Species At Risk of Extinction

March 08, 2022 – Petition Urges Biden Administration to Strengthen Endangered Species Act to Save Life on Earth

March 07, 2022 – Eighty Groups Demand Gov. Newsom Set Nation-Leading Clean Car Standard

March 07, 2022 – Legal Petition Demands Biden Administration Halt Imports of Russian Fossil Fuels

March 02, 2022 – Oregon Passes Law to Prevent Spread of Diseases Linked to Wildlife Trafficking

March 02, 2022 – National Marine Fisheries Service Analysis: Chlorpyrifos, Diazinon, Malathion Jeopardize Dozens of Endangered Species

March 02, 2022 – Two Freshwater Mussels Proposed for Federal Protections in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Louisiana

March 01, 2022 – State of the Union: Amid Global Crisis, Biden Must Move to End Fossil Fuel Era

March 01, 2022 – Seabird Protection From Federal Fisheries On Horizon

March 01, 2022 – U.S. Officials Urged to Deny Elephant Trophy Imports by March 16 Deadline

February 28, 2022 – Biden Climate Leadership Needed in Wake of Supreme Court Argument

February 28, 2022 – Last Rattlesnake Roundup in Georgia Replaced by Humane Wildlife Festival

February 28, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Bats From Methane Gas Pipeline

February 25, 2022 – Grupos exhortan a juzgado mexicano fallar a favor de jóvenes indígenas mayas en amparo constitucional ante mega granja porcícola en Yucatán

February 25, 2022 – Mexican Court Urged to Rule for Indigenous Mayan Youth in Constitutional Challenge to Massive Industrial Hog Operation on Yucatán Peninsula

February 25, 2022 – Peppered Chub Placed on Endangered List

February 25, 2022 – Supreme Court Argument Highlights Need for Biden Climate Action

February 24, 2022 – Lawsuit Targets EPA’s Failure to Protect Washington’s Endangered Salmon, Orcas, Trout From Cyanide Pollution

February 24, 2022 – Legal Petition Urges Biden Administration to Ban Toxic Agricultural Pesticides on National Wildlife Refuges

February 24, 2022 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Sued for Refusing to Stop Chlorpyrifos, Diazinon From Killing Endangered Animals, Plants

February 23, 2022 – BASF to Stop Selling Pesticide Trifludimoxazin Rather Than Continue Litigation

February 23, 2022 – $22,500 Reward Offered for Info on Illegal Killing of Wolf in Northeast Oregon

February 23, 2022 – Report Details Key Powers Biden Can Unlock With National Climate Emergency, Echoes Congressional Calls for Declaration

February 22, 2022 – Agreement Sets Swift Deadline for Decision on Dixie Valley Toad Protections

February 22, 2022 – Federal Regulators Urged to End Utility Practice of Funneling Ratepayer Money to Anti-Environment Trade Groups

February 22, 2022 – New Report: More Than 200 Million Pounds of Pesticides in U.S. Are Applied to Crops Grown to Feed Animals on Factory Farms

February 18, 2022 – Nevada Geothermal Project Breaks Ground While Court Battles Rage

February 17, 2022 – California Officials Urged to Decommission Leaky Offshore Oil Pipeline

February 17, 2022 – California Bill Aims to Improve Wildlife Connectivity, Public Safety

February 16, 2022 – Legal Intervention Backs California’s Authority to Protect Oceano Dunes From Off-Road Vehicles

February 16, 2022 – Court Upholds Protections for California’s Western Joshua Trees

February 15, 2022 – Petition Aims to Protect Tope Shark Under Endangered Species Act

February 15, 2022 – Missing Link in Biden’s Climate Agenda: Letting Older Trees Grow

February 14, 2022 – Rare Plant in South Texas, Mexico Proposed for Endangered Species Protection

February 11, 2022 – Lawsuit Targets Federal OK of Railway That Would Quadruple Oil Production in Utah’s Uinta Basin

February 10, 2022 – EE.UU. presenta demanda comercial en contra de México por la falta de protección a la vaquita marina

February 10, 2022 – U.S. Launches Trade Complaint Over Mexico’s Failure to Protect Vaquita

February 10, 2022 – Federal Court Restores Gray Wolf’s Endangered Species Act Protection

February 10, 2022 – Endangered Species Condoms to Be Handed Out at El Paso Zoo for Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2022 – 30,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Distributed for Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Secure Endangered Status for Secretive Eastern Black Rail

February 09, 2022 – Court Upholds Ventura County Ordinances to Safeguard Wildlife Connectivity

February 09, 2022 – California Senate Bill Would Eliminate Dirty, Dangerous Offshore Drilling

February 09, 2022 – Army Corps Urged to Block Louisiana Methanol Facility Over Potential Groundwater Harms

February 09, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Suckley’s Cuckoo Bumblebees

February 08, 2022 – Legal Petition Demands Biden Administration Stop Unlawful Gulf of Mexico Oil Drilling

February 07, 2022 – Rare Montana Plant Moves Closer to Endangered Species Protection

February 07, 2022 – Maui Grand Wailea Resort Sued for Lights That Harm Endangered Seabirds

February 07, 2022 – Variable Cuckoo Bumblebee Moves One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

February 07, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Critical Habitat for Florida Bonneted Bat, Again

February 04, 2022 – Federal Appeals Court Axes Commercial Logging in Los Padres National Forest Roadless Area in California

February 04, 2022 – America COMPETES Act Includes Big Wins for Wildlife, Pandemic Prevention

February 03, 2022 – Federal Court Invalidates Another Key Permit in Endangered Species Act Case, Casting Serious Doubt on Future of Mountain Valley Pipeline

February 03, 2022 – Legal Petition Urges Biden Administration to Stop Buying Single-Use Plastic

February 03, 2022 – Congressional Oversight Urged for Tennessee Valley Authority

February 02, 2022 – Red Wolf Recovery Program to Resume in Earnest, Raising Ray of Hope for Survival

February 02, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched Challenging EPA’s Failure to Update Air Pollution Emission Standards for Soot, Sulfur, Nitrogen

February 02, 2022 – Critical Habitat Protections Proposed for Tiehm’s Buckwheat

February 02, 2022 – In Another Endangered Species Act Success, Central California Coast Snail On Road to Recovery

February 02, 2022 – Federal, California Protections Sought for Rare Daisy Imperiled by Gold Mining

February 02, 2022 – In-Danger Designation Requested for Pantanal Wetlands in Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay

February 01, 2022 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Health of Gadsden, Alabama Residents, Coosa River Wildlife From Chronic Sewage Overflows

February 01, 2022 – EPA to Consider ‘Emergency’ Use of Bee-Killing Pesticide Clothianidin on Florida Oranges for Ninth Straight Year

February 01, 2022 – As Deaths Soar, Lawsuit Seeks to Protect Critical Habitat for Florida Manatees

January 31, 2022 – Utah BLM Urged to Cease Destruction of Dinosaur Tracksite

January 28, 2022 – Mr. Goodbar, Famed Wandering Wolf of Borderlands, Shot in New Mexico But Survives

January 27, 2022 – Court: Massive Offshore Oil Lease Sale in Gulf Based on Faulty Legal Analysis

January 27, 2022 – Lawsuit Seeks Documents on Biden Administration’s Border Levee Wall Construction in Texas

January 27, 2022 – Under Pressure From EPA, North Carolina Moves to Comply With Clean Air Act Requirement for Deciding on Permits in 18 Months

January 26, 2022 – California Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Measure Z Oil, Gas Protections Case

January 26, 2022 – 100-Plus Environmental Groups Urge Agriculture Secretary to Block Oil Train Railway Through Utah, Colorado

January 26, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges Denial of Endangered Species Protection for Florida Lizard

January 26, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Whales, Other Endangered Animals From Pacific Offshore Oil Drilling

January 25, 2022 – Agreement Reached to Ensure New Protections for Rare Mount Charleston Blue Butterfly as Nevada Ski Resort Expands

January 25, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Oregon Wildflower

January 25, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Threatened Lynx, Bats From Massive Copper Mine in Superior National Forest in Minnesota

January 24, 2022 – Gov. Inslee Makes Three New Appointments to Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission

January 24, 2022 – Denied Protection for Two Decades, New Mexico Butterfly Finally Proposed for ‘Endangered’ Status

January 24, 2022 – Petition Aims to Protect Famed Ghost Orchids Under Endangered Species Act

January 21, 2022 – Forest Service Proposes Quadrupling Timber Harvests in Country’s Most Popular National Forest

January 21, 2022 – New Data: Biden’s First Year Drilling Permitting Stomps Trump’s By 34%

January 19, 2022 – Legal Petition Seeks to Halt Federally Authorized Harm to Last of Alaska’s Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

January 19, 2022 – Legal Petition Calls On Biden to Phase Out Federal Oil, Gas by 2035

January 18, 2022 – Agreement Reached Securing Clean Air Act Compliance for Colorado Coal Mine

January 14, 2022 – California Judge Revives Lawsuit Against Controversial Tejon Ranchcorp Development

January 13, 2022 – $16,500 Reward Offered for Info on Wolf Killed Illegally in Oregon’s Wallowa County

January 13, 2022 – Petition Seeks to Protect Southern Bog Turtle Under Endangered Species Act

January 12, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges Destructive Grazing in Agua Fria National Monument

January 11, 2022 – EPA Reapproves Enlist One, Enlist Duo Pesticides With New Protections for Endangered Species

January 11, 2022 – Press Conference to Introduce New Utah 30x30 Coalition, Survey Results on Protecting Land, Water

January 11, 2022 – EPA Proposes Reforms to Assess New Pesticides’ Harms to Endangered Species

January 10, 2022 – Lawsuit Challenges Point Reyes Ranching, Elk-Killing Plan

January 10, 2022 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Pacific Humpbacks From Deadly Fishing Gear

January 06, 2022 – California Court Orders Lake County to Set Aside Approval of Mega-Resort

January 06, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Imperiled Kirtland’s Snake

January 06, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched Challenging EPA’s Failure to Protect Endangered Species From Hundreds of Harmful Pyrethroid Pesticides

January 05, 2022 – Lawsuit Filed to Fight EPA Delay in Reducing Smog in 6 States With Some of Nation’s Worst Air Quality

January 04, 2022 – Judge Halts Nevada Geothermal Energy Project Days Before Bulldozers Set to Start Destroying Sacred Springs

January 04, 2022 – Florida’s Panama City Crayfish Protected Under Endangered Species Act

January 03, 2022 – Following California Oil Spill, Amplify Energy Is Warned That Pipeline Activities Are Unlawful Without Permit

January 03, 2022 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Tucson Shovel-Nosed Snakes Under Endangered Species Act

December 27, 2021 – Four California Frog Populations Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

December 27, 2021 – Sunflower Sea Star One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

December 23, 2021 – California Court Rules Lawsuit Against State Oil Regulator Can Proceed

December 22, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Polar Bears From Arctic Oil Exploration

December 22, 2021 – Tecolote bajeño propuesto de nuevo para ser protegido bajo la Ley de Especies en Peligro de Extinción

December 21, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Washington’s Endangered Salmon, Orcas, Trout From Cyanide Pollution

December 21, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges EPA’s Failure to Obey Court Order to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Toxic Pesticide

December 21, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched Against Biden Administration’s Texas Border Levee Wall Construction

December 21, 2021 – Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owls Proposed for Renewed Endangered Species Act Protection

December 20, 2021 – Rare Southern California Butterfly Protected as Threatened Under Endangered Species Act

December 20, 2021 – Biden Administration Finalizes Weak Auto Emission Standards

December 20, 2021 – EPA to Be Sued for Failure to Protect Manatees From Water Pollution


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