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Orlando Sentinel

Statement From Center for Biological Diversity on Sinkhole at Radioactive Strip Mine in Central Florida
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— News broke late Thursday that a massive sinkhole below a phosphate strip mine 30 miles east of Tampa has been releasing radioactive waste into the Floridan aquifer for three weeks. News reports indicate that Mosaic, the owner of ...
Sinkhole in Florida Is Leaking Radioactive Water Into the GroundEcoWatch
Florida sinkhole causes huge waste water leak into aquiferBBC News
Sinkhole at fertilizer plant leaks 'slightly radioactive' water into Florida aquiferDeutsche Welle
Radio New Zealand -Citizen TV (press release) -Mosaic -WFLA
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KUTV 2News

Appeal Halts Lease Sale of Utah National Forests for Coal Mining
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SALT LAKE CITY— An appeal by the Center for Biological Diversity and allies has halted the controversial lease auction of national forest lands in Utah for coal mining. In response to the conservation groups' appeal, the Bureau of Land Management ...
BLM postpones Utah coal lease sale; sage grouse concernsKUTV 2News

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CBS News

Center for Biological Diversity Stands With Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in Opposing Dakota Oil Pipeline
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity stands in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and more than 150 American Indian nations opposing construction of the dangerous, unnecessary and monumentally disrespectful Dakota Access Oil Pipeline.
Joint Statement from the Department of Justice, the Department of the Army and the Department of the Interior ...US Department of Justice

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Rare Alpine Flower in Northern California Moves Toward Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
EUREKA, Calif.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity and allies, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that the Lassics lupine, an imperiled pink alpine wildflower, may warrant protection under the Endangered ...

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Reuters

Legal Victory Overturns Federal Plan to Open 1 Million Acres of California Public Land to Drilling, Fracking
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's ruling comes in response to a lawsuit brought by the Center for Biological Diversity and Los Padres ForestWatch, represented by Earthjustice. The court ruled that the Bureau of Land Management failed to analyze the risks of fracking and other ...
Judge Strikes Down Plan to Open California Lands to FrackingEcoWatch
Judge puts hold on plan to open California lands to fracking89.3 KPCC
Court hands enviros big win on fracking reviewEnvironment & Energy Publishing

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Iconic Hawaiian Bird Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HONOLULU— In response to a 2010 petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed protection for the 'i'iwi as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. This bird, a bright-scarlet, ...

 

KRWG

High Mountain Bunchgrass in Texas Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, Texas— In accordance with a landmark agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity that requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to make protection decisions for 757 species, the agency today proposed Endangered ...
Emergency Protections Sought for Imperiled Lesser Prairie ChickenKRWG

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

'Great Elephant Census' Reveals Staggering Decline in Savannah Elephants
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Great Elephant Census is an amazing feat of technology and science working together for wildlife — but these results are shocking,” said Tanya Sanerib, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Elephant populations in Africa ...
Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants [PeerJ]PeerJ
About Us - Elephants Without BordersElephants Without Borders
Great Elephant Census: Counting Africa's Elephants - YouTubeYouTube

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Thomson Reuters Foundation

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Sea Life From Ocean Acidification, Climate Change
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to set new water-quality standards to combat ocean acidification or respond to a three-year-old Center petition demanding the agency ...
Center For Biological Diversity Sues EPA Over Fossil Fuel-Related Ocean AcidificationE&P
Enviros Sue EPA Over Ocean Acidification StandardsLaw360 (subscription)

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

White Fringeless Orchid Gains Endangered Species Act Protection in Six Southeastern States
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Under an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, a 2-foot-tall orchid hanging on in small populations in six southeastern states was protected today under the Endangered Species Act. The white fringeless orchid, sometimes also ...

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Bill Banning Body-gripping Wildlife Traps Introduced in Congress
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Center fully supports this long-overdue ban on these cruel, inhumane killing methods,” said Amy Atwood, endangered species legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These unforgiving traps have no place in American society, and this ...

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Common Dreams (press release)

Will the Gulf of Mexico Remain a Dumping Ground for Offshore Fracking Waste?
Common Dreams (press release)
Federal documents obtained this year by the Center for Biological Diversity revealed that the Obama administration approved more than 1,200 offshore fracks in 630 different wells in the Gulf from 2010 to 2014. The fracking took place off the coasts of ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched Over Fracking, Water, Climate Change in Colorado River Basin
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
DENVER— The Center for Biological Diversity and Living Rivers today filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to compel them to update invalid, outdated Endangered Species Act consultations ...
Groups: Suspend fracking to save endangered fishGrand Junction Daily Sentinel

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Houston Public Media

Obama Administration Urged to Halt Dumping of Offshore Fracking Waste Into Gulf of Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Obama administration proposal to continue allowing oil companies to dump unlimited amounts of offshore fracking chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico violates federal law and threatens endangered marine wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity ...
Group says Oil Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is Dangerously Polluting the WaterHouston Public Media

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KESQ

Federal Court Denies Request to Turn Off Nestlé Spigot Despite Decades of Water-taking in San Bernardino National ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In October 2015 Courage Campaign Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Story of Stuff Project jointly filed a lawsuit claiming that the Forest Service allowed Nestlé to continue using its siphons to collect millions of gallons of water ...
Nestle Cleared to Keep Bottling SoCal WaterCourthouse News Service
Judge sides with Forest Service in Nestle water bottling caseSan Bernardino County Sun
Forest Service wins lawsuit, Nestle continuing to pipe out water out of national forestKESQ
KSBY San Luis Obispo News
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Alligator Snapping Turtle One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity today reached a settlement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requiring the agency to determine by 2020 whether the alligator snapping turtle will receive protection under the Endangered ...
Alligator snapping turtle could be one step closer to endangered species listAL.com
Rare Frog in California, Oregon One Step Closer to Endangered Species ProtectionSierra Sun Times

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Analysis: Monterey County Crude Worse for Climate Than Alberta Tar Sands Oil
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN ARDO, Calif.— Crude from Monterey County's biggest oilfield is more climate damaging than any other large source of oil produced in, or imported into, California, according to a new Center for Biological Diversity analysis of state data. The ...

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Five Samoan Animals Gain Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HONOLULU— In accordance with a landmark agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected five animals in the U.S. territory of American Samoa under the Endangered Species Act: two birds, two ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Judge: US Army Corps Illegally Authorized Cormorant Killing on Columbia River
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We were hoping for an end to the needless slaughter of cormorants,” said Tanya Sanerib, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “But this ruling is an important first step in getting our federal agencies to look at alternatives and the ...

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Public-land Seizure Extremists Advance Bills in House, Senate
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“These legislators may not look like the Bundy clan and their anti-government cronies, but in terms of their agenda for America's public lands, they're cut from exactly the same cloth,” said Randi Spivak with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Their ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Court Slaps Down Caltrans Highway Project in Pacifica
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Pacificans for a Scenic Coast, Pacificans for Highway 1 Alternatives and the Center for Biological Diversity filed their challenge to the project in May 2015. The project would have more than doubled the width of the existing state Highway 1 for a 1.3 ...
Judge says new study needed for Highway 1 widening plan: Rare species in Pacifica prompts call by federal judgeSan Mateo Daily Journal

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Mississippi Fish Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection After 25 Years On Waiting List
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
JACKSON, Miss.— In response to a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protections for 757 species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed today to protect the Pearl darter as a threatened species under the Endangered ...

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Lawsuit Challenges High-density Harmony Housing Development
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There's nothing harmonious about the Harmony development,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Not only does this project threaten endangered species and some of their most important habitat but the city ...

 

Washington Times

Analysis: Company Behind Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline Has
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... behind the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline, is responsible for 29 pipeline safety incidents since 2006, in which 9,555 barrels of hazardous liquids were leaked, according to a new analysis of federal data by the Center for Biological ...
Alum leads Dakota pipeline teach-inThe Brown Daily Herald

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Rare San Fernando Valley Flower Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— In response to a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protections for 757 species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed today to protect the San Fernando Valley spineflower as a threatened species under the ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

More Than 40 Frontline, Indigenous, Climate Leaders Occupy Interior Department Headquarters to Demand President ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
A 2015 report by EcoShift Consulting, commissioned by the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth, found that remaining federal oil, gas, coal, oil shale and tar sands that have not been leased to industry contain up to 450 billion ...

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Lawsuit Launched to Protect West Coast Whales From Dying in Nets
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity and Turtle Island Restoration Network submitted today's 60-day legal notice because the gillnet fishery is just starting to ramp up for the season, and whale entanglements in both the fisheries likely already exceed ...

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In Wake of Bundy Militia Takeover, Bishop Bill Would Seize Millions of Acres of Public Land in Utah
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It took Bishop three years to produce a bill that literally no one wants except those who seek to profit from the destruction of these irreplaceable landscapes,” said Ryan Beam with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This bill is nothing more than ...

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Feds to Confine Red Wolves in North Carolina to Federal Lands, Find New Reintroduction Sites
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's good the Service is acknowledging that we need more breeding pairs and new reintroduction sites to spur red wolf recovery,” said Jamie Pang, endangered species campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity. “But we're extremely disappointed ...

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U.S. News & World Report

Correction: Tangled Whales-Crabbing story
U.S. News & World Report
FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2016, file photo, a whale breaches close to the Harbor Breeze Cruises La Espada whale watching boat off the coast of San Pedro section of Los Angeles. California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, that he signed ...
Gov. Brown sign's crab-gear retrieval bill authored by state Sen. Mike McGuireSanta Rosa Press Democrat

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