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Los Angeles Times

Trump Approves Disastrous Keystone XL Pipeline
Common Dreams
“The Keystone XL pipeline is a disaster for people, wildlife and the planet,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Donald Trump only cares about making his special interest pals richer even though our ...
Issuance of Presidential Permit to TransCanada for Keystone XL Pipeline - US Department of StateUS Department of State

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Scientists Use 'Beetlejuice Provision' to Protect Data From Trump
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity, along with noted conservation biologist Stuart Pimm and the Center for Media and Democracy, launched an effort today to prevent hundreds of environmental data sets on government websites from being ...

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National Geographic

Senate Republicans Approve Legislation to Kill Wolves, Bears in Alaska
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This isn't hunting — it's slaughter,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Killing wolves and bears in this cruel, unsportsmanlike fashion is outrageous, especially in national wildlife refuges that ...
Congress votes to allow controversial hunting practices in Alaska ...Los Angeles Times
The Senate Just Repealed a Ban on Aggressive Hunting on Wildlife RefugesFuturism
Congress Votes To Kill Protections For Wolves, Bears On Alaska RefugesHuffington Post
Federal Register -Washington Post
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Twice the Toxicity: Farmers, Public Interest Groups Sue EPA for Approving Highly Toxic Enlist Duo
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The petitioners bringing the lawsuit are National Family Farm Coalition, Family Farm Defenders, Pesticide Action Network North America, Beyond Pesticides, Center for Food Safety and the Center for Biological Diversity, represented jointly by legal ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Report Identifies Top 15 'Public Lands Enemies' in Congress
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity released a report today identifying the top 15 members of Congress trying to seize, destroy, dismantle and privatize America's public lands. These “Public Lands Enemies” are part of a growing movement to ...
Greens slam sponsors of bills for transferring federal tractsE&E News

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Landmark Report: Hundreds of Native Bee Species Sliding Toward Extinction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— In the first comprehensive review of the more than 4,000 native bee species in North America and Hawaii, the Center for Biological Diversity has found that more than half the species with sufficient data to assess are declining. Nearly ...
Hundreds of North American Bee Species on Path to Extinction, Study ContendsVoice of America

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Mati Waiya, Chumash Leader, Joins Center for Biological Diversity Board of Directors
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Mati Waiya, Chumash Leader, Joins Center for Biological Diversity Board of Directors. TUCSON, Ariz.— Mati Waiya, a Chumash tribe ceremonial leader of the Santa Clara River Turtle Clan and founder of the Wishtoyo Chumash Foundation, has joined the ...

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Mexico News Daily

US Consumers, Seafood Companies Urged to Boycott Mexican Shrimp to Save Vaquita Porpoise
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
To save the species, the organizations behind the boycott — including the Animal Welfare Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Natural Resources Defense Council, along with more than 45 conservation groups that have signed on — are ...
Boycotting Mexican shrimp could be our last chance to save this tiny, endangered porpoiseQuartz
Activists urge US boycott of Mexican shrimp to save rare porpoiseThomson Reuters Foundation

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Study: Predatory Fish Mostly Absent From Caribbean Coral Reefs Due to Overfishing
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's study — authored by scientists at the Center for Biological Diversity, the Smithsonian Institution and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — found that while up to 90 percent of large reef-fish predators are absent from most ...

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Center for Biological Diversity Reports Court Clears California to Require Cancer Warning on Roundup
Sierra Sun Times
“This ruling makes clear that California absolutely made the right decision to move forward in designating Roundup as a carcinogen,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity and a former cancer researcher. “This ...

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Center for Biological Diversity: Rep. Bishop Proposes $50 Million Plan to Seize, Privatize America's Public Lands
Sierra Sun Times
Rob Bishop, (R-Utah), chairman of the House Natural Resource Committee, has released his latest plan to seize, dismantle and privatize America's public lands. Bishop's 2018 budget request released late center for biological diversity logo for facebook ...

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Greens Seek End to Pesticides in Wildlife Refuges
Courthouse News Service
The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on March 23 in Federal Court, for allowing pesticide spraying on more than 31,000 acres of the Tule Lake and Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuges, two of five wildlife ...

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Scientific Panel Criticizes EPA Assessment of Glyphosate
Common Dreams
“Even with Monsanto's undue influence on the makeup of this panel, there was still considerable concern about the safety of this pesticide,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “When the pesticide office doesn ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Washington Wolf Numbers Increase for Seventh Year to 115 Wolves in 20 Packs
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's great news that wolves have continued to recover in Washington, but they still have a long way to go,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Strong state and federal protections are still needed to ...
Washington's wolf population grew by 28 percent last yearThe Daily Herald

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EPA Chief Urged to Stop Cook Inlet Gas Leak or Face Lawsuit
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to enforce federal laws that Hilcorp Alaska is violating with its ongoing natural gas pipeline leak in Alaska's Cook Inlet. The underwater leak ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Conservation Groups Oppose Effort to Remove Wolf Protections in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The intervenors — the Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Protection Information Center, Cascadia Wildlands and Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center — are represented by Earthjustice. “Pacific Legal Foundation's lawsuit is baseless,” said ...
Environmentalists seek to defend protections for wolves in CaliforniaReuters

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'Resist Trump's BLM' Rally at Salinas Hearing on Fracking on Public Land
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We must resist the Trump administration's appalling plan to auction off some of California's most beautiful wild places for drilling and fracking,” said Hollin Kretzmann, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We can't let oil ...
Activists to protest plans for potential expansion of frackingMonterey County Herald

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Iowa Reins in Exploitative Turtle Trapping
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
DES MOINES, Iowa— In response to advocacy by the Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups, new regulations restricting collection and killing of four species of wild turtles in Iowa went into effect this week. The new regulations ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Birds, Other Wildlife From Harmful Agricultural Pesticides Used on National Wildlife Refuges
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to end use of agricultural pesticides known to harm people and wildlife on the Tule Lake and Lower Klamath national wildlife refuges. In adopting a ...

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Kern County Judge Halts California Plan to Stop Oil Waste Injections Into Protected Aquifers
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The public is paying a predictable price for state regulators' slow, half-hearted attempt to protect California's water from oil industry injection wells,” said Hollin Kretzmann of the Center for Biological Diversity. “If regulators had moved quickly ...

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Ongoing Alaska Gas Leak Raises Concerns About Operator's Competence to Operate Safely in Arctic
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In today's letter to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Center for Biological Diversity and Greenpeace explained that Hilcorp's uncontrolled leak in Cook Inlet — currently spewing up to an estimated 215,000 cubic feet of gas per day into the ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

California Endangered Species Protections Sought for Cascades Frog
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity today petitioned the California Fish and Game Commission to list the Cascades frog as an endangered species under the state Endangered Species Act. Cascades frogs have been lost from most of ...

 

eNews Park Forest

Bar Complaint Seeks Investigation of EPA Chief's Potential Lies to Congress
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and University of Oklahoma law professor Kristen van de Biezenbos today filed a formal ethics complaint with the Oklahoma Bar Association against U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator ...
US Authorities Must Probe EPA Chief Over Lying About Private Email UseSputnik International
Bar complaint filed against Pruitt over emailsE&E News

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Trump Guts Protections for Wetlands, Endangered Species
Common Dreams
“Trump just put millions of acres of wetlands on the chopping block, and our wildlife and waters will suffer,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “This order is a gift to Trump's friends who will pollute ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

2.7 Million Animals Killed by Federal Wildlife-destruction Program in 2016
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Despite mounting public outcry to reform these barbaric, outdated tactics, Wildlife Services continues its taxpayer-funded slaughter of America's wildlife,” said Collette Adkins, a biologist and attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “There ...

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Niskanen Center

Records Sought on Possible EPA, State Collusion to Gut Wetlands Protections
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity today requested U.S. Environmental Protection Agency public records after the agency admitted it has begun closed-door meetings with states and “stakeholders” to develop a weakened regulatory ...
Oklahoma Bar Asked To Investigate Pruittnews9.com KWTV

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Lawsuit Launched to Fight Trump Administration Delays in Cleaning Up Dangerous California Ozone Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We refuse to allow Scott Pruitt and the Trump administration to sidestep clean air laws that quite literally save the lives of thousands of Californians every year,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director at the Center for Biological ...

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Disease That Has Killed Millions of Bats Found in Nebraska
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The spread of this disease to places like Nebraska — and as far west as Washington — should ring alarm bells across the U.S.,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “White-nose syndrome has already killed ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Protects Floridians, 50000+ Acres From Phosphate Strip Mining
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Florida has already lost so much to the phosphate industry — hundreds of thousands of acres of natural landscape and habitat, unadulterated freshwater and healthy biodiversity,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

 

Fungus That Has Killed Millions of Bats Found in Texas
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The discovery of the white-nose fungus in Texas is a biological disaster and potentially an economic one, too,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “With hundreds of caves, unique cave ecosystems and huge ...

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