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Statement From the Center for Biological Diversity on Oregon Court of Appeals' Premature Dismissal of Wolf Lawsuit
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore. – Amaroq Weiss, the Center for Biological Diversity's West Coast wolf organizer, issued this statement today following the Oregon Court of Appeals' decision to dismiss a lawsuit filed in December by the Center, Cascadia Wildlands and ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Reward for Information on Red Wolf Killing Comes Six Months Too Late
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Offering a reward six months after the crime occurred confirms that the federal government has turned its back on these critically endangered animals,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “By ...
US Habitat Protections Denied For Endangered Bat SpeciesHuffington Post

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Protesters Tell Feds to 'Keep It in the Ground' at New Mexico Oil, Gas Lease Sale
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Groups participating in today's rally included: 350.org, 350 New Mexico, The Campaign to End Sacrifice Zones, Center for Biological Diversity, Earth Care, Environment New Mexico, Diné Citizens Against Ruining our Environment, Food and Water Watch, ...

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Christian Science Monitor

Deadly Bat Disease Reaches Washington State
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's shocking and disturbing to see this disease reach Washington and indeed the western United States,” said Mollie Matteson, senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It certainly opens a new chapter in the spread of a disease that ...
White-Nose Syndrome Detected in Bats West of the Rockies for the First TimeSmithsonian
Bat-Killing White-Nose Syndrome Spreads to West CoastNewsweek
Washington White Nose Bat Death Becomes First West Of RockiesHuffington Post
Los Angeles Times
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Two Appalachian Crayfishes Protected Under Endangered Species Act in Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CHARLESTON, W.Va.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected two species of crayfish from Appalachia under the Endangered Species Act. The crayfishes have been lost from more ...
Crayfish etouffee? Not for these rare mudbugsThe Courier-Journal
Two Southern WV crayfish granted endangered species protectionCharleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

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Feds Order Wolf Trapping in New Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The population also suffers from smaller litter sizes and lower pup survival as a consequence of reduced genetic diversity. Reintroduction to Mexico began in 2011. Fewer than 25 wolves live in the wild in Mexico. The Center for Biological Diversity is ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Green Sea Turtles Recovering on US Coasts
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The undeniable recovery of most green sea turtle populations creates a hopeful spot in our changing oceans,” said Catherine Kilduff of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Sea turtles capture our imaginations, improbably crossing oceans for most of ...
Green Sea Turtles Are No Longer Endangered in Florida and MexicoSmithsonian

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Obama's Interior Department Pushes Oil Shale Plan Threatening Massive Climate Pollution, Water Use
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Interior Department is working against President Obama's climate goals here,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Enabling the development of one of the world's dirtiest fossil fuels is the opposite of climate leadership.

 

EagleFordTexas.com

BLM OKs Industrial Solar Project That Would Block Bighorn Sheep Movement in Mojave
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity, National Parks Conservation Association, Sierra Club and Defenders of Wildlife oppose the decision because the project will affect biological, cultural and water resources on the site and in the adjacent Mojave ...
ENVIRONMENT: Soda Mountain solar plant approved, despite objectionsPress-Enterprise
Feds approve 287-megawatt solar plant in California desertQuincy Herald Whig

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Campaign Launched to Protect Public Lands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This campaign serves notice to the Bundys and the Bishops of the world that our public lands are not for sale,” said Randi Spivak with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The vast majority of Americans treasure our public lands and are stepping up ...

 

Houston Chronicle

New leash on life: K-9 gets second chance tracking jaguar
Houston Chronicle
(Conservation CATalyst and Center for Biological Diversity via AP) less. This 2015 photo provided by Conservation CATalyst and the Center for Biological Diversity shows the jaguar known as El Jefe, in Santa Rita Mountains north of Tucson, Ariz. El Jefe ...
Timid K-9 gets a second chance tracking jaguarWorcester Telegram

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Forest Service Approves Habitat Destruction in Sierra Nevada Roadless Area
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's appalling to see the Forest Service allowing important wildlife habitat to be destroyed, especially in a roadless area,” said Justin Augustine, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Roadless areas represent some of the last, best ...

 

NDTV

Lawsuit Challenges FDA's Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Fisheries Resources, Golden Gate Salmon Association, Kennebec Reborn, Friends of Merrymeeting Bay, Ecology Action Centre, Food & Water Watch, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Earth, Cascadia Wildlands and Center for Food Safety.
Environmental, Consumer Groups Sue FDA Over Genetically Modified SalmonMorning Consult
FDA sued by environmental groups for approving GMO salmonFood Dive
FDA sued for 'unlawful' approval of GMO salmonThe Ecologist
IntraFish.com
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Report: Rooftop Solar Power Blocked by Sunny States With Bad Policy
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— Some of the sunniest states in the country are actively blocking rooftop-solar development through overtly lacking and destructive policy landscapes, according to a Center for Biological Diversity report released today. Rooftop solar ...
10 States Blocking the Power of the SunEcoWatch
Sunny States Are Sabotaging Solar EnergyTakePart
Report: Indiana's solar power policies among nation's worstWLWT Cincinnati

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Washington Times

West Coast Fisher Denied Endangered Species Act Protection in Bow to Timber Industry
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The politically driven reversal of proposed protection for the fisher is the latest example of the Fish and Wildlife Service kowtowing to the wishes of industry,” said Tanya Sanerib, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Fishers may be ...
Pacific fisher denied protection under the Endangered Species ActLos Angeles Times
As Wolverine Gets a Second Chance, No Endangered Listing for Pacific FisherPublic News Service
West Coast fisher denied endangered species protectionsStatesman Journal
Christian Science Monitor -The Denver Post
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Lawsuit Launched to Fight Dangerous Sulfur, Nitrogen Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Our fossil fuel addiction continues to sicken millions of Americans and poison the environment,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Clean Air Act has been incredibly successful in ...

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St. George Daily Spectrum

Court Settlement Provides Hope for Mexican Gray Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Earthjustice represents Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity, retired Fish and Wildlife Service Mexican Wolf Recovery Coordinator David R. Parsons, the Endangered Wolf Center and the Wolf Conservation Center in the case. Today's ...
Mexican Gray Wolf Plan Required By SettlementCourthouse News Service
Court Settlement Forces Fish and Wildlife to Have a Recovery Plan for Mexican Gray Wolves by 2017Tucson Weekly
Deal sets into motion wolf recovery planSanta Fe New Mexican
Silver City Sun-News
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Lawsuit Demands Feds Release Documents on Decision to Abandon Red Wolf Recovery
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
RALEIGH, N.C.— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today under the Freedom of Information Act requesting that the agency hand over public records that explain why it pulled the plug on the red wolf recovery program.

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Win for Wildlife: Court Rules Against Unrestricted Motorized Travel in Santa Fe National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
A coalition of environmental groups, represented by the Western Environmental Law Center, had intervened in the case to defend the U.S. Forest Service's decision, in its 2012 Santa Fe National Forest travel-management plan, to protect wildlife and ...

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EPA Analysis: 97 Percent of Endangered Species Threatened by Two Common Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The results released this week are the first in a series of biological evaluations the EPA must complete as part of a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity examining impacts of pesticides on more than endangered species. “For the first ...

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25000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away for Earth Day
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— Earth Day may get people thinking about recycling, cutting back on driving or getting out into nature, but the Center for Biological Diversity is also asking them to think about saving the planet through safe sex. The Center is ...

 

KRQE News 13

As Coal Collapses, Groups Launch Lawsuit Challenging 25-year Extension of Four Corners Power Plant, Navajo Mine
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Coal pollution is making people sick and driving the San Juan River's endangered fish toward extinction,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Now is the time to begin transitioning to clean, renewable energy.” “Mercury is ...
Environmental groups sue over New Mexico coal plantThe Durango Herald
Feds sued over Fruitland power plant, mineFarmington Daily Times

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Presidential Candidates Asked for Positions on Climate, Public Lands Fossil Fuel Leasing
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today issued a questionnaire to all major presidential candidates seeking their positions on ending federal fossil fuel leasing on public lands and oceans and asking them to describe other measures they ...

 

CityLab

These States Don't Want You to Get Solar Power
CityLab
Solar obstructionism takes center stage in a report, aptly titled “Throwing Shade,” out Tuesday from Greer Ryan at the Center for Biological Diversity. The organization advocates for an energy system that's clean, equitable, and wildlife friendly, so ...
Solar Policy Report Card: 10 Sunny States FailSolar Industry
Study: Texas is one of the worst solar states in the U.S.e-wisdom.com

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Legal Petition Pushes President Obama to End Crude Oil Exports, Declare Climate Emergency
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's petition, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity and Food & Water Watch, calls on the president to immediately halt the export of crude oil under executive legal authority granted to him by the 2016 Appropriations Act and the National ...

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AL.com

Alabama among sunny states blocking solar power, according to new report
AL.com
The Center for Biological Diversity has included Alabama among a list of 10 states that have significant rooftop solar power potential, but a policy landscape that prevents people from taking advantage of it. The Center's report, titled "Throwing Shade ...

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The Durango Herald

Southern Ute shale drilling goals draw scrutiny
The Durango Herald
But because previous studies do not specifically address horizontally drilled hydraulic fracturing, the San Juan Citizens Alliance, Earthworks, Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians say a standalone EIS is warranted. “We're talking ...

 

Breitbart News

Mark Ruffalo Tells President Obama It's Time to Ban Fracking
Breitbart News
Kassie Siegel, of the Center for Biological Diversity's Climate Law Institute, commented, “This is a huge victory for the people of Dimock, but it's also a sharp rebuke to the Obama administration for failing to fully investigate threats posed by ...

 

Alaskans to Rally Against Offshore Oil Drilling During Tuesday's Hearing
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Who: Speakers will include Rick Steiner from Oasis Earth, Faith Gemmill from REDOIL, Dune Lankard from the Center for Biological Diversity, fisherman Kory Blake of Cordova, and Janet Mitchell, administrator from the city council in Kivalina, an Alaska ...

 

Kern Golden Empire

Lawsuit Challenges Obama Administration's Failure to Curb Airplane Carbon Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The lawsuit, filed by Earthjustice on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, seeks to compel the EPA to complete the rulemaking process for airplane climate pollution.
Several groups gearing up to sue environmental agency over AlonKern Golden Empire
Environmental Groups Sue Over Pollution From AirlinersABC News
Environmental Groups Sue the EPA for Not Enforcing Limits on Aircraft PollutionSkift
Bay Area Indymedia
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