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InsideClimate News

280 Groups Oppose Western Governors' Association's Efforts to Weaken Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... for political cover to repeal the Endangered Species Act, and any endorsement by the national governors to allegedly improve the Act would play into their profit-driven hands,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for ...
Outside Editorial: Don't kill a species-saving lawJuneau Empire (subscription)
Fearing Attack on the Endangered Species Act, Groups Make Plea to GovernorsInsideClimate News

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Miami Herald

Mexican Wolf Numbers Up More Than 10 Percent From Last Year
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“I'm encouraged that Mexican wolf numbers have rebounded and that the Fish and Wildlife Service is pushing forward with releasing more wolves,” said Michael Robinson, conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Mexican wolves have ...
Arizona Senator Flake Introduces Bill to Supplant Science in Endangered Mexican Wolf RecoveryKRWG
Mexican gray wolf population bounces back in SouthwestUSA TODAY
Environmentalists challenge USDA's authority to kill Oregon wolvesCapital Press
New Mexico Political Report -Arizona Daily Sun -The Register-Guard
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MTPR

170 Conservation Groups Urge Senate to Reject Zinke for Interior Secretary
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Zinke's voting record qualifies him to be an exterminator, not the chief protector of America's endangered animals and beautiful public lands,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, one group that signed the ...
Zinke's dismal record on public lands makes him unfit for InteriorThe Hill (blog)
Greens tell senators to dump ZinkeE&E News
Trump's Pick For Interior Is No Friend Of Endangered SpeciesHuffington Post

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Washington Post

Trump Announces Supreme Court Nominee
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The nomination of Judge Gorsuch is yet another distressing sign that Trump is taking America to a dark place where right-wing ideology and profiteering politics reign supreme,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological ...
Trump Picks 'Friend of Big Polluters' for Supreme CourtEcoWatch
Trump Supreme Court pick: It's payback time for angry DemocratsMcClatchy Washington Bureau

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Trump Orders Massive Rollback of Environmental Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
"This new policy is as dumb as it gets," said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “How does this 'one-step-forward-two-steps-back' order work? So you'll protect my drinking water but only in exchange for allowing ...

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Lawsuit Launched Over Fracking in Wayne National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity, Ohio Environmental Council, Heartwood and Sierra Club are challenging the approvals for failing to consider the effects of fracking, white-nose syndrome and climate change on the endangered Indiana bat and other ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Congress Advances Legislation to Kill Wolves, Bears in Alaska
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Rolling back protections for predators defies everything wildlife refuges stand for,” said Emily Jeffers, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Refuges are places where we celebrate biological diversity, not where wolves and bears are ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Reward Increased to $20000 for Information on Hundreds of Missing Endangered Texas Salamanders
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN ANTONIO, Texas— The Center for Biological Diversity today announced the addition of another $5,000 to the reward for information leading to a conviction or fine in the disappearance of hundreds of endangered salamanders from a San Marcos ...

 

CNN

Pruitt Emails Show Work on Behalf of Right-wing Organizations
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Scott Pruitt made no secret of his ties to the fossil fuel industry, but these emails show a broader network that also includes far-right organizations,” said Amy Atwood, endangered species legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “No ...
Pruitt Enters EPA With Conciliatory Words, but Staff Braces for Steep CutsInsideClimate News
Energy Firms in Secretive Alliance With Attorneys GeneralNew York Times
OKLAHOMA AG RELEASES 7,564 PAGES IN RESPONSE TO CMD REQUEST - EXPOSEDbyCMDEXPOSEDbyCMD
Wall Street Journal
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Facing Massive Protests, Arizona's Gosar Cancels In-person Town ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PHOENIX— Citing an “overwhelming level of interest,” Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) has cancelled an in-person town hall slated for Thursday in Gold Canyon, Ariz., ...

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Idaho Settlement Ensures Notification for Wildlife-killing Contests on BLM Lands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This cruel, unethical and ecologically damaging contest should not occur on any lands, but particularly not on public lands belonging to all of us,” said Andrea Santarsiere, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We will continue ...

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100 Days of Resistance
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity today released its 100 Days of Resistance plan to stop Donald Trump's unprecedented attack on wildlife, people, civil rights and democracy. The 25-point plan includes mobilizing 1 million people to ...

 

National Geographic

Texas Senator John Cornyn Introduces Bills to Gut Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Senator Cornyn's bill would do nothing but make it harder for America's imperiled wildlife to get the endangered species protections they so desperately need,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity.
Saving The Endangered Species Act From The Threatened ListHuffington Post
Animal success stories that will make you call your senator to protect endangered species.Upworthy

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National Geographic

Anti-environment Zealot Confirmed to Run Environmental Protection Agency
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
This is new and this is dangerous,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “This vote should have been 100-0 against, but instead Republican senators showed just how out of touch they've become on environmental ...
Senate Confirms Pruitt, Despite Questions Over His Fossil Fuel TiesSeeker
Sparking 'The Fight of a Lifetime,' Senate Puts Fossil Fuel Ally at Helm of EPACommon Dreams
As Antarctica Shrinks, Trump Picks 'Most Dangerous' EPA LeaderteleSUR English
Agri-Pulse -Fence Post -New York Times
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Revised Red Wolf Recovery Plan Could Save Wild Population in US
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The science shows that red wolves can be saved but, with fewer than 50 left in the wild, the clock is ticking,” said Collette Adkins, a biologist and senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “I'm hopeful that a new recovery plan will ...
Lawsuit claims wolves aren't an endangered speciesRedding Record Searchlight
Ag groups sue California over listing gray wolves as endangeredCapital Press
Could Trump rule-reducing order keep grizzly bear on endangered species list?Idaho Statesman
Sacramento Bee -The Independent
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TWC News

Republicans to Launch Effort to Gut Endangered Species Act in Senate Hearing Wednesday
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The clear intent of this hearing is to begin the process of gutting the Endangered Species Act,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Senator Barrasso's callous attack on this crucial environmental law ...
This 'Sex-Crazed' NC City Has Been Chosen to Receive Endangered Species CondomsTWC News

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Lawsuit Launched to Fight Delays in Cleaning Up Ozone Pollution in DC, Philadelphia
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Ozone pollution kills thousands of Americans, and we're going to force the Trump administration to follow the law and protect public health,” said Lori Ann Burd, environmental health director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The EPA needs to ...

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Cook Inlet Gas Pipeline Leak Shows Risks of Offshore Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Liberty is a huge, complex project that can't be trusted to a company that recklessly disregards regulations,” said Kristen Monsell, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney who has raised concerns about the Liberty project. “Offshore drilling in the ...

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Trump Administration Waives Water-protection Rule for Three California Oilfields
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Brown's legacy will be deeply tarnished by this deplorable decision to let the most anti-environmental administration in history decide the future of California aquifers,” said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Trump's EPA is ...

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New Protest Escalates Ohio Fracking Fight
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Our protest challenges the Bureau's disturbing practice of favoring fracking industry interests over clean water, wildlife and human health,” said Taylor McKinnon of the Center for Biological Diversity. “With each new federal fossil fuel lease, the ...

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Legal Protest Targets Federal Fracking Plan Threatening Dams, Wildlife in Texas, Oklahoma
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas— Conservation groups filed an administrative protest late Thursday challenging a Bureau of Land Management plan to auction off 4,300 acres of federal public land in Texas and Oklahoma for drilling and fracking. The protest, which ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Federal Appeals Court Maintains Habitat Protections for Endangered Frog in Mississippi, Louisiana
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The dusky gopher frog is on the brink of extinction and desperately needed today's good news,” said Collette Adkins, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney who works to conserve amphibians and reptiles. “I hope today's ruling finally convinces the ...

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House Ag Committee Moves to Gut Pesticide Pollution Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This legislation is just a giveaway to gigantic pesticide corporations, and deprives the public of its ability to know when pesticides are sprayed directly into rivers and lakes, even our drinking water,” said Brett Hartl at the Center for Biological ...

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Monterey County Residents to Challenge Plan to Turn Aquifer Into Oil Waste Dump
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
KING CITY, Calif.— Monterey County residents and members of the Center for Biological Diversity will attend a public hearing Thursday in King City to oppose a state plan to turn local underground water over to the oil industry for injection of ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Monarch Butterfly Population Drops by Nearly One-third
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The monarch butterfly is still in really big trouble and still needs really big help if we're going to save this beloved orange-and-black wonder for future generations,” said Tierra Curry, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. A ...

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News & Observer

'Sex-crazed' Durham to get thousands of free, wildlife-themed condoms
News & Observer
The Center for Biological Diversity is sending 40,000 free Endangered Species Condoms to the 10 most “sex-crazed” cities for Valentine's Day. The condoms are intended to help couples consider the human population growth threat to wildlife “before ...
America's 10 Most 'Sex-Happy' Cities Urged to Save Wildlife on Valentine's DayAlterNet

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California Shrugs Off Deadline for Shutting Down Illegal Oil Industry Injections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Governor Brown's administration has decided not to protect our water from illegal contamination by the oil industry,” said Hollin Kretzmann of the Center for Biological Diversity. “By failing to meet their own lax deadline for shutting down these ...

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Senate Threatens Climate With Proposal to Revoke Methane Pollution Rules
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's hard to imagine a more wasteful, ridiculous giveaway to the oil industry,” said Brendan Cummings, conservation director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Oil companies drilling on our public lands could again flare or vent natural gas into ...

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Correction: Wolf Derby-Settlement story
Idaho Statesman
Arguments were made in federal court on Jan. 11, but the court hasn't yet announced a decision. Besides the Center for Biological Diversity, other environmental groups participating in lawsuit are Cascadia Wildlands, Kootenai Environmental Alliance ...

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BLM settles suit on wolf hunting contest permits
The Spokesman-Review (blog)
“This cruel, unethical and ecologically damaging contest should not occur on any lands, but particularly not on public lands belonging to all of us,” said Andrea Santarsiere, senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. Idaho for Wildlife ...

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