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9th Circuit Ensures Continuing Protection of Roadless Areas of Alaska's ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The roadless areas on the Tongass are important habitat for wildlife species found only in America's rainforest,” said Rebecca Noblin, Alaska director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “This decision protects some of the last remaining stands of ...
Federal court blocks logging in largest national forest, Alaska officials fumingFox News

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Sputnik International

Brown Administration Sued for Ignoring Risk Report on Fracking
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity sued California's scandal-plagued oil agency today for finalizing an inadequate environmental review of fracking eight days before the release of a state-mandated study showing that fracking and ...
Environmental Group Sues California Oil Agency for Breaking Fracking LawsSputnik International

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Large Oil Slick Observed Off California Coast Near Santa Barbara
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This new oil slick is another disturbing reminder of the ugly risks of offshore drilling,” said Kristen Monsell with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We're waiting for more information on the source of this sheen, but we already know that ...
US Coast Guard investigates oil slick off California coastReuters

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Approval Withdrawn for Placer Mine in Mojave Desert
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're grateful that Director Kenna made the right decision to reverse this decision on the Dragonfly mining project,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The wildlife and irreplaceable cultural sites in ...

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Statesman Journal

Center For Biological Diversity To Give Away Condoms In Ga.
WABE 90.1 FM
The Center for Biological Diversity is giving away condoms to discuss the impact human population growth and consumption has on endangered animals. Officials say the condoms will be distributed in Georgia and 27 other states Saturday for World ...
Condom giveaway promotes Georgia wildlifeSavannah Morning News
Condom giveaway aims to prevent human births, save animal speciesWashington Times

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WPTV.com

Conservation Groups Call on Florida Wildlife Commission to Stop Florida Black ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Groups including Sierra Club, Environmental Action, League of Women Voters and the Center for Biological Diversity are calling on the Commission to suspend the sale of black bear hunting permits, slated to commence Monday, Aug. 3, until court ...
Not So Fast on Killing Teddy: Conservationists File Suit to Stop Bear Hunting ...FlaglerLive.com
Conservation group sues to stop black bear huntTampabay.com
Environmentalists To File Suit Over Bear HuntWGCU News

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PennEnergy

Center for Biological Diversity criticizes EPA's voluntary natural gas ...
EP News Wire
The Center for Biological Diversity issued a release on Thursday criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency's new Natural Gas STAR Methane Challenge Program, which is on a voluntary basis, arguing that agency should instead be employing ...
Voluntary EPA Program Won't Curb Oil and Gas Industry's Massive Methane PollutionCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)

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Court Challenge Filed to Recover Oregon Coast Coho Salmon
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Oregon Wild today filed a court challenge against the National Marine Fisheries Service over its failure to develop a recovery plan for Oregon coast coho salmon. Despite the fact that the fish ...

 

Analysis: Republican Attacks on Endangered Species Up 600 Percent Per Year
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... the past five years, Republicans in Congress have launched 164 attacks on the Endangered Species Act — a 600 percent increase in the rate of annual attacks over the previous 15 years, according to a new analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity.

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Rep. Pearce's Anti-wolf Bill Draws Protesters
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 900,000 members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places. The Southwest Environmental Center works to ...

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KTVZ

For Second Year in a Row, Wolf OR-7's Pack Produces Pups
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This second litter of pups highlights just how much potential there is for wolf recovery in the West,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer for the Center for Biological Diversity. “OR-7 traveled 4,000 miles to find a mate and start a family ...
World's Most Famous Wolf Has a Second Set of PupsTakePart

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Protection Sought for Pangolins, World's Most Illegally Trafficked Mammals
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“If we don't act now, demand for pangolin parts will wipe this extraordinary, odd and beautiful animal off the map,” said Sarah Uhlemann, international program director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “The United States must do its part to ...
Groups Ask Obama Administration to Protect Critically Endangered PangolinsTakePart

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Increased Wildlife Protections Secured for California Solar Flats Project in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The conservation groups in the agreement are Audubon California, California Native Plant Society, the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and the Sierra Club. “First Solar and the conservation organizations worked constructively in ...

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Kentucky Prison Project Opposed Over Threats to Endangered Wildlife, Water and ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LETCHER COUNTY, Ky.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Human Rights Defense Center today sent letters urging the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection and Department of Fish and Wildlife to oppose a new maximum-security prison in ...

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KTVA.com - Alaska News and Weather

Groups Petition for Emergency Action to Save Alaska Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Alexander Archipelago wolves are one-of-a-kind, and once they're gone, they're not coming back,” said Rebecca Noblin, Alaska director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We have to protect the few remaining wolves on Prince of Wales Island right ...
Groups want hunting season suspended for rare Alaska wolvesWRAL.com

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Obama Administration Announces New Restrictions on Domestic Ivory Sales to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're thrilled the Obama administration has taken this important step to reduce the domestic trade in ivory,” said Tara Easter, a scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The United States has one of the largest markets for ivory in the ...

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KVAL

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Deschutes River Oregon Spotted Frogs From Damaging ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity today submitted a formal notice of intent to sue the Bureau of Reclamation over operation and maintenance of the Crane Prairie and Wickiup dams, which are harming the Oregon spotted frog on the ...
Group demands change in dam operations to protect frogSanta Cruz Sentinel
Group demands dam changes on Deschutes to protect spotted frogBend Bulletin

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Lawsuit Challenges Los Angeles County's Antelope Valley Growth Plans
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological filed a lawsuit today to overturn Los Angeles County's blueprint for massive development in the Antelope Valley. The valley covers a vast, 1,800-square mile portion of northern Los Angeles County. The area ...

 

Chron.com

New Study: Fracking Pollution Poses Major Threat to California's Air, Water
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Brown's weak fracking rules,” said Hollin Kretzmann of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Oil companies are fouling the air we breathe and using toxic chemicals that endanger our dwindling drinking water. The millions of people near these polluting ...
California Has No Idea What's In Its Fracking Chemicals, Study FindsThinkProgress

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Animal Protection, Conservation Organizations Sue Mendocino County in Response ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
”Unfortunately, despite the county's promise to consider nonlethal alternatives that are better for wildlife and taxpayers, county supervisors decided to do an end run around the law,” said Amy Atwood of the Center for Biological Diversity. “They have ...

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United Nations: Human Population Will Hit 11 Billion by 2100
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's no coincidence that we're in the middle of a mass wildlife extinction crisis right as the world's human population is going through the roof,” said Leigh Moyer, the Center for Biological Diversity's population organizer. “The more people you add ...

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Appeals Court Upholds Habitat Protections for Threatened Green Sturgeon in
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The green sturgeon faced extinction without these critical habitat protections, and we're happy to see the courts affirming their importance,” said Miyoko Sakashita, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Sacramento River is the ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity: Obama Imperils Arctic, Ignores Public Outcry ...
eNews Park Forest
The risks of a devastating oil spill in this harsh environment are just too great, particularly for a company with such poor performance record,” said Center for Biological Diversity Alaska Director Rebecca Noblin. “This is a reckless move by a country ...

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NEA Opposes California's Phillips 66 Oil-train Project Over Risks to Students
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Teachers across America want San Luis Obispo's dangerous oil-train project stopped in its tracks,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. “County officials must understand that approving this facility would endanger hundreds of ...

 

Chem.Info

Thousands of LA-area Oil Wells Under State Investigation for Pollution Dangers
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity today urged California officials to release results from an investigation into thousands of oil industry injection wells in the Los Angeles area that may be contaminating water and threatening public ...
California withholds findings on Los Angeles oilfield contamination89.3 KPCC
California withholds findings on oilfield contaminationLong Beach Press Telegram

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Court Victory for Wilderness in the Arctic Refuge
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This ruling shuts down the state's ill-advised campaign to industrialize the place where life begins for the Porcupine Caribou Herd and for many of America's polar bears,” said Rebecca Noblin, Alaska director for the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 

OregonLive.com

Lawsuit Challenges Loopholes in New EPA Rule Exempting Wetlands and Streams ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The coalition, represented by Earthrise Law Center, Lewis & Clark Law School's environmental litigation clinic, and Stanford Law School's Environmental Law Clinic, includes Waterkeeper Alliance, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food ...
Environmental groups join surge of lawsuits against EPA ruleDeseret News
WATER POLICY: Greens jump into legal donnybrook over Obama ruleEnvironment & Energy Publishing

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Long Beach Protest Targets First Offshore Fracking in California Waters Since 2013
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The protest, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, Stop Fracking Long Beach and South Bay 350, will urge city council members to halt plans for nine new fracks near Long Beach. The new offshore fracks, which would begin in August and ...

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Sacramento Bee

Agencies Promoting Delta Water Diversions Asked to Correct Tunnel Vision
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Now the so-called 'California Water Fix' has abandoned any pretense of habitat protection,” said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This disastrous water-export plan will hand over massive diversion tunnels to corporate agribusiness ...
Conservation groups slam Delta tunnels as Jerry Brown grandstands at VaticanBay Area Indymedia

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CBS News

Oil Train Derailment in Montana Closes Highway, Forces Evacuations
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This derailment is only the latest reminder that the dangers of transporting crude by rail are magnified by the lack of equipment and training available to local emergency workers,” said Jared Margolis, an attorney at the Center for Biological ...
Montana Oil Train Derailment Renews Call for Ban on Crude-By-RaileNews Park Forest

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