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April 20th, 2015, 21:31:16 MDT -0600

CA Approves Plan Allowing Oil Companies to Continue Contaminating ...
Bay Area Indymedia
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Oil companies can continue dumping millions of gallons of waste fluid a day into scores of protected California aquifers under a plan approved today by the state's Office of Administrative Law. The Brown administration's emergency ...

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April 20th, 2015, 18:26:18 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Filed to Stop Cormorant Slaughter by Federal Agencies
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The agencies need to stop scapegoating these native birds,” said Collette Adkins, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Corps' refusal to modify dam operations is the real threat to salmon, and the deaths of thousands of cormorants will ...

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April 20th, 2015, 18:26:18 MDT -0600

California Approves Plan Allowing Oil Companies to Continue Contaminating ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
These illegal disposal wells dump an average total of 27 million gallons of oil waste a day into protected aquifers, according to calculations by the Center for Biological Diversity. “These regulations are a 'Get Out of Jail Free' card for oil companies dumping ...

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April 20th, 2015, 21:32:27 MDT -0600

Health Groups Protest US EPA Decision to Expand Herbicide Use
Sputnik International
A coalition of conservation, food-safety and public health groups filed a motion with the US Court of Appeals challenging the US's EPA decision to allow the use of hazardous herbicide in the US Midwest, the Center for Biological Diversity said in a statement.

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April 20th, 2015, 17:09:29 MDT -0600

Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ...
eNews Park Forest
Earthjustice and Center for Food Safety filed the motion in the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm ...

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April 20th, 2015, 15:39:48 MDT -0600

EagleFordTexas.com (press release) (registration)

California environmental groups sue over refinery marine terminal
EagleFordTexas.com (press release) (registration)
The Center for Biological Diversity and Communities for a Better Environment said the California State Lands Commission's review failed to take into account expected changes in the feedstock entering the refinery, which they said will include “lower quality” ...

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April 20th, 2015, 13:26:22 MDT -0600

Care2.com

Stop the USDA Wildlife Services from Senselessly Slaughtering Our Wildlife
Care2.com
A senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity, Amy Atwood, openly speaks out against these killings of animals who deserved a much better end than they got. Atwood reveals that many of these animals didn't even have a fair chance, “It's sickening to ...

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April 20th, 2015, 12:50:06 MDT -0600

The Hill

Activists: 'Premature' to loosen protections for humpback whales
The Hill
“The fact that we can spot humpback whales breaching and playing in the ocean after they were nearly extinct shows the tremendous power of the Endangered Species Act,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Those ...

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April 20th, 2015, 12:26:41 MDT -0600

Endangered Species Act Puts Humpback Whales on Road to Recovery, But ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... heartening to see that some humpback whales are recovering, but it's premature to remove protections when so many threats, like climate change and ocean noise, are increasing,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans director at the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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April 20th, 2015, 12:26:41 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

50000 Endangered Species Condoms Given Away for Earth Day
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— More than 500 volunteers will give away 50,000 free Endangered Species Condoms from the Center for Biological Diversity in time for Earth Day on Wednesday. The condoms will be given away at Earth Day events and on campuses across ...

 
April 20th, 2015, 06:22:46 MDT -0600

Care2.com

Judge Allows Uranium Mining at Sacred Native American Site
Care2.com
The court case was between the Sierra Club, The Havasupai Tribe, The Grand Canyon Trust, The Center for Biological Diversity and Energy Fuels Inc. The Havasupai Tribe, which has been in the area for over 1,000 years, says the mine will infringe on one of ...

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April 20th, 2015, 03:29:44 MDT -0600

Tesoro marine terminal: 'Green' review call
bunkerworld (subscription)
Two US-based green groups are suing the California State Lands Commission for approving what they termed as "dangerous" refinery operations in the San Francisco Bay area. The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and Communities for a Better ...

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April 20th, 2015, 03:20:33 MDT -0600

Review call for Tesoro marine terminal
bunkerworld (subscription)
Two US-based green groups are suing the California State Lands Commission for approving what they termed as "dangerous" refinery operations in the San Francisco Bay area. The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and Communities for a Better ...

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April 20th, 2015, 06:10:34 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity criticises US' move to undertake new offshore ...
Offshore Technology
The US Government is undertaking new offshore oil drilling projects in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic and Arctic oceans, despite the Deepwater Horizon disaster of April 2010, nonprofit conservation organisation Center for Biological Diversity have said.

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April 19th, 2015, 23:03:54 MDT -0600

Tesoro marine terminal faces dispute
bunkerworld (subscription)
Two US-based green groups are suing the California State Lands Commission for approving what they termed as "dangerous" refinery operations in the San Francisco Bay area. The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and Communities for a Better ...

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April 19th, 2015, 17:56:16 MDT -0600

Western Pond Turtle Moves Toward Endangered Species Act Protection
Bay Area Indymedia
Western Pond Turtle Moves Toward Endangered Species Act Protection In response to a 2012 petition by the Center for Biological Diversity and several renowned scientists and herpetologists, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced on April 9 that ...

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April 19th, 2015, 02:34:33 MDT -0600

National Parks Traveler

Tule Elk Deaths At Point Reyes National Seashore Bring Charges Of ...
National Parks Traveler
While park biologists point to California's long-running drought as a primary cause for the deaths of more than 250 elk between 2012 and 2014, staff at the Center for Biological Diversity note that elk at the seashore that are not penned in have been enjoying a ...

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April 18th, 2015, 19:00:53 MDT -0600

10th Circuit Court Rejects Navajo Coal Mine Emergency Motion
Bay Area Indymedia
DENVER— Two days after a federal district court halted coal mining within a newly expanded area of New Mexico's Navajo Mine, mine operators filed an emergency motion asking the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to allow that coal mining to resume.

 
April 18th, 2015, 18:45:39 MDT -0600

5 Years After Deepwater Horizon Disaster, Obama Pursues More Offshore Drilling
Bay Area Indymedia
“The Deepwater Horizon disaster should have been a wake-up call for the Obama administration to develop an energy policy that's less hazardous and more sustainable,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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April 18th, 2015, 18:45:39 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Targets 30-year Plan for Marine Terminal Receiving Ships Full of ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“This terminal aims to bring oil tankers carrying dirty crude oil, like explosive Bakken crude, into the San Francisco Bay, ramping up the risk of a terrible accident,” said Vera Pardee, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “State officials shrugged off ...

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April 18th, 2015, 13:21:53 MDT -0600

Flathead Beacon

Glacier Park Stonefly Threatened by Climate Change
Flathead Beacon
On April 15, wildlife advocates with the Center for Biological Diversity asked a judge to force federal officials to decide if a rare aquatic insect that's found only in Montana's Glacier National Park should be protected under the Endangered Species Act.

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April 18th, 2015, 01:12:25 MDT -0600

Idaho wolf numbers questioned
Bend Bulletin
“Since 2009 more than 1,300 wolves have been hunted or trapped in Idaho, and another nearly 500 have been lethally removed from Idaho's landscape,” Andrea Santarsiere, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a statement. “In the face ...

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April 17th, 2015, 22:08:27 MDT -0600

The Maritime Executive

California Environmental Groups Sue Over Refinery
The Maritime Executive
The Center for Biological Diversity and Communities for a Better Environment said the California State Lands Commission's review failed to take into account expected changes in the feedstock entering the refinery, which they said will include "lower quality" ...

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April 17th, 2015, 16:08:24 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Targets 30-year Plan for Bay Area Marine Terminal
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This terminal aims to bring oil tankers carrying dirty crude oil, like explosive Bakken crude, into the San Francisco Bay, ramping up the risk of a terrible accident,” said Vera Pardee, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “State officials shrugged off ...

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April 17th, 2015, 04:07:16 MDT -0600

Sumter Item

Plight of imperiled insect draws lawsuit
Sumter Item
In a Wednesday lawsuit, the Center for Biological Diversity said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to follow through on a 2011 finding that protections might be needed for the insects. The group asked U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan in Washington, ...

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April 16th, 2015, 20:19:41 MDT -0600

KCET

Elk Deaths Are National Park Service's Fault, Says Group
KCET
"Tule elk need room to roam, and native wildlife in our national park should not be fenced in or prevented from finding water and food," said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological Diversity. "The loss of nearly half the Pierce Point elk herd highlights how ...

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April 16th, 2015, 09:37:52 MDT -0600

Plight of imperiled Montana insect draws lawsuit
Santa Cruz Sentinel
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates want a judge to force federal officials to decide if a rare aquatic insect that's found only in Montana's Glacier National Park should be protected under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity ...

 
April 16th, 2015, 12:23:47 MDT -0600

Fatal White-nose Syndrome Spreads to Iowa Bats
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The fact that white-nose has now spread to bats in more than half our states should be a wake-up call to federal regulators,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Our bats are running out of places to live. Whether or ...

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April 16th, 2015, 11:12:29 MDT -0600

250 Native Elk Die Inside Fenced-in Area at Point Reyes National Seashore
Bay Area Indymedia
“Tule elk need room to roam, and native wildlife in our national park should not be fenced in or prevented from finding water and food,” said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The loss of nearly half the Pierce Point elk herd highlights how ...

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April 16th, 2015, 09:28:35 MDT -0600

Written by Associated Press
kxlo-klcm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates want a judge to force federal officials to decide if a rare aquatic insect that's found only in Montana's Glacier National Park should be protected under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity ...

 
April 16th, 2015, 06:47:55 MDT -0600

Greenfield Daily Reporter

Plight of Glacier National Park stonefly that's imperiled by climate change draws ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Wildlife advocates want a judge to force federal officials to decide if a rare aquatic insect that's found only in Glacier National Park should be protected under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday, ...

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April 16th, 2015, 00:12:50 MDT -0600

Daily Inter Lake

Lawsuit filed over rare Glacier Park insect
Daily Inter Lake
In a Wednesday lawsuit, the Center for Biological Diversity said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to follow through on a 2011 finding that protections might be needed for the insects. The group asked U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan in Washington, ...

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April 15th, 2015, 20:03:32 MDT -0600

SaintPetersBlog (blog)

Duke boycott efforts quiet with PolyPack owner's environmental assurance
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Earlier this week, the Tampa Bay Times reported that the Center for Biological Diversity is pulling out of the city's second Earth Day Celebration in South Straub Park on April 18. According to the Times, that Arizona-based nonprofit requested a refund of its $75 ...

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April 15th, 2015, 14:22:27 MDT -0600

Plight of Glacier National Park insect draws lawsuit
KXLY Spokane
Wildlife advocates want a judge to force federal officials to decide if a rare aquatic insect that's found only in Glacier National Park should be protected under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday ...

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April 15th, 2015, 18:15:36 MDT -0600

MTPR

Center For Biological Diversity Sues Over Climate Change Threats To Glacier ...
MTPR
A lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Center for Biological Diversity could force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to make a decision on whether protect an insect only found in Glacier National Park. Tierra Curry, a scientist for the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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April 15th, 2015, 16:15:24 MDT -0600

Great Falls Tribune

Should Glacier insect be protected?
Great Falls Tribune
In a Wednesday lawsuit, the Center for Biological Diversity said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to follow through on a 2011 finding that protections might be needed for the insects. The group asked U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan in Washington, ...

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April 15th, 2015, 13:02:41 MDT -0600

Ravalli Republic

Plight of imperiled Glacier National Park insect draws lawsuit
Ravalli Republic
“Glacier National Park is such a compelling place,” Tierra Curry, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity, said. “But it's going to become 'Glacierless' National Park. This species tells the story of the park, and all the other species we're going to ...

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April 15th, 2015, 12:47:16 MDT -0600

Apache Leaders, Conservation Activists to Join Cyclovia Tucson Street Party to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity will join San Carlos Apache leaders and other activists on Sunday April 19 at Cyclovia Tucson's Street Party in an event to raise awareness and support for the campaign to stop the U.S. government from ...

 
April 15th, 2015, 12:26:09 MDT -0600

Los Angeles Times

Mendocino County suspends contract with a federal wildlife agency
Los Angeles Times
“This settlement is a major step forward,” Amy Atwood, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, said in an interview. “It opens the door for similar actions in other counties that contract with this agency, which currently operates in near secrecy.”.

 
April 15th, 2015, 11:45:58 MDT -0600

Share “Plight of imperiled Montana insect draws...”
NewsOK.com
In a Wednesday lawsuit, the Center for Biological Diversity said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to follow through on a 2011 finding that protections might be needed for the insects. The group asked U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan in Washington, ...

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April 15th, 2015, 09:47:01 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

The Extinction Governor Rips the Green Mask off His Tunnels Plan
Bay Area Indymedia
“The new plan is a giant step backward,” said Chelsea Tu, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. "If it goes through, this massive project's boosters will be able to build these tunnels without having to do anything to protect our wildlife and ...

 
April 15th, 2015, 09:39:59 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Save Glacier National Park Stonefly From Extinction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to protect a rare stonefly found only in Glacier National Park from extinction. The western glacier stonefly is ...

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April 15th, 2015, 09:25:04 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Save Four Southeast Fish From Extinction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to protect four fish species from the southeastern United States under the Endangered Species Act. The Center petitioned to ...

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April 14th, 2015, 23:51:44 MDT -0600

Making hitch endangered could hurt county
Record Bee
The recent announcement by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) that is will consider placing the Clear Lake Hitch on the endangered list has captured statewide attention. The Center for Biological Diversity in 2012 petitioned the FWS to place the hitch ...

 
April 14th, 2015, 09:57:14 MDT -0600

Summit County Citizens Voice

Government-sanctioned wildlife slaughter continues
Summit County Citizens Voice
In 2014, the U.S. Agriculture Department's Wildlife Services branch killed more than 2.7 million animals, according to new data publicized by the Center for Biological Diversity. That's down from more than 4 million in 2013, but still far too many for wildlife ...

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April 14th, 2015, 05:05:33 MDT -0600

Western pond turtles get federal review for possible protection under ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
The Oregonian newspaper reports (http://is.gd/ggm7Sb ) the turtles are considered a sensitive/critical species under Oregon's Conservation Strategy because of a declining population. The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity reports there are two groups ...

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April 13th, 2015, 18:04:38 MDT -0600

Mendocino County Suspends Contract With Rogue Federal Wildlife-killing ...
Bay Area Indymedia
Today's agreement was set in motion in July 2014, when the coalition, — which includes Animal Legal Defense Fund, Animal Welfare Institute, Center for Biological Diversity, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Project Coyote — urged the Mendocino ...

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April 13th, 2015, 14:51:19 MDT -0600

Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

California's Mendocino County Suspends Illegal Contract with Wildlife Services
Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)
Mendocino County officials agreed this week to suspend the renewal of the county's 2016 contract with Wildlife Services after NRDC, the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Center for Biological Diversity, Animal Welfare Institute, and Project Coyote filed a lawsuit ...

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April 13th, 2015, 14:17:09 MDT -0600

California's Controversial Twin Tunnels Water-export Plan
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... this massive project's boosters will be able to build these tunnels without having to do anything to protect our wildlife and waters — and will neatly sidestep input from the public,” said Chelsea Tu, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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April 13th, 2015, 13:56:37 MDT -0600

New Data: 2.7 Million Animals Killed by Rogue Federal Wildlife Program in 2014
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's sickening to see these staggering numbers and to know that so many of these animals were cut down by aerial snipers, deadly poisons and traps,” said Amy Atwood, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These acts of brutality are carried ...

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April 13th, 2015, 16:28:59 MDT -0600

Conservation group questions accuracy of Idaho wolf numbers
Casper Star-Tribune Online
"Since 2009 more than 1,300 wolves have been hunted or trapped in Idaho, and another nearly 500 have been lethally removed from Idaho's landscape," Andrea Santarsiere, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a statement. "In the face ...

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April 13th, 2015, 12:03:50 MDT -0600

Haiti-bred seabird subject of lawsuit by Center for Biological Diversity
Haiti Sentinel
MIAMI, USA (sentinel.ht) - An endangered Atlantic seabird which was once thought to be extinct until a few colonies were found on the island of Haiti is the subject of a lawsuit by the U.S. Center for Biological Diversity who says the birds are further threatened ...

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April 13th, 2015, 11:15:02 MDT -0600

Environmental non-profit pulls out of St. Pete Earth Day, citing Duke Energy ...
Tampabay.com (blog)
St. Petersburg's second Earth Day in South Straub Park on April 18 won't include the Center for Biological Diversity. The state chapter of the Arizona-based non-profit requested $75 refund of its non-profit fee after learning that Duke Energy was one of the ...

 
April 13th, 2015, 10:30:17 MDT -0600

KTVZ

Native Oregon turtles get federal review for protection
KTVZ
The Oregonian newspaper reports (http://is.gd/ggm7Sb ) the turtles are considered a sensitive/critical species under Oregon's Conservation Strategy because of a declining population. The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity reports there are two groups ...

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April 13th, 2015, 10:00:09 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Atlantic Seabird Threatened by Offshore Drilling
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of its intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's failure to determine if endangered species protections for the black-capped petrel are warranted. Black-capped petrels are seabirds ...

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April 13th, 2015, 09:52:18 MDT -0600

Environmentalists On Mandatory Water Restrictions
KFBK
Environmentalists are asking Governor Brown to take fracking into perspective when it comes to his mandatory water restrictions. Patrick Sullivan with the Center for Biological Diversity says California doesn't have effective rules regulating water use by the ...

 
April 12th, 2015, 08:45:45 MDT -0600

Conservation group questions accuracy of Idaho's estimate of wolf population
The Republic
BOISE, Idaho — A conservation group says Idaho officials are overestimating the number of wolves in the state because they use sightings by hunters rather than relying solely on trained professionals. The Center for Biological Diversity says the number of ...

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April 11th, 2015, 17:02:01 MDT -0600

Pond turtle found in Marin could get special status
Marin Independent Journal
“As the West Coast's only native freshwater turtles, western pond turtles are integral to the wild places where they live,” said Collette Adkins, biologist for the Center for Biological Diversity, which petitioned the agency for the protection in 2012. “Threats like ...

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April 10th, 2015, 21:59:02 MDT -0600

A Change In The Air?
Yankton Daily Press
“We're at risk of losing a symbolic backyard beauty that has been part of the childhood of every generation of Americans,” said Tierra Curry, senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity in Washington, D.C. “The drop in the monarch's population is a ...

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April 10th, 2015, 15:26:36 MDT -0600

Federal Court Upholds EPA Authority to Require Carbon Pollution Limits at ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Kevin Bundy, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity, issued the following statement regarding the order issued this afternoon by the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals in Coalition for Responsible Regulation, et al., v.

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April 10th, 2015, 15:14:37 MDT -0600

Los Angeles Times

Alaska yellow cedar closer to Endangered Species Act protection
Los Angeles Times
The Center for Biological Diversity, the Boat Company, the Greater Southeast Alaska Conservation Community and Greenpeace filed their petition for protection on June 24, 2014. The Fish and Wildlife Service published its finding that protection may be ...

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April 10th, 2015, 14:02:55 MDT -0600

National Journal

Why Environmentalists Are Anxious About a Hillary Clinton 2016 Run
National Journal
And following the announcement, 350 Action, the Center for Biological Diversity, and other groups plan to push Clinton to take stands on other issues, including fracking and other federal financial supports for the fossil fuel industry. (The effort kicked off on ...

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April 10th, 2015, 12:35:17 MDT -0600

UPI.com

Quest to protect endangered crayfish turns up new species
UPI.com
ATLANTA, April 10 (UPI) -- In 2010, conservationists at the Center for Biological Diversity lobbied the federal government to protect an endangered Appalachian crayfish species found in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia. What they didn't realize was that ...

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April 10th, 2015, 06:54:12 MDT -0600

New Hampshire Voice

Mojave Shoulderband snail may Win Protection under Endangered Species Act
New Hampshire Voice
Ltd. is planning to have its Soledad Mountain Project. Tierra Curry, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity, said that the service is not making an attempt to close the project, but just making an attempt to keep the snail from going extinct.

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April 10th, 2015, 04:34:05 MDT -0600

Alaska's yellow cedar considered for endangered protection
Santa Cruz Sentinel
The decision is great news for the Tongass National Forest and for yellow cedar, said Rebecca Noblin, an attorney in Anchorage for the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the groups that petitioned to list the tree. "We're losing yellow cedar rapidly to climate ...

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April 9th, 2015, 21:39:55 MDT -0600

US may move to protect hitch
Record Bee
The Center for Biological Diversity submitted petitions in 2012 to protect the hitch under both the federal and state Endangered Species Acts. The petitions were supported by the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake, Big Valley Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, ...

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April 9th, 2015, 21:21:35 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

California's Clear Lake Hitch Closer to Federal Endangered Species Protection
Bay Area Indymedia
CLEAR LAKE, Calif.— In response to a Center for Biological Diversity petition, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that protecting the Clear Lake hitch — a large minnow found only in Northern California's Clear Lake and its tributaries — under ...

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April 9th, 2015, 15:58:39 MDT -0600

Endangered Species Found at Planned Gold Mine
San Fernando Valley Business Journal
The service made its decision in response to a petition filed last year by the Center for Biological Diversity to seek emergency protection of the Mojave shoulderband snail, a half-inch mollusk only found in that region of the desert. The snail has a range of less ...

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April 9th, 2015, 11:27:22 MDT -0600

Federal agency says Alaska's yellow cedar will be considered for endangered ...
Daily Journal
The decision is great news for the Tongass National Forest and for yellow cedar, said Rebecca Noblin, an attorney in Anchorage for the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the groups that petitioned to list the tree. "We're losing yellow cedar rapidly to climate ...

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April 9th, 2015, 11:05:51 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Alaska's Ancient Yellow Cedars Clear Hurdle Toward Endangered Species Act ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Yellow cedars have joined the long line of species headed for extinction because of the climate crisis,” said Rebecca Noblin, Alaska director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These trees are tough and have survived where others can't, but all their ...

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April 9th, 2015, 09:54:54 MDT -0600

What Is the Government Not Telling Us About Fracking in the Gulf of Mexico?
Truth-Out
It's been several months since Truthout and the Center for Biological Diversity filed separate requests for federal records on fracking in the Gulf, but the agencies tasked with overseeing offshore oil and gas production have yet to hand over any documents.

 
April 9th, 2015, 13:51:20 MDT -0600

Iconic Alaskan Yellow Cedar Considered For Endangered Protection
Huffington Post
The decision is great news for the Tongass National Forest and for yellow cedar, said Rebecca Noblin, an attorney in Anchorage for the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the groups that petitioned to list the tree. "We're losing yellow cedar rapidly to climate ...

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April 9th, 2015, 09:44:47 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Mojave Desert Snail Moves Toward Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that California's Mohave shoulderband snail may warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act. The Center ...

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April 8th, 2015, 16:51:21 MDT -0600

Intercontinental Cry

Federal Judge OKs Uranium Mining Next to Grand Canyon National Park
Intercontinental Cry
“This uranium project could haunt the Grand Canyon region for decades to come,” said Katie Davis with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Uranium mining leaves a highly toxic legacy that endangers human health, wildlife and the streams and aquifers that ...

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April 8th, 2015, 16:37:10 MDT -0600

Benitolink: San Benito County News

Citadel plans to reroute litigation over San Benito County oil
Benitolink: San Benito County News
In a statement Wednesday, the Center for Biological Diversity told BenitoLink that the recently-dropped challenge in local court was separate from the appeal concerning the county, the center and Citadel, and centering on a permit previously issued by the ...

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April 8th, 2015, 16:26:40 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Federal Judge Halts Coal Mine Expansion in Northern New Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“For over a half-century, our federal government has treated the San Juan River Basin like an industrial sacrifice zone,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Judge Kane's decision will help turn that tide by forcing OSM to finally face ...

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April 8th, 2015, 13:50:53 MDT -0600

Ariz. Judge Nixes Tribal, Enviro Suit Over Canyon Mine
Law360 (subscription)
The Havasupai Tribe, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity and Grand Canyon Trust sought to block Energy Fuels Inc.'s plans for renewed operations at the Canyon Mine, claiming that Forest Service was required to conduct a full environmental review ...

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April 7th, 2015, 10:31:25 MDT -0600

California Salmon and Wildlife Win Court Protection From Logging
Bay Area Indymedia
“The Endangered Species Act is designed to be a safety net for our most vulnerable wildlife,” said Justin Augustine with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This decision reinforces that principle and will prevent Fruit Growers Supply Co. from getting a free ...

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April 7th, 2015, 08:46:10 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity Reports Oil Industry Drops Lawsuit Over California ...
Sierra Sun Times
“So much for the oil industry's empty threats against communities that fight fracking pollution,” said Hollin Kretzmann, an attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity, which was also prepared to defend the ordinance in court. “With frivolous lawsuits off the ...

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April 6th, 2015, 21:48:24 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

Oil Industry Drops Lawsuit Over California County's Fracking Ban
Bay Area Indymedia
“So much for the oil industry's empty threats against communities that fight fracking pollution,” said Hollin Kretzmann, an attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity, which was also prepared to defend the ordinance in court. “With frivolous lawsuits off the ...

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April 6th, 2015, 18:29:48 MDT -0600

KIONrightnow.com

Fracking lawsuit dropped in San Benito County
KIONrightnow.com
The Center for Biological Diversity said its confirmed Citadel Exploration has decided to dismiss its own case. This news comes after voters passed Measure J in November, putting a ban on the controversial oil drilling tactic and other high-intensity oil ...

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April 6th, 2015, 13:38:39 MDT -0600

Idaho's Claim of Increased Wolf Numbers Belied by Sharp Drop in Number of ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Since 2009 more than 1,300 wolves have been hunted or trapped in Idaho, and another nearly 500 have been lethally removed from Idaho's landscape,” said Andrea Santarsiere, a staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “In the face of these ...

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April 6th, 2015, 11:17:32 MDT -0600

Feds to Consider Lifting Protection for Canadian Population of Endangered ...
eNews Park Forest
“Before protections are taken away from these prehistoric-looking fish, we have to be sure they won't again be put on the path toward extinction,” said Mollie Matteson, senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's a positive sign that some ...

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April 6th, 2015, 11:17:32 MDT -0600

eNews Park Forest

Two Crayfishes Threatened by Mountaintop-removal Mining in West Virginia ...
eNews Park Forest
CHARLESTON, W.Va.—(ENEWSPF)--April 6, 2015. In response to a petition and lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed to protect two species of crayfish from Appalachia under the Endangered ...

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April 6th, 2015, 10:49:57 MDT -0600

The Journal (blog)

The Marten's Fine, Says the Feds
The Journal (blog)
A years-long tussle to get U.S. Fish and Wildlife to recognize the plight of the Pacific marten (which includes the Humboldt marten) just ended, with the national service announcing that the furry creatures's problems “do not rise to the level of a threat either ...

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April 6th, 2015, 10:27:08 MDT -0600

Southern California Highway Threatens to Destroy Homes, Wildlife
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This developer-driven boondoggle rips through wildlife areas, destroys neighborhoods and sticks taxpayers with the bill,” said Jonathan Evans, legal director of the Environmental Health program at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Using inflated estimates ...

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April 6th, 2015, 09:04:12 MDT -0600

What Does It Take to Protect a Bat?
Courthouse News Service
The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday in D.C. Federal Court, challenging the rule. Fish and Wildlife listed the Northern long-eared bat as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act on April 2, and ...

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April 3rd, 2015, 22:26:54 MDT -0600

Desert off-road plan draws opposition from environmentalists
San Bernardino County Sun
“It's shocking,” said Eileen Anderson, chief scientist for the Center for Biological Diversity. The West Mojave Route Network Project is a travel management planning effort covering 9.2 million acres in the Western portion of the Mojave Desert, which includes ...

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April 3rd, 2015, 15:00:27 MDT -0600

Ex-Im Bank Flouted ESA By Funding LNG Project, Enviros Say
Law360 (subscription)
In a motion for summary judgment in the case, the Center for Biological Diversity and its allies said the Ex-Im Bank shirked its duties under the National Historic Preservation Act and Endangered Species Act, with “real consequences” for one of the most ...

 
April 3rd, 2015, 13:28:17 MDT -0600

Lost Coast Outpost

Judge Denies Environmental Groups' Request for Attorney Fees in Richardson ...
Lost Coast Outpost
The plaintiffs, including the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC), Californians for Alternatives to Toxics (CATs) and the Center for Biological Diversity, filed a federal lawsuit against the state agency in 2010, claiming that a project to widen ...

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April 3rd, 2015, 11:11:09 MDT -0600

New Plan Lets Oil Industry Pollute California's Aquifers for Two More Years
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This outrageous plan could permanently destroy scores of California aquifers,” said Hollin Kretzmann of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We're suffering the worst drought in history, but Gov. Brown's oil officials want to let oil companies continue violating ...

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April 2nd, 2015, 19:56:33 MDT -0600

Portland bans 'neonicotinoid' pesticide
Portland Tribune
Parks Commissioner Amanda Fritz introduced the ordinance last Wednesday, with support by advocates including the Xerces Society, Audubon Society of Portland, Center for Biological Diversity and Beyond Toxics. Neonicotinoids are one of the most widley ...

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April 2nd, 2015, 18:46:52 MDT -0600

FWS Sued Over Kill Exemptions For Long-Eared Bat
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Biological Diversity's suit was filed the same day that the FWS published its final listing for the bat and allowed more time for comment on a rule that might allow multiple industries to continue work in sensitive habitats, which could cause bat ...

 
April 1st, 2015, 18:54:38 MDT -0600

Navy Loses Training Authorization Over Animal Concerns
Law360 (subscription)
The Natural Resources Defense Council Inc., Center for Biological Diversity and other environmental groups had sued the NMFS over its approval of the Navy's activities, and U.S. District Judge Susan Oki Mollway found the service had acted arbitrarily and ...

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April 1st, 2015, 15:11:36 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Portland Takes Big Step Forward to Protect Pollinators, Birds, Salmon and ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
said Lori Ann Burd, Environmental Health director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Neonicotinoids kill the beneficial insects that form the basis of the web of life, like caddisflies and mayflies, which are important food sources for salmon and trout.”.

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April 1st, 2015, 15:10:17 MDT -0600

Court Rules Navy Training in Pacific Violates Laws Meant to Protect Whales ...
Bay Area Indymedia
The decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii results from a December 2013 lawsuit brought by Earthjustice, representing Conservation Council for Hawaii, the Animal Welfare Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Ocean ...

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April 1st, 2015, 09:56:33 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Wolf OR-7 Film Screening, Panel Discussion Set for Spokane's
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WHAT: Film screening of the documentary OR7 - The Journey, followed by Q&A with the filmmaker and a panel discussion with representatives from the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, The Lands Council, Conservation Northwest and the ...

 
April 1st, 2015, 09:34:28 MDT -0600

In Bow to Industry Over Science, Feds Backpedal on Protecting Imperiled Bat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... providing strong protection for the survivors, the Fish and Wildlife Service has given the green light to logging, oil and gas drilling, mining and other habitat-wrecking industries,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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March 31st, 2015, 12:04:47 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity: Obama Administration Announces Weak Carbon ...
eNews Park Forest
“The starting gun in the race against global warming went off a long time ago, but the United States is still just jogging,” said Kevin Bundy of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We need a stronger strategy. Global efforts to prevent catastrophic climate change ...

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March 31st, 2015, 09:15:15 MDT -0600

Obama Administration Announces Weak Carbon Pollution Cuts Ahead of Paris ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The starting gun in the race against global warming went off a long time ago, but the United States is still just jogging,” said Kevin Bundy of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We need a stronger strategy. Global efforts to prevent catastrophic climate change ...

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