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July 21st, 2014, 10:16:54 MDT -0600

Bee-killing Pesticides Banned in Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon and Washington Wildlife ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The agency's decision this month to ban the pesticides comes in response to a legal petition filed by the Center for Food Safety and joined by the Center for Biological Diversity, demanding the Service ban the use of neonicotinoids in wildlife refuge farming ...

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July 21st, 2014, 07:39:32 MDT -0600

Greens Call NYC Oil-Spill Plans Insufficient
Courthouse News Service
BROOKLYN (CN) - The Coast Guard's and EPA's response plans for an oil train derailment near the lower Hudson River or New York Harbor are legally insufficient and put public safety and the environment at risk, the Center for Biological Diversity claims in ...

 
July 20th, 2014, 12:37:22 MDT -0600

Central Nevada oil lease sale staged under protest
Elko Daily Free Press
Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone Tribe and the Gandolfo Ranch filed protests over Thursday's sale in Reno. The sale also drew more than 30 protesters outside the office where it was ...

 
July 20th, 2014, 02:01:27 MDT -0600

Lease sale held under protest
Mohave Valley News
Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone Tribe and the Gandolfo Ranch filed protests over Thursday's sale in Reno. The sale also drew more than 30 protesters outside the office where it was ...

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July 20th, 2014, 01:26:21 MDT -0600

LETTERS: Fracking poses environmental, health threats
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Simon Lomax's preposterous commentary in favor of fracking in Nevada accuses the Center for Biological Diversity of not using science in the dispute against hydraulic fracturing (“Science no concern of Center for Biological Diversity,” July 7 Review-Journal).

 
July 20th, 2014, 00:05:43 MDT -0600

Wildlife stuck on wrong end of 'balance'
Albuquerque Journal
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As human activities push native species to extinction at thousands of times the historic rate, it has never been clearer that Americans need to recalibrate the balance between our own needs and those of the rest of the planet. A quick ...

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July 19th, 2014, 15:44:45 MDT -0600

US oil, gas lease sale staged under protest
Fairfield Citizen
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A U.S. Bureau of Land Management sale of oil and gas leases on public land in central Nevada has been conducted under protest. Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone ...

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July 19th, 2014, 18:30:56 MDT -0600

Oil, gas lease sale staged under protest in central Nevada
MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV
Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone Tribe, and the Gandolfo Ranch filed protests over Thursday's sale in Reno. The sale also drew more than 30 protesters outside the office where it was ...

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July 19th, 2014, 15:27:21 MDT -0600

Texas company dominates Bureau of Land Management sale of oil, gas leases ...
The Tribune
RENO, Nevada — A U.S. Bureau of Land Management sale of oil and gas leases on public land in central Nevada has been conducted under protest. Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone ...

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July 19th, 2014, 13:53:57 MDT -0600

BLM oil, gas lease sale in NV staged under protest
Fairfield Citizen
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A U.S. Bureau of Land Management sale of oil and gas leases on public land in central Nevada has been conducted under protest. Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone ...

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July 18th, 2014, 12:33:07 MDT -0600

Obama Administration OKs Super Noisy Airguns in Opening up Atlantic Coast to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... that should be protected for endangered right whales and other wildlife, but instead the government is planning to let oil companies blast airguns, drill, and probably spill oil,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

 
July 18th, 2014, 15:09:51 MDT -0600

Coast Guard, EPA Fail To Protect River Species, Suit Says
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 18, 2014, 5:02 PM ET) -- The Center for Biological Diversity on Thursday sued the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency saying it failed to update the oil-spill-response plans for New York and New Jersey to ...

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July 18th, 2014, 15:02:19 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Launched to Halt Destruction of 14000 Acres of Condor Habitat at Tejon ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“The land on Tejon Ranch is critical to the survival of California condors, but only if it's not turned into tennis courts, swimming pools and parking lots,” said Adam Keats, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Urban Wildlands program. “Rather than ...

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July 17th, 2014, 18:16:15 MDT -0600

Commentary: Facts don't support group's 'inconvenient truths'
Elko Daily Free Press
The 12 July 2014 edition of the Free Press contained an opinion piece entitled, “Nevada Fracking: An Inconvenient Truth,” by Randi Spivak of the Center for Biological Diversity. The “inconvenient truth” that Ms. Spivak alleges is that hydraulic fracturing ...

 
July 17th, 2014, 11:17:14 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Hudson River, Endangered Wildlife From Massive ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NEW YORK— Responding to a massive increase in shipments of highly explosive crude oil along the Hudson River, the Center for Biological Diversity today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency for failing to ...

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July 17th, 2014, 14:30:34 MDT -0600

Letter: Response to anti-fracking commentary
Elko Daily Free Press
Editor: In a recent letter, Randi Spivak of the Center for Biological Diversity rehashes a number of unfounded claims about shale development, vaguely suggesting that fracking will put a “toll” on “Nevada's water, air, climate and environment.” But some of the ...

 
July 15th, 2014, 05:17:30 MDT -0600

Uncover California

Grizzly bears may return to their ancestral homeland California
Uncover California
In a petition to the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Center for Biological Diversity last month urged add locations to the existing grizzly bear recovery zones. The group suggested that the addition of the Sierra Nevada, Mogollon Rim and Grand Canyon in ...

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July 15th, 2014, 10:58:51 MDT -0600

Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)

Should grizzly bears return to the California Sierras?
Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)
So thinks the Center for Biological Diversity, which recently petitioned the United States Fish & Wildlife Service to establish experimental populations in the state. An editorial in this weekend's Sacramento Bee takes a cautious approach to the proposal, the ...

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July 15th, 2014, 10:40:12 MDT -0600

Kansas City infoZine

Nevada Butterfly Gains 5561 Acres of Protected Habitat
Kansas City infoZine
Las Vegas, NV - infoZine - Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions for protection of 757 imperiled species across the country, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed to protect 5,561 acres of critical habitat for the ...

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July 15th, 2014, 11:19:48 MDT -0600

Guardian Liberty Voice

Endangered Species: Maybe Condoms Will Help?
Guardian Liberty Voice
The Center for Biological Diversity condom publicity stunt is hoping to get people to see how the human population is rising so quickly while certain animal numbers are dropping dangerously. The not for profit organization is hoping to start a conversation on ...

 
July 14th, 2014, 10:11:07 MDT -0600

Nevada Butterfly Gains 5561 Acres of Protected Habitat Under Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAS VEGAS— Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions for protection of 757 imperiled species across the country, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed to protect 5,561 acres of critical habitat for the ...

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July 14th, 2014, 10:24:20 MDT -0600

National Wolf Expert to Appear in Portland, Salem This Week
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... will be highlighted during special presentations this week in Portland and Salem featuring biologist Amaroq Weiss, one of the country's leading wolf-conservation advocates, who works as West Coast wolf organizer at the Center for Biological Diversity.

 
July 14th, 2014, 09:28:09 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Air Quality in North Carolina
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted a formal notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to ensure that North Carolinians are protected from lead and ozone air pollution. The EPA has failed to ...

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July 12th, 2014, 16:05:47 MDT -0600

Salem-News.Com

Documentary on Life of OR-7 to be Shown at Salem Cinema
Salem-News.Com
(SALEM, Ore. ) - On Tuesday evening, July 15th, Salem Cinema is thrilled to invite director Clemens Schenk as well as Amaroq Weiss from the Center for Biological Diversity to join us for Q&A following OR7 – The Journey! In 1973, with only 500 wolves left In ...

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July 11th, 2014, 21:06:59 MDT -0600

Caltrans Agrees to Reevaluate Impacts of Del Norte Highway Project on ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“Caltrans should reevaluate the whole premise of this expensive, unnecessary project that would cause erosion and sediment impacts to critical salmon habitat,” said Jeff Miller of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Caltrans has already wasted more than $9 ...

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July 11th, 2014, 06:31:30 MDT -0600

Endangered Animal-Themed Condoms: Do It for a Good Cause
Mashable
In honor of World Population Day on Friday, the Center for Biological Diversity is giving out 40,000 condoms emblazoned with images of endangered animals on the packaging and catchy slogans like, "Wrap with care, save the polar bear." The condoms ...

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July 10th, 2014, 15:42:18 MDT -0600

SFGate (blog)

Use a condom, save a critter — Friday is giveaway day in SF
SFGate (blog)
The condoms are part of a national volunteer project by the Center for Biological Diversity that is intended to call attention to the fact that humans are overrunning their terrestrial home, and that they can do something about it. The volunteers will be giving them ...

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July 11th, 2014, 10:00:50 MDT -0600

Supreme Court's CEQA Docket Expands With Grant of Review in Newhall Ranch ...
JD Supra (press release)
On July 9, 2014, the California Supreme Court granted the petition for review filed by Plaintiff/Respondent Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) in Center for Biological Diversity, et al. v. Department of Fish and Game (Newhall Land Farming Company) (2d Dist.

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July 11th, 2014, 09:30:23 MDT -0600

New Study: Bee-killing Pesticides Linked to Declines in 14 Bird Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The cascading impacts of these pesticides are poisoning the web of life,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's time we learn from the mistakes in our past with these dangerous ...

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July 10th, 2014, 12:06:01 MDT -0600

Leaked Federal Memo Orders Biologists to Abandon Wolverine Protection
KCET
That May 30 document, leaked Monday by the Center for Biological Diversity, shows that Director Noreen Walsh doubts climate change's affect on the species. North American wolverines rely on persistent deep snow for the dens in which they bear young.

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July 10th, 2014, 11:30:10 MDT -0600

Suit Filed to Protect Endangered Pacific Loggerhead Sea Turtles From Nets
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— A lawsuit filed by Turtle Island Restoration Network and Center for Biological Diversity today seeks to protect endangered sea turtles off the coast of Southern California by requiring the National Marine Fisheries Service to implement the ...

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July 10th, 2014, 10:35:15 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Woodpeckers, Owls From Logging in Sierra Nevada
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Earth Island Institute today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service over its continued failure to protect post-fire wildlife habitat from outdated and destructive logging practices.

 
July 10th, 2014, 10:14:29 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

Activists in hazmat suits protest offshore fracking
Bay Area Indymedia
As the California Coastal Commission met in Ventura on Wednesday, July 9, a dozen hazmat-suit-wearing protesters with the Center for Biological Diversity and Food and Water Watch urged the commissioners to consider a biologist's warning that chemicals ...

 
July 9th, 2014, 12:15:54 MDT -0600

Loggerhead Sea Turtles Win Room to Roam, Habitat Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's designation will maximize conservation efforts by protecting turtles on land and sea, offering hope for recovery,” said Jaclyn Lopez, a Florida-based staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Protecting critical habitat for threatened loggerhead ...

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July 9th, 2014, 12:15:54 MDT -0600

40000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away for World Population Day
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— As part of Friday's World Population Day, the Center for Biological Diversity is distributing 40,000 free Endangered Species Condoms across the country to highlight the link between rapid human population growth and the wildlife extinction ...

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July 9th, 2014, 09:33:17 MDT -0600

Protesters Urge California Coastal Commission to Consider Offshore Fracking's ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
VENTURA, Calif.— As the California Coastal Commission meets in Ventura today, hazmat-suit-wearing protesters with the Center for Biological Diversity and Food & Water Watch will urge the commissioners to consider a biologist's warning that chemicals ...

 
July 9th, 2014, 06:07:12 MDT -0600

Environmental groups file suit
Big Bear Grizzly
The Friends of Fawnskin and Center for Biological Diversity filed suit against San Bernardino County and the county Board of Supervisors on June 24 for failure to observe the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act. The suit alleges that the ...

 
July 8th, 2014, 13:09:40 MDT -0600

Grizzly Bears, Wolves, Lynx, Bighorn Sheep and Pronghorn to Benefit From
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is great news for Yellowstone's beleaguered wildlife” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Closing this anachronistic and wasteful USDA facility will provide safer habitat for wolves, grizzly bears, bighorn sheep and other sensitive ...

 
July 8th, 2014, 09:52:40 MDT -0600

Protection Sought for Rare Colorado, Utah Wildflowers Threatened by Oil Shale ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The best available science makes clear that the two wildflowers need the protection of the Endangered Species Act to survive, according to the letter sent to the Service this week by the Center for Biological Diversity, Earthjustice, Rocky Mountain Wild, ...

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July 8th, 2014, 11:00:30 MDT -0600

Environmental groups file suit regarding Marina Point
Big Bear Grizzly
The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of Fawnskin filed a lawsuit against San Bernardino County and the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors regarding the Marina Point development in Fawnskin. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for ...

 
July 7th, 2014, 11:51:39 MDT -0600

Science, law of no concern to Center for Biological Diversity
Las Vegas Review-Journal
But leading the coalition to make sure this never happens is the Center for Biological Diversity, which claims to use “science, law and creative media to secure a future for all species.” Without question, CBD's operatives are experts in “creative media.

 
July 7th, 2014, 10:28:53 MDT -0600

Two Rare Snakes Found in Arizona and New Mexico Get Endangered Species ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— As part of a landmark 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service finalized Endangered Species Act protections today for the Southwest's narrow-headed garter snake and northern Mexican ...

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July 7th, 2014, 09:58:20 MDT -0600

Leaked Document: Scientists Ordered to Scrap Plan to Protect Wolverines
eNews Park Forest
According to a leaked memo obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity, scientists with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have been ordered to reverse their own conclusions and withdraw last year's proposal to protect American wolverines under the ...

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July 8th, 2014, 04:34:26 MDT -0600

Scientists ordered to scrap plan to protect American wolverines
Wisconsin Gazette
Scientists with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have been ordered to reverse their onclusions and withdraw a proposal to list American wolverines as endangered, according to a leaked memo made public by the Center for Biological Diversity. Fewer than ...

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July 2nd, 2014, 20:26:11 MDT -0600

Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Puts Contract Renewal With Wildlife ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“We are glad to see that Humboldt County is pushing the 'pause' button on its relationship with Wildlife Services,” said Tim Ream of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We hope that the county will do the wise thing and terminate its relationship with Wildlife ...

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July 2nd, 2014, 20:26:11 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

Arizona Game and Fish Dept. Tries to Spin CA Condor Lead Poisonings as ...
Bay Area Indymedia
... with the Center for Biological Diversity. “There's simply no justification for continuing to use ammunition that poisons the food supply for birds — and for people who eat game meat — when nonlead alternatives are readily available for all hunting activities.”

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July 2nd, 2014, 09:45:52 MDT -0600

Suit Filed to Ensure Foreign Fisheries Meet American Standards for Dolphin and ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Americans would be appalled if they knew their Friday-night fish dinner might be killing imperiled whales and dolphins around the world,” said Sarah Uhlemann, senior attorney and international program director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's time ...

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July 2nd, 2014, 16:14:47 MDT -0600

Arizona Game and Fish Department Tries to Spin Continued Condor Lead ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... the best gauge of success for protecting condors from lead poisoning is anything other than reducing the number of lead poisonings and condor deaths is not serious about preventing condor deaths,” said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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July 2nd, 2014, 10:32:24 MDT -0600

Arizona Public Media

Grizzly Bears Could Come Back to Grand Canyon, SE AZ
Arizona Public Media
The Center for Biological Diversity has asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to add 110,000-square miles to its grizzly bear recovery area. That would increase the area where grizzlies roam five fold and include the Grand Canyon, as well as parts of ...

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July 1st, 2014, 11:39:42 MDT -0600

Plattsburgh Rally on Saturday to Demand Stop to Dangerous Crude Oil Trains
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y.— Local activists from the Center for Biological Diversity will join members of People for Positive Action, 350.org and other residents in an afternoon rally Saturday in downtown Plattsburgh to oppose crude oil shipments by rail through ...

 
July 1st, 2014, 10:04:44 MDT -0600

Feds to Consider Weakening Manatee Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Thanks to the Endangered Species Act, the Florida manatee has shown a slow, but steady improvement over the past 40 years,” said Jaclyn Lopez, a Florida-based attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “But numerous significant threats to this ...

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July 1st, 2014, 12:44:35 MDT -0600

Protect Endangered Sea Turtles From Nets
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The government's failure to act quickly when conditions trigger the need for protections leaves the loggerhead sea turtle's long-term survival up to chance,” said Catherine Kilduff, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Gambling with the future of ...

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June 30th, 2014, 13:29:57 MDT -0600

The Republic

Conservation groups file lawsuit against Idaho over inadvertent trapping of ...
The Republic
Western Watersheds Project, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Clearwater, WildEarth Guardians and Western Environmental Law Center say the state needs an "incidental take" permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for recreational ...

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July 1st, 2014, 09:18:28 MDT -0600

Boise Weekly

Idaho Sued for 'Standing Idly By' in Lynx-Trapping Incidents
Boise Weekly
Officials with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game say they're not aware of any lynx being legally trapped in Idaho "in many, many years;" but that didn't stop the Center for Biological Diversity from filing suit against Idaho, saying it is "improperly allowing ...

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July 1st, 2014, 11:28:57 MDT -0600

Nature World News

Illegal Trapping of Imperiled Lynx Spurs Lawsuit in Idaho
Nature World News
Western Watersheds Project, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Clearwater, WildEarth Guardians and Western Environmental Law Center argue that such snares favored by hunters are in direct violation of the US Endangered Species Act (ESA) ...

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June 30th, 2014, 13:55:48 MDT -0600

Food and Water Watch

Groups Oppose Latest Bill Meant To Undermine Local Fracking Control
Food and Water Watch
Denver – Citizens for a Healthy Fort Collins, Protect Our Loveland, Frack Free Colorado, Our Longmont, Our Broomfield, Food & Water Watch and the Center for Biological Diversity have responded to recent draft of the 2014 Oil and Gas Bill which purports to ...

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June 30th, 2014, 13:17:12 MDT -0600

Conservation groups sue in Idaho over protection of imperiled lynx
Chicago Tribune
The Center for Biological Diversity, WildEarth Guardians and others claimed in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Boise that three of the rare cats have been accidentally captured in two years in legal devices set by trappers for bobcats in the ...

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June 30th, 2014, 20:04:20 MDT -0600

Environmental group sues Idaho over lynx trapping
The Missoulian
“With lynx being pushed to the brink of extinction in the lower 48 states, it's shameful that Idaho officials have just sat idly by for years,” said Amy Atwood of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Idaho can't just ignore federal law and go on condoning the trapping ...

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June 30th, 2014, 19:42:45 MDT -0600

Idaho officials sued over trappings of endangered lynx
State Column
Western Watersheds Project, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Clearwater, WildEarth Guardians and Western Environmental Law Center assert that the state needs an “incidental take” permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in order to ...

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June 30th, 2014, 12:37:06 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Rare Lynx From Traps in Idaho
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The state has failed to take any action to correct its destructive illegal activities despite repeatedly being alerted to the violations by the organizations filing today's lawsuit, including the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, Friends of the ...

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June 30th, 2014, 12:31:41 MDT -0600

Humboldt and Mendocino Counties Urged to Void Contract With Inhumane ...
Bay Area Indymedia
... Wildlife Services poisoned, strangled and shot more than 2 million native animals last year, an increase of almost 30 percent over the year before,” said Tim Ream, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity's endangered species program.

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June 28th, 2014, 11:11:12 MDT -0600

Bethesda Now

Major Environmental Group Backs Purple Line Opponents
Bethesda Now
The Center for Biological Diversity is a major national organization that boasts 775,000 members with the mission to protect endangered species. Much of the group's claims are based on a study from an American University biology professor who's surveying ...

 
June 27th, 2014, 16:20:51 MDT -0600

Interior Department Proposes to Keep Burning Dirty, Dangerous Coal at Four ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Department of the Interior must address the deficiencies in the draft version of their EIS.” Western Environmental Law Center filed comments on behalf of Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment, the Center for Biological Diversity, Amigos Bravos, ...

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June 26th, 2014, 17:50:17 MDT -0600

Rare Wood Stork Found in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... to preserve and rebuild vital wetland habitats throughout the Southeast, something that has benefited countless other species of wildlife and improved water quality for all of us,” said Jaclyn Lopez, a Florida attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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June 27th, 2014, 13:52:23 MDT -0600

Obama Administration Finalizes Disastrous Policy Limiting Protection of ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity will file a legal challenge to an Obama administration policy, finalized today, that severely limits when a species qualifies for protection under the Endangered Species Act — a change that ignores both ...

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June 27th, 2014, 12:36:31 MDT -0600

CBS Local

Petition Would Take Gold Butte From BLM
CBS Local
The designation needs only a presidential proclamation, according to Rob Mrowka of the Center For Biological Diversity. He notes a previous petition drive that raised 38,000 signatures when former Nevada Congresswoman Shelley Berkley lobbied for such ...

 
June 26th, 2014, 11:36:32 MDT -0600

Grizzly Bears Need Continued Endangered Species Act Protection to
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Grizzly bears live on only 4 percent of the lands they once roamed in the lower 48 states,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “If the Service moves to delist the Yellowstone bear population — one of the ...

 
June 25th, 2014, 15:46:04 MDT -0600

Legal Action Launched to Protect Rock Creek Park, Endangered Species From ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We support mass transit and the Purple Line, but it shouldn't come at the expense of endangered species habitat, our public parks or our precious wetlands,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Instead of ...

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June 25th, 2014, 11:30:41 MDT -0600

Climate Activists, 'Frostpaw' the Polar Bear to Greet President Obama in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
MINNEAPOLIS— Climate activists from the Center for Biological Diversity and MN350, along with the Center's Frostpaw the Polar Bear, will greet President Obama outside a dinner fundraiser in Minneapolis on Thursday, urging him to take his climate change ...

 
June 24th, 2014, 10:06:38 MDT -0600

Petition Seeks to Protect Tongass' Ancient Yellow Cedars as Endangered Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Unless we act now, yellow cedar will join the long line of species headed for extinction because of the climate crisis,” said Kiersten Lippmann, a biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “While the tree is naturally highly resistant to rot, disease and ...

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June 24th, 2014, 11:38:44 MDT -0600

'Frostpaw' the Polar Bear, Climate Activists to Greet Hillary Clinton at San ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity's Frostpaw the Polar Bear and other climate activists will welcome former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Wednesday's Hard Choices book event at the San Francisco Orpheum Theater. The activists ...

 
June 24th, 2014, 10:31:15 MDT -0600

Verde Independent

Conservationists push plan to reintroduce grizzly bears in Southwest
Verde Independent
Grizzly bears currently inhabit about 4 percent of their historic range, but a proposal from the Center for Biological Diversity suggests that the government should work to reintroduce them to the Southwest. (Map courtesy the Center for Biological Diversity) ...

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June 24th, 2014, 08:28:50 MDT -0600

Study: Bee-killing Pesticides Found in "Bee-friendly" Garden Plants
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
At the press conference, representatives from the Environmental Youth Council and the Center for Biological Diversity will discuss the study's findings, as well as the response of the stores, and what gardeners can do to protect bees in their gardens.

 
June 24th, 2014, 19:34:37 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Fights Big Bear Lake Condo Project That Will Destroy Bald Eagle Habitat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Marina Point threatens the long-term survival of Big Bear Lake's iconic bald eagles, a pair of which now nest year-round within a mile of the project site” said Aruna Prabhala, a Center for Biological Diversity staff attorney. “As the shoreline of the lake gets ...

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June 24th, 2014, 16:23:38 MDT -0600

Grand Canyon News

Conservationalists push to reintroduce grizzly bears to Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon News
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity last week petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to work to return grizzly bears to the Grand Canyon, the Gila/Mogollon complex and other areas of the Southwest. The petition cited 110,000 square ...

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June 23rd, 2014, 14:05:48 MDT -0600

Settlement Over San Diego's Castlerock Development Provides Additional ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity, Preserve Wild Santee and California Chaparral Institute reached an agreement with developer Pardee Homes resolving the groups' environmental concerns. With the settlement Pardee agreed to improve the Castlerock ...

 
June 23rd, 2014, 16:14:15 MDT -0600

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CBD pushes plan to reintroduce grizzly bears in Southwest
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Grizzly bears currently inhabit about 4 percent of their historic range, but a proposal from the Center for Biological Diversity suggests that the government should work to reintroduce them to the Southwest. (Map courtesy the Center for Biological Diversity) ...

 
June 23rd, 2014, 12:12:44 MDT -0600

Supreme Court Again Upholds EPA's Authority to Fight Global Warming
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The EPA clearly has the authority to fight carbon pollution, and now we need swift action ambitious enough to actually fight the climate crisis,” said Vera Pardee, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity's Climate Law Institute. “To ward off ...

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June 22nd, 2014, 14:18:37 MDT -0600

TucsonSentinel.com

Enviros push plan to reintroduce grizzly bears to Southwest
TucsonSentinel.com
The Center for Biological Diversity this week petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to work to return grizzly bears to the Grand Canyon, the Gila/Mogollon complex and other areas of the Southwest. The petition cited 110,000 square miles of potential ...

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June 21st, 2014, 21:01:55 MDT -0600

Lawsuit seeks protection for Kirtland's snake
Washington Observer Reporter
The Center for Biological Diversity wants the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to add the Kirtland's snake to the endangered and threatened species list. The agency missed a deadline four years ago for making a decision on the reptile, said Collette Adkins ...

 
June 21st, 2014, 19:11:55 MDT -0600

Conservation group sues to protect snail on Ichetucknee
Gainesville Sun
In a federal lawsuit filed on June 17, the Center for Biological Diversity, an Arizona-based group with an office in Florida, said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has missed required deadlines in deciding whether to declare nine species as threatened or ...

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