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February 27th, 2015, 09:35:15 MST -0700

Adventure Trails inspires lawsuit
The Sheet
The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) announced on Feb. 19 that they will be suing Inyo County over the Inyo Board of Supervisors' approval of the Adventure Trails System on Jan. 22.

 
February 26th, 2015, 18:37:40 MST -0700

Views of the News: Fracking sends toxic levels of benzene into aquifers
Redlands Daily Facts
Tests from hundreds of wells in California have found that waste water from oil fracking has polluted aquifers at up to 700 times the federal standard for benzene. The analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity revealed that 98 percent of waste water ...

 
February 26th, 2015, 18:18:14 MST -0700

Year After Standoff Over Nevada Cattle Trespass, Questions Remain About ...
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Attorney General Eric Holder today formally requesting a public update by April 5 on the status of the case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, whose ...

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February 26th, 2015, 09:32:36 MST -0700

Year After Standoff Over Nevada Cattle Trespass,
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Attorney General Eric Holder today formally requesting a public update by April 5 on the status of the case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, whose ...

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February 26th, 2015, 14:26:42 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Pioneering Desert Fish Biologist, Researcher, and Staunch Advocate for Desert ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Spring Mountains springsnail, Pyrgulopsis deaconi, and Las Vegas dace, Rhinichthys deaconi, are named after Deacon. The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 825,000 members and online ...

 
February 25th, 2015, 11:50:48 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Oregon's Wolf Population Shows Modest Increase From 64 to 77 Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're glad to see the wolf population in Oregon is still increasing, but it's clearly not yet recovered,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer at the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's far too soon for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to even ...

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February 25th, 2015, 13:02:48 MST -0700

Fracking, Benzene, and Public Health: A California Nightmare
KCET
Drawing on analyses that the Center for Biological Diversity conducted, Bettina Boxall, an investigative journalist for the Los Angeles Times, has reported that "significant concentrations" of benzene, a cancer-causing petroleum derivative, are in fracking waste ...

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February 24th, 2015, 19:40:41 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity: Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill, Ultimate ...
eNews Park Forest
“The president did the right thing in vetoing this bill, but what we really need is an outright rejection,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Millions of Americans have voiced their opposition to the pipeline, and are counting on the president ...

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February 24th, 2015, 15:14:06 MST -0700

New BLM Oil and Gas Leases in Wyoming Would Drill in Heart of Remaining ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... would have devastating effects on greater sage grouse, including allowing industrial operations in some of the birds' most important nesting and rearing habitat, according to comments submitted to the agency this week by the Center for Biological Diversity.

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February 24th, 2015, 13:58:58 MST -0700

Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill, Ultimate Rejection Could Come Soon
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The president did the right thing in vetoing this bill, but what we really need is an outright rejection,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Millions of Americans have voiced their opposition to the pipeline, and are counting on the president ...

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February 24th, 2015, 12:42:58 MST -0700

New report says oil trains endanger 25 million
People's World
On the heels of two recent oil train derailments in Ontario and West Virginia, the Center for Biological Diversity released a report on Feb. 19 offering new details and insights into the immense risks posed by unregulated and expanding oil-by-rail transport.

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February 24th, 2015, 17:57:25 MST -0700

Enviros Sue EPA Over Soot Emissions From Coal Plants, Cars
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (February 24, 2015, 4:43 PM ET) -- The Center for Biological Diversity on Tuesday sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for allegedly failing to enforce air quality standards that limit pollution from coal-fired power plants, cars and ...

 
February 24th, 2015, 09:33:25 MST -0700

Lawsuit Filed to Protect People, Wildlife From Toxic Soot Pollution, Feb. 24, 2015
eNews Park Forest
WASHINGTON—(ENEWSPF)--February 24, 2015. The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to enforce air-quality standards that limit dangerous particulate pollution from coal-fired power plants, cars and ...

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February 24th, 2015, 09:14:39 MST -0700

Lawsuit Filed to Protect People, Wildlife From Toxic Soot Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to enforce air-quality standards that limit dangerous particulate pollution from coal-fired power plants, cars and other sources. Soot pollution ...

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February 24th, 2015, 14:56:23 MST -0700

Enviros Sue EPA Over Coal Plant, Car Soot Emissions
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (February 24, 2015, 4:43 PM ET) -- The Center for Biological Diversity on Tuesday sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for allegedly failing to enforce air quality standards that limit pollution from coal-fired power plants, cars and ...

 
February 24th, 2015, 03:00:41 MST -0700

KREM.com (subscription)

Feds studying how to expand protections for endangered orcas
KREM.com (subscription)
The federal agency said Monday it is responding to a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity. The group wants to expand protections for southern resident killer whales to include offshore waters from Cape Flattery, Wash., to Point Reyes, Calif.

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February 23rd, 2015, 12:51:54 MST -0700

Report Predicting 10 Oil-train Derailments Per Year Underscores Need for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The revelation comes on the heels of a report released by the Center for Biological Diversity last week that detailed the broad range of risks posed to people and the environment from these rail accidents. The Center's report, Runaway Risks: Oil Trains and the ...

 
February 23rd, 2015, 12:50:06 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity Files Complaint Against Federal Agencies to Halt ...
JD Supra (press release)
On Thursday, Feb. 19, the Center for Biological Diversity (“CBD”) filed suit against the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (“BOEM”), the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (“BSEE”), and the Department of the Interior (“DOI”) in the U.S. ...

 
February 23rd, 2015, 11:23:12 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Feds Will Expand Habitat Protections for Endangered Killer Whales on West Coast
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The finding, which says a decision will be made in 2017, comes in response to a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity seeking to extend Endangered Species Act protection to the whales' winter foraging range off the coasts of Washington, Oregon and ...

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February 23rd, 2015, 14:44:34 MST -0700

Enviro Group Sues to Stop Fracking Offshore California
Natural Gas Intelligence (subscription)
San Francisco-based Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) on Thursday sued the U.S. Interior Department for permitting hydraulic fracturing (fracking) off the California coast, alleging it threatens ocean ecosystems, coastal communities and marine wildlife.

 
February 21st, 2015, 06:03:18 MST -0700

Environmental News Network

From: Center for Biological Diversity
Environmental News Network
The Center for Biological Diversity today launched its new Environmental Health program, greatly expanding its capacity to protect wildlife, people and the environment from pesticides, rodenticides, lead, mining, industrial pollution, and air and water pollution.

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February 20th, 2015, 23:17:46 MST -0700

Organization challenges Adventure Trails in state court
Sierra Wave
In response to Inyo County's adopting a new road system that for the first time allows off-road vehicles on its public roads, the Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility today challenged the so-called Adventure ...

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February 20th, 2015, 15:28:10 MST -0700

New Environmental Health Program Will Focus on Protecting Wildlife, People ...
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity today launched its new Environmental Health program, greatly expanding its capacity to protect wildlife, people and the environment from pesticides, rodenticides, lead, mining, industrial pollution, and air and water pollution.

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February 20th, 2015, 15:12:23 MST -0700

Enviro Group Sues U.S. Interior Department for Oil & Gas Development Offshore ...
Oil & Gas 360
CAFederalOffshoreFields The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the United States Interior Department on February 19, 2015, alleging the violation of three federal laws for oil and gas development offshore California. The results from the ...

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February 20th, 2015, 11:18:12 MST -0700

Lawsuit Filed on Inyo County's Adventure Trails
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BISHOP, Calif.— In response to Inyo County's adopting a new road system that for the first time allows off-road vehicles on its public roads, the Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility today challenged the ...

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February 20th, 2015, 10:32:36 MST -0700

Third District Rejects CEQA Challenge To Program EIR For California ...
JD Supra (press release)
In a lengthy published decision filed February 10, 2015, and addressing consolidated appeals in three related actions, the Third District Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court's judgment rejecting petitioner and appellant Center for Biological Diversity's (CBD) ...

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February 20th, 2015, 13:38:24 MST -0700

EcoWatch

Striking New Report Finds Oil Trains Put 25 Million Americans at Risk
EcoWatch
As officials probe the two latest explosive oil train derailments in Ontario and West Virginia, the Center for Biological Diversity released a report yesterday offering striking new details on the broad range of unchecked risks to people and the environment posed ...

 
February 20th, 2015, 10:47:03 MST -0700

Bakken.com

Offshore fracking is headed to the courtroom
Bakken.com
The use of hydraulic fracturing in offshore projects, particularly off of California's coast, has become a heated topic recently. Now the issue has become so hot that the Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit today, naming the U.S. Interior Department as ...

 
February 19th, 2015, 17:36:49 MST -0700

Groups Applaud U.S. Dietary Guidelines' New Sustainability Focus
Bay Area Indymedia
Signatories of the letter include Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Friends of the Earth, Healthy Food Action, Center for Biological Diversity, American Public Health Association, Yale University Prevention Research Center and Compassion in World ...

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February 19th, 2015, 15:00:07 MST -0700

Lawsuit Seeks to Halt Offshore Fracking in California
Bay Area Indymedia
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Interior Department today (see PDF) for violating three federal laws by rubberstamping offshore fracking off California's coast without analyzing fracking pollution's threats to ocean ...

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February 19th, 2015, 14:21:15 MST -0700

Report: Oil Trains Threaten 25 Million Americans, Iconic Rivers, Wildlife
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— As officials probe the two latest explosive oil train derailments in Ontario and West Virginia, the Center for Biological Diversity released a report today offering striking new details on the broad range of unchecked risks to people and the ...

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February 19th, 2015, 13:18:35 MST -0700

Health, Environment, Animal-welfare Groups Applaud US Dietary Guidelines ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Signatories of the letter include Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Friends of the Earth, Healthy Food Action, Center for Biological Diversity, American Public Health Association, Yale University Prevention Research Center and Compassion in World ...

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February 19th, 2015, 11:47:30 MST -0700

US Fish and Wildlife Service Reinstates Endangered Species Protection for
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The courts got it right: Gray wolves clearly continue to need the protection of the Endangered Species Act,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We're glad the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today officially ...

 
February 18th, 2015, 17:58:51 MST -0700

San Luis Obispo City to Send Letter of Opposition to Phillips 66 Oil Train Project
Bay Area Indymedia
“We're seeing massive opposition to this project from citizens all along the rail route — and with good reason,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. “No one in their right mind would invite these dangerous bomb trains into their community.

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February 18th, 2015, 10:19:09 MST -0700

Lawsuit Filed to Save Three Freshwater Species From Extinction in
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 three of the Southeast's aquatic species under the Endangered Species Act. The Center petitioned for protection for the ...

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February 18th, 2015, 08:37:12 MST -0700

No Help for the Endangered Dugong
Courthouse News Service
"We are disappointed with the outcome and plan to appeal the decision to the Federal Court of Appeals," Peter Galvin, director of programs and co-founder of the Center for Biological Diversity told Courthouse News. "The decision is not good news for the ...

 
February 18th, 2015, 08:18:45 MST -0700

Report: High Chemical Levels Found In Fracking Runoff
Manufacturing.net
The Center for Biological Diversity analyzed hundreds of chemical tests of that flowback fluid conducted by the California Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources since April of 2014, finding 320 tests showed benzene levels above the federal threshold ...

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February 17th, 2015, 15:23:14 MST -0700

Cancer-causing Chemicals Found in Fracking Flowback From California Oil Wells
Bay Area Indymedia
Flowback fluid from fracked oil wells in California commonly contains dangerous levels of cancer-causing chemicals, a new analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity has found. Flowback fluid is a key component of oil-industry wastewater from fracked ...

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February 17th, 2015, 13:59:22 MST -0700

EagleFordTexas.com

Offshore fracking steps into national spotlight
EagleFordTexas.com
The use of hydraulic fracturing in the Gulf of Mexico has come under the spotlight this year after the Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in January for failing to release documents to the public ...

 
February 17th, 2015, 11:37:57 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Oregon Chub Declared First Fish Recovered by Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Endangered Species Act protection with adequate recovery funding is the most effective tool available to save species from extinction,” said Tierra Curry, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The story of the Oregon chub is a perfect ...

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February 17th, 2015, 10:23:27 MST -0700

2,4-D and Atrazine Effects on Endangered Species Focus of Another Lawsuit
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit in federal court in California February 12 against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) for failing to ensure that three widely used pesticides —atrazine, 2,4-D and alachlor— do not jeopardize the survival of ...

 
February 17th, 2015, 08:39:12 MST -0700

Feds Propose to Protect 39655 Square Miles for Endangered Whales Along East ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The proposed rule responds to a September 2009 petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, The Humane Society of the United States, and Whale and Dolphin Conservation. Issuance of the proposed rule was also compelled by ...

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February 17th, 2015, 08:07:22 MST -0700

Greens Claim Pesticides Are Hurting Fish
Courthouse News Service
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is allowing pesticides to threaten the imperiled Delta smelt and Alameda whipsnake, the Center for Biological Diversity claims in court. The environmental group claims Fish and Wildlife Service ...

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February 17th, 2015, 11:35:34 MST -0700

Fiery oil train accidents are cause for big concern, eco-group says
Akron Beacon Journal (blog)
“Back-to-back fiery derailments involving crude oil trains should be an unmistakable wake-up call to our political leaders: Stop these dangerous oil trains and stop them now,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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February 16th, 2015, 16:46:25 MST -0700

West Virginia Oil Train Derailment Highlights Need for Significant Safety Reforms
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Back-to-back fiery derailments involving crude oil trains should be an unmistakable wake-up call to our political leaders: Stop these dangerous oil trains and stop them now,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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February 13th, 2015, 16:57:37 MST -0700

Outdoors: Court rules that trout stocking can continue
San Francisco Chronicle
A story that barely registered as a blip in the mainstream media last week is a landmark moment for trout fishing in California. At the state Court of Appeal in Sacramento, the Center for Biological Diversity lost its lawsuit to stop the Department of Fish and ...

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February 13th, 2015, 15:46:21 MST -0700

Mexican Wolf Numbers Increase For 5th Straight Year To 109 Wolves, 19 Packs
KRWG
“Finally spared from widespread persecution, Mexican wolves are starting to back away from the cliff-edge of extinction,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “But they remain a long way from recovery. Scientists have determined that a ...

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February 13th, 2015, 12:25:28 MST -0700

White Mountain Independent

Feds, private groups propose fund to save monarch butterflies
White Mountain Independent
The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity was one of groups that petitioned the federal government to protect monarch butterflies as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. A good place to see the butterfly is at the Silver Creek ...

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February 13th, 2015, 10:37:10 MST -0700

National Coalition Plus Tens of Thousands Submit Comments Opposing West ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This project would be very bad news for Oregon's water and salmon,” said Jared Margolis, staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Oregonians have made it clear they don't want our fragile coastal environment put at risk to ship climate-changing ...

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February 12th, 2015, 19:15:44 MST -0700

9news.com.au

Hunter finds first grey wolf seen at Grand Canyon since 1940s … then he kills it
9news.com.au
The first grey wolf to have been seen at the Grand Canyon in the US for 70 years has been shot and killed by a hunter. The wolf, one of a highly endangered species, was dubbed Echo by observers from Center for Biological Diversity when it was spotted in ...

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February 12th, 2015, 16:48:58 MST -0700

Bay Area Indymedia

Lawsuit Targets Impacts of Three Harmful Pesticides on Two Bay Area ...
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit in federal court in California today against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to ensure three widely used pesticides — atrazine, 2,4-D and alachlor — don't jeopardize the survival of ...

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February 12th, 2015, 14:53:03 MST -0700

Grand Canyon gray wolf killed by hunter
Bangor Daily News
“We're pretty excited about it,” Michael Robinson, a conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity, told The Washington Post. But in late December, a northern gray wolf was fatally shot by a hunter in Utah. Wildlife officials said the shooting was ...

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February 12th, 2015, 11:08:21 MST -0700

Rare Desert Lizard in California Protected by State
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, California's Fish and Game Commission today made the flat-tailed horned lizard a candidate for protection under the California Endangered Species Act. As a candidate ...

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February 12th, 2015, 11:03:37 MST -0700

Lawsuit Challenges Feds' Failure to Assess Impacts of Three Harmful Pesticides ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit in federal court in California today against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to ensure three widely used pesticides — atrazine, 2,4-D and alachlor — don't jeopardize the survival of ...

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February 12th, 2015, 10:31:25 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity: Congressional Approval of Keystone XL Sets Up ...
eNews Park Forest
“Now that this political theater is over in Congress, it's time for President Obama to finally do what's right for people, wildlife and the climate: reject Keystone XL once and for all,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. In recent months ...

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February 12th, 2015, 09:52:31 MST -0700

Bill Would Strip Federal Protection for Wolves in Wyoming, Great Lakes
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... ugly political ploy that will end with a lot of dead wolves and do serious damage to one of the most important endangered species success stories in America's history,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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February 12th, 2015, 08:49:17 MST -0700

Greens Fight Feds & Nevada Over Water Pipeline
Courthouse News Service
29 amended federal complaint, the Center for Biological Diversity said the pipeline would "result in severe and irreversible impacts to natural resources, including over 10,000 acres of direct impacts and 130,000 acres of indirect impacts to wildlife habitat" and ...

 
February 12th, 2015, 07:02:33 MST -0700

Washington Post

The gray wolf spotted near the Grand Canyon this fall has already been killed by ...
Washington Post
"Echo came to a heartbreaking end, but her odyssey through forest and desert shows that excellent habitat still remains for wolves in the American West," Michael Robinson, a conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity, said in the release, ...

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February 11th, 2015, 18:16:35 MST -0700

Tucson Weekly

DNA Test Confirms Female Gray Wolf Killed in Utah is the Same Spotted at the ...
Tucson Weekly
“Echo came to a heartbreaking end, but her odyssey through forest and desert shows that excellent habitat still remains for wolves in the American West,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity in a statement. “Her death also ...

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February 11th, 2015, 16:45:14 MST -0700

Genetic Test Confirms Grand Canyon Wolf Shot in Utah
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Echo came to a heartbreaking end, but her odyssey through forest and desert shows that excellent habitat still remains for wolves in the American West,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Her death also demonstrates that public ...

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February 11th, 2015, 15:17:49 MST -0700

Congressional Approval of Keystone XL Sets Up Obama's Veto
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Now that this political theater is over in Congress, it's time for President Obama to finally do what's right for people, wildlife and the climate: reject Keystone XL once and for all,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. In recent months ...

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February 11th, 2015, 12:47:21 MST -0700

Lawsuit Challenges Government's Large-scale Wildlife Killing in Idaho
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Western Watersheds Project, WildEarth Guardians, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Clearwater and Project Coyote are represented by attorneys Laurie Rule and Talasi Brooks of Advocates for the West, and Kristin Ruether of Western ...

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February 11th, 2015, 02:47:44 MST -0700

Thousands Of California Oil Wells Violating Safe Drinking Water Act, Documents ...
Water Online (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity recently called on Gov. Jerry Brown to immediately shut down thousands of oil and gas wells that are illegally injecting fluids into protected California aquifers, as well as hundreds of illegally operating oil industry ...

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February 10th, 2015, 16:01:09 MST -0700

Statesman Journal

Ocean acidification lawsuit in Seattle federal court
Statesman Journal
The agency is being sued by the Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit organization that works to protect endangered species and habitat. The center is challenging an EPA decision three years ago that said Washington and Oregon sea water meets ...

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February 10th, 2015, 07:47:30 MST -0700

OregonLive.com

Lawsuit over ocean acidification in Oregon, Washington gets a hearing in Seattle
OregonLive.com
U.S. District Court Judge James Robart will hold a motion hearing in the suit brought by the Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit organization that aims to protect endangered species and habitat. The center says it's challenging a 2012 decision in which ...

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February 10th, 2015, 08:40:04 MST -0700

Feds slapped with lawsuit over claims EPA failed to protect local oysters from ...
Q13 FOX
The agency is being sued by the Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit organization that works to protect endangered species and habitat. The center is challenging an EPA decision three years ago that said Washington and Oregon sea water meets ...

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February 6th, 2015, 08:59:04 MST -0700

Fracking puts California governor, environmentalists at odds
KSBY San Luis Obispo News
Kassie Siegal of the Center for Biological Diversity says the oil and gas boom could undermine all the state's other progress on climate change. Brown's administration is studying the effects of fracking ahead of new regulations this year. But officials say so far ...

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February 6th, 2015, 08:47:08 MST -0700

Protest Will Target Obama Plan to Open Atlantic, Arctic to Offshore Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity's Frostpaw the Polar Bear and other climate activists will protest Monday afternoon outside the convention center where federal officials will hold a public hearing about proposed offshore oil drilling leases ...

 
February 5th, 2015, 11:03:34 MST -0700

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
VERO BEACH, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity, Duke University professor of conservation ecology Dr. Stuart Pimm, and former National Park Service scientist Sonny Bass filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the Army Corps of Engineers and ...

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February 5th, 2015, 10:48:22 MST -0700

Lawsuit Filed to Bring Montana Grayling Back From Brink of Extinction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BUTTE, Mont.— The Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, Butte resident Pat Munday and former Montana fishing guide George Wuerthner filed a lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's latest decision to deny ...

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February 5th, 2015, 10:09:23 MST -0700

San Diego Free Press

Anti-fracking Coalition Calls for Shutdown of Toxic Injection Wells
San Diego Free Press
A coalition of anti-fracking groups and the Center for Biological Diversity today urged the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to immediately shut down hundreds of injection wells that are illegally dumping toxic oil industry wastewater into scores of ...

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February 5th, 2015, 16:19:48 MST -0700

MiamiHerald.com

Cape Sable Sparrow may be headed back to court
MiamiHerald.com
On Thursday, the Center for Biological Diversity announced it plans to sue federal officials, claiming repeated flooding of sparrow habitat in the western Everglades to restore water to the park's parched southern reaches violates the Endangered Species Act.

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February 5th, 2015, 09:50:59 MST -0700

Report: Family Planning Is Cost-effective Strategy for Climate, Food Security
eNews Park Forest
“This report adds to the growing body of evidence that advancing human rights and reproductive healthcare is critical to protecting people and the planet,” said Stephanie Feldstein, population and sustainability director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

 
February 4th, 2015, 11:06:12 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

President's Proposed Budget Falls Far Short of Funding Needed to Recover ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's proposed budget for endangered species is less than the government spends on a single F-35c fighter jet,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “As a nation, we have to ...

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February 3rd, 2015, 22:34:23 MST -0700

EPA Urged To Shut Down Hundreds Of Oil Industry Wastewater Wells ...
Water Online (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity recently called on the Environmental Protection Agency to immediately shut down hundreds of injection wells that are illegally dumping oil industry wastewater into scores of California aquifers, including some that supply ...

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February 3rd, 2015, 12:14:39 MST -0700

Federal Protection Sought for California's Tricolored Blackbirds
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a petition to protect the tricolored blackbird — which once formed massive nesting colonies in California's Central Valley — as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act. The ...

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February 3rd, 2015, 12:14:39 MST -0700

EPA: Tar Sands, Keystone XL Would Be “Significant Increase” in Greenhouse ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The EPA's message couldn't be clearer: Keystone XL will drive us significantly deeper into the climate crisis,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The ball's in President Obama's court. He said he wouldn't approve this ...

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February 3rd, 2015, 17:23:53 MST -0700

There are too many of us on this planet
Los Angeles Times
To the editor: Please listen to letter writer Stephanie Feldstein and the Center for Biological Diversity. Overpopulation is a world problem, not a local or national one. There are about 2 billion too many people on Earth right now to keep our planet livable.

 
February 3rd, 2015, 09:07:23 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity Says New Rate for Grazing on Public Land ...
Sierra Sun Times
“The Obama administration just guaranteed that taxpayers will continue taking a huge financial hit in the grazing program on public lands,” said Randi Spivak with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The federal fees benefit a very small percentage of livestock ...

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February 3rd, 2015, 08:54:43 MST -0700

Groups challenge California pesticide-spraying plan
Lexology (registration)
Several organizations, including the Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group and Center for Food Safety as well as the city of Berkeley, California, have filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Food and Agriculture to contest ...

 
February 2nd, 2015, 14:40:45 MST -0700

EPA Urged to Shut Down Oil Industry Wastewater Wells Threatening California ...
Bay Area Indymedia
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today called on the Environmental Protection Agency to immediately shut down hundreds of injection wells that are illegally dumping oil industry wastewater into scores of California aquifers, including ...

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February 2nd, 2015, 13:14:53 MST -0700

New Rate for Grazing on Public Land Furthers Huge Loss to Taxpayers
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Obama administration just guaranteed that taxpayers will continue taking a huge financial hit in the grazing program on public lands,” said Randi Spivak with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The federal fees benefit a very small percentage of livestock ...

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January 30th, 2015, 19:56:43 MST -0700

Bay Area Indymedia

Support Grows for Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument Proposal
Bay Area Indymedia
“These representatives speak on behalf of the residents of Arizona and the American public who overwhelmingly support protection of the Grand Canyon watershed,” said Katie Davis, public lands campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Their bold ...

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January 29th, 2015, 23:14:01 MST -0700

Highlands Today

The return of the eagle
Highlands Today
By 2006, surveys counted 1,166 breeding pairs, the Center for Biological Diversity reported. The DDT ban and the Endangered Species Act worked, Morrison said. Now, Florida is home to the highest number of breeding bald eagles in the lower 48 states.

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January 29th, 2015, 19:16:37 MST -0700

Bay Area Indymedia

Groups Sue to Stop Daily Train Deliveries of Toxic Crude Oil to Bakersfield ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“It's outrageous that regulators shrugged off the risks of a rail terminal that receives massive trains full of toxic, dangerously explosive crude oil,” said Vera Pardee, senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Bakersfield Crude Terminal evaded ...

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January 29th, 2015, 13:05:38 MST -0700

Tucson Weekly

Feds OK Controversial Power Line Project That'll Go Right in the Middle of the ...
Tucson Weekly
“There's no justification for sacrificing an area as biologically rich and critically important to wildlife as the San Pedro River Valley for such a dubious project,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity, in a statement.

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January 29th, 2015, 10:47:52 MST -0700

eNews Park Forest

More Than 50000 People Call on Last Remaining Georgia 'Rattlesnake ...
eNews Park Forest
As it has for the past two years, the Center for Biological Diversity today presented a petition with more than 50,000 signatures to the Whigham Community Club asking that the state's only remaining roundup be replaced by a wildlife-friendly festival where no ...

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January 29th, 2015, 09:41:04 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

More Than 50000 People Call on Last Remaining Georgia
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
As it has for the past two years, the Center for Biological Diversity today presented a petition with more than 50,000 signatures to the Whigham Community Club asking that the state's only remaining roundup be replaced by a wildlife-friendly festival where no ...

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January 28th, 2015, 17:15:29 MST -0700

Enviros Criticize EPA's Delay Of Power Plant Emissions Rule
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (January 28, 2015, 7:12 PM ET) -- A coalition of national and regional environmental groups including Greenpeace USA and the Center for Biological Diversity accused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday of caving to ...

 
January 28th, 2015, 12:43:53 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Study: Livestock Grazing on Public Lands Cost Taxpayers $1 Billion Over Past ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Public lands grazing has been a billion-dollar boondoggle over the past decade and hasn't come close to paying for itself,” said Randi Spivak with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Livestock owners pay less to graze their animals on publically owned land ...

 
January 28th, 2015, 07:03:49 MST -0700

Advocates seek gray wolf status change to pre-empt Congress
minbcnews.com
"Endangered" is a more protective listing than "threatened." Brett Hartl with the Center for Biological Diversity said Tuesday's petition asking the Center for Biological Diversity to downgrade the animals' status is meant to pre-empt Congressional intervention.

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January 27th, 2015, 14:17:30 MST -0700

Bay Area Indymedia

Monarch Numbers Up Slightly, But Butterfly Still at Risk of Extinction
Bay Area Indymedia
Concerns over the extinction risk of the monarch led the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower to petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in August to protect the butterfly ...

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January 27th, 2015, 18:13:34 MST -0700

Change in status of gray wolf sought
The Columbian
"Endangered" is a more protective listing than "threatened." Brett Hartl with the Center for Biological Diversity said Tuesday's petition asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to downgrade the animals' status is meant to pre-empt Congressional intervention.

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January 27th, 2015, 10:59:23 MST -0700

Obama Plan Will Open Arctic and Atlantic Oceans to Dangers of Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Deepwater Horizon disaster and Shell's embarrassing 2012 Arctic drilling fiasco should have been wake-up calls to the Obama administration,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Instead the president ...

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January 27th, 2015, 07:57:50 MST -0700

Not Guilty Verdict in Murder of Costa Rican Sea Turtle Conservationist Jairo ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Following the murder Turtle Island organized an international petition signed by more than 137,000 people, and working with the Center for Biological Diversity and others, organized protests around the world calling for justice for Jairo in the days following his ...

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January 27th, 2015, 13:37:34 MST -0700

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Advocates seek new status for gray wolves in Lower 48 to avoid Congressional ...
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Brett Hartl with the Center for Biological Diversity said Tuesday's petition asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to downgrade the animals' status is meant to pre-empt congressional intervention. Lawmakers from the western Great Lakes and Wyoming have ...

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January 27th, 2015, 13:35:06 MST -0700

Latest political football is "threatened" grey wolf
WTAQ
Now, the Center for Biological Diversity has filed a petition asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reclassify the wolves as a "threatened" species, in the hope of retaining at least some of the protections that lawmakers are talking about repealing.

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January 27th, 2015, 12:40:15 MST -0700

KGWN

Petition Continues to Get Gray Wolves Relisted as Threatened
KGWN
"Endangered" is a more protective listing than "threatened." Brett Hartl with the Center for Biological Diversity said Tuesday's petition asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to downgrade the animals' status is meant to pre-empt Congressional intervention.

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January 26th, 2015, 23:28:04 MST -0700

Breitbart News

More Oil-Trains Headed for California
Breitbart News
On Sunday, the Center for Biological Diversity held a public forum at the San Jose City Hall to educate residents about what they believe are the dangers of so called oil-trains. According to the Center, tar sands oil and heavy crudes that will be brought in from ...

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January 26th, 2015, 16:19:03 MST -0700

Obama Administration Approves SunZia Transmission Lines Through Key ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There's no justification for sacrificing an area as biologically rich and critically important to wildlife as the San Pedro River Valley for such a dubious project,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Millions of birds ...

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