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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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January 23rd, 2015, 13:03:46 MST -0700

Petition Seeks 3 Million Acres of Critical Habitat for 9 Endangered Species ...
eNews Park Forest
WASHINGTON --(ENEWSPF)--January 23, 2015. The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to designate critical habitat for nine endangered species that are among more than 600 federally protected species illegally ...

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January 23rd, 2015, 16:10:46 MST -0700

Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ...
Environmental Working Group
The suit was brought by Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center for ...

 
January 23rd, 2015, 13:02:50 MST -0700

Newsmax.com

Environmentalists Eye Quick Action on Aircraft Emissions
Newsmax.com
"We urge EPA to analyze all measures available to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from new and existing aircraft," representatives for the groups, including the The Sierra Club, Earth Justice, Friends of the Earth, The Center for Biological Diversity, and the ...

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January 23rd, 2015, 08:38:30 MST -0700

EcoWatch

Paul McCartney, Mario Batali Urge NYC to Adopt 'Meatless Monday' Resolution
EcoWatch
The Center for Biological Diversity has been encouraging people to eat less meat with their campaign Take Extinction Off Your Plate, which raises awareness about the environmental impact of meat production. Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney, founders of ...

 
January 22nd, 2015, 21:28:02 MST -0700

Earthweek - A Diary of the Planet

Monarchs Considered for Endangered Species Status
Earthweek - A Diary of the Planet
“The (monarch) loss is so staggering that in human-population terms it would be like losing every living person in the United States except those in Florida and Ohio.” — Tierra Curry, senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. A plunge in the number ...

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January 23rd, 2015, 01:10:51 MST -0700

Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription)

Activists, agency clash over Idaho wolf numbers
Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription)
Depending on who you ask, Idaho's wolf population has dropped so low that it requires the helping hand of federal protection, or it is doing just fine and in need of further culling. The first stance comes from the Center for Biological Diversity, a national ...

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January 22nd, 2015, 17:41:27 MST -0700

Congress Considers Destructive Border Security Proposals
Bay Area Indymedia
“HR 399 is yet another unnecessary, expensive and destructive border security bill that would sacrifice America's natural heritage for the illusion of security,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This bill threatens ...

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January 22nd, 2015, 14:04:17 MST -0700

ThinkProgress

Environmental Groups Are Teaming Up To Make The EPA Regulate Airplane ...
ThinkProgress
The Sierra Club, Earthjustice, Friends of the Earth, the National Resources Defense Council, and the Center for Biological Diversity on Thursday sent a letter to EPA and Federal Aviation Administration officials urging them to continue on the path toward ...

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January 22nd, 2015, 12:15:34 MST -0700

Obama Administration Urged to Fast-track Airplane Carbon Cuts
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In letters to the EPA and the FAA, the Center for Biological Diversity, Earthjustice, Friends of the Earth, the National Resources Defense Council, Environmental Defense Fund and the Sierra Club asked for strong standards that reduce aircraft emissions as ...

 
January 22nd, 2015, 09:26:30 MST -0700

'Meatless Mondays' Resolution Introduced to New York City Council
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NEW YORK— The Center for Biological Diversity is joining environmental, public health and animal rights advocates in supporting a New York City Council resolution being introduced today in favor of Meatless Mondays. The resolution was introduced by ...

 
January 22nd, 2015, 08:48:14 MST -0700

Group Blasts Pearce Commentary On Wolf Policy
KRWG
As demonstrated yet again by his recent commentary, “Latest Wolf Rule Puts New Mexicans in Danger,” the facts and Rep. Steve Pearce don't have a very close relationship. Despite Rep. Pearce's fear-mongering, expanding the small Mexican gray wolf ...

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January 21st, 2015, 14:35:30 MST -0700

Idaho's Wolf Population Plummets for Third Consecutive Year, Leaving as Few ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“After fighting tooth and nail for the right to manage wolf populations, Idaho has already proven its true goal is to wipe out most of the state's wolves,” said Andrea Santarsiere, a staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “After less than four years of ...

 
January 21st, 2015, 08:20:06 MST -0700

State's action may be pivotal in testing EPA authority on oceans
Phys.Org
It was filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental advocacy group, and criticizes the EPA for not finding marine waters imperiled under the Clean Water Act. Ocean acidification refers to the increase in the ocean's acidity, which already has ...

 
January 21st, 2015, 10:40:38 MST -0700

Two Florida Plants Threatened by Sea-level Rise Proposed for 7855 Acres of ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— As part of a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed critical habitat protection under the Endangered Species Act today for two Florida plants threatened by sea-level rise.

 
January 20th, 2015, 20:00:48 MST -0700

Environmental groups seeking more protection for sage grouse
Charlotte Observer
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Western Watersheds Project said in court papers that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service should go back and produce an "adequate finding" on the status of the Gunnison sage grouse, whose habitat has been ...

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January 20th, 2015, 23:22:45 MST -0700

Hollister Free Lance

County to pay $262K in attorneys' fees over oil lawsuit
Hollister Free Lance
The county agreed to pay the Center for Biological Diversity $262,500 in attorneys' fees—an amount now owed to taxpayers by an oil company that indemnified the local government—as part of a settlement in a lawsuit over the Project Indian oil site, ...

 
January 20th, 2015, 21:33:29 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity's Statement on President Obama's State of the ...
eNews Park Forest
Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, released the following statement ahead of President Obama's State of the Union address tonight. “Following 2014's record-breaking heat, President Obama faces some of the most ...

 
January 20th, 2015, 20:02:08 MST -0700

Environmentalists ask court for more protection on sage grouse, found only in ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Western Watersheds Project said in court papers that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service should go back and produce an "adequate finding" on the status of the Gunnison sage grouse, whose habitat has been ...

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January 20th, 2015, 14:20:53 MST -0700

Environmental groups seeking more protection for sage grouse in Utah, Colorado
Salt Lake Tribune
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Western Watersheds Project said in court papers that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service should go back and produce an "adequate finding" on the status of the Gunnison sage grouse. Environmentalists say the bird is ...

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January 20th, 2015, 13:40:34 MST -0700

Colorado Public Radio

Environmentalists sue federal government over Gunnison sage grouse
Colorado Public Radio
WildEarth Guardians filed one suit and the Center for Biological Diversity and Western Watersheds Project filed another in U.S. District Court in Denver on Tuesday. The groups say the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in November 2014 inaccurately deemed the ...

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January 20th, 2015, 10:44:39 MST -0700

Lawsuit Filed to Secure 'Endangered' Status for Gunnison Sage Grouse
eNews Park Forest
WASHINGTON—(ENEWSPF)--January 20, 2015. The Center for Biological Diversity and Western Watersheds Project filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to protect the Gunnison sage grouse as “threatened” ...

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January 20th, 2015, 10:11:55 MST -0700

EcoWatch

We Need to Talk
EcoWatch
This month, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Center for Biological Diversity are teaming up to break what they call the long-standing taboo around discussions on human population, overconsumption, environmental protection and animal rights. They are ...

 
January 20th, 2015, 08:48:56 MST -0700

Lawsuit Filed to Secure "Endangered" Status for Gunnison Sage Grouse
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Western Watersheds Project filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to protect the Gunnison sage grouse as “threatened” rather than giving it the more ...

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January 16th, 2015, 23:28:51 MST -0700

Monarch butterfly may make endangered list
Wadena Pioneer Journal
The Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and Lincoln Brower, a research biologist at Sweet Briar College in Virginia, instigated the effort to list the butterfly after watching the monarch population ...

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January 16th, 2015, 19:16:51 MST -0700

Groups Sue Over Wolf Program Changes
KRWG
The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife say limiting wolves that are reintroduced into the wild to 325 doesn't allow for recovery of the species. They also say wolves would be deprived of prime habitat north of Interstate 40 and would be at ...

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January 16th, 2015, 17:45:26 MST -0700

Groups sue over Mexican wolf-reintroduction program changes
Quincy Herald Whig
The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife say limiting wolves that are reintroduced into the wild to 325 doesn't allow for recovery of the species. They also say wolves would be deprived of prime habitat north of Interstate 40 and would be at ...

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January 16th, 2015, 17:43:26 MST -0700

Conservation groups sue over changes to endangered Mexican gray wolf ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife say limiting wolves that are reintroduced into the wild to 325 doesn't allow for recovery of the species. They also say wolves would be deprived of prime habitat north of Interstate 40 and would be at ...

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January 16th, 2015, 16:27:24 MST -0700

Greens Sue USA to Protect Gray Wolves
Courthouse News Service
The Fish and Wildlife Service's treatment of the Mexican gray wolf as an experimental population limits the number of the wolves in the wild and lets them be killed, the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife. They sued Interior Secretary Sally ...

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January 16th, 2015, 15:12:24 MST -0700

2014's Record Heat Reinforces Need for Fossil Fuel-free Future
Bay Area Indymedia
“2014's record-breaking heat is a terrifying reminder that fossil fuels are cooking our climate,” said Shaye Wolf, climate science director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Obama administration must back international efforts to achieve zero carbon ...

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January 16th, 2015, 06:08:54 MST -0700

Hydrogen Fuel News

U.S. government sued for offshore fracking in the Gulf
Hydrogen Fuel News
The U.S. government has been sued by The Center for Biological Diversity, an American non-profit membership organization that is well-known for the protection of endangered species and wild places, which alleges that the government did not release ...

 
January 15th, 2015, 13:51:56 MST -0700

The SandPaper

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Initiates Status Review of Monarch Butterfly Under ...
The SandPaper
As Brower emphasizes in the petition he filed along with the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety and the Xerces Society, “Monarchs are in a deadly free fall and the threats they face are now so large in scale that Endangered Species Act ...

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January 15th, 2015, 11:31:30 MST -0700

Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Weakened Protections for Vanishing Bat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Today politics won out over science and law,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This is an especially dark day in the sad saga of the northern long-eared bat, because this species needs as much help as possible ...

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January 14th, 2015, 23:00:32 MST -0700

California Oil Officials Release Deeply Flawed Fracking Environmental Review
Bay Area Indymedia
Brown to institute an immediate moratorium on fracking and other dangerous oil and gas development,” said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. “State regulators are shrugging off the grave threats to our air, water and health from oil and gas ...

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January 14th, 2015, 18:46:58 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity Reports California Court Threatens to Reopen ...
Sierra Sun Times
“This decision has grave implications for Californians' ability to protect our own waterways, wildlife and cultural resources from destructive mining,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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January 14th, 2015, 13:03:01 MST -0700

Obama Administration's Goal to Reduce Methane Inadequate to Protect Climate
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This proposal is too little, too late,” said Vera Pardee, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Cutting methane pollution during the next 20 years is critical to avoid catastrophic climate disruption, but President Obama must take much stronger ...

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January 14th, 2015, 05:38:40 MST -0700

Environmentalist group sues Obama for US Gulf fracking info
Petro Global News
An Arizona based environmentalist group filed a federal lawsuit against the Obama administration Thursday after federal regulators refused to release details about offshore unconventional drilling in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Center for Biological Diversity ...

 
January 14th, 2015, 01:35:50 MST -0700

San Jose City Council Unanimously Votes to Oppose Central Coast Oil Train ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“The Phillips 66 rail project is a disaster waiting to happen,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's heartening to see so many speaking out against this facility, including now the San Jose City Council. It's clear that people recognize the ...

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January 13th, 2015, 21:44:06 MST -0700

US environmentalists target fracking in Gulf of Mexico
BioScholar News
The Center for Biological Diversity has sued the US government, alleging it has failed to make public documents revealing the extent and risks of offshore hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, by oil and gas companies in the Gulf of Mexico. “The public has a right to ...

 
January 13th, 2015, 17:50:41 MST -0700

California Court Threatens to Reopen Rivers to Destructive Suction Dredge Mining
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This decision has grave implications for Californians' ability to protect our own waterways, wildlife and cultural resources from destructive mining,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

 
January 13th, 2015, 12:53:17 MST -0700

Rare wolves to get more area to roam in Southwest
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The rule revising management of the fewer than 100 wolves in Arizona and New Mexico stems from legal challenges by the non-profit Center for Biological Diversity, which argued U.S. wildlife managers failed to properly protect the so-called Mexican wolf.

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January 13th, 2015, 11:14:23 MST -0700

EPA Proposal Would Set New Limits on Toxic Oil-spill Dispersants
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Oil spills are bad, but often these dispersants make the problem worse, adding an extra layer of toxic chemicals that hurt wildlife and put people at risk,” said Miyoko Sakashita, director of the Oceans program at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We're glad ...

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January 13th, 2015, 05:19:49 MST -0700

New Hampshire Voice

Rare Wolves will have More Room to Roam in American Southwest
New Hampshire Voice
Earlier, Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit membership organization, had challenged the management of fewer than 100 wolves in Arizona and New Mexico. According to the organization, wildlife managers had not taken the right step to protect the ...

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January 12th, 2015, 22:12:42 MST -0700

US enlarges area in Southwest where rare wolves can roam
WHTC
The rule revising management of the fewer than 100 wolves in Arizona and New Mexico stems from legal challenges by the non-profit Center for Biological Diversity, which argued U.S. wildlife managers failed to properly protect the so-called Mexican wolf.

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January 12th, 2015, 15:06:17 MST -0700

Feds expand wolf habitat in Southwest under first major changes to ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
The Fish and Wildlife Service faced a Monday deadline to revise the reintroduction program under a settlement reached with the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity. "It has been a frustratingly long process, and it's really a pity that science appears to ...

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January 12th, 2015, 14:27:55 MST -0700

Conservationists Take Aim At New Rule On Mexican Gray Wolf Management
KRWG
“The Mexican gray wolf recovery program has been hamstrung from the start, and this new management rule doesn't go nearly far enough to fix the problem,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Capping the population and keeping ...

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January 12th, 2015, 12:36:30 MST -0700

Conservationists Take Aim at Flawed New Rule on Mexican Gray Wolf ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Mexican gray wolf recovery program has been hamstrung from the start, and this new management rule doesn't go nearly far enough to fix the problem,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Capping the population and keeping ...

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January 12th, 2015, 16:44:43 MST -0700

US creates more roaming room for Mexican wolves, but green groups say they'll ...
Science AAAS
“The Mexican gray wolf recovery program has been hamstrung from the start, and this new management rule doesn't go nearly far enough to fix the problem,” said Michael Robinson, a conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity in Tucson, ...

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January 12th, 2015, 12:17:31 MST -0700

Correction: Endangered Wolves story
Daily Journal
The Fish and Wildlife Service faced a Monday deadline to revise the reintroduction program under a settlement reached with the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity. "It has been a frustratingly long process, and it's really a pity that science appears to ...

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January 12th, 2015, 11:46:16 MST -0700

La prensa

Environmentalists target fracking in Gulf of Mexico
La prensa
Washington, Jan 11 (EFE).- The Center for Biological Diversity has sued the U.S. government, alleging it has failed to release public documents revealing the extent and risks of offshore hydraulic fracturing by oil and gas companies in the Gulf of Mexico.

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January 12th, 2015, 07:32:43 MST -0700

Marine Log

Feds face lawsuit on offshore fracking
Marine Log
The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, D.C. by the Center for Biological Diversity, argues that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) must disclose permits, reports, emails ...

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January 11th, 2015, 14:48:32 MST -0700

The Maritime Executive

Lawsuit Seeks GoM Fracking Information
The Maritime Executive
The Center for Biological Diversity in the U.S. has sued the nation's federal government for failing to release public documents revealing the extent and risks of offshore fracking in the Gulf of Mexico. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, D.C., ...

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January 10th, 2015, 01:36:12 MST -0700

Environment News Service

US to Ban Foreign Fish Caught By Killing Whales, Dolphins
Environment News Service
The plaintiffs: Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle Island Restoration Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council – nonprofit groups representing a total of more than two million people – won Monday's settlement in the U.S. Court of International ...

 
January 9th, 2015, 20:15:04 MST -0700

Obama administration sued over Gulf of Mexico fracking info
Observer-Reporter
The Center for Biological Diversity filed the lawsuit in U.S District Court in Washington, saying the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management refused to comply with the group's federal public records request for more information about how often oil companies are ...

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January 9th, 2015, 20:32:31 MST -0700

Summit County Citizens Voice

Environment: Lawsuit seeks more government transparency for Gulf of Mexico ...
Summit County Citizens Voice
FRISCO — The public may soon know more about offshore fracking operations in the Gulf of Mexico, as the Center for Biological Diversity sues the federal government in a quest for more transparency. According to the lawsuit, the Bureau of Ocean Energy ...

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January 9th, 2015, 15:23:32 MST -0700

Enviros Sue Feds For Gulf Offshore Fracking Info
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (January 09, 2015, 5:18 PM ET) -- The Center for Biological Diversity sued federal offshore drilling regulators in D.C. district court on Thursday, claiming they're stonewalling the group's request for information on how much hydraulic ...

 
January 9th, 2015, 13:54:19 MST -0700

RT

Lawsuit seeks to uncover truth about offshore fracking in Gulf of Mexico
RT
The suit, filed Thursday by attorneys representing the Center for Biological Diversity, takes aim at the Obama administration's failure to promptly respond to Freedom of Information Act requests made last year for documents pertaining to fracking operations in ...

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January 9th, 2015, 09:03:07 MST -0700

Obama administration sued over Gulf of Mexico fracking records
Akron Beacon Journal (blog)
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An environmental advocacy group is suing the Obama administration in federal court for refusing to release documents detailing the extent of fracking in the Gulf of Mexico. The Center for Biological Diversity filed the lawsuit Thursday in ...

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January 9th, 2015, 05:35:50 MST -0700

Correction: California Governor story
Worcester Telegram
Jerry Brown's inauguration speech calling for tougher climate change goals, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of an environmental nonprofit. The group is the Center for Biological Diversity, not the Center for Environmental Diversity.

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January 9th, 2015, 05:15:52 MST -0700

US federal government sued by environmental group over fracking disclosure
Shale Energy Insider
A US environmental advocacy group, the Center for Biological Diversity, has said it has filed a law suit against the US federal government for failing to release public documents that it says “reveals the extent and risks of offshore fracking” in the Gulf of Mexico.

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January 9th, 2015, 07:13:40 MST -0700

Administration sued over Gulf of Mexico fracking data
The Hill
The Center for Biological Diversity request permits, reports, emails and other documents related to the federal government's approval of oil and gas fracking operations in the Gulf. “The public has a right to know where, when and how much fracking the federal ...

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January 8th, 2015, 21:22:34 MST -0700

Lawsuit Seeks Federal Documents Revealing Extent of Offshore Fracking in Gulf ...
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the federal government today for failing to release public documents revealing the extent and risks of offshore fracking in the Gulf of Mexico. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, D.C., ...

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January 8th, 2015, 19:07:32 MST -0700

Why are monarch butterflies disappearing and what can be done about it?
National Monitor
“The Service has determined that a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and Dr. Lincoln Brower to list a subspecies of monarch (Danaus plexippus plexippus) presents ...

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January 8th, 2015, 15:38:31 MST -0700

The News-Press

Obama administration sued over Gulf fracking info
The News-Press
GAINESVILLE — An environmental advocacy group is suing the Obama administration in federal court for refusing to release documents detailing the extent of fracking in the Gulf of Mexico. The Center for Biological Diversity filed the lawsuit Thursday in U.S ...

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January 8th, 2015, 12:29:38 MST -0700

Environmental group files lawsuit to obtain information on fracking in the Gulf of ...
NOLA.com
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An environmental advocacy group is suing the Obama administration in federal court for refusing to release documents detailing the extent of fracking in the Gulf of Mexico. The Center for Biological Diversity filed the lawsuit ...

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January 8th, 2015, 11:26:25 MST -0700

New Study: Deadly Disease Threatens North America's Largest Salamander
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... eastern United States, this fully aquatic salamander, which can grow more than 2 feet long, is suffering severe declines and is under review for protection under the Endangered Species Act in response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity.

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January 8th, 2015, 11:12:33 MST -0700

Review Sought on Mine Threatening Wildlife, Irreplaceable Cultural Sites in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The wildlife and irreplaceable cultural sites in these areas deserve better than an industrialized mining operation,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Red Rock Canyon State Park and the Last Chance Canyon are ...

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January 8th, 2015, 14:40:36 MST -0700

Monarch butterfly to be reviewed for Endangered Species Act
Full-Time Whistle
Over the past 20 years, the monarch population has fallen by as much as 90 percent, according to the Center for Biological Diversity - one of the groups that petitioned the federal agency for a review. Monarchs are known for their distinctive orange and black ...

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January 8th, 2015, 09:23:38 MST -0700

Interlochen

Monarch butterflies losing their food source, numbers declining sharply
Interlochen
The federal government is considering whether to add the monarch butterfly as a threatened species. Tiago J. G. Fernandes Wikimedia Commons. Listen. Listening... /. Tierra Curry with the Center for Biological Diversity talks about what we can do to boost the ...

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January 8th, 2015, 12:16:06 MST -0700

Obama administration sued over failure to release information on fracking in Gulf ...
Fox Business
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – An environmental advocacy group is suing the Obama administration in federal court for refusing to release documents detailing the extent of fracking in the Gulf of Mexico. The Center for Biological Diversity filed the lawsuit Thursday in ...

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January 8th, 2015, 12:13:43 MST -0700

Voice Chronicle

Authorities To Consider Endangered Species Status For Monarch Butterflies
Voice Chronicle
The agency review comes in response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety, and the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation to list the subspecies of monarch (Danaus plexippus plexippus). The U.S. Fish and ...

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January 8th, 2015, 02:35:12 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity Reports Obama Vows Veto of Bill Approving ...
Sierra Sun Times
“It's encouraging to see President Obama stand up to the bullies in Congress who want to ram this project through,” said Peter Galvin, director of programs at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Keystone would be a disaster for our climate and wildlife, ...

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January 7th, 2015, 13:45:02 MST -0700

Feds Agree To Implement Seafood Import Ban To Protect Whales & Dolphins
PerishableNews (press release)
... fishing nets around the world,” said Sarah Uhlemann, senior attorney and international program director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “The U.S. government has finally recognized that all seafood consumed in the United States must be 'dolphin-safe.

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January 7th, 2015, 16:32:08 MST -0700

Tucson Weekly

Arizona Environmental and Wildlife Officials Continue to Push for an Update on ...
Tucson Weekly
From a Center for Biological Diversity November press release: “The opportunity to recover the Mexican gray wolf is slipping away due to genetic problems and inadequate management policies, but the government still hasn't created the basic recovery ...

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January 7th, 2015, 09:59:19 MST -0700

Wildlife, Public Health Put at Risk as BLM Waives ORV Fees at Algodones Dunes
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's astonishing to see the BLM throw open the doors to ORVs in these sensitive landscapes,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “BLM law enforcement and land management at Algodones Dunes has operated at a ...

 
January 7th, 2015, 10:31:01 MST -0700

Save the monarch butterfly from extinction
New Scientist
Best known for massive migrations between Mexico, the US and Canada, the butterflies had dwindled to 35 million by last winter, according to the Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity. That's a drop of 90 per cent in 20 years. "Monarchs are being hit ...

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January 7th, 2015, 00:05:25 MST -0700

Monarchs Decline By 90 Percent In Past 20 Years
Bay Area Indymedia
In response to a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service stated that Endangered Species Act protection may be warranted for ...

 
January 7th, 2015, 03:28:51 MST -0700

US agrees to ban on imports of marine mammal-harmful seafood
Undercurrent News
The US government has agreed to adopt new rules that ensure seafood imported into the United States meets high standards for protecting whales and dolphins, said the Center for Biological Diversity in a press release. The long-delayed regulations will ...

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January 6th, 2015, 22:03:32 MST -0700

Manitoulin Expositor

US government considers placing monarch butterfly on endangered list
Manitoulin Expositor
“The Endangered Species Act is the most powerful tool available to save North America's monarchs,” said Tierra Curry, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity in a centre release. “I'm really happy that these amazing butterflies are a step closer ...

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January 6th, 2015, 14:35:33 MST -0700

US To Implement Dolphin-Safe Rules For Seafood Imports
Law360 (subscription)
The government promised plaintiffs the Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle Island Restoration Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council that it would issue rules that require foreign fisheries to meet the same marine mammal protection standards ...

 
January 6th, 2015, 13:17:28 MST -0700

Obama Vows Veto of Bill Approving Keystone XL Pipeline
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's encouraging to see President Obama stand up to the bullies in Congress who want to ram this project through,” said Peter Galvin, director of programs at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Keystone would be a disaster for our climate and wildlife, ...

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January 6th, 2015, 10:40:23 MST -0700

USDA May Abandon Sustainability Mandate in Food Guidelines for Americans
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“If the Obama administration caves to pressure from the meat industry in its final recommendations, it'll be doing a great disservice to the health of Americans and the planet,” said Stephanie Feldstein, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's population ...

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January 6th, 2015, 10:35:38 MST -0700

Feds Agree to Implement Seafood Import Ban to Protect Whales and Dolphins
eNews Park Forest
Today's settlement was in the U.S. Court of International Trade in New York on behalf of plaintiffs Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle Island Restoration Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council. The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, ...

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January 6th, 2015, 02:35:39 MST -0700

Uncover Michigan

US Fish and Wildlife Service Do Status Review for Monarch Butterflies
Uncover Michigan
As per an email from Megan Nagel, a Fish and Wildlife Service spokeswoman in Portland, this status review comes after an August petition from the center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety and the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation ...

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January 4th, 2015, 15:52:30 MST -0700

Monarch Butterflies Considered for Endangered Species Status
Yahoo News
That loss is "so staggering that in human-population terms it would be like losing every living person in the United States except those in Florida and Ohio," Tierra Curry, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a statement. The Center for ...

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January 4th, 2015, 07:16:31 MST -0700

Monarch butterflies could be declared an endangered species,Their Population ...
Boxing Dispatch
Over the past 20 years, the monarch population has fallen by as much as 90 percent, according to the Center for Biological Diversity - one of the groups that petitioned the federal agency for a review. Monarchs are known for their distinctive orange and black ...

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January 4th, 2015, 01:02:40 MST -0700

Environmentalists undaunted by lead ammo ruling
The Spokesman Review
We think it's the right thing to do for both wildlife and human health,” said Bill Snape, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This is not about ending hunting, this is about having safe hunting, not only for wildlife but for hunters as well.”.

 
January 3rd, 2015, 12:59:46 MST -0700

Full-Time Whistle

USFWS To Conduct Status Review Of Monarch Butterflies For Protections - (FT)
Full-Time Whistle
Tierra Curry, scientists at the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the organizations that requested government security for Monarch butterflies said, “We're at danger of losing a figurative garden magnificence that has been part of the babyhood of each era of ...

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January 3rd, 2015, 12:12:30 MST -0700

Full-Time Whistle

Monarch Butterflies Might Get Endangered Species Protection Status
Full-Time Whistle
The US Fish and Wildlife Service will perform a year-long review to figure out whether it is obliged to give monarch butterfly protection under the Endangered Species Act. The number of monarchs has pointedly declined over the past two decades.

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January 2nd, 2015, 15:57:14 MST -0700

FWS To Consider Monarch Butterfly ESA Protection
Law360 (subscription)
Based on a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety, and the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, the FWS said Wednesday it will conduct a status review of the monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act.

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January 2nd, 2015, 11:36:54 MST -0700

Monarch butterfly population nearly wiped out
allvoices
29, 2014, the US Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it will review a request by the Center for Biological Diversity to protect the Monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act. That review could take up to a year. Additional processes could add up ...

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January 2nd, 2015, 13:25:53 MST -0700

FWS may provide Protection to Monarch Butterflies under Endangered Species Act
Full-Time Whistle
... to determine if it is required to provide monarch butterfly protection under the Endangered Species Act. The numbers of monarchs have sharply declined over the past 20 years. The decline could be more than 90%, said the Center for Biological Diversity.

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January 2nd, 2015, 07:44:12 MST -0700

Government considers listing monarch butterfly as endangered
Agri-Pulse
According to a notice published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, the service determined that a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety, and the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation to list a subspecies of ...

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January 2nd, 2015, 10:32:00 MST -0700

News Every day

Monarch Butterfly To Be Considered Endangered
News Every day
The petition has been filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Columbia University's Earth Institute, Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and butterfly expert Dr. Lincoln Brower in August of 2014. It called on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) ...

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January 2nd, 2015, 10:15:00 MST -0700

Full-Time Whistle

Are Monarch Butterflies Endangered? Population Down Ninety Percent
Full-Time Whistle
After conservationists warned that the monarch butterfly's population is declining in a "deadly free fall," the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are reviewing a proposal to include it on the endangered species list, the federal agency announced this week.

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January 2nd, 2015, 05:59:37 MST -0700

PerfScience

Get ready for Idaho's wolf hunting derby on Friday
PerfScience
Amy Atwood, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity said, "The world is looking at this with a lot of dismay. We're not going to go away and we're going to keep fighting". The derby last year drew 230 people, about 100 of them hunters, who killed 21 ...

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January 2nd, 2015, 05:10:22 MST -0700

Conservation Groups Call on Obama to Keep Wolf Protections
Arizona Public Media
Michael Robinson, a wolf advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity, said the Obama administration is poised to remove protections from wolves throughout most of the country including in Utah and Arizona. "And this shooting just shows how badly ...

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January 2nd, 2015, 08:40:09 MST -0700

Christianity Daily

Monarch Butterfly May Soon be Considered as Endangered by U.S. Federal ...
Christianity Daily
The petition, filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Columbia University's Earth Institute, Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and butterfly expert Dr. Lincoln Brower in August of 2014, called on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to conduct ...

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January 2nd, 2015, 04:08:43 MST -0700

Full-Time Whistle

Monarch Butterfly: The monarch butterfly might end up on the endangered ...
Full-Time Whistle
The Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and Lincoln Brower, a research biologist at Sweet Briar College in Virginia, instigated the effort to list the butterfly after watching the monarch population ...

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January 1st, 2015, 23:45:00 MST -0700

Full-Time Whistle

Monarch butterfly may join endangered species list in 2015
Full-Time Whistle
This review comes out of a combined petition from the Center for Biological Diversity and the Center for Food Safety, as well as the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation to list this monarch subspecies (Danaus plexippus) under the endangered ...

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