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August 19th, 2017, 01:28:35 UTC +0000

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Environment groups want greener rules for pot farming
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Environmental groups including Preserve Wild Santee and the Center for Biological Diversity are calling on the state to tighten proposed environmental rules for marijuana cultivation, saying unchecked grows could stress natural resources and release ...

 
August 18th, 2017, 16:57:11 UTC +0000

eNews Park Forest

Analysis: Nevada National Monuments Targeted by Oil and Gas ...
eNews Park Forest
Oil and gas speculators have aggressively targeted two Nevada national monuments under threat of elimination by President Trump.

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August 18th, 2017, 15:45:00 UTC +0000

Common Dreams

Analysis: Nevada National Monuments Targeted by Oil and Gas ...
Common Dreams
Oil and gas speculators have aggressively targeted two Nevada national monuments under threat of elimination by President Trump, an analysis released today ...

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August 18th, 2017, 15:26:32 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Analysis: Nevada National Monuments Targeted by Oil and Gas ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAS VEGAS— Oil and gas speculators have aggressively targeted two Nevada national monuments under threat of elimination by President Trump, an analysis ...

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August 18th, 2017, 14:42:22 UTC +0000

AlterNet

The Escalating Use of Pesticides Is Harming Already Imperiled Aquatic Invertebrates
AlterNet
"This study exposes the hidden harm of our increasing addiction to pesticides," said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. "When we see pesticides doing this kind of widespread harm to aquatic animals, we can be sure ...

 
August 17th, 2017, 15:44:21 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Administration Advances Arctic Drilling Project in Polar Bear Habitat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The icy, stormy waters make Arctic drilling inherently hazardous, and Hilcorp has a history of spills and regulatory violations,” said Kristen Monsell, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Polar bears, bowhead whales and other ...

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August 17th, 2017, 15:44:21 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Administration Advances Arctic Drilling Project in Polar Bear Habitat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The icy, stormy waters make Arctic drilling inherently hazardous, and Hilcorp has a history of spills and regulatory violations,” said Kristen Monsell, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Polar bears, bowhead whales and other ...

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August 17th, 2017, 13:25:52 UTC +0000

EcoWatch

Loss of Arctic Sea Ice Causes Earliest Pacific Walrus Haul Out Ever
EcoWatch
Loss of sea ice from climate change is a major reason why the Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned the federal government to protect Pacific walruses under the Endangered Species Act. A final listing decision from Fish and Wildlife is ...

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August 16th, 2017, 23:41:28 UTC +0000

KRCRTV.COM

California Endangered Species Protection recommended for Cascades frog
KRCRTV.COM
In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Fish and Game Commission Wednesday received the state wildlife agency's recommendation that the declining Cascades frog be designated as a candidate for protection under ...

 
August 16th, 2017, 22:55:18 UTC +0000

Loss of Arctic Sea Ice Causes Earliest Pacific Walrus Haul Out Ever
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Loss of sea ice from climate change is a major reason why the Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned the federal government to protect Pacific walruses under the Endangered Species Act. A final listing decision from Fish and Wildlife is ...

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August 16th, 2017, 16:11:39 UTC +0000

California Endangered Species Protection Recommended for Cascades Frog
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Fish and Game Commission today received the state wildlife agency's recommendation that the declining Cascades frog be designated as a candidate for ...

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August 15th, 2017, 16:55:24 UTC +0000

EcoWatch

Escalating Use of Pesticides Harms Already Imperiled Aquatic Invertebrates
EcoWatch
"This study exposes the hidden harm of our increasing addiction to pesticides," said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. "When we see pesticides doing this kind of widespread harm to aquatic animals, we can be sure ...

 
August 15th, 2017, 16:52:40 UTC +0000

Wisconsin Gazette

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
Wisconsin Gazette
Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government this month. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the ...

 
August 15th, 2017, 14:55:28 UTC +0000

Patch.com

Wildlife Control Agreement Needs Environmental Review, Monterey County Judge Says
Patch.com
The plan was challenged in a lawsuit filed last year by the Center for Biological Diversity, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and four other conservation groups. Wildlife Services conducts a Wildlife Damage Management Program to protect agriculture and ...

 
August 14th, 2017, 22:52:29 UTC +0000

Study: Pesticide Levels Harmful to Aquatic Life Found in Majority of Streams Analyzed in Midwest, Great Plains
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This study exposes the hidden harm of our increasing addiction to pesticides,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “When we see pesticides doing this kind of widespread harm to aquatic animals, we can be sure ...

 
August 14th, 2017, 22:52:29 UTC +0000

Study: Pesticide Levels Harmful to Aquatic Life Found in Majority of Streams Analyzed in Midwest, Great Plains
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This study exposes the hidden harm of our increasing addiction to pesticides,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “When we see pesticides doing this kind of widespread harm to aquatic animals, we can be sure ...

 
August 14th, 2017, 22:27:12 UTC +0000

KSBW The Central Coast

Court rules against Monterey County over predator control program
KSBW The Central Coast
The California Superior Court ruled that Monterey County's contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services program for killing and relocating predators native to California violates state law. According to the Center for Biological ...

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August 14th, 2017, 19:53:38 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Public Overwhelmingly Supports Protecting Wild Red Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This tremendous public support should prompt the feds to finally commit to working toward red wolf recovery,” said Collette Adkins, a biologist and senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The science shows that red wolves can be saved ...

 
August 14th, 2017, 19:53:38 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Public Overwhelmingly Supports Protecting Wild Red Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This tremendous public support should prompt the feds to finally commit to working toward red wolf recovery,” said Collette Adkins, a biologist and senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The science shows that red wolves can be saved ...

 
August 14th, 2017, 19:37:51 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Court Rules Monterey County's Federal Animal-killing Contract Violates Law
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This decision is a major victory for Monterey County's coyotes, foxes and other wildlife,” said Collette Adkins, an attorney and biologist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “All the latest science shows predator control is expensive, ineffective ...

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August 14th, 2017, 19:36:51 UTC +0000

Court Rules Monterey County's Federal Animal-killing Contract Violates Law
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This decision is a major victory for Monterey County's coyotes, foxes and other wildlife,” said Collette Adkins, an attorney and biologist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “All the latest science shows predator control is expensive, ineffective ...

 
August 13th, 2017, 00:00:00 UTC +0000

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
The Spokesman-Review (blog)
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation ...

 
August 11th, 2017, 21:22:00 UTC +0000

The Seattle Times

Groups call for ban on cyanide traps that kill predator animals
The Seattle Times
That lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity and others seeks an immediate ban on cyanide on predator traps and another pesticide called Compound 1080 that's placed in collars worn by livestock and ingested by attacking predators. Environmental ...

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August 11th, 2017, 18:43:25 UTC +0000

New Study Shows Lesser Prairie Chicken Decline Continues
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a blinking red light on the dashboard warning us emergency action is needed to save these birds,” Michael Robinson, conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Prairie chickens should be granted endangered species protection ...

 
August 11th, 2017, 14:02:28 UTC +0000

KSL.com

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
KSL.com
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation ...

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August 11th, 2017, 07:44:27 UTC +0000

Federal Court Nixes Environmental Law Trump Actually Supports
The Real News Network
Bill Snape is the Senior Counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity where he coordinates the Center's legal and policy work on endangered species, wilderness, and energy from Washington, DC. He did his undergraduate work at the University of ...

 
August 11th, 2017, 00:23:36 UTC +0000

Herald-Whig

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
Herald-Whig
The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to outlaw the spring-activated devices called M-44s. The traps look like water sprinkler heads embedded in the ground and spray cyanide ...

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August 11th, 2017, 00:08:17 UTC +0000

Washington Post

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
Washington Post
BOISE, Idaho — Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups ...

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August 11th, 2017, 00:04:00 UTC +0000

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the ...

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August 10th, 2017, 23:05:36 UTC +0000

KMVT

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
KMVT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation ...

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August 10th, 2017, 22:26:00 UTC +0000

OregonLive.com

Environmental groups petition EPA to ban cyanide devices linked to wolf death
OregonLive.com
The group, led by the Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians, says the way the chemicals are being used doesn't comply with dozens of restrictions on the pesticide's label. The poison poses an "imminent hazard" to people, endangered ...

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August 10th, 2017, 21:26:58 UTC +0000

Ruidoso News

Conservationists seek ban of cyanide bombs in wildlife control
Ruidoso News
WildEarth Guardians, the Center for Biological Diversity and several other wildlife conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency this week to outlaw M-44 “cyanide bombs,” which cause agonizing deaths for thousands of animals every ...

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August 10th, 2017, 21:23:17 UTC +0000

Patch.com

After Cyanide Trap Kills Dog, Hurts Idaho Boy, Environmentalists Seek Ban
Patch.com
The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to ban the devices, known as M-44s. The traps resemble water sprinkler heads in the ground. They use bait to attract animals and spray ...

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August 10th, 2017, 21:17:38 UTC +0000

KQED

Whale Entanglements Off California Coast Happening at Record Pace
KQED
The environmental nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity plans to sue the California Department of Fish and Wildlife over the issue at the end of the month. Catherine Kilduff, senior attorney at the Center, told KPCC that the state has made some ...

 
August 10th, 2017, 20:22:22 UTC +0000

Idaho Statesman

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
Idaho Statesman
Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the ...

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August 10th, 2017, 20:14:03 UTC +0000

The Olympian

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
The Olympian
Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the ...

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August 10th, 2017, 20:13:54 UTC +0000

The News Tribune

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
The News Tribune
Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the ...

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August 10th, 2017, 20:13:44 UTC +0000

Miami Herald

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
Miami Herald
Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the ...

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August 10th, 2017, 20:13:41 UTC +0000

Fairfield Citizen

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
Fairfield Citizen
The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to outlaw the spring-activated devices called M-44s. The traps look like water sprinkler heads embedded in the ground and spray cyanide ...

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August 10th, 2017, 20:11:36 UTC +0000

McClatchy Washington Bureau

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
McClatchy Washington Bureau
Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the ...

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August 10th, 2017, 20:10:44 UTC +0000

New Haven Register

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
New Haven Register
The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to outlaw the spring-activated devices called M-44s. The traps look like water sprinkler heads embedded in the ground and spray cyanide ...

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August 10th, 2017, 20:05:00 UTC +0000

The Herald

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
The Herald
Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the ...

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August 10th, 2017, 20:05:00 UTC +0000

The Sun Herald

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
The Sun Herald
Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the ...

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August 10th, 2017, 20:05:00 UTC +0000

Charlotte Observer

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
Charlotte Observer
Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the ...

 
August 10th, 2017, 20:05:00 UTC +0000

Danbury News Times

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
Danbury News Times
The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to outlaw the spring-activated devices called M-44s. The traps look like water sprinkler heads embedded in the ground and spray cyanide ...

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August 10th, 2017, 19:30:58 UTC +0000

Idaho State Journal

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
Idaho State Journal
The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to outlaw the spring-activated devices called M-44s. The traps look like water sprinkler heads embedded in the ground and spray cyanide ...

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August 10th, 2017, 18:57:58 UTC +0000

East Oregonian (subscription)

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
East Oregonian (subscription)
The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to outlaw the spring-activated devices called M-44s. The traps look like water sprinkler heads embedded in the ground and spray cyanide ...

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August 10th, 2017, 18:46:18 UTC +0000

U.S. News & World Report

Groups Move to Ban Cyanide Traps That Kill Predator Animals
U.S. News & World Report
The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, Aug.10, 2017 to outlaw the spring-activated devices called M-44s. (Bannock County Sheriff's Office via AP,File) The Associated ...

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August 10th, 2017, 18:42:20 UTC +0000

The Republic

Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals
The Republic
BOISE, Idaho — Predator-killing cyanide traps such as one that sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog should be banned, environmental groups told the federal government Thursday. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups ...

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August 10th, 2017, 15:47:19 UTC +0000

Petaluma Argus Courier

Environmentalists say proposed cannabis grow rules fail to protect wildlife
Petaluma Argus Courier
The Center for Biological Diversity, a national conservation nonprofit, and three allies filed a 36-page comment alleging numerous shortcomings in the California Department of Food and Agriculture's draft report on the proposed standards for growing ...

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August 10th, 2017, 15:45:07 UTC +0000

450000+ Comments Against Keystone XL Pipeline Delivered to Nebraska Commission
Common Dreams
Today, over 461,000 public comments were delivered to the Nebraska Public Service Commissioners, urging them to reject a construction permit for the Keystone XL pipeline through the state. The comments were collected by Bold Nebraska, CREDO, Sierra ...

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August 10th, 2017, 15:03:06 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Nationwide Ban Sought on Wildlife-killing M-44 'Cyanide Bombs'
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity, WildEarth Guardians and several other wildlife conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency today to outlaw M-44s, commonly known as “cyanide bombs,” which cause agonizing ...

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August 10th, 2017, 13:41:50 UTC +0000

EcoWatch

Trump Administration Sued Again. This Time for Refusing to Release National Monument Records
EcoWatch
For months, the Interior Department has failed to respond to the Center for Biological Diversity's requests for Zinke's communication records and schedule, as well as records concerning the agency's national monuments review, violating deadlines ...

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August 9th, 2017, 18:35:39 UTC +0000

Public Records Sought on Trump Administration's Plan to Weaken Sage Grouse Protections
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a Freedom of Information Act request seeking public records connected to Interior Secretary Zinke's recommendations to undermine important conservation protections for the imperiled greater ...

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August 9th, 2017, 17:37:38 UTC +0000

Trump Admin Won't List Non-Endangered Tuna As An Endangered Species
The Daily Caller
“Pacific bluefin tuna will spiral toward extinction unless we protect them. The Endangered Species Act works, but not when the Trump administration ignores the plight of animals that need help,” Center for Biological Diversity attorney Catherine ...

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August 9th, 2017, 17:29:20 UTC +0000

Public Records Sought on Trump Administration's Plan to Weaken Sage Grouse Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a Freedom of Information Act request seeking public records connected to Interior Secretary Zinke's recommendations to undermine important conservation protections for the imperiled greater ...

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August 9th, 2017, 15:41:51 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Targets Trump Administration's Refusal to Release National Monument Records
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the Trump administration for refusing to release public records about its review of national monuments and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's emails and schedule. For months, the Interior ...

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August 8th, 2017, 21:45:42 UTC +0000

High Country News

Federal agencies discourage saying 'climate change'
High Country News
“These records reveal Trump's active censorship of science in the name of his political agenda,” said Meg Townsend, open government attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “To think that federal agency staff who report about the air, water and ...

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August 8th, 2017, 17:03:59 UTC +0000

Trump Administration Denies Pacific Bluefin Tuna Endangered Species Act Protection
Common Dreams
The Endangered Species Act works, but not when the Trump administration ignores the plight of animals that need help,” said Catherine Kilduff, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This disappointing decision makes it even more ...

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August 8th, 2017, 12:08:32 UTC +0000

Sport Fishing

Pacific Bluefin Tuna Won't Be Added to Endangered Species List
Sport Fishing
In June 2016, that coalition — including the Center for Biological Diversity, The Ocean Foundation, Earthjustice, Center for Food Safety, Defenders of Wildlife, Greenpeace, Mission Blue, Recirculating Farms Coalition, The Safina Center, SandyHook ...

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August 8th, 2017, 11:02:24 UTC +0000

WIRED

USDA Clamps Down on Staffers Using the Term 'Climate Change'
WIRED
The Center for Biological Diversity is currently suing several government agencies, including the EPA and state department, to force them to release information on the “censoring” of climate change verbiage. While some of the changes to government ...

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August 8th, 2017, 00:29:15 UTC +0000

89.3 KPCC

Whale entanglements in California are happening at record pace
89.3 KPCC
The environmental nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity plans to sue the California Department of Fish and Wildlife over the issue at the end of the month. Catherine Kilduff, senior attorney at the Center, told KPCC that the state has made some ...

 
August 7th, 2017, 19:13:55 UTC +0000

EcoWatch

Trump Administration Denies Pacific Bluefin Tuna Endangered Species Act Protection
EcoWatch
The Endangered Species Act works, but not when the Trump administration ignores the plight of animals that need help," said Catherine Kilduff, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. "This disappointing decision makes it even more ...

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August 7th, 2017, 17:25:22 UTC +0000

Trump Administration Denies Pacific Bluefin Tuna Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Endangered Species Act works, but not when the Trump administration ignores the plight of animals that need help,” said Catherine Kilduff, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This disappointing decision makes it even more ...

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August 7th, 2017, 17:25:22 UTC +0000

Trump Administration Denies Pacific Bluefin Tuna Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Endangered Species Act works, but not when the Trump administration ignores the plight of animals that need help,” said Catherine Kilduff, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This disappointing decision makes it even more ...

 
August 7th, 2017, 17:20:27 UTC +0000

Eni's Arctic Risk Could Pay Off
OilPrice.com
Nonetheless the Center for Biological Diversity and a dozen other stakeholders including Greenpeace and the WWF submitted their opinions. The group raised alarms to BOEM that they felt Eni hadn't planned adequately in the case of an oil spill.

 
August 7th, 2017, 16:52:56 UTC +0000

EcoWatch

Ed Begley Jr.: 'You Don't Have to Eat Garbage or Be Famous to Help Save the World'
EcoWatch
The PSAs mark the debut of the new Center for Biological Diversity campaign, Better Than Ed. In the videos Begley shares unorthodox ways to tackle energy waste, food waste and the unsustainable growth of our human population—from eating garbage to ...

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August 7th, 2017, 15:48:08 UTC +0000

The Guardian

US federal department is censoring use of term 'climate change', emails reveal
The Guardian
“These records reveal Trump's active censorship of science in the name of his political agenda,” said Meg Townsend, open government attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “To think that federal agency staff who report about the air, water and ...

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August 7th, 2017, 15:15:00 UTC +0000

Eating Garbage, Talking Sex: Ed Begley Jr. Tackles Sustainability in New PSAs
Common Dreams
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Center for Biological Diversity today released three 60-second public service announcements featuring actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. talking about sex, food waste and other issues affecting wildlife and the future of the ...

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August 7th, 2017, 13:04:50 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Eating Garbage, Talking Sex: Ed Begley Jr. Tackles Sustainability in New PSAs
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity today released three 60-second public service announcements featuring actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. talking about sex, food waste and other issues affecting wildlife and the future of the ...

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August 7th, 2017, 07:19:34 UTC +0000

KQED

After Two Spills, Shell Oil to Replace Miles of Problem Pipeline
KQED
“We don't think that what they're recommending goes far enough,” said Patrick Sullivan, a spokesman for the Center for Biological Diversity, in an interview. Sullivan noted the state fire marshal's office is calling for repairs along just a small ...

 
August 5th, 2017, 12:10:00 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity Reports Senate Logging Bill Attacks National Forest Protections, Wildlife
Sierra Sun Times
“Senate Republicans seem all too eager to let special interests destroy some of our most vital public lands, wildlife and watersheds,” said Randi Spivak, public lands program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This bill would return ...

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August 4th, 2017, 20:25:45 UTC +0000

Senate Logging Bill Attacks National Forest Protections, Wildlife
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Senate Republicans seem all too eager to let special interests destroy some of our most vital public lands, wildlife and watersheds,” said Randi Spivak, public lands program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This bill would return ...

 
August 4th, 2017, 18:52:06 UTC +0000

Feds: Seismic Oil Surveys in Gulf of Mexico Would Injure 30 Million Marine Mammals
Common Dreams
We can't keep treating the Gulf of Mexico with such flagrant disregard,” said Miyoko Sakashita, ocean program director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Trump's promises to expand offshore drilling will amplify the damage we're doing to whales ...

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August 4th, 2017, 16:37:45 UTC +0000

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

PLF files brief reiterating need to dismiss lawsuit challenging use of the Congressional Review Act
Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)
... clients Kurt Whitehead, Joe Letarte, the Alaska Outdoor Council, and Big Game Forever, asked to participate in a case brought by the Center for Biological Diversity in order to defend Congress' and the President's authority to invalidate agency ...

 
August 4th, 2017, 16:25:10 UTC +0000

Feds: Seismic Oil Surveys in Gulf of Mexico Would Injure 30 Million Marine Mammals
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
We can't keep treating the Gulf of Mexico with such flagrant disregard,” said Miyoko Sakashita, ocean program director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Trump's promises to expand offshore drilling will amplify the damage we're doing to whales ...

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August 4th, 2017, 16:25:10 UTC +0000

Feds: Seismic Oil Surveys in Gulf of Mexico Would Injure 30 Million Marine Mammals
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
We can't keep treating the Gulf of Mexico with such flagrant disregard,” said Miyoko Sakashita, ocean program director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Trump's promises to expand offshore drilling will amplify the damage we're doing to whales ...

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August 4th, 2017, 16:06:37 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Transparency, Timely Information Sought on Washington's Wolf Management
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... about the state's recovering wolf population, yet local wildlife officials continue to operate without transparency or timeliness in updating the public on wolf management,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf advocate for the Center for Biological ...

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August 4th, 2017, 14:42:51 UTC +0000

KNPR

UNR Biologist: 'Endangered' Listing Not Only Option For Dixie Valley Toad
KNPR
One of them, the Dixie Valley Toad, faces a potential threat from proposed geothermal development. The Center for Biological Diversity is trying to get the toad onto the endangered species list to defend it from the project that would encroach upon its ...

 
August 3rd, 2017, 23:55:00 UTC +0000

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Trump's border wall endangers wildlife refuges, World Heritage sites
The San Diego Union-Tribune
That's why our organization, the Center for Biological Diversity, has filed a series of legal actions to stop the border wall and obtain public records about this dangerous project. In June we expanded our lawsuit against proposed border wall prototype ...

 
August 3rd, 2017, 20:33:23 UTC +0000

Endangered Species Foe Combs Moves Closer to Interior Confirmation
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Combs has spent her career putting polluters and special interests ahead of the needs of our most endangered animals and plants,” said Stephanie Kurose, endangered species policy specialist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Senate is ...

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August 3rd, 2017, 19:18:13 UTC +0000

Copper Basin News

ASARCO provides update on Ray Land Exchange
Copper Basin News
In 2000, the BLM issued a Record of Decision which approved the land exchange. The process involved a lengthy permitting and public participation process prior to the issuing of a Record of Decision. In 2000, the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 
August 3rd, 2017, 19:03:09 UTC +0000

After EPA Is Sued, Pruitt Backs Off Plans to Delay Healthier Smog Rules
Common Dreams
“It's disgusting that the Pruitt EPA considered walking away from clean-air measures that will save thousands of lives every year,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “And this battle isn't ...

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August 3rd, 2017, 18:49:39 UTC +0000

After EPA Is Sued, Pruitt Backs Off Plans to Delay Healthier Smog Rules
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's disgusting that the Pruitt EPA considered walking away from clean-air measures that will save thousands of lives every year,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “And this battle isn't ...

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August 3rd, 2017, 18:45:54 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Fight Trump EPA Delays in Cleaning Up Dangerous Soot Pollution in California, Idaho, Ohio ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Every day of delay puts more Americans at risk for asthma, heart attacks and death,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Clean Air Act is one of the most successful tools for saving ...

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August 3rd, 2017, 14:47:52 UTC +0000

The News Center

Protest challenges plan to lease parcels in Wayne National Forest for drilling
The News Center
These groups include the Center for Biological Diversity, the Ohio Environmental Council, the Ohio chapter of the Sierra Club and Heartwood. The protest, filed Monday, claims the BLM has failed to adequately analyze the impact of fracking and pipelines ...

 
August 3rd, 2017, 00:59:00 UTC +0000

Bag ban: Science sacrificed on political altar
The News Tribune
Advocates of the ban, including the News Tribune, claimed, “an estimated 100,000 marine animals die each year from contact with plastic bags, according to the Center for Biological Diversity.” The problem: There is no study supporting this claim. NOAA ...

 
August 3rd, 2017, 00:43:28 UTC +0000

WKYC-TV

Trump waives environmental laws to speed border wall construction
WKYC-TV
The order comes weeks after the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the wall prototypes and infrastructure replacements in San Diego County. The 2005 REAL ID Act gave the Homeland Security secretary discretion to waive ...

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August 2nd, 2017, 20:38:54 UTC +0000

VICE News

Trump's border wall is bulldozing environmental laws
VICE News
The construction of the wall puts an estimated 93 endangered species at risk, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Trump administration is callously putting construction of an environmentally and culturally destructive wall above ...

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August 2nd, 2017, 19:09:52 UTC +0000

The Scientist

Great Lakes Gray Wolf to Retain Endangered Status
The Scientist
“The second highest court in the nation reaffirmed that we must do much more to recover gray wolves before declaring the mission accomplished,” says Noah Greenwald, director of the endangered species program at the Center for Biological Diversity, in a ...

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August 2nd, 2017, 17:53:51 UTC +0000

Stronger Protections Urged for Pacific Fishers, Other Rare Wildlife, From Expanding California Marijuana Industry
Common Dreams
“We can't allow the expanding pot industry to snuff out imperiled wildlife like Pacific fishers,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Some growers have already eliminated unnecessary poisons ...

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August 2nd, 2017, 16:07:11 UTC +0000

Stronger Protections Urged for Pacific Fishers, Other Rare Wildlife, From Expanding California Marijuana Industry
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We can't allow the expanding pot industry to snuff out imperiled wildlife like Pacific fishers,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Some growers have already eliminated unnecessary poisons ...

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August 2nd, 2017, 15:36:41 UTC +0000

The Cannabist

Homeland Security will waive environmental laws to build Mexico wall
The Cannabist
Critics including the Center for Biological Diversity criticized the move as overreach and a threat to the environment. The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement it will publish in “the coming days” in the Federal Register a notice ...

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August 2nd, 2017, 15:24:18 UTC +0000

LubbockOnline.com

Homeland Security will waive laws to build US border wall
LubbockOnline.com
Critics including the Center for Biological Diversity criticized the move as overreach and a threat to the environment. The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement it will publish in “the coming days” in the Federal Register a notice ...

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August 2nd, 2017, 15:12:12 UTC +0000

EcoWatch

Stronger Protections for Wildlife Needed as California Marijuana Industry Grows
EcoWatch
"We can't allow the expanding pot industry to snuff out imperiled wildlife like Pacific fishers," said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. "Some growers have already eliminated unnecessary poisons ...

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August 2nd, 2017, 14:27:04 UTC +0000

Environmental Laws Won't Be a Barrier to the Border Wall
Bloomberg BNA
Groups including the Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club said the environmental waivers will pose a risk to already endangered and threatened animal and plant species that are found in the San Diego area. The Sierra Club has received ...

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August 2nd, 2017, 13:56:05 UTC +0000

Cleveland Scene Weekly

Ongoing Resistance to Wayne National Forest Fracking as September Land Auction Looms
Cleveland Scene Weekly
With the September auction looming, The Center for Biological Diversity, Heartwood, Ohio Environmental Council, Sierra Club, The Buckeye Environmental Network and Athens County Fracking Action Network have jointly filed a protest against the event.

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August 2nd, 2017, 06:45:56 UTC +0000

Protest Challenges Fracking Plan For Ohio's Only National Forest
Water Online (press release)
“We're protesting this dangerous fracking plan because drinking water safety and public lands should come before corporate profits,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Ohio and Little Muskingum rivers provide precious ...

 
August 2nd, 2017, 01:11:52 UTC +0000

The Daily Breeze

Record number of whales entangled off California coast because of crab fishing
The Daily Breeze
The Center for Biological Diversity argues the California Department of Fish and Wildlife violates the Endangered Species Act by continuing to allow crab fishers to put down gear that's injuring humpback and blue whales, among other threatened species.

 
August 2nd, 2017, 00:35:46 UTC +0000

The Seattle Times

Homeland Security will waive laws to build US border wall
The Seattle Times
The Center for Biological Diversity will challenge the San Diego waiver by arguing that the 2005 law does not apply to replacing barriers, said Brian Segee, an attorney for the environmental advocacy group based in Tucson, Arizona. The group has ...

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