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October 24th, 2014, 11:07:02 MDT -0600

eNews Park Forest

Two Prairie Butterflies Gain Endangered Species Act Protection in Minnesota ...
eNews Park Forest
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected two rare prairie butterflies under the Endangered Species Act. Protection for the Dakota skipper results from a landmark 2011 settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protection decisions for ...

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October 24th, 2014, 06:58:26 MDT -0600

FIS

Conservationists to sue NMFS over protection of pinto abalone
FIS
The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Center for Biological Diversity claim that this approximately six-inch snail with an iridescent inner shell that was once common in rocky, intertidal coasts from Alaska to Baja California, is in desperate ...

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October 24th, 2014, 00:12:12 MDT -0600

OUR VIEW: No pleasing the Center
Sierra Vista Herald
We know the lawsuit is coming. We know it's only a matter of time until the Center for Biological Diversity steps up to once again fulfill its role as the proverbial “fly in the ointment” regarding the recent biological opinion favoring Fort Huachuca. As the Sierra ...

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October 22nd, 2014, 21:51:17 MDT -0600

Guardian Liberty Voice

California Dealing With Wastewater Contamination [Video]
Guardian Liberty Voice
Furthermore, the Center for Biological Diversity stated other hazardous chemicals, such as toluene and benzene may have also been deposited into wastewater injection sites which can take years to travel underground, thereby posing a long-term risk to ...

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October 22nd, 2014, 17:09:36 MDT -0600

Coalition of Farmers, Environmental Groups to Challenge Environmental ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The petition was filed by Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice in the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm ...

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October 22nd, 2014, 06:36:39 MDT -0600

Care2.com

Help Protect Magnificent Tule Elk
Care2.com
The Center for Biological Diversity has launched a petition drive on Care2 to protect the magnificent Tule Elk herd that graze at California's Point Reyes National Seashore. The elk need to roam and graze to stay healthy and reproduce. But cattle ranchers are ...

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October 20th, 2014, 17:40:08 MDT -0600

Lawsuit to Protect Pinto Abalone From Ocean Acidification, Climate Change and ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“Overfishing nearly wiped out pinto abalone, and a warming and acidifying ocean now threatens to finish them off,” said Kiersten Lippmann, a biologist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The best way to prevent extinction is immediate protection under the ...

 
October 20th, 2014, 09:43:48 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Disappearing Pinto Abalone From
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Overfishing nearly wiped out pinto abalone, and a warming and acidifying ocean now threatens to finish them off,” said Kiersten Lippmann, a biologist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The best way to prevent extinction is immediate protection under the ...

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October 19th, 2014, 13:06:25 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

Big Oil Company Donates $250000 to Yes on Proposition 1 Campaign
Bay Area Indymedia
It's hard not to see the irony of a big oil company contributing $250,000 to a campaign for a water bond that allocates $900 million for alleged “groundwater sustainability” less than two weeks after the Center for Biological Diversity released state documents ...

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October 17th, 2014, 09:02:34 MDT -0600

Women to Rally Outside San Francisco Luncheon to Urge Hillary Clinton to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— A group of women, including Captain Planet and the Center for Biological Diversity's Frostpaw the Polar Bear, will rally outside the “Ultimate Women's Power Luncheon” on Oct. 20 to urge former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to oppose ...

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October 17th, 2014, 08:31:57 MDT -0600

EPA Study: Highly Toxic Bee-killing Pesticides Yield Little or No Benefits for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We can't ignore the science any longer; these dangerous chemicals need to be banned.” The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 800,000 members and online activists dedicated to the protection of ...

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October 16th, 2014, 11:14:54 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rare Midwest Frog and Turtle
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
MINNEAPOLIS— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to decide whether the Blanding's turtle and Illinois chorus frog warrant consideration for Endangered Species Act ...

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October 16th, 2014, 01:01:47 MDT -0600

Big leap forward for recovery of endangered frog
San Diego Source (subscription)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The recovery of Southern California's mountain yellow-legged frog took a big leap forward after federal officials agreed to develop a recovery plan for the endangered amphibian. The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity announced ...

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October 15th, 2014, 19:30:56 MDT -0600

3 Billion Gallons of Oil Industry Wastewater Illegally Dumped into Central Valley ...
Bay Area Indymedia
3 Billion Gallons of Oil Industry Wastewater Illegally Dumped into Central Valley Aquifers As the oil industry spent record amounts on lobbying in Sacramento and made record profits, documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity reveal that almost ...

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October 15th, 2014, 18:56:26 MDT -0600

Settlement is big leap toward recovery for endangered yellow-legged frog in ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will lay out a proposal by the end of 2018 to protect habitat and keep the 2- to 3-inch-long, mottled yellow frogs from vanishing, according to a settlement announced by the nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity.

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October 15th, 2014, 12:12:16 MDT -0600

EPA Approves Dangerous Combination of 2,4-D and Glyphosate Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... the agency failed to consult with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the negative impacts of the new combination on endangered species, as required by the Endangered Species Act. According to comments submitted by the Center for Biological Diversity, ...

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October 15th, 2014, 14:18:05 MDT -0600

Huffington Post

Fracking Poisons California's Water
Huffington Post
Documents obtained by The Center for Biological Diversity also revealed that Central Valley Water Board tests found high levels of arsenic, thallium and nitrates in water supply wells near nine of the hydraulic fracking wastewater disposal operations. Sullying ...

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October 15th, 2014, 09:45:55 MDT -0600

Settlement Forces EPA Decision on Plans to Reduce Soot Pollution in California ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The court-approved settlement between the Center for Biological Diversity and the EPA relates to whether new sources of soot and smoke in metropolitan areas of Los Angeles and Fairbanks are doing enough to reduce and offset their pollution. “The science ...

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October 15th, 2014, 09:45:55 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Settlement Will Speed Recovery of Endangered California Frogs
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reached a settlement agreement today requiring the agency to develop a recovery plan for Southern California's mountain yellow-legged frogs by December 2018.

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October 15th, 2014, 07:49:34 MDT -0600

San Diego Free Press

Massive Dumping of Fracking Wastewater into Aquifers Shows Big Oil's Power in ...
San Diego Free Press
As the oil industry spent record amounts on lobbying in Sacramento and made record profits, documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity reveal that almost 3 billion gallons of oil industry wastewater were illegally dumped into Central California ...

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October 14th, 2014, 12:51:27 MDT -0600

Federal Watchdog Faults Government for Failure to Address Ocean Acidification
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“While it's vital that we study ocean acidification, what the GAO report points out is that it isn't enough,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We know enough about the harmful impacts of ocean acidification to act now ...

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October 14th, 2014, 07:17:13 MDT -0600

World's Wildlife Continues Steep Decline
Kansas City infoZine
“The Convention on Biological Diversity was not negotiated merely to document the catastrophic loss of wildlife and habitat,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity, an observer at the first conference of the parties in 1994, and an ...

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October 14th, 2014, 06:11:21 MDT -0600

Maine News

Environmental Groups file Lawsuit against FWS over Wolverine Protection
Maine News
Recently, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) denied listing wolverine as a threatened species under the US Endangered Species Act. On Monday, eight environmental groups, including the Center for Biological Diversity and the Greater ...

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October 13th, 2014, 17:47:44 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

Conservation Groups Sue Federal Agency to Protect Wolverines
Bay Area Indymedia
The groups bringing the lawsuit are the Center for Biological Diversity, Conservation Northwest, Friends of the Clearwater, Greater Yellowstone Coalition, Idaho Conservation League, Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center ...

 
October 13th, 2014, 12:25:54 MDT -0600

Conservation groups, scientists oppose modifications of ESA habitat language ...
allvoices
Calling it a “death by a thousand cuts,” the Center for Biological Diversity has taken the lead in opposing a change in the language of the Endangered Species Act requested by the US Fish and Wildlife Service they believe would open the door to prevent ...

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October 13th, 2014, 10:36:42 MDT -0600

Stemming Mass Wildlife Extinctions Must Drive International Biodiversity Treaty
Bay Area Indymedia
“The Convention on Biological Diversity was not negotiated merely to document the catastrophic loss of wildlife and habitat,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity, an observer at the first conference of the parties in 1994, and an ...

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October 13th, 2014, 07:51:28 MDT -0600

Delhi Daily News

Monarch butterflies need saving
Delhi Daily News
The population of Monarch butterflies, which was prospering in Midwest till some years back, is on a decline, the reason being, the number of milkweed flowers where the butterflies lay their eggs, are decreasing across the globe, according to the scientists.

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October 13th, 2014, 07:44:23 MDT -0600

Greens Fight SoCal Tar Sands Oil Project
Courthouse News Service
The Association of Irritated Residents, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club sued the Kern County Board of Supervisors and the Kern County Planning and Community Development Department, on Oct. 9 in Superior Court. Alon U.S.A. Energy ...

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October 13th, 2014, 11:45:20 MDT -0600

Wildlife groups sue for wolverine protections
The Missoulian
“The denial of protection for the wolverine is yet another unfortunate example of politics entering into what should be a purely scientific decision,” Center for Biological Diversity endangered species director Noah Greenwald said in an email Monday. “All of the ...

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October 11th, 2014, 04:15:25 MDT -0600

Mother Jones

You Thought California's Drought Couldn't Get Any Worse? Enter Fracking.
Mother Jones
Almost 3 billion gallons of oil industry wastewater have been illegally dumped into central California aquifers that supply drinking water and farming irrigation, according to state documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity. The wastewater ...

 
October 11th, 2014, 03:40:08 MDT -0600

RT

California aquifers contaminated with billions of gallons of fracking wastewater
RT
According to documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity, the California State Water Resources Board found that at least nine of the 11 hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, wastewater injection sites that were shut down in July upon suspicion of ...

 
October 10th, 2014, 11:17:32 MDT -0600

EagleFordTexas.com

Group protests fracking operations off coast
EagleFordTexas.com
Members of the national nonprofit group Center for Biological Diversity, donning gas masks and hazmat suits, protested outside a California Coastal Commission meeting Wednesday to urge the federal government to stop oil companies from performing ...

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October 10th, 2014, 02:57:47 MDT -0600

Newport Beach Independent Newspaper

CA Coastal Commission in Town, Prompts Protests, Discussion
Newport Beach Independent Newspaper
Andrea Weber, a paralegal for the Center for Biological Diversity, leads a group of protesters in a cheer Wednesday outside the Newport Beach City Hall and Civic Center while the California Coastal Commission was meeting inside council chambers.

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October 9th, 2014, 17:15:55 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Challenges Alon Refinery's Plan to Open Floodgate of Bakken Crude ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This dangerous plan would send huge trains full of explosive crude through California communities completely unprepared to cope with a devastating rail accident,” said Kassie Siegel, senior counsel for the Center for Biological Diversity. “Kern County ...

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October 9th, 2014, 14:31:38 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Obama "Priority Agenda" for Land, Climate Ignores Fossil Fuel Leasing
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Obama's public lands policies only perpetuate the climate problems this plan purports to address,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “If the president truly wants to tackle the climate crisis, he should be phasing out fossil fuel ...

 
October 9th, 2014, 13:02:18 MDT -0600

Federal Dept. of Transportation: Communities Unprepared for Next Oil Train ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... and yet the DOT has stood by and allowed rail transport of oil to increase drastically in the past few years,” said Jared Margolis, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity who focuses on the impacts of energy development on endangered species.

 
October 9th, 2014, 11:35:15 MDT -0600

200 Conservation Groups, 50 Scientists Call for Stronger Critical Habitat ...
YubaNet
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 — The Center for Biological Diversity submitted a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today, signed by 207 conservation groups, criticizing a proposal that weakens habitat protections for endangered species. Under the ...

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October 9th, 2014, 09:52:15 MDT -0600

200 Conservation Groups, 50 Scientists Call for Stronger Critical Habitat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today, signed by 207 conservation groups, criticizing a proposal that weakens habitat protections for endangered species. Under the Endangered ...

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October 9th, 2014, 07:19:31 MDT -0600

DC Circuit Asked to Reconsider Decision Upholding EPA Sulfur, Nitrogen ...
Bloomberg BNA
The Center for Biological Diversity, the Clean Air Council and the National Parks Conservation Association, in a petition for rehearing filed Oct. 7, asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to remand the matter to the EPA and require ...

 
October 9th, 2014, 06:10:13 MDT -0600

White Mountain Independent

Groups threatening to sue feds over lack of protection for tiny owl
White Mountain Independent
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Defenders of Wildlife this week filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for not protecting the owl under the Endangered Species Act. The groups also object to the wording in the agency's ...

 
October 9th, 2014, 09:03:59 MDT -0600

Auto World News

England Reports Five Rare Monarch Butterfly Sightings
Auto World News
The monarch butterfly is under threat after herbicide has crushed out almost all milkweed plants in the Midwest. (Photo : Wikimedia Commons via the Center for Biological Diversity). Five rare Monarch butterfly sightings have been reported on the south coast ...

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October 8th, 2014, 17:04:59 MDT -0600

Commentary: Florida manatees on collision course with extinction
Palm Beach Post
A Center for Biological Diversity study reveals that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued more than 4,000 permits for watercraft structures from 2008-13 without giving any consideration to the projects' cumulative impacts on manatees. And possibly ...

 
October 8th, 2014, 12:04:05 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Emergency Protection Sought for California's Tricolored Blackbirds
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed an emergency petition to protect the tricolored blackbird — which once formed massive nesting colonies of millions of birds in California's Central Valley — as endangered under the ...

 
October 8th, 2014, 10:00:31 MDT -0600

Protestors Urge Federal Action Against Offshore Fracking in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.— As the California Coastal Commission meets in Newport Beach today, Center for Biological Diversity protesters in gas masks and hazmat suits are delivering a letter urging commissioners to press the federal government for ...

 
October 8th, 2014, 09:52:52 MDT -0600

Imperiled South Florida Plant Threatened by Population Growth, Sea-level Rise ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Following a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed Endangered Species Act protection today for the Florida bristle fern, a South Florida plant with only a handful of known ...

 
October 7th, 2014, 21:18:51 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for 16 Rare Amphibians and ...
Bay Area Indymedia
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to decide whether 16 increasingly rare amphibians and reptiles in California warrant consideration for Endangered Species Act protection.

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October 7th, 2014, 19:19:13 MDT -0600

Fiery Canadian Derailment Highlights Growing Dangers of Rail Shipments for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... up and protect American people and wildlife by banning rail shipments of flammable products such as crude oil until truly effective safety and spill-response standards are in place,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity.

 
October 7th, 2014, 16:47:06 MDT -0600

eNews Park Forest

Washington's Stevens County Urges Citizens to Kill Endangered Wolves
eNews Park Forest
In a letter sent today, the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands said the agency must immediately revoke written agreements to disclose daily locations of radio-collared wolves to county officials. The groups also urged the agency to rescind ...

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October 7th, 2014, 09:45:01 MDT -0600

Sierra Sun Times

The Center for Biological Diversity Reports Fisher Proposed for Endangered ...
Sierra Sun Times
The decision to protect the West Coast population of the fisher results from a landmark 2011 settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protection decisions on 757 imperiled plants and animals across the country; fishers are cat-like, ...

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October 6th, 2014, 17:45:22 MDT -0600

Billions of Gallons of Oil Industry Wastewater Illegally Injected into Central ...
Bay Area Indymedia
SAN FRANCISCO— Almost 3 billion gallons of oil industry wastewater have been illegally dumped into central California aquifers that supply drinking water and farming irrigation, according to state documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity.

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October 6th, 2014, 16:14:56 MDT -0600

Documents Reveal Billions of Gallons of Oil Industry Wastewater Illegally ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— Almost 3 billion gallons of oil industry wastewater have been illegally dumped into central California aquifers that supply drinking water and farming irrigation, according to state documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity.

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October 6th, 2014, 13:55:06 MDT -0600

Calif. Must Take 2nd Look At Water Bank's Enviro Impact
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Biological Diversity didn't get a complete win, however, as Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley denied its bid to force the DWR to start the analysis from scratch. The judge said in appropriate cases, the agency must be allowed to correct ...

 
October 6th, 2014, 15:55:03 MDT -0600

Headlines & Global News

West Coast Fisher May Be Granted Endangered Species Act Protection
Headlines & Global News
The decision to protect the West Coast fisher is following a 2011 settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed up the protection decision of 747 plants and animals. Recently, the yellow-billed cuckoo was granted protection under the Endangered ...

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October 6th, 2014, 11:15:14 MDT -0600

Fisher Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection in California, Oregon ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The decision to protect the West Coast population of the fisher results from a landmark 2011 settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protection decisions on 757 imperiled plants and animals across the country; fishers are cat-like, ...

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October 6th, 2014, 09:53:24 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Black Pine Snakes Proposed for Protection Under Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
JACKSON, Miss.— In accordance with an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity that speeds protection decisions for 757 species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed to protect black pine snakes as a threatened species under the ...

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October 4th, 2014, 19:25:53 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity Reports California Court Strikes Down ...
Sierra Sun Times
This is an important victory that will hopefully shine a light on the murky operation of the Kern Water Bank,” said Adam Keats, senior counsel with the Center for Biological Diversity. “But we strongly disagree that the state's approval of the transfer of the water ...

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October 3rd, 2014, 10:17:13 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity pledges solidarity with Utah protestors
Shale Energy Insider
The Center for Biological Diversity has pledged solidarity with five protesters arrested last week in Utah for temporarily halting development of the P.R. Springs Mine — the first tar sands-to-fuel strip mine in the United States. The protesters were rallying ...

 
October 2nd, 2014, 16:35:58 MDT -0600

New Analysis Debunks Oil and Gas Industry Group's Claims on Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— A Center for Biological Diversity analysis of an oil and gas industry report on the Endangered Species Act finds it riddled with errors and false claims. Among the most specious errors in the Western Energy Alliance report is a claim that the ...

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October 2nd, 2014, 16:07:41 MDT -0600

More Protesters Arrested Over Tar Sands Mining in Utah
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity today pledged solidarity with five protesters arrested last week in Utah for temporarily halting development of the P.R. Springs Mine — the first tar sands-to-fuel strip mine in the United States. The protesters were rallying ...

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October 2nd, 2014, 16:07:41 MDT -0600

eNews Park Forest

Yellow-billed Cuckoo Protected Under Endangered Species Act
eNews Park Forest
SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(ENEWSPF)--October 2, 2014. Following a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protection decisions for 757 imperiled species nationwide, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected the yellow-billed ...

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October 2nd, 2014, 11:54:32 MDT -0600

Take Extinction Off Your Plate
Bay Area Indymedia
... U.S. dietary guidelines should include meat and dairy reductions to create a sustainable food system in the United States that helps curb climate change, reduce environmental destruction and protect wildlife, according to the Center for Biological Diversity.

 
October 2nd, 2014, 05:06:36 MDT -0600

Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on 12-Month Petition Finding to List ...
Targeted News Service (subscription)
On April 5, 2004, we received a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, Natural Resources Defense Council, Pacific Environment, Trustees for Alaska, Kaira Club, Kronotsky Nature Preserve, Taiga Rangers, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Local Public Fund, ...

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October 1st, 2014, 06:03:43 MDT -0600

Lawsuit shows contempt for rural Oregon, forest rehabilitation
Oregon Natural Resources Report
On August 1, Cascadia Wildlands, Oregon Wild and the Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit in Oregon federal district court to block salvage of timber from the Bureau of Land Management's Medford District resulting from the 2013 Douglas Complex ...

 
September 30th, 2014, 21:24:27 MDT -0600

Federal biologists: New Mexico's state fish, cutthroat trout, in no danger of going ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
The Center for Biological Diversity argues that the trout are gone from nearly 90 percent of their range in New Mexico and Colorado and that populations are declining. The Fish and Wildlife Service says it reviewed the best available scientific and commercial ...

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September 30th, 2014, 18:49:48 MDT -0600

Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban
Bay Area Indymedia
The Havasupai Tribe, Grand Canyon Trust, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity and National Parks Conservation Association had intervened in the lawsuit filed by mining and uranium-industry trade associations and uranium prospector Gregory Yount ...

 
September 30th, 2014, 15:46:54 MDT -0600

Immediate Ban Called for on Puncture-prone Rail Cars Carrying Volatile Crude ...
eNews Park Forest
In response to inadequate federal proposals for regulating transport of volatile crude oil by rail, the Center for Biological Diversity (“Center”), Adirondack Mountain Club (“ADK”) and Friends of the Columbia Gorge (“Friends”) filed comments today calling for an ...

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September 30th, 2014, 14:50:47 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

U.S. Dietary Guidelines Must Include Reduced Meat, Dairy to Meet Sustainability ...
Bay Area Indymedia
The Center for Biological Diversity's Take Extinction Off Your Plate campaign highlights the environmental impacts of meat production and urges Americans to reduce their environmental footprint and help save wildlife by eating less meat. More than 18,000 ...

 
September 30th, 2014, 14:40:33 MDT -0600

NM State Fish Not In Danger Of Extinction
KRWG
The Center for Biological Diversity argues that the trout are gone from nearly 90 percent of their range in New Mexico and Colorado and that populations are declining. The Fish and Wildlife Service says it reviewed the best available scientific and commercial ...

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September 30th, 2014, 11:20:32 MDT -0600

Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout Again Denied Endangered Species Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“I'm so disappointed our government just left the Rio Grande cutthroat high and dry,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director of the Center for Biological Diversity, which first petitioned to save the trout in 1998. “This iconic trout desperately needs ...

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September 30th, 2014, 10:07:26 MDT -0600

Activists concerned about proposed fracking rules in North Carolina
Shale Energy Insider
The Center for Biological Diversity has called for stricter regulations to protect people, the state's waterways and imperiled species from proposed fracking. According to the comments, the draft rules do not provide sufficient protections for habitat and water ...

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September 30th, 2014, 09:36:26 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

Trade Sanctions Sought to Halt Extinction of Mexican Porpoise, Fish
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity on September 29 formally requested that the Obama administration impose trade sanctions against Mexico to stop the country's illegal totoaba fishery, which is driving both the endangered totoaba and the ...

 
September 30th, 2014, 09:18:27 MDT -0600

Proposed Fracking Rules in North Carolina Put People, Water, Wildlife at Risk
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
RALEIGH, N.C.— In response to proposed rules for oil and gas extraction in North Carolina, the Center for Biological Diversity today filed comments that call for stricter regulations to protect people, the state's waterways and imperiled species from proposed ...

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September 30th, 2014, 12:25:55 MDT -0600

Feds: New Mexico state fish not in danger of extinction
Las Cruces Sun-News
The Center for Biological Diversity argues that the trout are gone from nearly 90 percent of their range in New Mexico and Colorado and that populations are declining. The Fish and Wildlife Service says it reviewed the best available scientific and commercial ...

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September 29th, 2014, 11:31:15 MDT -0600

Newly Released Government Report: More Oil Train Accidents, Spills Likely ...
Sierra Sun Times
“This report underscores the fact that the Department of Transportation is moving far too slowly to protect lives and safeguard our environment,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “For starters, the notoriously unsafe ...

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September 29th, 2014, 15:29:43 MDT -0600

NBC Montana

Conservation groups oppose Wyoming wolf management
NBC Montana
Conservation groups are urging a federal judge not to allow the state of Wyoming to regain control of wolves through a quick, administrative fix. The Defenders of Wildlife, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity on ...

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September 29th, 2014, 10:45:42 MDT -0600

Wildlife News

US campaigners call for trade ban with Mexico
Wildlife News
US wildlife campaign group Center for Biological Diversity have formally submitted a request to the US government for a wildlife product trade ban with Mexico. The ban can be introduced by the US President under the Pelly Amendment. The group are calling ...

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September 26th, 2014, 14:41:21 MDT -0600

Big Cypress closes some off-road vehicle trails
Sun Sentinel
"Our hope is that this agreement has permanently stopped the unchecked expansion of damaging [off road vehicles] in Big Cypress Preserve," said Jaclyn Lopez, attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. "At a minimum, it will halt these damaging ...

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September 24th, 2014, 20:14:21 MDT -0600

TucsonSentinel.com

Enviros threaten to sue feds for not protecting pygmy owl | Center for Biological ...
TucsonSentinel.com
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Defenders of Wildlife this week filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for not protecting the owl under the Endangered Species Act. The groups also object to the wording in the agency's ...

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September 24th, 2014, 19:32:10 MDT -0600

Arrested climate change polar bear 'Frostpaw' talks to Chris Hayes
MSNBC
The Climate Change Polar Bear, “Frostpaw,” who was arrested on Wall Street is an advocate from the Center for Biological Diversity. Peter Galvin talks with Chris Hayes about getting arrested and what we really need to do to arrest climate change.

 
September 24th, 2014, 19:22:12 MDT -0600

Litigation reins in Corps dike rule
The Wahkiakum County Eagle
Friends of the River, the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife dismissed their 2011 lawsuit in federal court that challenged the implementation of the Corps' policy in California, on the basis that levee vegetation in California provides ...

 
September 24th, 2014, 06:15:51 MDT -0600

Delays in the Marina Point lawsuit
Big Bear Grizzly
In June, Friends of Fawnskin along with the Center for Biological Diversity sued the county of San Bernardino for allowing the development to move forward. The land has been owned by developers since the '80s. The Friends of Fawnskin and Center for ...

 
September 24th, 2014, 10:00:53 MDT -0600

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Mexico Sees Signs of Hope For Monarch Butterfly Migration
Auto World News
The monarch butterfly is under threat after herbicide has crushed out almost all milkweed plants in the Midwest. (Photo : Wikimedia Commons via the Center for Biological Diversity). Researchers in Mexico said this week there is a tentative sign of hope for the ...

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September 23rd, 2014, 18:47:25 MDT -0600

New Report: Monarch Butterfly a Species Our Children May Never See
Bay Area Indymedia
NRDC, the Xerces Society and the Center for Biological Diversity have each launched efforts to save the monarchs, whose population has plummeted by more than 90 percent in large part because the heavy application of the weed killer glyphosate (initially ...

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September 23rd, 2014, 16:31:12 MDT -0600

More Than 71500 People Speak Out For Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves
KRWG
“We've got to let wolves roam, find the best habitat with their own noses and paws — and frankly, we've got to stop the slaughter of wolves by both government and private citizens,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “The proposed ...

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September 23rd, 2014, 16:20:25 MDT -0600

Government Report: More Oil Train Accidents, Spills Likely Without Swift ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This report underscores the fact that the Department of Transportation is moving far too slowly to protect lives and safeguard our environment,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “For starters, the notoriously unsafe ...

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September 23rd, 2014, 15:18:14 MDT -0600

Victory for Wolves in Wyoming
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Earthjustice represented Defenders of Wildlife, Natural Resources Defense Council, the Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity in challenging the Fish and Wildlife Service's September 2012 decision to strip Endangered Species Act protections ...

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September 23rd, 2014, 09:49:18 MDT -0600

Polar Bear Named One of 10 American Species Our Children May Never See
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It saddens me that my daughter may live in a world where polar bears have been driven to extinction because our leaders failed to take decisive action against carbon pollution,” said Shaye Wolf, the Center for Biological Diversity's climate science director.

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September 23rd, 2014, 09:06:15 MDT -0600

Report on Vanishing Species: Alpine Frog From California Identified Among 10 ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Frogs have successfully thrived on our planet since the time of the dinosaurs, but now the mountain yellow legged frog and 30 percent of all amphibian species are facing extinction due to human actions,” said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological Diversity, ...

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September 23rd, 2014, 09:06:15 MDT -0600

Report on Vanishing Species: Bat Once Common Across Eastern United States ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... over millions of years as one of the most diverse and ecologically important group of mammals on Earth, but now the little brown bat is one of several bat species facing extinction,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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September 23rd, 2014, 06:59:03 MDT -0600

Southeast wolves to undergo Endangered Species Act review
Ktoo
The Center for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace and the Boat Company sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this year seeking a timely decision on their petition to list the Alexander Archipelago wolf under the Endangered Species Act. The groups filed their ...

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September 23rd, 2014, 01:19:45 MDT -0600

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Policy denies Pygmy owl endangered status, groups say
azcentral.com
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Defenders of Wildlife sent a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday saying the agency's new policy denies protection for the cactus ferruginous pygmy owl and violates the Endangered Species Act.

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September 22nd, 2014, 19:50:01 MDT -0600

Deadline Set; Southeast Wolves To Undergo ESA Review
Alaska Public Radio Network
The Center for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace and the Boat Company sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this year seeking a timely decision on their petition to list the Alexander Archipelago wolf under the Endangered Species Act. The groups filed their ...

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September 22nd, 2014, 17:57:32 MDT -0600

Environmental Leaders Arrested in New York as People Around World Call for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NEW YORK— Leaders of the Center for Biological Diversity were among those arrested tonight in an act of civil disobedience at a climate protest in Manhattan. The arrests come a day after more than 300,000 people marched in New York, joining rallies ...

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September 22nd, 2014, 12:18:50 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Launched to Restore Endangered Species Protections to Arizona's ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's denial of Endangered Species Act protection to the cactus ferruginous pygmy owl.

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September 22nd, 2014, 12:04:14 MDT -0600

Kirtland's Snake One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CHICAGO— The Center for Biological Diversity and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reached a settlement today that requires the agency to decide whether the Kirtland's snake warrants Endangered Species Act protection by Sept. 30, 2017. The rare snake ...

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September 22nd, 2014, 12:04:14 MDT -0600

Settlement Reached to Save Rare Florida Snail and Beautiful Spring
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reached a settlement today that requires the agency to make a decision by June 30, 2016 about whether the rare Ichetucknee siltsnail should be protected ...

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September 22nd, 2014, 12:04:14 MDT -0600

Black-backed Woodpeckers on Track for Endangered Species Act Protection in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity reached a settlement today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that helps push black-backed woodpeckers in California, Oregon and South Dakota closer to protection under the Endangered Species ...

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September 22nd, 2014, 12:04:14 MDT -0600

Rare Southern California Flying Squirrel Moves Closer to Endangered Species ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity reached a settlement agreement today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on a deadline to determine whether the San Bernardino flying squirrel will be protected under the Endangered Species Act.

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September 22nd, 2014, 11:35:23 MDT -0600

Rare Alaska Wolf One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SITKA, Alaska— The Center for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace and The Boat Company reached an agreement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today requiring the agency to decide whether to grant Endangered Species Act protection for the ...

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September 17th, 2014, 18:41:03 MDT -0600

Rare Central Valley Beetle Will Retain Endangered Species Protections
Bay Area Indymedia
After a critical review by an independent scientific panel and opposition by the Center for Biological Diversity and Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced on September 16 it is withdrawing a proposal to ...

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