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June 29th, 2015, 21:44:00 MDT -0600

Mountain near Vegas gains blue butterfly habitat protection
KRNV My News 4
The Center for Biological Diversity said Monday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly. Center scientist Tierra Curry ...

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June 29th, 2015, 20:18:38 MDT -0600

KOLO

Mountain Near Vegas Gains Blue Butterfly Habitat Protection
KOLO
The Center for Biological Diversity said Monday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly. Center scientist Tierra Curry ...

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June 29th, 2015, 19:08:14 MDT -0600

Elko Daily Free Press

Mountain near Vegas gains blue butterfly habitat protection
Elko Daily Free Press
... and Wildlife Service agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly, said Daniel Balduini, an agency spokesman, and Tierra Curry, a Center for Biological ...

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June 29th, 2015, 14:49:44 MDT -0600

Mountain near Vegas gains blue butterfly habitat protection
FoxReno.com
The Center for Biological Diversity said Monday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly. Center scientist Tierra Curry ...

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June 29th, 2015, 16:21:39 MDT -0600

Court Rules Grazing Harms Endangered Species in Arizona's Fossil Creek
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
A federal court has ruled that cattle grazing in the Fossil Creek watershed of central Arizona harms critical habitat of threatened frogs, in violation of the Endangered Species Act. The ruling resulted from a lawsuit filed by the Center for Biological ...

 
June 29th, 2015, 16:01:41 MDT -0600

Parts of Mount Charleston near Las Vegas named critical habitat for endangered ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
... and Wildlife Service agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly, said Daniel Balduini, an agency spokesman, and Tierra Curry, a Center for Biological ...

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June 29th, 2015, 15:52:37 MDT -0600

Western Watersheds protests BLM grouse plans
The Idaho Statesman
WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological Diversity joined Western Watersheds in the protests saying the federal plans disregard the scientific consensus on what is necessary to save and restore sage grouse and instead allow excessive ...

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June 29th, 2015, 15:33:54 MDT -0600

Parts of Mount Charleston near Las Vegas named critical habitat for endangered ...
The Tribune
... and Wildlife Service agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly, said Daniel Balduini, an agency spokesman, and Tierra Curry, a Center for Biological ...

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June 29th, 2015, 15:24:31 MDT -0600

Parts of Mount Charleston near Las Vegas named critical habitat for endangered ...
The Republic
... and Wildlife Service agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly, said Daniel Balduini, an agency spokesman, and Tierra Curry, a Center for Biological ...

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June 29th, 2015, 15:23:00 MDT -0600

Parts of Mount Charleston near Las Vegas named critical habitat for endangered ...
Daily Journal
... and Wildlife Service agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly, said Daniel Balduini, an agency spokesman, and Tierra Curry, a Center for Biological ...

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June 29th, 2015, 14:55:50 MDT -0600

TakePart

Protect Grand Canyon From Uranium Mining
TakePart
At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss ...

 
June 29th, 2015, 14:49:27 MDT -0600

Mountain near Vegas gains blue butterfly habitat protection
Greenwich Time
The Center for Biological Diversity said Monday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly. Center scientist Tierra Curry ...

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June 29th, 2015, 14:45:19 MDT -0600

Mountain near Vegas gains blue butterfly habitat protection
Fairfield Citizen
The Center for Biological Diversity said Monday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly. Center scientist Tierra Curry ...

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June 29th, 2015, 14:42:11 MDT -0600

Mountain near Vegas gains blue butterfly habitat protection
Beaumont Enterprise
The Center for Biological Diversity said Monday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly. Center scientist Tierra Curry ...

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June 29th, 2015, 14:40:18 MDT -0600

Mountain near Vegas gains blue butterfly habitat protection
KTVN
The Center for Biological Diversity said Monday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly. Center scientist Tierra Curry ...

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June 29th, 2015, 14:40:01 MDT -0600

Mountain near Vegas gains blue butterfly habitat protection
Albany Times Union
The Center for Biological Diversity said Monday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly. Center scientist Tierra Curry ...

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June 29th, 2015, 14:37:37 MDT -0600

CBS Local

Mountain Near Vegas Gains Blue Butterfly Protection
CBS Local
The Center for Biological Diversity said Monday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly. Center scientist Tierra Curry ...

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June 29th, 2015, 14:37:22 MDT -0600

Mt. Charleston Blue Butterfly Gets Some Protection
KNPR
The Center for Biological Diversity said Monday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly. Center scientist Tierra Curry ...

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June 29th, 2015, 14:32:28 MDT -0600

Mountain near Vegas gains blue butterfly habitat protection
WRAL.com
... and Wildlife Service agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly, said Daniel Balduini, an agency spokesman, and Tierra Curry, a Center for Biological ...

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June 29th, 2015, 14:30:02 MDT -0600

Mountain near Vegas gains blue butterfly habitat protection
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
... and Wildlife Service agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly, said Daniel Balduini, an agency spokesman, and Tierra Curry, a Center for Biological ...

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June 29th, 2015, 14:27:26 MDT -0600

Mountain near Vegas gains blue butterfly habitat protection
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
... and Wildlife Service agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly, said Daniel Balduini, an agency spokesman, and Tierra Curry, a Center for Biological ...

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June 29th, 2015, 14:24:24 MDT -0600

Mountain near Vegas gains blue butterfly habitat protection
Las Vegas Sun
The Center for Biological Diversity said Monday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to designate a little more than 8 square miles in alpine elevations as critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly. Center scientist Tierra Curry ...

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June 29th, 2015, 12:07:25 MDT -0600

Conservationists Launch Protests Against Weak Sage Grouse Plans
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
You can't say you want to save these birds and then, in the next breath, recommend more oil and gas development in some of the most important places where they live,” said Randi Spivak, public lands director with the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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June 29th, 2015, 10:54:22 MDT -0600

YubaNet

Las Vegas Butterfly Gains 5214 Acres of Protected Critical Habitat Under ...
YubaNet
LAS VEGAS, NV, June 29, 2015 - Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected 5,214 acres of critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly in Clark County, Nev. Fewer than ...

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June 29th, 2015, 10:39:44 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Las Vegas Butterfly Gains 5214 Acres of Protected Critical Habitat Under ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAS VEGAS— Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected 5,214 acres of critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly in Clark County, Nev. Fewer than 100 of the tiny ...

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June 26th, 2015, 22:05:21 MDT -0600

Marina Point case continues
Big Bear Grizzly
Another round of the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of Fawnskins' lawsuit against San Bernardino County regarding the Marina Point development concluded June 12. Judge Gilbert Ochoa of the county of San Bernardino Superior Court issued an ...

 
June 26th, 2015, 13:32:23 MDT -0600

RYOT

The Eastern Cougar is Extinct, US Gov't Says
RYOT
“The extinction of the eastern puma and other apex carnivores such as wolves and lynx upended the ecology of the original colonies and beyond,” Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity, said in an interview. “Over a century after deer ...

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June 26th, 2015, 09:07:32 MDT -0600

Big Win for Environmentalists Will Force EPA to Study Glyphosate
Courthouse News Service
The settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity came more than 8 years after the environmental group sued the EPA, claiming it shirked its responsibilities for decades by refusing analyze pesticides' effects on endangered species. The EPA ...

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June 26th, 2015, 08:01:00 MDT -0600

Manufacturing.net

EPA To Study Impact Of Pesticides On Endangered Species
Manufacturing.net
The Center for Biological Diversity said that under the terms of the settlement, the EPA will study the impact of glyphosate and atrazine — the most common pesticides in use in the U.S. — on some 1,500 endangered plants and animals by June of 2020.

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June 26th, 2015, 00:24:25 MDT -0600

Oil trains through our communities update
Atascadero News
The momentum to stop the expansion of Phillips 66 expansion, a health and safety issue, is growing. Not only has Center for Biological Diversity, Forest Ethics, Santa Lucia Chapter of the Sierra Club, Surfrider Foundation, Empower Poly Coalition, but ...

 
June 25th, 2015, 17:09:36 MDT -0600

Digital Journal

Historic settlement — Atrazine, Roundup will be assessed by EPA
Digital Journal
The EPA will begin analysing the impacts of Atrazine and Glyphosate, the two most-commonly used pesticides in the U.S., on 1,500 plant and animal species in the U.S. under the terms of a settlement reached today with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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June 25th, 2015, 14:48:43 MDT -0600

Chem.Info

EPA to Study Impact of Pesticides on Endangered Species
Chem.Info
The Center for Biological Diversity said that under the terms of the settlement, the EPA will study the impact of glyphosate and atrazine — the most common pesticides in use in the U.S. — on some 1,500 endangered plants and animals by June of 2020.

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June 25th, 2015, 11:38:51 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

Protesters urge state officials to halt Santa Barbara offshore drilling expansion
Bay Area Indymedia
“The oil spill has already killed hundreds of animals, including dolphins, sea lions and pelicans, and the death toll just keeps rising,” said Kristen Monsell, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “If we've learned anything from this ...

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June 24th, 2015, 18:45:12 MDT -0600

Judge Keeps Suction Dredge Mining Out of California Rivers This Summer
Bay Area Indymedia
This coalition includes the Center for Biological Diversity, the Karuk tribe, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, Institute for Fisheries Resources, Friends of the River, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, Foothills Anglers ...

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June 24th, 2015, 18:08:00 MDT -0600

White House Urged to Remove Wood-burning Power Plants From Pollution ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“Burning trees for electricity hurts our climate by producing dangerous amounts of carbon pollution,” said Kevin Bundy, climate legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Obama administration's power plant policies must be based on ...

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June 24th, 2015, 15:19:37 MDT -0600

Wildlife Commission Ignores Science, Citizens, Approves Hunt of Rare Florida ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The hunt is a betrayal of this intelligent animal and a slap in the face to Floridians who love the Florida black bear,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We take their land, run them over with cars, and then ...

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June 24th, 2015, 06:30:48 MDT -0600

US green group sues seeking federal protections for 10 species
Reuters
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a complaint on Monday with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The group said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had failed to issue findings on whether to list 10 "highly imperiled" species ...

 
June 23rd, 2015, 19:12:52 MDT -0600

Sierra Sun Times

Judge Keeps Suction Dredge Mining Out of California Rivers This Summer
Sierra Sun Times
This coalition includes the Center for Biological Diversity, the Karuk tribe, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, Institute for Fisheries Resources, Friends of the River, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, Foothills Anglers ...

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June 23rd, 2015, 16:30:16 MDT -0600

Settlement: EPA to Analyze Impacts of World's Two Most Widely Used Pesticides ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This settlement is the first step to reining in the widespread use of dangerous pesticides that are harming both wildlife and people,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Atrazine, for instance ...

 
June 23rd, 2015, 15:45:13 MDT -0600

White House Urged to Remove Wood-burning Power Plants From Plan for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Burning trees for electricity hurts our climate by producing dangerous amounts of carbon pollution,” said Kevin Bundy, climate legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Obama administration's power plant policies must be based on ...

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June 23rd, 2015, 15:28:16 MDT -0600

Judge Keeps Suction Dredge Mining Out of California Rivers This Summer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
This coalition includes the Center for Biological Diversity, the Karuk tribe, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, Institute for Fisheries Resources, Friends of the River, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, Foothills Anglers ...

 
June 23rd, 2015, 12:41:49 MDT -0600

Nature World News

Porpoise, Endangered: Vaquita Down to 50?
Nature World News
"It's horrifying to witness, in real time, the extinction of an animal right in front of our eyes," said Sarah Uhlemann, international program director at the Center for Biological Diversity, in a release. "Without drastic help, vaquitas could vanish ...

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June 23rd, 2015, 12:00:54 MDT -0600

Grand Canyon News

Environmental groups want re-vamped mining laws
Grand Canyon News
On June 18 the Grand Canyon Trust, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club held a joint public meeting in Flagstff to discuss the re-opening of Canyon Mine. The uranium mine, located about six miles from the Grand Canyon's South Rim, is ...

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June 23rd, 2015, 12:00:54 MDT -0600

Grand Canyon News

Environmental groups want re-vamped mining laws
Grand Canyon News
On June 18 the Grand Canyon Trust, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club held a joint public meeting in Flagstff to discuss the re-opening of Canyon Mine. The uranium mine, located about six miles from the Grand Canyon's South Rim, is ...

 
June 22nd, 2015, 14:51:19 MDT -0600

California Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Nearly Extinct ...
Bay Area Indymedia
California Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Nearly Extinct Humboldt Marten The Environmental Protection Information Center and the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the California Fish and Game Commission to protect the Humboldt ...

 
June 22nd, 2015, 10:53:00 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Atlantic Seabird Threatened by Offshore Oil Drilling
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's failure to determine if endangered species protections for the black-capped petrel are warranted. These cliff-dwelling seabirds forage off the Atlantic ...

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June 22nd, 2015, 10:53:00 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Atlantic Seabird Threatened by Offshore Oil Drilling
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's failure to determine if endangered species protections for the black-capped petrel are warranted. These cliff-dwelling seabirds forage off the Atlantic ...

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June 22nd, 2015, 10:06:50 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Atlantic Seabird Threatened by Offshore Oil Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's failure to determine if endangered species protections for the black-capped petrel are warranted. These cliff-dwelling seabirds ...

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June 20th, 2015, 21:48:11 MDT -0600

Uranium dust a small worry for Flagstaff, experts say
Arizona Daily Star
The environmental and health concerns posed by the mine about 12 miles south of the Grand Canyon have become alarming, representatives from the Sierra Club, the Grand Canyon Trust and the Center for Biological Diversity said at a community meeting ...

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June 20th, 2015, 16:19:00 MDT -0600

TakePart

Alaska Confirms Massive Decline in Rare Wolves, Still Plans to Hunt Them
TakePart
But the diminishing numbers won't stop hunters from trapping and killing the wolves, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is moving ahead with its 2015–2016 hunting and trapping season on Prince of ...

 
June 19th, 2015, 18:25:00 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

Pacfic Fisher Recommended for California Endangered Species Act Protection
Bay Area Indymedia
SAN FRANCISCO— In response to a petition and lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife on June 11 recommended state Endangered Species Act protection for the fisher in the southern Sierra Nevada ...

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June 19th, 2015, 17:55:05 MDT -0600

Enviro, Food Groups To Sue EPA Over Syngenta Pesticide
Law360 (subscription)
In a formal 60-day notice, the Center for Food Safety and Center for Biological Diversity told the EPA's Administrator Gina McCarthy the agency had violated the Endangered Species Act when it registered the new active ingredient bicyclopyrone and ...

 
June 19th, 2015, 18:40:35 MDT -0600

Environmental Groups Launch Lawsuit on EPA to Block Pesticide
Sputnik International
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Conservation and food safety groups are suing the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for approving a toxic new pesticide called bicyclopyrone, or BCP, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBP) said in a statement. “In ...

 
June 19th, 2015, 13:37:12 MDT -0600

Alaska Confirms 60 Percent Decline in Rare Wolf Population, Still Plans ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Another open season of trapping and hunting could push these incredibly imperiled wolves over the edge,” said Shaye Wolf, a biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “To maintain a viable population of Alexander Archipelago wolves on this ...

 
June 19th, 2015, 11:05:39 MDT -0600

Local environmental group sues US Fish and Wildlife Service
Mountain Mail Newspaper
DENVER – An environmental organization with an office in Salida is suing a federal agency to get endangered species records about a fish whose habitat includes Southern Colorado. The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...

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June 19th, 2015, 10:41:15 MDT -0600

Report: World's Most Endangered Porpoise Now Likely Down to Just 50
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's horrifying to witness, in real time, the extinction of an animal right in front of our eyes,” said Sarah Uhlemann, international program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Without drastic help, vaquitas could vanish completely in ...

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June 19th, 2015, 01:20:13 MDT -0600

Water Online (press release)

Lawsuit Forces Federal Transparency On Subsea Fracking
Water Online (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit conservation group, “has stated that it has successfully gained the release of federal documents relating to subsea fracking in the Gulf of Mexico from the U.S. Government after going through Washington ...

 
June 19th, 2015, 00:19:19 MDT -0600

Cutthroat trout focus of lawsuit
Pueblo Chieftain
The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, seeking information about its decision not to list the Rio Grande cutthroat trout as an endangered species. The center claims the agency violated the Freedom of ...

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June 18th, 2015, 11:11:16 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Dangerous New ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... unleashing new pesticides across the American landscape without first making sure these highly toxic chemicals won't drive endangered species closer to extinction,” said Lori Ann Burd, environmental health director at the Center for Biological ...

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June 18th, 2015, 09:51:00 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity: Pope's Bold Call for Climate Action Puts ...
eNews Park Forest
“The pope's bold call for climate action puts President Obama and other world leaders in the hot seat,” said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Unless governments act now, global warming will devastate our environment and inflict ...

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June 18th, 2015, 09:44:09 MDT -0600

Pope's Bold Call for Climate Action Puts World Leaders in Hot Seat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The pope's bold call for climate action puts President Obama and other world leaders in the hot seat,” said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Unless governments act now, global warming will devastate our environment and inflict ...

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June 17th, 2015, 10:50:34 MDT -0600

More Than 100 Garden Retailers Urged to Stop Selling Pollinator-toxic Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The science is clear — neonics are a leading cause of pollinator die-offs,” said Lori Ann Burd, environmental health director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We urge Ace and True Value to follow in the footsteps of many other community ...

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June 16th, 2015, 22:23:19 MDT -0600

Santa Fe New Mexican

Group threatens suit over denial of protections for Rio Grande cutthroat trout
Santa Fe New Mexican
The Center for Biological Diversity claims in a notice of its intent to file a lawsuit against the federal government that sections of the Endangered Species Act were violated when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided last September that listing ...

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June 16th, 2015, 14:43:00 MDT -0600

Eastern Puma Declared Extinct, Removed From Endangered Species List
Bay Area Indymedia
“The extinction of the eastern puma and other apex carnivores such as wolves and lynx upended the ecology of the original colonies and beyond,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Over a century after deer went extinct in the ...

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June 16th, 2015, 14:23:00 MDT -0600

KRWG

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout Under Endangered ...
KRWG
The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its denial of Endangered Species Act protection to the highly imperiled Rio Grande cutthroat trout. In response to a 1998 petition ...

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June 16th, 2015, 13:23:11 MDT -0600

Eastern Puma Declared Extinct, Removed From Endangered Species List
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The extinction of the eastern puma and other apex carnivores such as wolves and lynx upended the ecology of the original colonies and beyond,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Over a century after deer went extinct in the ...

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June 16th, 2015, 12:28:45 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout Under Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
DENVER, Colo.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its denial of Endangered Species Act protection to the highly imperiled Rio Grande cutthroat trout. In response to ...

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June 15th, 2015, 16:37:45 MDT -0600

Digital Journal

Africa's elephants have a champion on their side (Includes interview)
Digital Journal
In the ongoing battle to save Africa's two species of elephants, many organizations have combined forces. But Tara Easter, with the Center for Biological Diversity is at the forefront of this strategy in combating the illegal wildlife trade.

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June 15th, 2015, 08:07:30 MDT -0600

AlterNet

Did the Government Illegally Open up 400000 Acres in California for Fracking?
AlterNet
The Center for Biological Diversity and Los Padres Forestwatch sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the Secretary of the Interior and the director of California's Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday in Federal Court. They claim the governments ...

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June 15th, 2015, 06:08:13 MDT -0600

Yet another lawsuit seeking to limit California oil development
Lexology (registration)
The clamor over hydraulic fracturing continued Wednesday as environmental activists filed another lawsuit to limit oil and gas development in California. The lawsuit, filed by Earthjustice on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Los Padres ...

 
June 15th, 2015, 03:01:35 MDT -0600

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

EPA Takes Strides to Reduce Emissions from Airplanes
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
According to the Center for Biological Diversity, gas emissions from aircrafts account for 11 percent of carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. transportation sources and 3 percent of the country's total CO2 emissions. Airplanes also emit water vapor at ...

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June 14th, 2015, 18:00:00 MDT -0600

Yet Another Lawsuit Seeking to Limit California Oil Development
JD Supra (press release)
The clamor over hydraulic fracturing continued Wednesday as environmental activists filed another lawsuit to limit oil and gas development in California. The lawsuit, filed by Earthjustice on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Los Padres ...

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June 12th, 2015, 10:40:09 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Chimpanzees Gain Broader Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's wonderful news that all chimpanzees now have the endangered status that these highly intelligent and imperiled primates need to survive,” said Tara Easter, a scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Protecting captive chimps as ...

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June 12th, 2015, 09:42:37 MDT -0600

Endangered species
Opelika Observer
I belong to several environmental groups, among which is The Center for Biological Diversity. A recent email contained a disturbing account of actions undertaken by the Obama administration. According to the Center, the administration has “quietly ...

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June 12th, 2015, 07:48:29 MDT -0600

Environmentalists Fight Growth of Fracking in Southern California
Courthouse News Service
The Center for Biological Diversity and Los Padres Forestwatch sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the Secretary of the Interior and the director of California's Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday in Federal Court. They claim the governments ...

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June 12th, 2015, 07:05:32 MDT -0600

Sierra Sun Times

California Department of Fish and Wildlife Recommends Pacific Fisher for ...
Sierra Sun Times
June 11, 2015 - SAN FRANCISCO— In response to a petition and lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife today recommended state Endangered Species Act protection for the fisher in the southern ...

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June 12th, 2015, 06:32:56 MDT -0600

California Fish and Game Commission votes not to make tricolored blackbird ...
Lexology (registration)
Today, in response to a petition to list (pdf) filed by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) in October 2014, the California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) determined not to make the tricolored blackbird (agelaius tricolor) a candidate for ...

 
June 11th, 2015, 17:30:13 MDT -0600

Pacfic Fisher Recommended for California Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— In response to a petition and lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife today recommended state Endangered Species Act protection for the fisher in the southern Sierra Nevada ...

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June 11th, 2015, 13:21:51 MDT -0600

House Appropriations Bill for State Department Puts Women, Climate at Risk
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This irresponsible bill endangers women and our global environment,” said Stephanie Feldstein, the Center for Biological Diversity's population and sustainability director. “Unchecked population growth has driven environmental and human-rights ...

 
June 11th, 2015, 12:52:22 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Save Air Quality in Imperial County
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
EL CENTRO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit today challenging the legality and effectiveness of an emissions-exchange plan adopted by Imperial County Air Pollution Control District. The district's new rule would allow credit ...

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June 11th, 2015, 01:08:09 MDT -0600

Public News Service

California Environmental Groups Sue to Stop Fracking
Public News Service
PHOTO: A flare burns at an oil field near Bakersfield. Environmental groups filed suit Wednesday to stop additional fracking and oil drilling on BLM land in California. Photo credit: Chris Jordan-Block/Earthjustice.

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June 10th, 2015, 21:34:37 MDT -0600

Cleaning up airplane pollution will take time
Dallas Morning News
The Center for Biological Diversity, which last year filed a notice that it planned to sue the Environmental Protection Agency to force it to address aviation emissions, noted that in its reaction to the news Wednesday. Any standard on emissions would ...

 
June 10th, 2015, 17:29:55 MDT -0600

Fracking Will Exacerbate California Drought, Suit Says
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (June 10, 2015, 7:25 PM ET) -- The Center for Biological Diversity on Wednesday sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in California federal court over its development plan for 400,000 acres of public land, claiming the agency hasn't ...

 
June 10th, 2015, 12:01:25 MDT -0600

Groups Oppose Plan to Open Million Acres of Federal Property in California to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... mineral rights in central California to drilling and fracking. Earthjustice filed the suit against the Bureau of Land Management in the Central District of California, Western Division, on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Los ...

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June 10th, 2015, 11:48:16 MDT -0600

Groups Launch Legal Appeal to Protect Endangered Species From Dangerous ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... unleashing new pesticides across the American landscape without first making sure these highly toxic chemicals won't drive endangered species closer to extinction,” said Lori Ann Burd, Environmental Health director at the Center for Biological ...

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June 10th, 2015, 09:18:41 MDT -0600

Educators Take Stand Against Central Coast Oil Train Project
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Phillips 66 oil train project would be a huge gamble with children's lives,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Hundreds of schools are located within the blast zone of an oil train fire or explosion. It's heartening to ...

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June 10th, 2015, 08:50:21 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Petition Seeks to Reclassify African Elephants as Two Species, Protect Both as ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— In response to compelling new research, the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to reclassify African elephants as two separate species and protect both as “endangered” under the Endangered ...

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June 9th, 2015, 09:58:16 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Wolf OR-7 Film Screening, Q&A Discussion Set for Washington's Avalon Theatre ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WHAT: Film screening of the documentary, OR7 — The Journey, followed by a Q&A session with conservation experts and wolf advocates from the Center for Biological Diversity. WHEN: 8 to 10 p.m., Thursday, June 18, 2015. Doors open at 7:30 p.m..

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June 9th, 2015, 08:44:55 MDT -0600

House Bill to Fund Interior Department Would Strip Protections From Gray Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... cynical attack on science and the Endangered Species Act that will result in wolves being mindlessly slaughtered in the few places where they have begun to recover,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological ...

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June 9th, 2015, 02:33:56 MDT -0600

SitNews

Wolf Population on Prince of Wales Island Crashes
SitNews
“This sudden and dramatic decline of Alexander Archipelago wolves on Prince of Wales is scary,” said Center for Biological Diversity's Alaska Director Rebecca Noblin. “Our efforts to save the wolves may prove too little, too late unless the Fish and ...

 
June 8th, 2015, 16:17:04 MDT -0600

Cities, Conservation Groups Seek Notification on Explosive Oil Train Traffic
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 900,000 members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places. Earthjustice, the nation's premier nonprofit ...

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June 8th, 2015, 12:29:49 MDT -0600

Santa Barbara Urged to Reject Exxon's Massive Oil-truck Plan
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— Santa Barbara County is legally required to reject Exxon's dangerous new plan to use a massive fleet of oil trucks to transport a million gallons of crude a day though coastal communities, the Center for Biological Diversity and ...

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June 6th, 2015, 19:05:54 MDT -0600

The Maritime Executive

Government to Reveal Offshore Fracking Details
The Maritime Executive
The U.S. government has agreed to provide an environmental group with documents revealing information about the use of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against U.S ...

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June 6th, 2015, 04:41:25 MDT -0600

TakePart

Here are some similar actions that need your help:
TakePart
At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss ...

 
June 5th, 2015, 17:27:11 MDT -0600

RYOT

Federal Judge Orders Fracking Figure in the Gulf of Mexico to Be Released
RYOT
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit in January demanding the Obama Administration to release documents revealing how much fracking is going on in the Gulf of Mexico. It took almost five months, but yesterday a federal judge ordered the ...

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June 5th, 2015, 14:08:04 MDT -0600

Imperiled Wolf Population on Alaska's Prince of Wales Island Crashes
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
That estimate was cited in a May 29 briefing paper by the U.S. Forest Service — whose approval of the Big Thorne timber sale on the island is being challenged in court by Greenpeace and the Center for Biological Diversity and other groups. The Forest ...

 
June 5th, 2015, 05:08:51 MDT -0600

Government to hand over offshore fracking documents to green group
Reuters
The U.S. government has agreed to provide an environmental group with documents revealing information about the use of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against U.S ...

 
June 5th, 2015, 03:30:42 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity Says More Than 200000 People Urge Forest ...
Sierra Sun Times
Earthjustice, on behalf of the National Parks Conservation Association, the Grand Canyon Trust, Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity submitted a letter urging the Forest Service to reject the proposal or, at a minimum, to prepare a full ...

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June 4th, 2015, 15:19:00 MDT -0600

EPA Report Finds Fracking Water Pollution, Despite Oil Industry's Refusal to ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“The EPA found disturbing evidence of fracking polluting our water despite not looking very hard,” said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. “This study was hobbled by the oil and gas industry's refusal to provide key data. After years ...

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June 4th, 2015, 14:07:48 MDT -0600

EPA Report Finds Fracking Water Pollution, Despite Oil and
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The EPA found disturbing evidence of fracking polluting our water despite not looking very hard,” said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. “This study was hobbled by the oil and gas industry's refusal to provide key data. After years ...

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