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December 20th, 2014, 22:43:14 MST -0700

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NewsOK.com
The Center for Biological Diversity is joined in its petition by Dr. Steve Sheffield, a zoologist who received his Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University; Dr. Geoffrey Carpenter, a herpetologist affiliated with the University of Oklahoma Biological Station; and Kade ...

 
December 20th, 2014, 10:33:27 MST -0700

PerfScience

Center for Biological Diversity petitions to reintroduce Grizzly Bears in Bitterroot ...
PerfScience
According to Andrea Santarsiere, staff attorney of the Center for Biological Diversity, grizzly bears are currently using less than 4% area of the their historic range and there is a need to reintroduce them into the Selway-Bitterroot so that they can recover.

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December 20th, 2014, 08:29:20 MST -0700

UTV Guide (press release) (blog)

Environmental Group Petitions to have Lizard Listed as Endangered Species
UTV Guide (press release) (blog)
The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) has filed a petition for protective status of the Flat-Tailed Horned Lizard through the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The California Fish and Game Commission is now considering their petition. After several failed ...

 
December 19th, 2014, 13:25:46 MST -0700

Back to Idaho: Grizzly plan may come out of hibernation
Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription)
On Thursday, the Center For Biological Diversity submitted a petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service asking the agency to author a new rule that would pave the way for grizzlies to be planted in the vast expanse of mountains in Idaho and western ...

 
December 19th, 2014, 07:33:03 MST -0700

Activists seek endangered status for horny toads (Regional blog)
LubbockOnline.com (blog)
“Time's running out for these lizards,” said Collette Adkins Giese, a biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity and an attorney who specializes in protecting reptiles and amphibians. “The state of Oklahoma needs to recognize the dire situation these rare ...

 
December 19th, 2014, 11:01:26 MST -0700

Group Wants To Reintroduce Grizzlies
The Spokesman Review (blog)
Re-establishing grizzlies in the Selway-Bitterroots would provide a link between genetically isolated bear populations in Yellowstone National Park and the Northern Rockies, said Andrea Santarsiere, the Center for Biological Diversity's staff attorney.

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December 19th, 2014, 09:55:37 MST -0700

Twin Falls Times-News

Advocates Seek Grizzly Re-introductions
Twin Falls Times-News
The Center for Biological Diversity said Thursday that it hopes to revive a stalled recovery plan for the animals that was finalized in 2000. The group says having bears in the Selway-Bitterroot would help connect grizzlies in Yellowstone National Park with ...

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December 19th, 2014, 09:00:53 MST -0700

The Spokesman Review (blog)

Group urges release of grizzly bears in Selway-Bitterroot
The Spokesman Review (blog)
WILDLIFE — The Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to revive a plan for relocate grizzly bears to the Selway-Bitterroot ecosystem in central Idaho and western Montana. The agency first initiated a plan to return ...

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December 19th, 2014, 08:38:35 MST -0700

Oklahoma activists seek endangered status for horny toads (Regional blog)
LubbockOnline.com (blog)
“Time's running out for these lizards,” said Collette Adkins Giese, a biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity and an attorney who specializes in protecting reptiles and amphibians. “The state of Oklahoma needs to recognize the dire situation these rare ...

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December 19th, 2014, 01:01:40 MST -0700

Grizzly plan may come out of hibernation
Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription)
On Thursday, the Center For Biological Diversity submitted a petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service asking the agency to author a new rule that would pave the way for grizzlies to be planted in the vast expanse of mountains in Idaho and western ...

 
December 18th, 2014, 19:50:39 MST -0700

Digital Journal

Saving the Miami tiger beetle — Going up against a retail giant
Digital Journal
The Center for Biological Diversity, the South Florida Wildlands Association, the Tropical Audubon Society and a number of other groups have gone up against retail giant Walmart's plans for a huge mixed-use development in southern Miami. The area in ...

 
December 18th, 2014, 19:33:19 MST -0700

Ravalli Republic

Group hopes to bring back grizzlies in Bitterroot
Ravalli Republic
The Center for Biological Diversity wants to restart efforts to transplant grizzly bears into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness along the Montana-Idaho border. The national environmental group formally petitioned Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and U.S. Fish and ...

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December 18th, 2014, 17:44:49 MST -0700

Ravalli Republic

Group petitions for grizzly bear reintroduction in Selway-Bitterroot
Ravalli Republic
The Center for Biological Diversity wants to restart efforts to transplant grizzly bears into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness along the Montana-Idaho border. The national environmental group formally petitioned Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and U.S. Fish and ...

 
December 18th, 2014, 14:52:54 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Petition Filed to Reintroduce Grizzly Bears to Selway-Bitterroot of Idaho and ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
VICTOR, Idaho— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition today requesting that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service develop a new rule to reintroduce grizzly bears to the Selway-Bitterroot ecosystem in central Idaho and western Montana. The agency ...

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December 18th, 2014, 14:36:33 MST -0700

Advocates Seek Grizzly Re-Introductions in Selway-Bitterroot
Flathead Beacon
HELENA — An advocacy group has petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reintroduce grizzly bears into the Selway-Bitterroot area of Idaho and Montana. The Center for Biological Diversity said Thursday that it hopes to revive a stalled recovery plan ...

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December 18th, 2014, 13:47:27 MST -0700

Ban Sought On New Mexico Wildlife Killing Contests
KRWG
“Being 'number one' in wildlife-killing sprees is hardly what the Land of Enchantment wants to broadcast to the rest of America,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “And frankly, it's more than a little sickening and shameful for those of ...

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December 18th, 2014, 13:22:13 MST -0700

Advocates seek grizzly re-introductions in area that spans portions of Idaho ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
HELENA, Montana — An advocacy group has petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reintroduce grizzly bears into the Selway-Bitterroot area of Idaho and Montana. The Center for Biological Diversity said Thursday that it hopes to revive a stalled ...

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December 18th, 2014, 13:20:29 MST -0700

Ban Sought on New Mexico's Wildlife-killing Contests
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Being 'number one' in wildlife-killing sprees is hardly what the Land of Enchantment wants to broadcast to the rest of America,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “And frankly, it's more than a little sickening and shameful for those of ...

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December 18th, 2014, 16:30:41 MST -0700

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Group petitions to reintroduce grizzly bears to Bitterroot-Selway
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
As the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service moves forward on delisting Yellowstone grizzly bears, an environmental group has petitioned to introduce grizzly bears into the nearby Selway-Bitterroot region. On Thursday, the Center for Biological Diversity filed a ...

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December 18th, 2014, 11:47:00 MST -0700

Boise State Public Radio

Advocates Seek Grizzly Re-Introductions In Idaho, Montana
Boise State Public Radio
An advocacy group has petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reintroduce grizzly bears into the Selway-Bitterroot area of Idaho and Montana. The Center for Biological Diversity said Thursday that it hopes to revive a stalled recovery plan for the ...

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December 18th, 2014, 11:41:59 MST -0700

Group petitions for grizzly reintroduction in Selway-Bitterroot
The Spokesman Review
The Center for Biological Diversity said Thursday that it hopes to revive a stalled recovery plan for the animals that was finalized in 2000. The group says having bears in the Selway-Bitterroot would help connect grizzlies in Yellowstone National Park with ...

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December 18th, 2014, 11:29:53 MST -0700

The Idaho Statesman

Wildlife group wants grizzly bears put back in central Idaho
The Idaho Statesman
Nearly 20 years after wolves were released at Corn Creek in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, the Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition Thursday asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to develop a new rule to reintroduce grizzly ...

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December 18th, 2014, 10:24:48 MST -0700

Endangered Species Protection Sought for Oklahoma's Disappearing Horned ...
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity, concerned scientists and a 15-year-old lizard enthusiast filed a formal petition today seeking state endangered species protection in Oklahoma for the Texas horned lizard. Despite their name, these formidable-looking ...

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December 18th, 2014, 11:34:18 MST -0700

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Daily Journal
HELENA, Montana — An advocacy group has petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reintroduce grizzly bears into the Selway-Bitterroot area of Idaho and Montana. The Center for Biological Diversity said Thursday that it hopes to revive a stalled ...

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December 18th, 2014, 06:14:15 MST -0700

The problem of conservation
Oregon Natural Resources Report
So-called conservation groups like Oregon Wild, Cascadia Wildlands, Center for Biological Diversity and other groups are following an agenda. You have to give them “credit” for what they have accomplished in the past and what they look to do in the future.

 
December 17th, 2014, 17:02:07 MST -0700

New York Fracking Ban Increases Pressure on Obama to Protect Public Lands ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“New York just took a huge leap forward in protecting its people and wildlife from the dangers of fracking,” said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Now it's time for other leaders to follow, including President Obama and Gov. Jerry Brown in ...

 
December 17th, 2014, 14:33:42 MST -0700

New York Fracking Ban Increases Pressure on President Obama to Protect ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“New York just took a huge leap forward in protecting its people and wildlife from the dangers of fracking,” said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Now it's time for other leaders to follow, including President Obama and Gov. Jerry Brown in ...

 
December 17th, 2014, 10:20:01 MST -0700

Renowned Climate Scientist Aradhna Tripati Honored With EO Wilson Award
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today presented its third annual E.O. Wilson Award for Outstanding Science in Biodiversity Conservation to Dr. Aradhna Tripati, an assistant professor at the University of California, Los Angeles for her ...

 
December 16th, 2014, 14:32:29 MST -0700

BLM Report: Illegal Off-road Vehicles Overrunning Parts of West Mojave Desert
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This ugly and illegal destruction of public lands in the California Desert Conservation Area is a travesty,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This report confirms that despite the best of intentions, the BLM does not, ...

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December 12th, 2014, 12:07:19 MST -0700

Japanese and US Groups Argue Case to Save Dugongs From US Military Base ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Earthjustice, on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle Island Restoration Network, Japan Environmental Lawyers Federation, Save The Dugong Foundation, Anna Shimabukuro, Takuma Higashionna, and Yoshikazu Makishi, is arguing today that ...

 
December 11th, 2014, 20:27:35 MST -0700

In Federal Spending Bill, Christmas Comes Early for Polluters, Oil and Gas ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There is a pretty clear pattern in this bill — special interests take precedence over the interests of people and the environment,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Workplace safety, environmental ...

 
December 11th, 2014, 18:40:44 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Oregon Refuses to Protect Public From Oil Terminal's New Air Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's hard to understand why state regulators won't do what's right for Oregonians and the air we breathe,” said Tanya Sanerib senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “DEQ summarily rejected each request to better protect Oregon's air including ...

 
December 11th, 2014, 14:30:09 MST -0700

Study Revealing 5 Trillion Pieces of Plastic in World's Oceans Adds Urgency to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Our oceans have become a dumping ground for the world's plastic, and fish, sea turtles, seabirds and other wildlife are paying a terrible price,” said Emily Jeffers with the Center for Biological Diversity. “As disgusting and vast as this crisis is, we can dig our ...

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December 11th, 2014, 11:05:25 MST -0700

Rare Desert Lizard in California One Step Closer to State Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, California's Department of Fish and Wildlife says flat-tailed horned lizards may warrant protection under the state's Endangered Species Act. The department presented ...

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December 11th, 2014, 09:48:35 MST -0700

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Pacific Island Bird From US Military Activity
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect Tinian monarchs under the Endangered Species Act. These highly imperiled flycatchers are found only on the ...

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December 11th, 2014, 09:48:35 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Emergency Endangered Species Protection Sought to Save Florida's Miami ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed emergency petitions to protect an extremely rare, beautiful beetle, found only in the pine rocklands of South Florida, as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act and as a ...

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December 10th, 2014, 21:40:12 MST -0700

USA TODAY

Group to sue feds for reptile, amphibian protections
USA TODAY
A conservation group threatens to sue unless the feds step up reptile and amphibian protections. The Center for Biological Diversity sent a notice Wednesday to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, threatening to sue within 60 days if the agency failed to move ...

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December 11th, 2014, 00:05:41 MST -0700

Arizona Daily Star

Environmentalists try again for pygmy owl endangered status
Arizona Daily Star
The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife filed the action in U.S. District Court in Tucson last week. It says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Department of the Interior erred by removing the diminutive cactus-dwelling owl from the list of ...

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December 10th, 2014, 15:54:41 MST -0700

The Tennessean

Turtle, frog, salamanders again get protection push
The Tennessean
After inaction by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, about 200 scientists and the Center for Biological Diversity have taken further steps to get 53 species of amphibians and reptiles protections under the Endangered Species Act. The environmental group has ...

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December 10th, 2014, 13:33:19 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Second Lynx Death in Maine Triggers New Restrictions on Traps in Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There's no doubt that both federal and state wildlife officials knew lynx could get caught in these killer-type traps, because there was photo documentation to prove it,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “But they ...

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December 10th, 2014, 12:51:29 MST -0700

Congress Prohibits Any Spending to Save Sage Grouse From Extinction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This legislation is a death warrant for these iconic birds of the West,” said Randi Spivak with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This is a blatant giveaway to the oil and gas industry and other profiteers that are perfectly content to see endangered species ...

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December 10th, 2014, 10:55:58 MST -0700

Court Hearing, Press Conference Target US Military Airstrip in Japan ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Who: Press conference speakers will include Peter Galvin, cofounder of the Center for Biological Diversity; Hideki Yoshikawa, executive director of the Citizens Network for Biodiversity in Okinawa; Yoshikazu Makishi, a prominent Okinawan activist and ...

 
December 10th, 2014, 10:18:35 MST -0700

Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for 17 Rare Amphibians and ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to determine whether 17 increasingly rare amphibians in the Southeast warrant consideration for Endangered ...

 
December 9th, 2014, 14:53:55 MST -0700

New Study Highlights Harms to Tortoises, Need for Better Protections at ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
If these rare tortoises are going to survive at healthy levels, we need to give them more protection, and that can start in Gold Butte,” said Rob Mrowka, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This study in the west Mojave applies to all of the ...

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December 9th, 2014, 13:52:13 MST -0700

New Studies Highlight Harms to Desert Tortoises, Need for Better Protection in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“These studies come at a critical moment for tortoises, which continue to decline and struggle in California's deserts,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “If we want desert tortoises to survive, we've got to stop ...

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December 9th, 2014, 13:44:07 MST -0700

Letter Urges Washington Governor to Push State Agency for Action on Ocean ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SEATTLE— Eighteen local and national environmental organizations called on Washington Gov. Jay Inslee today to seek bold actions from the Washington Department of Ecology to address ocean acidification. A lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 
December 9th, 2014, 10:09:26 MST -0700

Rare Atlantic Coast Shorebird Protected Under Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's decision was made in accordance with a settlement requirement with the Center for Biological Diversity that requires the agency to make decisions on protection for 757 species. “With today's decision to protect the red knot, our children and ...

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December 9th, 2014, 08:22:43 MST -0700

Lesser Prairie Chicken Proposal Deemed Harmful To Agriculture
Farm Bureau News
Clements, The Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and WildEarth Guardians have requested that the Lesser Prairie Chicken be listed as an endangered species. With agriculture already seeing the ill effects from the threatened classification, ...

 
December 8th, 2014, 15:42:46 MST -0700

Obama Administration Urged to Oppose Copper Mine, Grazing Giveaway in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today called on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to fight provisions tucked into the National Defense Authorization Act that would pave the way for a copper mine in ...

 
December 8th, 2014, 11:39:30 MST -0700

Group renounces Maryland's proposed fracking regulations
Akron Beacon Journal (blog)
Org Civic Action, Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Earth, Public Citizen, and Environmental Action, and Environment America. On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, Governor O'Malley announced that his administration would release regulations ...

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December 8th, 2014, 10:58:55 MST -0700

More Than 80 Scientists Urge Federal Protection of Northern Long-eared Bats
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... done: protect the northern long-eared bat as endangered and save it from extinction,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. The Fish and Wildlife Service is taking public comments on the proposed bat listing until Dec.

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December 8th, 2014, 09:23:25 MST -0700

Anti-fracking Protesters to Rally Outside BLM Auction in Reno
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Fracking is a big risk to Nevada's water, and without adequate clean water, we have nothing,” said Dan Patterson, with the Center for Biological Diversity, a member of the coalition. “The fracking industry wants to get its hands on Nevada, but while they reap ...

 
December 5th, 2014, 21:37:14 MST -0700

Plans Halted for Widening Highway Through Ancient Redwoods in Richardson ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“This is an important victory stopping a nonsensical project that would have done terrible damage to an ancient grove of giant redwoods in our state park,” said Jeff Miller of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We'll be ready to go back to court if Caltrans ...

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December 5th, 2014, 12:56:06 MST -0700

Plans Halted for Widening Highway Through Ancient Redwoods in
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is an important victory stopping a nonsensical project that would have done terrible damage to an ancient grove of giant redwoods in our state park,” said Jeff Miller of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We'll be ready to go back to court if Caltrans ...

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December 5th, 2014, 11:42:04 MST -0700

Washington Times

Keystone XL opponents send Obama 700 pens to sign pipeline rejection letter
Washington Times
Keystone XL opponents send Obama 700 pens to sign pipeline rejection letter. A member of the Center for Biological Diversity in polar bear costume protests the Keystone XL pipeline on May 7, 2014, during a visit by President Barack Obama for a two-day ...

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December 5th, 2014, 11:26:47 MST -0700

Coast Guard, EPA Agree To Update Spill Responses
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (December 05, 2014, 1:20 PM ET) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday dismissed the Center for Biological Diversity's suit against the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for allegedly failing to update the ...

 
December 5th, 2014, 09:37:48 MST -0700

The Maritime Executive

Environmental Group Lawsuit Targets Offshore Fracking
The Maritime Executive
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Interior Department, saying it violated three federal laws by allowing fracking in California's Santa Barbara Channel without evaluating its polluting effects on coastal communities or ...

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December 4th, 2014, 20:28:17 MST -0700

Environmental Group Lawsuit Targets Offshore Fracking In California
Huffington Post
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Interior Department, saying it violated three federal laws by allowing fracking in California's Santa Barbara Channel without evaluating its polluting effects on coastal communities or ...

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December 4th, 2014, 13:18:18 MST -0700

Lawsuit Launched Against Offshore Fracking in California's Santa Barbara ...
Bay Area Indymedia
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Interior Department for violating three federal laws by rubber-stamping offshore fracking in California's Santa Barbara Channel without evaluating its polluting ...

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December 4th, 2014, 11:51:41 MST -0700

Conservation Groups Launch Lawsuit to Protect Montana Grayling
The Wildlife News
BUTTE, Mont.— The Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, Butte resident Pat Munday and former Montana fishing guide George Wuerthner today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's ...

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December 4th, 2014, 11:18:18 MST -0700

Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity Reports California's Tricolored Blackbirds Get ...
Sierra Sun Times
December 3, 2014 - VAN NUYS, Calif.— The California Fish and Game Commission today enacted emergency protections for tricolored blackbirds in response to a petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity in October. The commission has protected ...

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December 4th, 2014, 11:16:11 MST -0700

Record Progress Made on Backlog of Endangered Species Awaiting Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The steady progress the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is making in addressing the backlog highlights the success of a landmark agreement reached with the agency by the Center for Biological Diversity in 2011, which requires the Service to speed protection ...

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December 4th, 2014, 10:45:37 MST -0700

Defense Bill Threatens Greater Sage Grouse, Would Give Free Pass to Livestock ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a terrible deal for the American public and a devastating blow to the sage grouse,” said Randi Spivak, public lands director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Livestock grazing spreads invasive species, increases fire risk and degrades rivers and ...

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December 4th, 2014, 06:29:58 MST -0700

Care2.com

This New Plan Could Save Imperiled Arctic Seals
Care2.com
Following a lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity, protection for four subspecies of ringed seals was finalized last year and they were listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act over concerns about how climate change and the loss of ...

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December 3rd, 2014, 18:30:09 MST -0700

Bay Area Indymedia

California's Tricolored Blackbirds Get Emergency Protection
Bay Area Indymedia
VAN NUYS, Calif.— The California Fish and Game Commission today enacted emergency protections for tricolored blackbirds in response to a petition (see PDF) filed by the Center for Biological Diversity in October. The commission has protected the ...

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December 3rd, 2014, 10:48:11 MST -0700

TucsonSentinel.com

Green groups sue feds over pygmy owl
TucsonSentinel.com
The lawsuit filed by Defenders of Wildlife and the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity calls for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the owl as endangered. It also challenges a recent policy change by the agency that the groups say could make it ...

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December 3rd, 2014, 09:10:56 MST -0700

Summit County Citizens Voice

Climate: Can ringed seals survive the Arctic meltdown?
Summit County Citizens Voice
Ringed seals were listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in 2012 in response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity. This week, the National Marine Fisheries Service proposed designating 226 million acres (350,000 square ...

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December 3rd, 2014, 04:21:20 MST -0700

Apex Tribune

Environmental Groups seek recovery plan for Mexican gray wolves
Apex Tribune
Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Endangered Wolf Center and the Wolf Conservation Center are going to sue the US Fish and Wildlife Service demanding a recovery plan in place for the highly endangered Mexican gray wolves.

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December 2nd, 2014, 17:04:43 MST -0700

Conservation groups sue feds over cactus ferruginous pygmy owl
Cronkite News
The lawsuit filed by Defenders of Wildlife and the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity calls for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the owl as endangered. It also challenges a recent policy change by the agency that the groups say could make it ...

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December 2nd, 2014, 17:04:05 MST -0700

San Antonio Express-News

Groups sue after owl breed denied protections
San Antonio Express-News
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Wildlife conservationists have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over denied protections for a rare type of owl. The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife filed the lawsuit Tuesday in federal court ...

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December 2nd, 2014, 16:56:08 MST -0700

Wildlife conservationists say rare pygmy owl deserves federal protection
The Republic
TUCSON, Arizona — Wildlife conservationists have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over denied protections for a rare type of owl. The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife filed the lawsuit Tuesday in federal court in ...

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December 2nd, 2014, 16:28:53 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Largest Critical Habitat Designation in History Would Protect 226 Million Acres ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Ringed seals were listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in 2012 as a result of a Center for Biological Diversity petition. Today's critical habitat proposal from the National Marine Fisheries Service would be the largest such designation in ...

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December 2nd, 2014, 16:12:50 MST -0700

EagleFordTexas.com

Video released shows shocking pipeline statistics
EagleFordTexas.com
The Center for Biological Diversity has released a video on their YouTube channel that reveals some shocking statistics about the safety of pipelines in the United States from 1986 to present time. The video was put out as a way to educate people about the ...

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December 2nd, 2014, 09:34:38 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Challenges Denial of Endangered Species Protection to Arizona's ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife today filed a lawsuit in federal court in Arizona against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Interior Department for denying Endangered Species Act protection to cactus ...

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December 2nd, 2014, 09:34:38 MST -0700

Nearly 20 Lynx Caught in Traps in Maine This Fall as Trapping Rules Loosened
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
That's no way to manage a threatened species,” said Mollie Matteson, senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. So far, 18 or 19 lynx have been caught in traps since the trapping season began on October 19. About five or six have been caught ...

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December 1st, 2014, 11:24:21 MST -0700

Coast Guard, EPA Agree to Analyze How Oil Spill Cleanups
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.— In response to a lawsuit filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency have agreed to analyze how oil-spill response actions in the Hudson River and New York Bay may affect ...

 
November 29th, 2014, 15:51:13 MST -0700

Havasupai Tribe, Conservation Coalition Will Defend Grand Canyon From ...
Bay Area Indymedia
The Havasupai tribe, Grand Canyon Trust, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity and National Parks Conservation Association, all represented by not-for-profit law firm Earthjustice, intervened in the lawsuit filed by mining and uranium-industry trade ...

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November 27th, 2014, 22:04:31 MST -0700

Public health advocates sue EPA for failure to sign off on Ohio's lead plan
WKSU News
The Clean Air Act requires states – like Ohio – with high levels of lead to come up with ways to reduce that. And Ohio has a plan. But according to the lawsuit filed by the Center for Environmental Health and the Center for Biological Diversity last week, the feds ...

 
November 26th, 2014, 11:18:56 MST -0700

Conservationists Call on Mexico to Save Vaquita
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Mexico must ban gillnetting in the Upper Gulf of California to save the vaquita from extinction,” said Sarah Uhlemann, international program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Announcing conservation measures is an essential first step, but it's not ...

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November 25th, 2014, 12:45:09 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Management Plan Amended to Protect Ozark Hellbenders, Other Rare Species ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The changes respond to a 2013 notice of intent to sue filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and Missouri Coalition for the Environment, which prompted the Forest Service to analyze impacts of forest management on newly listed endangered species.

 
November 25th, 2014, 09:21:52 MST -0700

Petition Seeks to Limit Length, Weight of Oil and
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— In the face of a dramatic rise in trains carrying explosive crude oil and derailing in a series of devastating accidents, the Center for Biological Diversity and Riverkeeper, Inc. today petitioned the Obama administration to protect the public ...

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November 25th, 2014, 08:46:11 MST -0700

Mother Nature Network

Wolf traveled more than 450 miles to Grand Canyon
Mother Nature Network
Michael Robinson with the Center for Biological Diversity echoed those remarks: "There's so much more room for wolves in the West if only we extend them a bit more tolerance. The Grand Canyon wolf is a prime example of what wolves can do if only we let ...

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November 24th, 2014, 22:33:24 MST -0700

With Lawsuit Pending, Feds Cancel Idaho Predator-killing Derby
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
As lawyers for the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, Project Coyote and Defenders of Wildlife were preparing to file a request to stop this year's derby on BLM lands, the agency decided to withdraw its decision to allow “Idaho for ...

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November 24th, 2014, 16:38:09 MST -0700

California Court of Appeal Confirms San Diego's Freeway-focused ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Cleveland National Forest Foundation, the Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club challenged SANDAG's review of the transportation plan under the California Environmental Quality Act. California Attorney General Kamala Harris joined in the ...

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November 24th, 2014, 15:16:30 MST -0700

Advocates: New Plan Gives Mexican Wolves More Room, But Also Subjects ...
KRWG
As documented in a report recently issued by the Center for Biological Diversity, this runs directly counter to a draft recovery plan developed by a team of expert scientists in 2012, which determined that establishing additional populations in Grand Canyon ...

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November 24th, 2014, 14:08:45 MST -0700

New Plan Gives Mexican Wolves More Room in New Mexico, Arizona — But Also
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
As documented in a report recently issued by the Center for Biological Diversity, this runs directly counter to a draft recovery plan developed by a team of expert scientists in 2012, which determined that establishing additional populations in Grand Canyon ...

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November 24th, 2014, 13:31:00 MST -0700

Lone Wolf Traveled More Than 450 Miles to Grand Canyon, DNA Confirms
Yahoo News
Michael Robinson with the Center for Biological Diversity echoed those remarks: "There's so much more room for wolves in the West if only we extend them a bit more tolerance. The Grand Canyon wolf is a prime example of what wolves can do if only we let ...

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November 24th, 2014, 12:19:41 MST -0700

DigitalJournal.com

Endangered status sought for the Eastern hellbender
DigitalJournal.com
On Thursday, November 20, the Center for Biological Diversity and Earthjustice filed a petition in Albany with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, asking that the hellbender salamander be "added to the list of endangered or ...

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November 23rd, 2014, 23:36:12 MST -0700

Feds Agree to Protect More Habitat for East Coast's Most Endangered Whales by ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“If these whales are going to survive in the long run, we need to protect the most important waters where they live, eat and raise their young,” said Sarah Uhlemann, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Every year these endangered ...

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November 23rd, 2014, 20:33:33 MST -0700

Lawsuit Filed Over Dead Sea Turtles
The Ledger
The Center for Biological Diversity said it filed the lawsuit in federal court on Friday. The groups say thousands of sea turtles get sucked into power plant cooling systems each year, including at the Big Bend, Anclote, Crystal River, Bayside and P.L. Bartow ...

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November 24th, 2014, 00:24:13 MST -0700

Guardian Liberty Voice

Lawsuit Against Federal Agencies Filed on Behalf of Sea Turtles
Guardian Liberty Voice
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the sea turtles by a coalition of conservationist groups, including the Center for Biological Diversity which released a statement about the lawsuit. They maintain that the legal action is directed against two specific federal ...

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November 23rd, 2014, 04:12:41 MST -0700

Conservation groups file lawsuit on sea turtles
NewsOK.com
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Several conservation groups filed lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service. They alleged the government's role in allowing the deaths of thousands of imperiled sea turtles and ...

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November 22nd, 2014, 18:44:57 MST -0700

Arizona Daily Star

Neighborhood briefs
Arizona Daily Star
On Dec. 3, the Center for Biological Diversity will host the Tucson premiere of the documentary “OR7: The Journey,” a film about the wolf that wandered hundreds of miles from northeast Oregon to become the first documented wolf in California in more than 80 ...

 
November 22nd, 2014, 14:03:29 MST -0700

PlanetSave.com

Legal Challenge to Idaho's Wildlife Killing Contest
PlanetSave.com
... can hold its' wildlife killing contest on public land. Five hundred hunters, some as young as 10, are expected to take part. This has prompted the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, and Project Coyote to ask a judge to stop this event.

 
November 21st, 2014, 15:47:24 MST -0700

DNA Test Confirms Grand Canyon Wolf Wandered at Least 450 Miles From ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... at least three western states fits with what scientific studies have shown, namely that wolves could once again roam widely and that the Grand Canyon is one of the best places left for them,” said Michael Robinson with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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November 21st, 2014, 11:38:39 MST -0700

Lawsuit Launched to Prevent Sea Turtle Deaths
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Services have long been on notice that this outdated system needlessly kills thousands of animals that are already on the brink of extinction,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director and staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We hope they will ...

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November 21st, 2014, 08:48:28 MST -0700

Petition Seeks State Endangered Species Protection for Eastern Hellbender,
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The demise of the eastern hellbender reflects the lack of care we've shown for our rivers and streams,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Saving these giant salamanders will benefit us all by providing clean, ...

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November 21st, 2014, 10:24:12 MST -0700

Environmental groups sue feds over tuna fishing
The Hill
Environmental groups are suing the National Marine Fisheries Service to protect bigeye tuna that they say are being over-fished. Filed jointly by the Conservation Council for Hawaii, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Turtle Island Restoration Network, ...

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November 20th, 2014, 13:40:00 MST -0700

Lawsuit Calls on EPA to Clean Up Lead Air Pollution Across United States
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There's no safe level of lead in our air, because lead's highly toxic to wildlife and people — especially children,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The EPA must take decisive action ...

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November 20th, 2014, 13:08:37 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Fights New Rule Doubling Catch Limit for Overfished Bigeye Tuna
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The solution for saving bigeye tuna is not creating a new loophole so they can be fished even more,” said Catherine Kilduff with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We need to be smart about protecting this valuable resource, or soon it'll be gone.” Longline ...

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