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Orlando Sentinel

Statement From Center for Biological Diversity on Sinkhole at Radioactive Strip Mine in Central Florida
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— News broke late Thursday that a massive sinkhole below a phosphate strip mine 30 miles east of Tampa has been releasing radioactive waste into the Floridan aquifer for three weeks. News reports indicate that Mosaic, the owner of ...
Sinkhole in Florida Is Leaking Radioactive Water Into the GroundEcoWatch
Florida sinkhole causes huge waste water leak into aquiferBBC News
Contaminated water seeps into Florida aquifer after giant sinkhole opens at Mosaic fertilizer plantAccuWeather.com
Deutsche Welle -Citizen TV (press release) -Pitchcare -Mosaic
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CBS News

Center for Biological Diversity Stands With Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in Opposing Dakota Oil Pipeline
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity stands in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and more than 150 American Indian nations opposing construction of the dangerous, unnecessary and monumentally disrespectful Dakota Access Oil Pipeline.
Joint Statement from the Department of Justice, the Department of the Army and the Department of the Interior ...US Department of Justice

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KUTV 2News

Appeal Halts Lease Sale of Utah National Forests for Coal Mining
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SALT LAKE CITY— An appeal by the Center for Biological Diversity and allies has halted the controversial lease auction of national forest lands in Utah for coal mining. In response to the conservation groups' appeal, the Bureau of Land Management ...
BLM postpones Utah coal lease sale; sage grouse concernsKTVN

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Reuters

Legal Victory Overturns Federal Plan to Open 1 Million Acres of California Public Land to Drilling, Fracking
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's ruling comes in response to a lawsuit brought by the Center for Biological Diversity and Los Padres ForestWatch, represented by Earthjustice. The court ruled that the Bureau of Land Management failed to analyze the risks of fracking and other ...
Obama Judge Halts New Fracking on Federal Land in CaliforniaBreitbart News

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Feds Find Oil, Gas Seismic Surveys in Gulf of Mexico Would Harm or Harass Marine Mammals up to 31.9 Million Times
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
It's good to finally see an analysis of the airgun blasting after years of industry delays, and we really need to cut oil and gas exploration,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “For the sake of our ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Rare Alpine Flower in Northern California Moves Toward Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
EUREKA, Calif.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity and allies, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that the Lassics lupine, an imperiled pink alpine wildflower, may warrant protection under the Endangered ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

SF's Limits on Plastic Water Bottle Sales Go Into Effect, But Loopholes Remain
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Tap water is clean, healthy alternative to the throwaway plastic bottles that big corporations produce by the billions,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We support public water, not plastic for ...

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Kenk's Amphipod Moves Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— 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 the Kenk's amphipod as “endangered” under the ...

 

Kansas City Star

49 Hawaiian Plants, Animals Protected Under Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HONOLULU— In accordance with a landmark 2011 settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity expediting protection decisions for 757 species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected 49 Hawaiian plants and animals as endangered under ...
Bees Added To Endangered Species List For The First TimeHuffington Post
Michigan's only venomous snake now federally protectedDetroit Free Press
Feds Protect Four Florida Plants After 40 Year WaitCourthouse News Service

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Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project in Canada
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OTTAWA— The Center for Biological Diversity today urged the Canadian government to reject Kinder Morgan's proposal to build a 613-mile pipeline so it can transport dirty Alberta tar sands oil to the United States and China. The pipeline would run from ...

 

KRWG

High Mountain Bunchgrass in Texas Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, Texas— In accordance with a landmark agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity that requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to make protection decisions for 757 species, the agency today proposed Endangered ...
Emergency Protections Sought for Imperiled Lesser Prairie ChickenKRWG

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Pangolins Receive Much-needed International Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Pangolins are in great danger of vanishing from the planet and desperately need the strictest protection,” said Sarah Uhlemann, international program director at the Center for Biological Diversity, who is in South Africa advocating for protections ...
Can Multilateral Efforts Save Threatened Wildlife?CSS Resources (blog)
Conference of the Parties to CITES (CoP17)CITES
The World's Most Trafficked Mammal Is One You May Never Have Heard OfNPR
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Thomson Reuters Foundation

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Sea Life From Ocean Acidification, Climate Change
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to set new water-quality standards to combat ocean acidification or respond to a three-year-old Center petition demanding the agency ...
Center For Biological Diversity Sues EPA Over Fossil Fuel-Related Ocean AcidificationE&P
Enviros Sue EPA Over Ocean Acidification StandardsLaw360 (subscription)

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Bill Banning Body-gripping Wildlife Traps Introduced in Congress
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Center fully supports this long-overdue ban on these cruel, inhumane killing methods,” said Amy Atwood, endangered species legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These unforgiving traps have no place in American society, and this ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Iconic Hawaiian Bird Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HONOLULU— In response to a 2010 petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed protection for the 'i'iwi as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. This bird, a bright-scarlet, ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to Stop Destruction of California Spotted Owl Habitat in
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Earth Island Institute today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service to halt the logging of critical California spotted owl habitat on the Tahoe National Forest. Six owl territories are ...

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Report on Airplanes' Lags in Fuel Efficiency Highlights Need for EPA to Set Ambitious Climate Rules
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This new study shows that airlines care disturbingly little about either fuel efficiency or their skyrocketing emissions of planet-warming pollution,” said Kassie Siegel, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Climate Law Institute. “The ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Court Slaps Down Caltrans Highway Project in Pacifica
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Pacificans for a Scenic Coast, Pacificans for Highway 1 Alternatives and the Center for Biological Diversity filed their challenge to the project in May 2015. The project would have more than doubled the width of the existing state Highway 1 for a 1.3 ...
Judge says new study needed for Highway 1 widening plan: Rare species in Pacifica prompts call by federal judgeSan Mateo Daily Journal

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Alaska's Liquefied Natural Gas Rail Project, First in United States, Raises Safety, Secrecy, Environmental Concerns
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... natural gas (LNG) by Alaska Railroad — the first rail shipment of LNG in U.S. history — raises safety concerns, has avoided serious public scrutiny, and could deepen the country's dependence on fossil fuels, according to the Center of Biological ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

White Fringeless Orchid Gains Endangered Species Act Protection in Six Southeastern States
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Under an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, a 2-foot-tall orchid hanging on in small populations in six southeastern states was protected today under the Endangered Species Act. The white fringeless orchid, sometimes also ...

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Lawsuit Filed Against Oregon Board of Forestry for Failing to Protect Habitat for Threatened Marbled Murrelet
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... of Forestry's management of the old-growth forests needed by the marbled murrelet and cherished by Oregonians across the political spectrum has been abysmal,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity.
Eugene-based Cascadia Wildlands sues Oregon Board of Forestry ...The Register-Guard

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Four Florida Plants Protected Under Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
To date 156 plants and animals have received protection as a result of the Center's 2011 agreement, and another 40 are proposed for protection. Read more about the Center's 757 agreement and sea-level rise campaign. The Center for Biological Diversity ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched Over Fracking, Water, Climate Change in Colorado River Basin
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
DENVER— The Center for Biological Diversity and Living Rivers today filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to compel them to update invalid, outdated Endangered Species Act consultations ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Legal Challenge Pursued Over Failure to Protect Endangered Peninsular Bighorn Sheep
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's notice, from the Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club, gives the wildlife agencies, commission and city 60 days to address the situation before a lawsuit is filed. “Fencing to prevent harm to bighorn is a fundamental conservation ...
Environmental groups to sue over endangered bighorn sheep deathsPress-Enterprise

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Houston Public Media

Obama Administration Urged to Halt Dumping of Offshore Fracking Waste Into Gulf of Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Obama administration proposal to continue allowing oil companies to dump unlimited amounts of offshore fracking chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico violates federal law and threatens endangered marine wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity ...
Group says Oil Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is Dangerously Polluting the WaterHouston Public Media

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Outside Presidential Debate, 'Frostpaw the Polar Bear' to Urge Climate Action
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.— Following the hottest summer in recorded history, the Center for Biological Diversity's Frostpaw the Polar Bear will call for urgent action against global warming outside tonight's first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and ...

 

Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project in Canada Threatens Critically Endangered Southern ...
Common Dreams (press release)
OTTAWA, Ontario - The Center for Biological Diversity today urged the Canadian government to reject Kinder Morgan's proposal to build a 613-mile pipeline so it can transport dirty Alberta tar sands oil to the United States and China. The pipeline would ...

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CBS Local

Obama Administration Finalizes New Rules Impeding Citizens' Ability to Use Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“These new restrictions on citizen petitions are nothing more than a gift to industries and right-wing states that are hostile to endangered species,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These ...
FWS restricts how ESA petitions are filedFeedstuffs
Wolf policy faces testsLa Grande Observer

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Judge: US Army Corps Illegally Authorized Cormorant Killing on Columbia River
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We were hoping for an end to the needless slaughter of cormorants,” said Tanya Sanerib, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “But this ruling is an important first step in getting our federal agencies to look at alternatives and the ...

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KESQ

Federal Court Denies Request to Turn Off Nestlé Spigot Despite Decades of Water-taking in San Bernardino National ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In October 2015 Courage Campaign Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Story of Stuff Project jointly filed a lawsuit claiming that the Forest Service allowed Nestlé to continue using its siphons to collect millions of gallons of water ...
Nestle Cleared to Keep Bottling SoCal WaterCourthouse News Service
Why Nestlé can continue to bottle water in the San Bernardino MountainsSan Bernardino County Sun
Forest Service wins lawsuit, Nestle continuing to pipe out water out of national forestKESQ
Clay Center Dispatch
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