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Statement From the Center for Biological Diversity on Oregon Court of Appeals' Premature Dismissal of Wolf Lawsuit
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore. – Amaroq Weiss, the Center for Biological Diversity's West Coast wolf organizer, issued this statement today following the Oregon Court of Appeals' decision to dismiss a lawsuit filed in December by the Center, Cascadia Wildlands and ...

 

Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity: Forest Service Approves Habitat Destruction in Sierra Nevada Roadless Area - Sierra ...
Sierra Sun Times
“It's appalling to see the Forest Service allowing important wildlife habitat to be destroyed, especially in a roadless area,” said Justin Augustine, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Roadless areas represent some of the last, best ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Reward for Information on Red Wolf Killing Comes Six Months Too Late
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Offering a reward six months after the crime occurred confirms that the federal government has turned its back on these critically endangered animals,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “By ...
US habitat protections denied for endangered bat speciesReuters

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Protesters Tell Feds to 'Keep It in the Ground' at New Mexico Oil, Gas Lease Sale
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Groups participating in today's rally included: 350.org, 350 New Mexico, The Campaign to End Sacrifice Zones, Center for Biological Diversity, Earth Care, Environment New Mexico, Diné Citizens Against Ruining our Environment, Food and Water Watch, ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Two Appalachian Crayfishes Protected Under Endangered Species Act in Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CHARLESTON, W.Va.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected two species of crayfish from Appalachia under the Endangered Species Act. The crayfishes have been lost from more ...
Crayfish etouffee? Not for these rare mudbugsThe Courier-Journal
Two Southern WV crayfish granted endangered species protectionCharleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Green Sea Turtles Recovering on US Coasts
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The undeniable recovery of most green sea turtle populations creates a hopeful spot in our changing oceans,” said Catherine Kilduff of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Sea turtles capture our imaginations, improbably crossing oceans for most of ...
Green Sea Turtles Are No Longer Endangered in Florida and MexicoSmithsonian

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Feds Order Wolf Trapping in New Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The population also suffers from smaller litter sizes and lower pup survival as a consequence of reduced genetic diversity. Reintroduction to Mexico began in 2011. Fewer than 25 wolves live in the wild in Mexico. The Center for Biological Diversity is ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Campaign Launched to Protect Public Lands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This campaign serves notice to the Bundys and the Bishops of the world that our public lands are not for sale,” said Randi Spivak with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The vast majority of Americans treasure our public lands and are stepping up ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Obama's Interior Department Pushes Oil Shale Plan Threatening Massive Climate Pollution, Water Use
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Interior Department is working against President Obama's climate goals here,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Enabling the development of one of the world's dirtiest fossil fuels is the opposite of climate leadership.

 

EagleFordTexas.com

BLM OKs Industrial Solar Project That Would Block Bighorn Sheep Movement in Mojave
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity, National Parks Conservation Association, Sierra Club and Defenders of Wildlife oppose the decision because the project will affect biological, cultural and water resources on the site and in the adjacent Mojave ...
Feds approve 287-megawatt solar plant in Mojave Desert89.3 KPCC
ENVIRONMENT: Soda Mountain solar plant approved, despite objectionsPress-Enterprise

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Report: Rooftop Solar Power Blocked by Sunny States With Bad Policy
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— Some of the sunniest states in the country are actively blocking rooftop-solar development through overtly lacking and destructive policy landscapes, according to a Center for Biological Diversity report released today. Rooftop solar ...
10 States Blocking the Power of the SunEcoWatch
Report: Indiana's solar power policies among nation's worstWLWT Cincinnati

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Washington Times

West Coast Fisher Denied Endangered Species Act Protection in Bow to Timber Industry
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The politically driven reversal of proposed protection for the fisher is the latest example of the Fish and Wildlife Service kowtowing to the wishes of industry,” said Tanya Sanerib, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Fishers may be ...
Pacific fisher denied protection under the Endangered Species ActLos Angeles Times
As Wolverine Gets a Second Chance, No Endangered Listing for Pacific FisherPublic News Service
West Coast fisher denied endangered species protectionsStatesman Journal
The Denver Post -Christian Science Monitor
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Lawsuit Demands Feds Release Documents on Decision to Abandon Red Wolf Recovery
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
RALEIGH, N.C.— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today under the Freedom of Information Act requesting that the agency hand over public records that explain why it pulled the plug on the red wolf recovery program.

 

EPA Analysis: 97 Percent of Endangered Species Threatened by Two Common Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The results released this week are the first in a series of biological evaluations the EPA must complete as part of a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity examining impacts of pesticides on more than endangered species. “For the first ...

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Gulf Coast Residents Rally in New Orleans Against New Offshore Oil Leases
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The movement to stop new offshore leases that came to life at the Superdome last month is growing stronger every day,” said Blake Kopcho, a campaigner with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We need to stop treating the Gulf like a sacrifice zone ...

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St. George Daily Spectrum

Court Settlement Provides Hope for Mexican Gray Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Earthjustice represents Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity, retired Fish and Wildlife Service Mexican Wolf Recovery Coordinator David R. Parsons, the Endangered Wolf Center and the Wolf Conservation Center in the case. Today's ...
Wildlife agency agrees to deadline for wolf recovery planSt. George Daily Spectrum
Court Settlement Forces Fish and Wildlife to Have a Recovery Plan for Mexican Gray Wolves by 2017Tucson Weekly
Mexican Gray Wolf Plan Required By SettlementCourthouse News Service
Santa Fe New Mexican
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Lawsuit Launched to Fight Dangerous Sulfur, Nitrogen Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Our fossil fuel addiction continues to sicken millions of Americans and poison the environment,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Clean Air Act has been incredibly successful in ...

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25000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away for Earth Day
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— Earth Day may get people thinking about recycling, cutting back on driving or getting out into nature, but the Center for Biological Diversity is also asking them to think about saving the planet through safe sex. The Center is ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Win for Wildlife: Court Rules Against Unrestricted Motorized Travel in Santa Fe National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
A coalition of environmental groups, represented by the Western Environmental Law Center, had intervened in the case to defend the U.S. Forest Service's decision, in its 2012 Santa Fe National Forest travel-management plan, to protect wildlife and ...

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KRQE News 13

As Coal Collapses, Groups Launch Lawsuit Challenging 25-year Extension of Four Corners Power Plant, Navajo Mine
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Coal pollution is making people sick and driving the San Juan River's endangered fish toward extinction,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Now is the time to begin transitioning to clean, renewable energy.” “Mercury is ...
Environmental groups sue over New Mexico coal plantThe Durango Herald
Feds sued over Fruitland power plant, mineFarmington Daily Times

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Presidential Candidates Asked for Positions on Climate, Public Lands Fossil Fuel Leasing
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today issued a questionnaire to all major presidential candidates seeking their positions on ending federal fossil fuel leasing on public lands and oceans and asking them to describe other measures they ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Legal Petition Pushes President Obama to End Crude Oil Exports, Declare Climate Emergency
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's petition, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity and Food & Water Watch, calls on the president to immediately halt the export of crude oil under executive legal authority granted to him by the 2016 Appropriations Act and the National ...

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e-wisdom.com

Virginia solar policies are among worst in nation, study says
e-wisdom.com
A recent study by the Center for Biological Diversity ranked each U.S. state according to the overall success of its solar energy policies and its apparent willingness to move toward renewable energy sources. Virginia, it turns out, has some of the ...

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Alaskans to Rally Against Offshore Oil Drilling During Tuesday's Hearing
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Who: Speakers will include Rick Steiner from Oasis Earth, Faith Gemmill from REDOIL, Dune Lankard from the Center for Biological Diversity, fisherman Kory Blake of Cordova, and Janet Mitchell, administrator from the city council in Kivalina, an Alaska ...

 

Kern Golden Empire

Lawsuit Challenges Obama Administration's Failure to Curb Airplane Carbon Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The lawsuit, filed by Earthjustice on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, seeks to compel the EPA to complete the rulemaking process for airplane climate pollution.
Environmental groups sue over pollution from airlinersU.S. News & World Report
Lawsuit Challenges EPA Inaction on Dangerously Inadequate Air Pollution Plan for Alon RefineryBay Area Indymedia
Environmental Groups Sue the EPA for Not Enforcing Limits on Aircraft PollutionSkift
Kern Golden Empire
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Hampshire Withdraws Proposal for Bobcat Hunting, Trapping Seasons
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's announcement responds to concerns raised by conservation and animal-protection organizations — including the Center for Biological Diversity and Animal Welfare Institute — that federally protected Canada lynx could be mistakenly shot or ...
NH scraps bobcat hunting planBurlingtonFreePress.com

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United Nations Urged to Withdraw Misleading Biofuels Report
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and seven other groups today urged the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to withdraw a misleading and inaccurate report on “second-generation biofuels” — fuels made ...

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AL.com

Alabama among sunny states blocking solar power, according to new report
AL.com
The Center for Biological Diversity has included Alabama among a list of 10 states that have significant rooftop solar power potential, but a policy landscape that prevents people from taking advantage of it. The Center's report, titled "Throwing Shade ...

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National Geographic

Science Diplomacy across the Bering Straits: Experiential Learning as an Opportunity for Thawing US-Russian Relations
National Geographic
Since the Beringian region is physically so far from the centers of diplomatic power in both Russia and the United States, an experiential learning program needs to be developed that can “bring home” the connections between the Arctic and political ...

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Administration Scales Back Proposal That Would Have Limited Public Participation in Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In January 2016 the Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to the Services alerting them that they had likely violated the Paperwork Reduction Act , which prohibits the federal government from imposing undue paperwork burdens on individual citizens.

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