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Fossil Fuel Resisters to March on Washington, Across Nation
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity's staff and members will join the Peoples Climate March in Washington, D.C. and across the nation on Saturday in united resistance to Trump's attacks on the climate during his first 100 days in office.

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EnviroNews (registration) (blog)

Center for Biological Diversity Sues Trump for Signing HJR 69 Allowing Slaughter of Bear Cubs, Wolf Pups
EnviroNews (registration) (blog)
(EnviroNews USA Headline News) — Washington D.C. — The Center for Biological Diversity (the Center) filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Anchorage, Alaska, on April 20, 2017, against the U.S. Department of Interior (Interior) and Secretary ...
Trump Sued for Revoking Protections for Wolves, Bears in AlaskaCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)
Green group sues Trump admin over repeal of wildlife protectionsThe Hill
Group sues Trump for repealing US wildlife rule in rare legal challengeReuters
Daily Caller -Courthouse News Service
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KJZZ

Lawsuit Targets Trump's Border Wall, Enforcement Program
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva, who serves as ranking member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, today sued the Trump administration over the proposed border wall and other border ...
Center For Biological Diversity, Grijalva Sue Over Border WallKJZZ
First lawsuit filed to block Trump border wall that would start in San DiegoThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Center for Biological Diversity, Grijalva sue Trump regime over eco-damage border wall could causeDaily Kos
The Hill -AZCentral.com -The Guardian
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Pacific Standard

Behind the Center for Biological Diversity's Lawsuit Against the Trump Administration
Pacific Standard
On Wednesday, the Center for Biological Diversity announced it had filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration seeking injunctive relief after the government failed to complete an environmental analysis of the southern border — violating the ...
Grijalva joins suit targeting border wall proposalNogales International
Grijalva Shares Lawsuit Concerns Over Proposed Border WallKJZZ
How Congressman Raúl Grijalva Environmental Lawsuit Could Derail Trump's Border WallMen's Journal
Daily Commercial News -Citizen Action (blog) -The Sun -US Customs and Border Protection
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Foe of Endangered Species, Public Lands Nominated for Deputy Interior Secretary
Common Dreams
“Appointing a lobbyist like Bernhardt shows just how empty Donald Trump's promise to drain the swamp was,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “From Scott Pruitt to Ryan Zinke, and now David Bernhardt, ...

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Washington Post

Trump to Launch Unprecedented Attack on National Monuments
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a frightening step toward dismantling the protection of some of America's most important and iconic places: our national parks and monuments,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Trump's tapping ...
Trump Takes First Step Toward Dismantling 1 Billion Acres of National MonumentsKRWG
Tucson Environmental Group Ready To Sue 'If Warranted' Over Changes To National MonumentsKJZZ
Executive Order Could Open Millions of Acres to Resource ExtractionKCET
BuzzFeed News
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Public Records Sought on Monsanto's Ties to EPA's Pesticide Office
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity and U.S. Right to Know submitted Freedom of Information Act requests this week seeking public records to determine whether Monsanto inappropriately influenced the Environmental Protection Agency's ...

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After Gas Leak, Now Hilcorp Reports Oil Leak in Alaska's Cook Inlet
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
We're really worried about what this means for Cook Inlet belugas with the double whammy of an oil spill and gas leak in the same season,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director for the Center for Biological Diversity. Hilcorp reported the leak ...

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Washington Times

Lawsuit Challenges Trump's Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Those failures violate the National Environmental Policy Act and are the focus of today's lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Montana's Great Falls Division by the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Earth and other organizations ...
Pipeline lawsuit could face rocky road in courtE&E News
Following Ill-Advised Federal Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline, Lawsuit Filed to Block ConstructionCommon Dreams
Environmental groups sue Trump administration for approving Keystone pipelineReuters
MTPR -Natural Resources Defense Council -UPI.com
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Center for Biological Diversity Opens New Nevada Office
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAS VEGAS— The Center for Biological Diversity has opened a new regional office in Nevada to ensure the Silver State's wildlife and critical habitats have a strong voice speaking in their defense. The Center has had a long-term presence in Nevada. Its ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity Reports Public Records Sought on Dow's Efforts to Pressure Trump Administration Over ...
Sierra Sun Times
April 24, 2017 - WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted Freedom of Information Act requests last week seeking public records from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Commerce to center for biological ...

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Sacramento Bee

Public Records Sought on Trump's Plan to Cut Energy Star Program
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed Freedom of Information Act requests this week demanding records relating to the Trump administration's proposed cuts to all funding for the Energy Star program. The filings requested communications ...
April 24, 2017 The Honorable Ken Calvert The Honorable Betty McCollum Chairman ... - Alliance to Save EnergyAlliance to Save Energy
Read President Trump's Budget BlueprintNPR
ENERGY STAR Awards | ENERGY STAREnergy Star

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Gillette News Record

For Immediate Release, April 4, 2017
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity delivered more than 55,000 postcards from across the country today urging the Trump administration not to remove Endangered Species Act protections from Yellowstone's grizzly bears. The Center had ...
Correction: Grizzly Bears storyNew Jersey Herald

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Washington Post

Trump Order Could Open Arctic, Atlantic, Pacific to Offshore Oil Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Oh yeah, he doesn't, and that's pretty clear from this order,” said Kristen Monsell at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This reckless giveaway to the oil industry could wreak havoc in the pristine waters of the Arctic and the rich oceans off the ...
Trump Aims to Expand US Offshore Drilling, Despite Low Industry DemandFox Business
Green Groups Vow to Fight Trump's "Reckless Giveaway to Big Oil"Common Dreams
Greens: 'We'll take to the streets' to fight drilling orderE&E News
Daily Mail -Politico
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LA Peoples Climate March to Highlight Dangers of Trump Budget Cuts, Local Refinery Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“As Trump tries to cut environmental protection to the bone, we're marching with California communities threatened by oil industry pollution,” said Marta Segura of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Letting this polluting refinery in Wilmington ...

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Sen. Heller of Nevada Introduces Legislation to Gut Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— U.S. Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) has introduced legislation that would dismantle the Endangered Species Act by immediately stripping ...

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Bustle

The Center For Biological Diversity Is Suing Trump To Protect Alaskan Wildlife
Bustle
The Trump administration is facing its first legal challenge against their moves to deregulate federal departments, and it might not be from where you'd expect. In reaction to him signing a measure rescinding protection for bears and wolves, the Center ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Pascua Yaqui Students Name New Arizona Jaguar 'Yo'oko'
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We won more than 750,000 acres of critical habitat for jaguars in the United States in 2014, and these cats are definitely making a comeback here,” said Randy Serraglio of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Yo'oko is another feline pioneer, like ...

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Trump Signs Legislation to Kill Wolves, Bears in Alaska
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... of Trump and Republicans in Congress, wolves and bears in Alaska will now be subject to cruel, unsportsmanlike killings, in violation of the very purpose of the wildlife refuge system,” said Emily Jeffers, an attorney with the Center for Biological ...

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EcoWatch

Earth's Tallest Land Animal Needs Endangered Species Protection
EcoWatch
The legal petition, filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Humane Society International, The Humane Society of the United States, International Fund for Animal Welfare and Natural Resources Defense Council, seeks "endangered" status for the species.
The HSUS calls on the United States to stand tall and provide enhanced protections for giraffesHSUS News (blog)
Endangered Species Act Could Prevent Giraffe's ExtinctionNatural Resources Defense Council
April the giraffe: Could most famous animal in the world help SAVE her species?Express.co.uk

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Center for Biological Diversity petitions for offshore pipeline inspections
webcenter11
Kristen Monsell, a Center attorney, said it's scary to think about how decayed some of the offshore pipelines in Cook Inlet may be. "We signed this petition because Hilcorp's recent gas leak and oil spill discovered within the same two month time span ...
After Hilcorp Gas Leak, Oil Spill, Legal Petition Calls for Inspections of Cook Inlet's Aging Offshore PipelinesCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)
Enviros Ask For Alaska Pipeline Inspections After SpillsLaw360 (subscription)

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Public Records Sought on Trump Communications Over Renewable Energy Censorship
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a Freedom of Information Act request Tuesday demanding records relating to the Trump administration's attempts to stall renewable power growth to benefit energy companies reliant on coal and other ...

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Endangered Species Mural Celebration Slated for Sunday in North Portland
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Artist and Craftsman Supply on North Lombard will host an event on Sunday to celebrate the latest installment in the Center's national endangered species mural project. The 100-feet-long by ...

 

Appeals Court Green-lights Much-needed Wolf Releases in New Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This ruling is a lifesaver for our beleaguered Mexican gray wolves,” said Michael Robinson, a conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The decision makes clear that the Fish and Wildlife Service has the authority to do what's ...

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Genetic Literacy Project

Scientists challenge Center for Biological Diversity report claiming wild bees near extinction
Genetic Literacy Project
The articles were based on a report released by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) in early March, “Pollinators in Peril: A systematic status review of North American and Hawaiian native bees.” According to its solo author—Kelsey Kopec—749 ...

 

Public Lands Foe Jason Chaffetz Announces Retirement From Congress
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Responding to today's announcement by U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) that he will not run for re-election or seek any public office in 2018, the Center for Biological Diversity hailed the retirement of this longtime foe of America's ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Federal Wildlife-killing Program Sued Over Carnivore Killing in Colorado
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“I'm outraged that Colorado plans to kill bears and mountain lions to boost deer populations for hunters,” said Collette Adkins, a biologist and attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The state relies on outdated and unscientific thinking ...
US government sued over plan to kill cougars and bears in ColoradoWTVB

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Appeals Court Restores Utah Prairie Dog Protections, Upholds Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're tremendously relieved by this decision,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Given that a majority of America's more than 1,600 endangered species occur in only one state, a bad ruling would ...
Federal Protections Upheld for Utah Prairie DogBloomberg BNA

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EcoWatch

Alaska Senators Introduce Bill to Expand Offshore Oil Drilling in Arctic Ocean and Cook Inlet
EcoWatch
"It's not possible to drill safely in the Arctic, as we just saw from the leaking oil and gas well on the North Slope," said Miyoko Sakashita, ocean programs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. "This legislation's nothing more than a ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Oregon Officials Push Wolf Hunts, Weaker Protections Despite Miniscule Population Increase
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The 2016 numbers are cause for significant concern and show that the job of recovery is far from complete,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer at the Center for Biological Diversity. “With the population still small and mostly restricted to ...

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