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September 7, 2012 – New BLM Plan for California's Algodones Dunes Slashes Protections for Rare Species, Undermines Renewable-energy Planning

March 6, 2008 – Conservation Groups Challenge Shrinking Habitat for Rare Plant on Algodones Dunes

July 27, 2007 – Peirson’s Milk-vetch Squashed by Feds Again

September 28, 2006 – Algodones Dunes Will Stay Protected From Off-road Excess

August 18, 2006 – Bush Administration Ignores Science Again, Will Not Consider Protecting 16 Endangered Dunes Animals

May 5, 2006 – Bush Administration Refuses to Consider Protection for Threatened Beetle on Algodones Sand Dunes

March 14, 2006 – Algodones Dunes Will Stay Protected From Off-road Excess

December 2, 2005 – Holiday Off-roading Death and Destruction at Dunes

August 3, 2004 – Bush Administration Hacks Dunes Endangered Species Critical Habitat by 60 Percent

July 19, 2004 – Conservationists Move to Protect 16 Algodones Dunes Endemic Species From Bush Off-road Plan

October 8, 2003 – Federal Court Maintains Off-road Vehicle Ban at Algodones Dunes for Immediate Future

August 5, 2003 – Wildlife Agency Proposes 52,780 of Algodones Dunes for Critical Habitat Protection

July 7, 2003 – Bush Plan to Roll Back Dunes Conservation Faces Broad Challenge: 12 groups, Local Citizens Target BLM Off-road Plan That Would Harm Wildlife and Air Quality

June 25, 2003 – Federal Court Upholds Off-road Vehicle Ban at Algodones Dunes: Industry Loses Anti-environmental Lawsuit; Court Says “No Merit” to Claim of No Need for Closure

January 23, 2003 – State OHV Commission Denies $1.1M to BLM Due to Poor Dunes Management Law Enforcement Request Was Fully Funded Last Month; Management Plan in Question

September 13, 2002 – BLM Lobbies for Off-road Industry by Pushing Politics Into Dunes Planning Process

March 28, 2002 – "Most Illegal Place in the World" May be Opened to More Off-Road Abuse Under Draft BLM Plan All Protected Dunes Areas Could Be Opened to Motorized Destruction

December 20, 2001 – Conservationists take to the Sand in Dunes Defense Mission: Environmental Monitoring at Dunes Stepped Up Over Holidays

November 14, 2000 – Environmentalists and U.S. Bureau of Land Management Agree to Protect Large Areas of the Algodones Dunes From Off-road Vehicles in First Action for California Desert Lawsuit Settlement

November 9, 2000 – Environmentalists, BLM, and Off-roaders Agree to Protect the Algodones Dunes From Off-road Vehicles

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