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ACTION TIMELINE

January 20, 2010 – The Center for Biological Diversity, Hui Ho’omalu i Ka ‘Aina, Conservation Council for Hawai’i, and the American Bird Conservancy sent a 60-day  notice of intent to sue the Kaua’I Island Utility Cooperative over violations of the Endangered Species Act due to imperiled birds’ fatal collisions with power lines.

March 3, 2010 – The Center for Biological Diversity, Hui Ho’omalu i Ka ‘Aina, Conservation Council for Hawai’i, and the American Bird Conservancy sent a 60-day notice of intent to sue the St. Regis Princeville Resort over violations of the Endangered Species Act due to deaths of imperiled birds’ caused by the resort’s light pollution.

June 15, 2017 – The Center and allies filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Hawaii Department of Transportation for failing to prevent bright lighting at state-operated airports and harbors on Kauai, Maui and Lānai from causing injuries and death to three species of critically imperiled seabirds: the Newell's shearwater,  Hawaiian petrel and band-rumped storm petrel.

Hawaiian petrel photo © Matt Brady