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Legal Petition Urges Feds to Severely Restrict Pesticides in Endangered Species Critical Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the National Marine Fisheries *Service* and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today to prohibit ...

01/07/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration Failure to Protect 9 At-risk Species  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect nine imperiled species ...

01/15/2019 11:41 AM
Bernhardt Uses Shutdown to Block Public From Environmental Reviews  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration's Department of the Interior has taken down environmental review websites for many of its key agencies, a step that ...

12/26/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration's Failure to Protect Wolverines, 25 Other Imperiled Species  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt for failing to make ...

01/08/2019 11:31 AM
Administration delaying Endangered Species Act and protections on Florida's gopher tortoise, non-profit says  The News-Press

Center for Biological Diversity sent notice to file suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service*, saying it is dragging its feet on animal issues.

01/17/2019 04:42 PM
Study: 77 Percent of Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles Recovering Under Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— Most marine mammals and sea turtles in the United States that are protected by the Endangered Species Act are recovering, according to a ...

01/16/2019 02:07 PM
Trispot Darter Fish Gains Endangered Species Act Protection in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee  Center for Biological Diversity

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— In response to a petition and litigation from conservation groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today finalized protection for the trispot ...

12/27/2018 03:00 AM
Louisiana Residents Seek Records on Their Community Being Turned Over to Polluting Plastics Factories  Center for Biological Diversity

ST. JAMES PARISH, La.— Residents of St. James Parish and environmental groups today sought disclosure of public records on a land-use change that ...

01/14/2019 02:55 PM
During Shutdown, Trump Urged to Halt Fracking Permits, 2 Million-acre Lease Sale  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON― Conservation groups today called on the Trump administration to halt oil and gas drilling permits and cancel lease sales being developed ...

01/17/2019 02:25 PM
Public Records Lawsuit Seeks Emails on Trump Administration's Red Wolf Extinction Plan  Center for Biological Diversity

RALEIGH, N.C.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a lawsuit to force the Trump administration to release emails related to the development of a new ...

01/04/2019 03:00 AM
Sixteen Environmental, Public-health Organizations Oppose Greenwashing of Fracked Gas-to-methanol Refinery  Center for Biological Diversity

KALAMA, Wash.— Environmental and public-health organizations sent a clear message of opposition to the proposed Kalama methanol refinery today with ...

12/28/2018 03:00 AM
Spring Pygmy Sunfish/Endangered Species Act: Center for Biological Diversity/Tennessee Riverkeeper Enter into Settlement Agreement with Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A.  JD Supra

The Center for Biological Diversity and Tennessee Riverkeeper (collectively “CBD”) entered into a Settlement and Release Agreement (“Agreement”) with ...

01/06/2019 02:30 PM
Trump EPA Proposes Expanded Use of Antibiotic as Citrus Pesticide in Florida, California  Center for Biological Diversity

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Trump administration has proposed to greatly expand spraying of streptomycin — an antibiotic often used with people — as a ...

12/27/2018 03:00 AM
Legal Victory: Oregon Must Update Coastal Marten Trapping Regulations Before Next Season  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— In response to a lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has ...

01/03/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Aims to Make Former Coal Lobbyist Wheeler Permanent EPA Chief  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— President Trump nominated Andrew Wheeler today to be the permanent administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The former ...

01/09/2019 01:08 PM
Lawsuit Launched Against Trump's EPA for Failing to Protect More Than a Million People in Utah, Arizona From Particulate Pollution  Center for Biological Diversity

SALT LAKE CITY— Community, conservation and public-health groups today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for failing ...

01/03/2019 03:00 AM
2018 on Track to Be Record-breaking Year for Florida Manatee Deaths  Center for Biological Diversity

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— 2018 is on track to be a record-breaking year for Florida manatee deaths. At least 804 have been killed in this year, including more ...

12/28/2018 03:00 AM
Legal Battle Begins in Appeal Challenging US Base's Threat to Rare Okinawa Dugongs  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— American conservation groups and residents of Okinawa have filed the opening brief in an appeal of a court ruling allowing construction of ...

01/08/2019 11:38 AM
Supervisors Vote to End Massive Oil Refinery, 'Bomb Trains' Project in Central Valley  Center for Biological Diversity

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— The Kern County Board of Supervisors voted today to rescind approval of Alon USA Energy, Inc.'s plan to bring scores of tanker-train ...

01/15/2019 07:17 PM
Lawsuit Urges Feds to Protect Snakes in Arizona, New Mexico  KNAU Arizona Public Radio

A conservation group is suing the Trump administration over the protection of critical habitat for garter snakes in Arizona and New Mexico.

12/21/2018 03:00 AM
Protected cuckoo listing at crossroads  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* next summer could head in one of two drastically different directions when it comes to what protections if any should be ...

12/27/2018 03:00 AM
Groups seek to overturn PTT permit | News, Sports, Jobs  Martins Ferry Times Leader

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A national environmental group and three partner organizations are challenging the state's decision to issue an air permit-to-install for a.

01/20/2019 12:04 AM
In Wake of Bizarre Bishop Letters, Congressional Hearing Sought on Okinawa Dugong  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and the House Natural Resources Committee Wednesday ...

10/19/2018 03:00 AM
Polk County hosts nationally significant species diversity  Mountain Xpress

Back in the early 20th century, the mountains and hollers of Polk County were infamous for hosting moonshiners and bootleggers, hidden away from the long ...

01/14/2019 02:22 PM
Leaked Trump Administration Memo: Keep Public in Dark About How Endangered Species Decisions Are Made  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— In a Trump administration memorandum leaked to the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* is directing its staff to ...

10/19/2018 03:00 AM
Greens formally object to Trump administration approving oil drilling during shutdown | TheHill  The Hill

Three environmental groups are filing formal objections against the Trump administration's decision to keep processing permits and taking other actions to ...

01/18/2019 10:42 AM
Center for Biological Diversity  Center for Biological Diversity

Contact: Jenny Loda, Center for Biological Diversity, (510) 844-7136, jloda@biologicaldiversity.org. Evelyn Merz, Sierra Club, (713) 644-8228, elmerz@hal-pc.

08/23/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Emergency Halt of Washington's Kill Order for Wolf Pack  Center for Biological Diversity

OLYMPIA, Wash.— Two conservation groups filed an emergency lawsuit today seeking a temporary restraining order to stop Washington wildlife officials from ...

08/20/2018 03:00 AM
Report: Nation's Largest Salamander Among Species Threatened by Trump Administration  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The eastern hellbender, North America's largest salamander, is among 10 species threatened by the Trump administration and its plans to ...

12/18/2018 03:00 AM
Nevada Judge Lets Center for Biological Diversity Challenge Bundy Lawsuit Seeking to Seize Public Land  Center for Biological Diversity

LAS VEGAS— A Nevada state court judge today granted the Center for Biological Diversity's motion to challenge a lawsuit filed by rancher Cliven Bundy, who ...

12/13/2018 03:00 AM
Hawaii, Conservation Groups Team Up Against Illegal Aquarium Collection  Center for Biological Diversity

HONOLULU— The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups have teamed up with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources to ...

12/19/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Trophy Hunting Council  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation and animal protection groups sued the Trump administration today for illegally establishing the “International Wildlife ...

08/01/2018 03:00 AM
Feds urged to extend comment period on mineral leases near Boundary Waters  MPR News

There are only a few more days left to weigh in on the Trump administration's recent proposal to renew two controversial mineral leases on the doorstep of the ...

01/19/2019 04:35 PM
Lawsuit Launched to Push Trump Administration to Protect Giraffes From Extinction  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation groups today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to respond to a legal petition to protect giraffes ...

09/18/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Aims Wrecking Ball at Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— In a massive attack on imperiled wildlife, the Trump administration announced a series of rollbacks today to the regulations implementing key ...

07/19/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit threatened over Utah’s bad air  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY -- A coalition of environmental and community groups are threatening a lawsuit over Utah's notoriously bad air. The Center for Biological ...

01/02/2019 03:00 AM
Trapping Ban Urged For Cat-Size Forest Predators In Montana  MTPR

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates on Tuesday urged Montana officials to ban trapping along much of the state's border with Idaho to protect an.

01/15/2019 07:19 PM
230+ Groups Oppose Trump Administration Plan to Cripple Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— More than 200 conservation and animal-welfare organizations today urged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in a letter to withdraw three ...

09/20/2018 03:00 AM
Humboldt Martens Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

ARCATA, Calif.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today proposed Endangered Species Act protection for Humboldt martens as “threatened” in response to a ...

10/05/2018 03:00 AM
EPA Considers 300,000-acre Expansion for Bee-toxic Pesticide  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity today urged the Environmental Protection Agency to deny Bayer CropScience's request to allow the ...

10/11/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration to Slash Clean Water Act Protections for Rivers, Streams, Wetlands  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— A Trump administration proposal today to radically slash Clean Water Act protections would free industry to dump toxic waste into streams ...

12/11/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Settled to Protect Pacific Humpback Whale Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle Island Restoration Network and Wishtoyo Foundation today reached a settlement with the Trump ...

08/24/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Targets Zinke's Secretive Program Undermining Wildlife Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today to expose a secretive program that denies Endangered Species Act ...

11/08/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Protect Orcas' West Coast Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

SEATTLE— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for failing to protect the West Coast ocean habitat of the last remaining ...

08/16/2018 03:00 AM
Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Reported Trump Memo Targeting Transgender People  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Center for Biological Diversity Executive Director Kierán Suckling released the following statement in response to a New York Times report, ...

10/22/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Unveils Dirty Power Plan  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency released today a proposed replacement of the Clean Power Plan that would let ...

08/21/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Failure to Address Ocean Acidification in Oregon  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the Trump administration for refusing to recognize that ocean acidification caused by fossil ...

11/27/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Failure to Protect Giraffes  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation groups today sued the Trump administration for failing to consider protections for Africa's rapidly dwindling giraffe population ...

12/06/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Waives Environmental Laws for Texas Border Wall  Center for Biological Diversity

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas— The Trump administration today announced that it will waive 28 laws to speed construction of gates and other border-wall ...

10/09/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Nominates Pesticide Industry Insider to Run US Fish and Wildlife Service  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration has nominated a former Monsanto employee to run the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service*. Aurelia Skipwith has been at ...

10/23/2018 03:00 AM
Zinke Sued for Refusing to Release Documents on Efforts to Strip Protection From American Burying Beetle  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today for failing to release public ...

09/04/2018 03:00 AM
EPA Sued for Records of Andrew Wheeler Meetings With Oil Lobbyists  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth sued the Environmental Protection Agency today for refusing to release public ...

12/04/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Threatened Songbird's Habitat in Arizona, New Mexico, California  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today of its intent to sue the agency for failing to protect lifesaving ...

07/11/2018 03:00 AM
Federal Judge to Hear Border Wall Challenge in DC  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups will present arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit against the Trump ...

12/17/2018 03:00 AM
Trump EPA Bows to Monsanto, Reapproves Dangerous, Drift-prone Pesticide ]  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it will forgo a ban in favor of minor new restrictions on the pesticide dicamba, ...

10/31/2018 03:00 AM
Analysis: 11 Disadvantaged LA Communities See Heaviest Oil-drilling Pollution  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— Eleven disadvantaged neighborhoods and communities endure the heaviest use of toxic oil-drilling chemicals in Los Angeles County, ...

09/10/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Refuses to Ban Wildlife-killing M-44 'Cyanide Bombs'  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency has refused to ban M-44s, commonly known as cyanide bombs, which cause agonizing deaths for ...

11/26/2018 03:00 AM
New Report: $25 Million Koch-funded Think Tank at Utah State University Targets Public Lands  Center for Biological Diversity

SALT LAKE CITY— A new Koch-funded research center at Utah State University is taking over the work of a private anti-public-lands think tank, leveraging the ...

10/23/2018 03:00 AM
House Republicans Launch Extinction Bills Aimed at Crippling Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives today announced a series of bills aimed at profoundly gutting the Endangered Species Act, ...

07/12/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Waives Environmental Laws to Build Texas Border Wall in Protected Nature Areas  Center for Biological Diversity

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas— The Trump administration announced today that it will waive dozens of environmental laws to speed border-wall construction ...

10/10/2018 03:00 AM
Hawaii's Cauliflower Coral Moves Toward Endangered Species Act Listing  Center for Biological Diversity

HONOLULU— Cauliflower coral, a bushy species in the Hawaiian Islands that has been devastated by ocean warming triggered by human-caused climate ...

09/19/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Key Environmental Documents for City-sized Development in LA County  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the L.A. County Department of Regional Planning today for failing to release records regarding Tejon ...

10/16/2018 03:00 AM
House Votes to Evict Native Elk From National Park in California to Prioritize Private Cattle Ranching  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The House of Representatives rammed through legislation today that would allow hunting or eviction of native tule elk from large portions of ...

09/25/2018 03:00 AM
Dozens of Small Business Owners, Religious Groups, Scientists Ask Supreme Court to Maintain Habitat Protections for Endangered Frogs  Center for Biological Diversity

NEW ORLEANS— From economists and scientists to religious leaders and business owners, dozens of groups this week submitted “friend of the court” briefs ...

07/06/2018 03:00 AM
Oregon Sued for Not Stopping Coastal Marten Trapping  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands sued the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife today for failing to ban the ...

12/19/2018 03:00 AM
Journal: Reviews of Glyphosate's Cancer Risk Failed to Fully Disclose Monsanto's Role  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— The scientific journal Critical Reviews in Toxicology has issued a rare “Expression of Concern” and requested corrections to articles it ...

09/27/2018 03:00 AM
Court Orders Moratorium on Offshore Fracking Off California  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— A federal court today ordered the Trump administration to stop issuing permits for offshore fracking in federal waters off the California coast.

11/09/2018 03:00 AM
10,000 Endangered Species Condoms Handed Out for 'Earth Overshoot Day'  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— More than 10,000 free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away next week by the Center for Biological Diversity for Earth Overshoot ...

07/27/2018 03:00 AM
6,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Distributed in Six States on Halloween  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity is giving away 6,000 free Endangered Species Condoms this Halloween to highlight the scary costs of ...

10/26/2018 03:00 AM
Please Give to the Center Today  Center for Biological Diversity

Join forces with us to stop Trump's dangerous rollback of critical protections for wildlife, public lands, our climate and communities. Please give to the Center ...

02/17/2018 03:06 AM
As US Airbase Construction Starts in Okinawa, Legal Action Aims to Save Endangered Dugongs  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— As workers prepare to begin construction of a new U.S. military base in Henoko Bay in Okinawa, Japan, U.S. environmentalists are gearing ...

12/12/2018 03:00 AM
Analysis: Rat Poison Found in 85 Percent of Tested Mountain Lions, Bobcats, Fishers  Center for Biological Diversity

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— A new state analysis has documented super-toxic rat poisons in more than 85 percent of tested mountain lions, bobcats and protected ...

12/12/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Texas Border-wall Waivers  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation groups sued the Trump administration today for waiving 28 conservation laws to speed construction of the border wall along the ...

10/18/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Pushes Trump Administration to Protect Arizona, New Mexico Snakes  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for failing to protect critical habitat for the northern Mexican garter snake and ...

12/20/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Approves Offshore Oil Drilling Project in Arctic  Center for Biological Diversity

ANCHORAGE— The Trump administration today approved the first Arctic offshore oil drilling development in federal waters. Hilcorp Alaska received approval to ...

10/24/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Proposes to Allow Killing of North Carolina's Endangered Red Wolves  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today proposed drastic management plan changes that would allow the killing of red wolves, some of the ...

06/27/2018 03:00 AM
Chambered Nautilus Given Endangered Species Act Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The National Marine Fisheries *Service* gave Endangered Species Act protection today to the chambered nautilus, which is threatened with ...

09/27/2018 03:00 AM
Court Asked to Dismiss Incoherent Bundy Lawsuit to Seize 58 Million Acres of Public Land  Center for Biological Diversity

LAS VEGAS— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a legal motion in Nevada state court to dismiss Cliven Bundy's latest lawsuit to seize more than 58 ...

11/08/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Fights Trump Administration Effort to Strip Gray Wolves of Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* for violating the Endangered Species Act by never providing a ...

11/14/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched Over Federal Failure to Protect Turtles in Louisiana, Mississippi  Center for Biological Diversity

NEW ORLEANS— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect two species of map ...

11/13/2018 03:00 AM
After Second Endangered California Condor Shot, $15,000 Reward Offered  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity today tripled the reward to $15,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the May 2018 ...

10/11/2018 03:00 AM
Senate Urged to Block Super-polluting Supersonic Flights Over US Land  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Thirty-eight environmental, public-health and community groups today called on the Senate to reject a bill provision that would lift the ban on ...

08/27/2018 03:00 AM
Candy Darter Fish Wins Endangered Species Act Protection in Virginia, West Virginia  Center for Biological Diversity

CHARLESTON, W.V.— In response to a petition and litigation from conservation groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today finalized protection for the ...

11/20/2018 03:00 AM
EPA Withdraws Decision Not to Enforce Cap on Super-polluter Trucks  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency late Thursday night abruptly withdrew its decision to stop enforcing production caps on super-polluting ...

07/27/2018 03:00 AM
Analysis: Most Oil Wells Approved by Gov. Brown Are in Low-income Areas, Communities of Color  Center for Biological Diversity

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— More than three-quarters of new oil wells approved during California Gov. Jerry Brown's tenure are in low-income communities and ...

08/16/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Targets Trump Oil, Gas Leases Threatening Sage Grouse in Five States  Center for Biological Diversity

BOISE, Idaho— Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today challenging Trump administration policies that gut protections for imperiled greater sage grouse and ...

04/30/2018 03:00 AM
Legal Petition Urges Trump Administration to Maintain Gray Wolf Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Humane Society of the United States today petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* to maintain ...

12/17/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Approval of Offshore Oil Drilling Project in the Arctic  Center for Biological Diversity

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Conservation groups today filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's approval of the first offshore oil drilling development ...

12/17/2018 03:00 AM
House Farm Bill Wipes Out Protections for Water, Wildlife From Pesticides  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— In a narrow vote, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed a 2018 Farm Bill that contains an unprecedented provision that would allow ...

06/21/2018 03:00 AM
Agreement Reached to Protect Endangered Spring Pygmy Sunfish  Center for Biological Diversity

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Tennessee Riverkeeper reached an agreement with Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A. (MTMUS) ...

12/20/2018 03:00 AM
Meat-heavy Menu at UN Climate Conference Could Contribute 4,000 Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gases  Center for Biological Diversity

KATOWICE, Poland— New analysis from the Center for Biological Diversity, Farm Forward and Brighter Green today finds that the meat-heavy menu at the ...

12/02/2018 03:00 AM
Let’s keep the Green New Deal grounded in science  MIT Technology Review

Advocates hope the proposal will inspire voters, but that's no reason it has to ignore the latest research.

01/18/2019 11:31 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Public Records on Trump Administration's Approval of California Water-mining Project  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Department of the Interior today for failing to provide public records on Deputy Secretary David ...

04/10/2018 03:00 AM
Grizzlies Saved: Court Stops Trophy Hunt of Yellowstone's Iconic Bears  Center for Biological Diversity

MISSOULA, Mont.— Federal safeguards for greater Yellowstone ecosystem grizzly bears were reinstated today after a judge ruled that the Trump ...

09/24/2018 03:00 AM
Endangered Species Protection Sought for Iconic Lake Sturgeon  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection for the lake sturgeon, an ancient fish species in the ...

05/14/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Habitat Protection for Four Mussels in Northeast, Midwest, South  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today for failing to protect critical habitat for four endangered ...

07/02/2018 03:00 AM
Washington Wildlife Agency Issues Kill Orders for Two More Wolf Packs  Center for Biological Diversity

OLYMPIA, Wash.— Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind today authorized the killing of wolves in the Smackout pack in Stevens ...

11/07/2018 03:00 AM
House Agriculture Committee Advances Farm Bill Filled With Sweeping Attacks on Environment  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The House Agriculture Committee passed H.R. 2, the 2018 Farm Bill, today on a party-line basis. The legislation, sponsored by Rep.

04/18/2018 03:00 AM
Legal Petition Seeks US Ban on Coral-killing Chemicals in Sunscreen  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today to ban two coral-killing chemicals from sunscreens ...

05/23/2018 03:00 AM
Endangered Species Mural to Be Celebrated Nov. 14 at Austin Discovery School  Center for Biological Diversity

AUSTIN, Texas— The Center for Biological Diversity, Austin Discovery School and Save Our Springs Alliance are hosting an event on Nov. 14 to celebrate the ...

11/08/2018 03:00 AM

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