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Common Dreams

Trump Slashes Funds for Endangered Species, Environmental ...
Common Dreams
The Trump administration's detailed 2018 budget proposal, released today, contains unprecedented funding cuts for the Department of the Interior and the ...

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EcoWatch

Trump Sued for Censorship of Climate Change Data
EcoWatch
The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration Tuesday to uncover public records showing that federal employees have been censored from using words or phrases related to climate change in formal agency communications.
Enviro Group Sues Agencies For Climate Denial RecordsLaw360 (subscription)

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Center for Biological Diversity poised to sue over LNG shipping
webcenter11
The Center for Biological Diversity, based in Tucson, Arizona sent a letter to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, warning federal officials not to ignore the risk factors involved in shipping liquefied natural gas via train ...

 

House Approves Bill to Eliminate Clean Water Act Pesticide Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“A day after the Trump administration's budget proposed eviscerating the EPA, the House voted to begin making that vision a reality,” said Brett Hartl at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This dangerous loophole would benefit pesticide giants like ...

 

Report: Taxpayers on Hook for Billions in Fossil Fuel Subsidies on Public Lands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The report, released by Oil Change International in partnership with 350.org, WildEarth Guardians, the Center for Biological Diversity, Clean Water Action, Food & Water Watch, and Public Citizen, for the first time outlines in detail the subsidies and ...

 

Lawsuit Expands to Highlight Keystone XL's Threats to Endangered Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Keystone XL pipeline was rejected by the Obama administration because it's an absolute disaster for wildlife, water and our climate,” said Jared Margolis, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Approving this massive pipeline ...

 

Ban sought on wild turtle trapping in state
Sequoyah County Times
The Center for Biological Diversity and several Oklahoma-based environmental organizations petitioned the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation recently to end commercial collection of the state's wild turtles, which are critical to the health ...

 

The Conversation US

Senate Advances Legislation to Undercut Environmental Protections
Common Dreams
“This is a disturbing and deceptive attack on core environmental laws like the Endangered Species Act and the Clean Water Act,” said Jamie Pang, endangered species campaigner and policy specialist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Republicans ...
Trump's Wall Threatens 93 Endangered SpeciesEcoWatch

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Protest to Urge Rep. Taylor to Oppose Offshore Oil Drilling in Atlantic
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We must transition to clean energy now.” The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1.3 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places.

 

EnviroNews (registration) (blog)

Center for Biological Diversity Strikes Back After Pruitt and Zinke Fire Science Boards
EnviroNews (registration) (blog)
(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Washington D.C. — The Center for Biological Diversity (the Center) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on May 8, 2017, seeking documents related to the abrupt dismissal of science advisors at the ...

 

Sen. Heller of Nevada Introduces Legislation to Gut Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Heller's extreme bill would leave the Endangered Species Act in tatters, which is exactly his goal,” said Patrick Donnelly, Nevada wildlife advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “From the tiny Mount Charleston blue butterfly to the desert ...

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New York Times

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 MonumentsCommon Dreams
What You Need to Know About Trump's National Monument RethinkNational Geographic
What Trump's executive order to review national monuments could mean for climateOregonLive.com
The White House -NPR -Our American Public Lands
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Challenges Fracking Plan for Ohio's Only National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
"We're suing to stop this dangerous fracking plan because drinking water safety and public lands should come before corporate profits,” said Taylor McKinnon at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Ohio and Little Muskingum rivers provide precious ...
Lawsuit Filed Over Fracking Operations in Wayne National ForestCleveland Scene Weekly
Conservation groups sue to ban fracking, void leases in Wayne National Forest in SE Ohiocleveland.com
Conservationists sue to halt fracking in Ohio's only national forestReuters
The Post -The News Center
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Group Seeks Docs on Ditching of Federal Climate Change Data
Courthouse News Service
The Center for Biological Diversity made its latest move in this effort on Tuesday when it filed a federal FOIA lawsuit for records that would shed light on any Trump administration directives to scrub climate change-related information from government ...

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Trump Administration Continues Attack on Science, Scrubs Data on Climate Change From Interior Department Websites
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— As the Trump administration continues to censor science, the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Media and Democracy and scientist Dr. Stuart Pimm today launched a novel legal strategy to force the Department of the Interior to ...

 

EcoWatch

Famous Rare White Wolf Killed in Yellowstone, $15000 and Growing Reward Offered
EcoWatch
The Center for Biological Diversity is contributing $5,000 toward a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for illegally shooting and killing a famous wolf in Yellowstone National Park.
Rare white wolf illegally shot, killed in YellowstoneWTOL.com
Preliminary Necropsy Results Reveal Well-Known Wolf Shot - Yellowstone National Park (U.S. National Park Service)US National Park Service

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Trump Administration Rolls Back School Lunch Health, Sustainability Safeguards
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's not only possible to make nutritious food that kids will eat, but it's necessary for their health and the health of the planet,” said Stephanie Feldstein, population and sustainability director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This is ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity Reports Nevada Legislature Affirms Support for National Monuments, Antiquities Act
Sierra Sun Times
“The Trump administration is out of touch with reality and with the people of Nevada,” said Patrick Donnelly, a Nevada wildlife advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Nevada has demonstrated that we won't stand idly by while our ...

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Washington Post

Lawsuit Challenges EPA Chief Scott Pruitt to Keep DC, Philadelphia on Track to Clean Air
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Every day Scott Pruitt delays cleaning up the air will result in more people dying from smog-induced asthma attacks, heart attacks and strokes,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Pruitt has a history of fighting ...
Lawsuit Aims to Force Release of EPA Chief's Emails, ScheduleCommon Dreams
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EPA Kicks Off Website Updates | U.S. EPA News Releases | US EPAUS EPA
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Lawsuit Demands Keystone Pipeline's Route, State Department Contracts
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity and Thomas Bachand filed suit today against the U.S. Department of State to obtain information on the route of the Keystone XL Pipeline, as well as contracts and correspondence with private consultants ...

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KTUU.com

Nine groups file motions surrounding LNG project
KTUU.com
On Monday, the Tuscon-based Center for Biological Diversity filed its motion against Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proceedings of the state's LNG plans: The Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas project, which includes an 807-mile, 42-inch-diameter ...
Legal Action Challenges Nation's Largest Liquefied Natural Gas ProjectCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)
Enviro Group Asks To Intervene In $45B Alaska LNG ProjectLaw360 (subscription)

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Trump's Border Wall Threatens World Heritage Site
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Trump's border wall is wrong for so many reasons,” said Sarah Uhlemann, international program director at the Center for Biological Diversity and author of the petition. “The proposed border wall will forever divide essential habitat for endangered ...

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Newsweek

Fossil Fuel Resisters to March on Washington, Across Nation
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
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.
Peoples Climate Movement 2017 – Follow the Peoples Climate March LivePeople's Climate March
Page being updated | US EPAUS EPA
EPA website removes climate science site from public view after two decadesWashington Post
US EPA
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Freedom of Information Act : Center for Biological Diversity Complaint for Declaratory/Injunctive Relief Against US ...
Lexology (registration)
The Center for Biological Diversity (“CBD”) filed a May 3rd Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (“Complaint”) against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) alleging violations of the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”).

 

EcoWatch

US Population Reaches New Milestone
EcoWatch
One way the Center for Biological Diversity highlights the connection between human population growth and the wildlife extinction crisis is by distributing free Endangered Species Condoms. More than 725,000 have been given away since 2009.

 

Nevada Water-grab Legislation Would Endorse Groundwater Depletion, Environmental Destruction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
White Pine County, the Great Basin Water Network and the Center for Biological Diversity have all filed suit against the project. “This appalling bill is just a blank check for a massive pipeline that will suck up Nevada's groundwater at the expense of ...

 

San Francisco Examiner

Remembering Rose Braz, a beloved thorn in the side of the establishment
San Francisco Examiner
“She was always working in pursuit of a better world,” Kassie Siegel, her longtime friend and colleague at the national environmental nonprofit, Center for Biological Diversity, told me. “She's one of those people who took what seems impossible and ...

 

Legal Action Taken to Protect Whales From Atlantic Oil Exploration
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
We've been working to save right whales from extinction, and we're intervening in this appeal to ensure the safety of these rare whales from oil and gas exploration,” said Kristen Monsell, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. President ...

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U.S. News & World Report

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Reversal of Arctic, Atlantic Drilling Ban
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Trump's attempt to let the petroleum industry suck oil out of every last corner of our oceans is reckless and unlawful,” said Kristen Monsell, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We're taking Trump to court to stop his assault on our ...
Correction: Trump-Offshore Drilling storyMinneapolis Star Tribune
Lawsuit Challenges Trump's Offshore Drilling OrderThe Maritime Executive
Environmental groups sue Trump administration over offshore drillingWashington Post
Alaska Dispatch News -The White House -Earthjustice -The White House
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EcoWatch

3 Reasons the Senate Must Reject Bernhardt for Top Interior Post
EcoWatch
In addition to the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife, other groups opposing Bernhardt's nomination include the Natural Resources Defense Council, Union of Concerned Scientists and the Sierra Club. Collectively, these groups ...
Environmental groups seek to block Bernhardt's confirmation at InteriorWashington Examiner
Eco Groups: Trump's Interior Deputy Pick Is "Walking Conflict of Interest"Common Dreams

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