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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Federal Wildlife Agency Gives Approval to Harm America's Only Known Jaguar
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The agency charged with protecting America's most vulnerable wildlife thinks it's just fine for a foreign mining company to harm our only known jaguar,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This ...
Imperiled wildlife can live with Rosemont, US report saysArizona Daily Star

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Statement From the Center for Biological Diversity on Oregon Court of Appeals' Premature Dismissal of Wolf Lawsuit
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore. – Amaroq Weiss, the Center for Biological Diversity's West Coast wolf organizer, issued this statement today following the Oregon Court of Appeals' decision to dismiss a lawsuit filed in December by the Center, Cascadia Wildlands and ...

 

EPA Uses Industry-funded Studies to Determine Glyphosate Does Not Cause Cancer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“EPA's determination that glyphosate is non-carcinogenic is disappointing, but not terribly surprising — industry has been manipulating this process for years,” said Nathan Donley, a scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The analysis ...

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Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity: Forest Service Approves Habitat Destruction in Sierra Nevada Roadless Area - Sierra ...
Sierra Sun Times
“It's appalling to see the Forest Service allowing important wildlife habitat to be destroyed, especially in a roadless area,” said Justin Augustine, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Roadless areas represent some of the last, best ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Reward for Information on Red Wolf Killing Comes Six Months Too Late
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Offering a reward six months after the crime occurred confirms that the federal government has turned its back on these critically endangered animals,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “By ...
US habitat protections denied for endangered bat speciesMidwest Communication

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Protesters Tell Feds to 'Keep It in the Ground' at New Mexico Oil, Gas Lease Sale
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Groups participating in today's rally included: 350.org, 350 New Mexico, The Campaign to End Sacrifice Zones, Center for Biological Diversity, Earth Care, Environment New Mexico, Diné Citizens Against Ruining our Environment, Food and Water Watch, ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Two Appalachian Crayfishes Protected Under Endangered Species Act in Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CHARLESTON, W.Va.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected two species of crayfish from Appalachia under the Endangered Species Act. The crayfishes have been lost from more ...
Crayfish etouffee? Not for these rare mudbugsThe Courier-Journal
Two Southern WV crayfish granted endangered species protectionCharleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

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Feds Order Wolf Trapping in New Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The population also suffers from smaller litter sizes and lower pup survival as a consequence of reduced genetic diversity. Reintroduction to Mexico began in 2011. Fewer than 25 wolves live in the wild in Mexico. The Center for Biological Diversity is ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Obama's Interior Department Pushes Oil Shale Plan Threatening Massive Climate Pollution, Water Use
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Interior Department is working against President Obama's climate goals here,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Enabling the development of one of the world's dirtiest fossil fuels is the opposite of climate leadership.

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Campaign Launched to Protect Public Lands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This campaign serves notice to the Bundys and the Bishops of the world that our public lands are not for sale,” said Randi Spivak with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The vast majority of Americans treasure our public lands and are stepping up ...

 

Lawsuit Filed to Stop Riverside County From Swapping Protected
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This land is supposed to be a safe haven for some of California's rarest plants, not a bargaining chip to facilitate yet more sprawl and development,” said April Rose Sommer, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The county's ...

 

YubaNet

Interior Secretary Jewell, Senator Feinstein Join Hundreds to
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WHITEWATER, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity, along with hundreds of local desert residents, elected officials, community and faith leaders, business owners, veterans and others, joined today with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Senator ...
Secretary Jewell Joins Communities in Southern California to Celebrate Monument DesignationYubaNet

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EPA Finds Atrazine Likely Harming Most Species of Plants, Animals in US
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The EPA has determined that the amount of atrazine that's in streams and rivers right now is enough to kill frogs and other imperiled wildlife,” said Nathan Donley, a scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “How many animals have to die ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

50 Percent of California's New Oil Wastewater Wells Near Earthquake Faults
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... new oil-industry wastewater-injection wells approved by California regulators in the past year are within 5 miles of a fault, increasing manmade earthquake risk, according to a new analysis of state records and mapping by the Center for Biological ...

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Washington Times

West Coast Fisher Denied Endangered Species Act Protection in Bow to Timber Industry
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The politically driven reversal of proposed protection for the fisher is the latest example of the Fish and Wildlife Service kowtowing to the wishes of industry,” said Tanya Sanerib, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Fishers may be ...
Pacific fisher denied protection under the Endangered Species ActLos Angeles Times
West Coast fisher denied endangered species protectionsStatesman Journal
As Wolverine Gets a Second Chance, No Endangered Listing for Pacific FisherPublic News Service
Christian Science Monitor -The Denver Post
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Lawsuit Demands Feds Release Documents on Decision to Abandon Red Wolf Recovery
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
RALEIGH, N.C.— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today under the Freedom of Information Act requesting that the agency hand over public records that explain why it pulled the plug on the red wolf recovery program.

 

Washington Post

'El Jefe' — the only known wild jaguar in the US — is one step closer to sharing its habitat with a massive copper ...
Washington Post
“The agency charged with protecting America's most vulnerable wildlife thinks it's just fine for a foreign mining company to harm our only known jaguar,” said Randy Serraglio, a conservationist for the nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity, in a ...

 

EPA Analysis: 97 Percent of Endangered Species Threatened by Two Common Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The results released this week are the first in a series of biological evaluations the EPA must complete as part of a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity examining impacts of pesticides on more than endangered species. “For the first ...

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Gulf Coast Residents Rally in New Orleans Against New Offshore Oil Leases
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The movement to stop new offshore leases that came to life at the Superdome last month is growing stronger every day,” said Blake Kopcho, a campaigner with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We need to stop treating the Gulf like a sacrifice zone ...

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NBC Bay Area

Lawsuit Brings Out Environmentalists on Both Sides of Debate Over Cattle Ranching at Point Reyes
NBC Bay Area
... of special projects and strategic initiatives at Mill Valley-based Resource Renewal Institute. The Institute and two other environmental groups - the Center for Biological Diversity and the Western Watersheds Projects - are suing the National Park ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Report: Rooftop Solar Power Blocked by Sunny States With Bad Policy
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— Some of the sunniest states in the country are actively blocking rooftop-solar development through overtly lacking and destructive policy landscapes, according to a Center for Biological Diversity report released today. Rooftop solar ...
Report: Indiana's solar power policies among nation's worstWLWT Cincinnati

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25000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away for Earth Day
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— Earth Day may get people thinking about recycling, cutting back on driving or getting out into nature, but the Center for Biological Diversity is also asking them to think about saving the planet through safe sex. The Center is ...

 

Smithsonian

The Oldest Species May Win in the Race to Survive Climate Change
Smithsonian
“The earlier we identify and protect species in trouble, the more likely they survive and recover,” Noah Greenwald, Endangered Species Director at the Center for Biological Diversity, tells Hinckley. “We need to know the species to watch so if we see a ...
In a changing climate, it's survival of the oldest, say scientistsChristian Science Monitor

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St. George Daily Spectrum

Court Settlement Provides Hope for Mexican Gray Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Earthjustice represents Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity, retired Fish and Wildlife Service Mexican Wolf Recovery Coordinator David R. Parsons, the Endangered Wolf Center and the Wolf Conservation Center in the case. Today's ...
Court Settlement Forces Fish and Wildlife to Have a Recovery Plan for Mexican Gray Wolves by 2017Tucson Weekly
Deal sets into motion wolf recovery planSanta Fe New Mexican
Mexican Gray Wolf Plan Required By SettlementCourthouse News Service

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Lawsuit Launched to Fight Dangerous Sulfur, Nitrogen Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Our fossil fuel addiction continues to sicken millions of Americans and poison the environment,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Clean Air Act has been incredibly successful in ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Legal Petition Pushes President Obama to End Crude Oil Exports, Declare Climate Emergency
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's petition, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity and Food & Water Watch, calls on the president to immediately halt the export of crude oil under executive legal authority granted to him by the 2016 Appropriations Act and the National ...

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Dallas Observer

Texas Could Get a Fifth of Its Electricity from Solar Panels, but It Has a Long Way to Go
Dallas Observer
Because of the gap between reality and potential, and because Texas has largely left it up to the free market to shrink the gap, the Center for Biological Diversity recently gave Texas an 'F' for solar policy in its "Throwing Shade" report on states ...

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Get Out: Friday, May 6
Mail Tribune
Sunday, May 15: Jay Lininger, senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity, will lead a hike around the Canyon Ridge (elevation 4,400 feet) and Big Craggies area east of Ashland, which includes impressive views west across the upper Bear ...

 

KRQE News 13

As Coal Collapses, Groups Launch Lawsuit Challenging 25-year Extension of Four Corners Power Plant, Navajo Mine
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Coal pollution is making people sick and driving the San Juan River's endangered fish toward extinction,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Now is the time to begin transitioning to clean, renewable energy.” “Mercury is ...
Environmental groups sue over New Mexico coal plantThe Durango Herald
Feds sued over Fruitland power plant, mineFarmington Daily Times

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Indian Country Today Media Network

Diné CARE, Environmental Groups Sue Interior Over Navajo Coal Mine
Indian Country Today Media Network
The Navajo grassroots group Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment (Diné CARE) filed the complaint on April 20 in federal district court in Arizona, along with the Western Environmental Law Center, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity ...
Top Story: Power struggleDurango Telegraph

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