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EcoWatch

Trump to Launch Unprecedented Attack on National Monuments
EcoWatch
"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 to order Interior to review 50-plus sitesE&E News
Trump to issue new order calling into question two decades of national monument designationsWashington Post

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Center for Biological Diversity Reports Public Records Sought on Dow's Efforts to Pressure Trump Administration Over ...
Sierra Sun Times
April 24, 2017 - WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted Freedom of Information Act requests last week seeking public records from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Commerce to center for biological ...

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Endangered Species Mural Celebration Slated for Sunday in North Portland
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Artist and Craftsman Supply on North Lombard will host an event on Sunday to celebrate the latest installment in the Center's national endangered species mural project. The 100-feet-long by ...

 

EnviroNews (registration) (blog)

Center for Biological Diversity Sues Trump for Signing HJR 69 Allowing Slaughter of Bear Cubs, Wolf Pups
EnviroNews (registration) (blog)
(EnviroNews USA Headline News) — Washington D.C. — The Center for Biological Diversity (the Center) filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Anchorage, Alaska, on April 20, 2017, against the U.S. Department of Interior (Interior) and Secretary ...
Trump Sued for Revoking Protections for Wolves, Bears in AlaskaCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)
Green group sues Trump admin over repeal of wildlife protectionsThe Hill
Group sues Trump for repealing US wildlife rule in rare legal challengeReuters
Daily Caller -Must Read Alaska (blog)
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KJZZ

Lawsuit Targets Trump's Border Wall, Enforcement Program
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva, who serves as ranking member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, today sued the Trump administration over the proposed border wall and other border ...
Center For Biological Diversity, Grijalva Sue Over Border WallKJZZ
First lawsuit filed to block Trump border wall that would start in San DiegoThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Center for Biological Diversity, Grijalva sue Trump regime over eco-damage border wall could causeDaily Kos
The Hill -AZCentral.com -The Guardian -Center for Biological Diversity
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Pacific Standard

Behind the Center for Biological Diversity's Lawsuit Against the Trump Administration
Pacific Standard
On Wednesday, the Center for Biological Diversity announced it had filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration seeking injunctive relief after the government failed to complete an environmental analysis of the southern border — violating the ...
Grijalva joins suit targeting border wall proposalNogales International
Trump's border wall will have serious ecological, environmental impactsThe Badger Herald
Grijalva Shares Lawsuit Concerns Over Proposed Border WallKJZZ
Men's Journal -Daily Commercial News -Citizen Action (blog) -The Sun
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Miami Herald

Appeals Court Green-lights Much-needed Wolf Releases in New Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This ruling is a lifesaver for our beleaguered Mexican gray wolves,” said Michael Robinson, a conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The decision makes clear that the Fish and Wildlife Service has the authority to do what's ...
Appeals court removes block on Mexican gray wolf reintroductionSanta Fe New Mexican
Court lifts injunction on Mexican wolf releases in NMAlbuquerque Journal
Appeals court reverses ruling that barred NM releasesE&E News

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Flagstaff to Hold Peoples Climate March, 100 Days of Resistance
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're marching because President Trump and his administration are a threat to the future of our planet, the safety of our communities and the health of our families,” said Ryan Beam of the Center for Biological Diversity. Saturday is the 100th day of ...

 

Public Records Sought on Monsanto's Ties to EPA's Pesticide Office
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity and U.S. Right to Know submitted Freedom of Information Act requests this week seeking public records to determine whether Monsanto inappropriately influenced the Environmental Protection Agency's ...

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Washington Post

After Gas Leak, Now Hilcorp Reports Oil Leak in Alaska's Cook Inlet
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
We're really worried about what this means for Cook Inlet belugas with the double whammy of an oil spill and gas leak in the same season,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director for the Center for Biological Diversity. Hilcorp reported the leak ...
Hilcorp has another pipeline leak in the Cook Inletwebcenter11

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Center for Biological Diversity Opens New Nevada Office
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAS VEGAS— The Center for Biological Diversity has opened a new regional office in Nevada to ensure the Silver State's wildlife and critical habitats have a strong voice speaking in their defense. The Center has had a long-term presence in Nevada. Its ...

 

Bustle

The Center For Biological Diversity Is Suing Trump To Protect Alaskan Wildlife
Bustle
The Trump administration is facing its first legal challenge against their moves to deregulate federal departments, and it might not be from where you'd expect. In reaction to him signing a measure rescinding protection for bears and wolves, the Center ...

 

Gillette News Record

55000-plus Postcards Urge Trump Administration Not to End Protections for Yellowstone Grizzlies
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity delivered more than 55,000 postcards from across the country today urging the Trump administration not to remove Endangered Species Act protections from Yellowstone's grizzly bears. The Center had ...
Correction: Grizzly Bears storyNew Jersey Herald

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Washington Times

Lawsuit Challenges Trump's Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Those failures violate the National Environmental Policy Act and are the focus of today's lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Montana's Great Falls Division by the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Earth and other organizations ...
Pipeline lawsuit could face rocky road in courtE&E News
Following Ill-Advised Federal Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline, Lawsuit Filed to Block ConstructionCommon Dreams
Conservation Groups File Lawsuit Challenging Keystone XL PermitMTPR
KFGO -Natural Resources Defense Council -UPI.com
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Center for Biological Diversity petitions for offshore pipeline inspections
webcenter11
Kristen Monsell, a Center attorney, said it's scary to think about how decayed some of the offshore pipelines in Cook Inlet may be. "We signed this petition because Hilcorp's recent gas leak and oil spill discovered within the same two month time span ...
After Hilcorp Gas Leak, Oil Spill, Legal Petition Calls for Inspections of Cook Inlet's Aging Offshore PipelinesCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)
Enviros Ask For Alaska Pipeline Inspections After SpillsLaw360 (subscription)

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

US Endangered Species Act Protection Sought to Save Giraffes From Extinction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The legal petition, filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Humane Society International, The Humane Society of the United States, International Fund for Animal Welfare and Natural Resources Defense Council, seeks “endangered” status for the species.
Endangered Species Act Could Prevent Giraffe's ExtinctionNatural Resources Defense Council
Wildlife groups petition to add giraffes to endangered species listUSA TODAY

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Public Lands Foe Jason Chaffetz Announces Retirement From Congress
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Responding to today's announcement by U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) that he will not run for re-election or seek any public office in 2018, the Center for Biological Diversity hailed the retirement of this longtime foe of America's ...

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Trump Signs Legislation to Kill Wolves, Bears in Alaska
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... of Trump and Republicans in Congress, wolves and bears in Alaska will now be subject to cruel, unsportsmanlike killings, in violation of the very purpose of the wildlife refuge system,” said Emily Jeffers, an attorney with the Center for Biological ...

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Genetic Literacy Project

Scientists challenge Center for Biological Diversity report claiming wild bees near extinction
Genetic Literacy Project
The articles were based on a report released by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) in early March, “Pollinators in Peril: A systematic status review of North American and Hawaiian native bees.” According to its solo author—Kelsey Kopec—749 ...

 

EcoWatch

Alaska Senators Introduce Bill to Expand Offshore Oil Drilling in Arctic Ocean and Cook Inlet
EcoWatch
"It's not possible to drill safely in the Arctic, as we just saw from the leaking oil and gas well on the North Slope," said Miyoko Sakashita, ocean programs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. "This legislation's nothing more than a ...

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Los Angeles Times

Dow Pressures Trump Administration to Abandon Work to Protect Endangered Species From Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The new back-channel ploy to abandon a nearly four-year effort to protect endangered species from these pesticides is revealed in letters, obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity, in which Dow urges Trump administration regulators to jettison ...
Public Records Sought on Dow's Efforts to Pressure Trump Administration Over Pesticides, Endangered SpeciesCommon Dreams
Dow Chem pushes regulators to scuttle findings of pesticide study - reportRT
Dow, FMC Try to Overturn Pesticide Endangered Species FindingsBloomberg BNA
The Macomb Daily -WNEM Saginaw
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Air Force Lowers Lights, Funds Conservation Efforts for Endangered Hawaiian Seabirds
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HONOLULU— The Center for Biological Diversity Monday withdrew a notice of intent to sue after the U.S. Air Force agreed to reduce light pollution from a Kauai facility to reduce seabird deaths and offset future harm to endangered Hawaiian petrels, ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Oregon Officials Push Wolf Hunts, Weaker Protections Despite Miniscule Population Increase
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The 2016 numbers are cause for significant concern and show that the job of recovery is far from complete,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer at the Center for Biological Diversity. “With the population still small and mostly restricted to ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Appeals Court Restores Utah Prairie Dog Protections, Upholds Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're tremendously relieved by this decision,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Given that a majority of America's more than 1,600 endangered species occur in only one state, a bad ruling would ...
Federal Protections Upheld for Utah Prairie DogBloomberg BNA

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House Republicans Push to Dismantle Alaska's Izembek National Wildlife Refuge
Common Dreams
“This public land giveaway would irreversibly harm the wildlife that call Izembek home,” said Randi Spivak, the Center for Biological Diversity's public lands director. “Building a road through this iconic and fragile wilderness is incredibly ...

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Genetic Literacy Project

Extreme Green hypocrisy? Center for Biological Diversity, other anti-GMO groups partner on March for Science
Genetic Literacy Project
[Editor's note: The following is an open letter to the Center for Biological Diversity regarding their participation in the “March for Science,” written by Stephan Neidenbach, a middle school teacher and blogger.] Your organization is part of what ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Yellow Lance Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection in Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
RALEIGH, N.C.— In response to an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed Endangered Species Act protection for a freshwater mussel that lives in Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia.

 

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Oil Wells Leaked Into Corpus Christi Water Supply, Records Show
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas— Two “plugged” oil wells beneath the Choke Canyon Reservoir were found in 2012 to be leaking into the reservoir in south Texas, according to records obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity through a Freedom of ...
Natural gas wells have leaked into water supply for years, records showCorpus Christi Caller-Times

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Hundreds of 'Wildlife Warriors' Bring Trump Resistance to Earth Day
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— More than 250 Center for Biological Diversity volunteers will be at Earth Day festivals, rallies and other events across the country this week as part of the growing resistance to partisan attacks on the climate, public lands and ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Filed to Save Imperiled Native Carnivores From Deadly 'Cyanide Bombs'
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Cyanide bombs are indiscriminate killers,” said Collette Adkins, an attorney and biologist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “In just the past several weeks they've injured a child and killed a wolf and several family dogs. These dangerous ...
Groups Sue to Stop US Use of Cyanide Predator Killing TrapsFlathead Beacon
Groups sue US government after cyanide bombs kill wolf, dogsKFGO
Activists file suit against Wildlife Service's use of cyanide 'bombs'Capital Press
KUOW News and Information
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