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Trump Slashes Funds for Endangered Species, Environmental Programs  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration's 2019 budget proposal contains an unprecedented $2 billion (14 percent) cut for the Department of the Interior and ...

03/11/2019 03:02 PM
Trump Administration Announces Stripping Gray Wolf Protections Across Country  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today announced plans to strip gray wolves of Endangered Species Act protection across the lower 48 ...

03/06/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Proposes Ending Gray Wolf Protection Across United States  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration today released its plan to strip gray wolves of Endangered Species Act protection across the lower 48 states.

03/14/2019 12:11 PM
Monsanto Asks Trump EPA to OK Drift-prone Pesticide on 90 Million Acres of Corn  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it will consider allowing the highly drift-prone pesticide dicamba to be sprayed on ...

03/18/2019 04:04 PM
EPA Proposes Use of 650,000 Pounds of Antibiotics Per Year on Citrus Fields  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Advocates from public-health and environmental groups delivered more than 45,000 petition signatures to the Environmental Protection ...

03/13/2019 11:14 AM
Study: Latino, African-American Communities Face Disproportionate Risk From Pollution  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— A new study finds that African-American and Latino communities are exposed to more deadly air pollution than predominately white ...

03/15/2019 06:08 PM
Veteran Environmental Lawyer Glitzenstein to Join Center for Biological Diversity  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Eric Glitzenstein, a public interest attorney who has argued groundbreaking environmental and wildlife protection cases and helped secure ...

02/26/2019 12:07 PM
Lawsuits Target Trump's War on Transparency at EPA, Interior Department  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a pair of lawsuits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Interior ...

03/12/2019 11:35 AM
Lawsuit Launched Challenging Texas Highway Project's Threat to Endangered Salamanders  Center for Biological Diversity

AUSTIN, Texas— The Center for Biological Diversity and Save Our Springs Alliance today filed a notice of intent to sue the Texas Department of Transportation ...

02/28/2019 03:00 AM
Ventura County Adopts First-of-its-kind Measure Protecting Wildlife Connectivity  Center for Biological Diversity

VENTURA, Calif.— The Ventura County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday night to adopt a first-of-its-kind ordinance to safeguard wildlife connectivity.

03/13/2019 01:56 PM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Vast Expansion of Gulf Oil, Gas Leasing  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Environmental groups sued the Trump administration today to challenge an oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico that will open up ...

03/13/2019 02:09 PM
Trump Administration Issues Key Permit for Rosemont Copper Mine in Arizona  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reversed course and issued a key permit today for the proposed Rosemont Mine in southern Arizona.

03/08/2019 06:28 PM
Center for Biological Diversity sues Trump administration over national emergency  KVOA Tucson News

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02/16/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched Over Massive Utah Oil Shale Development  Center for Biological Diversity

SALT LAKE CITY— Conservation groups today issued a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for approving rights-of-way for pipelines and powerlines ...

02/26/2019 03:00 AM
Is the gray wolf still endangered? Depends who you ask.  National Geographic

After four decades of intense conservation efforts, it's finally time to take the gray wolf off the Endangered Species List, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* recently ...

03/18/2019 01:05 PM
Motion Filed to Defend Bi-state Sage Grouse From Off-roaders' Lawsuit  Center for Biological Diversity

RENO, Nev.― Four conservation groups filed a motion today to intervene in a lawsuit from off-road vehicle groups who object to protection for the bi-state sage ...

03/15/2019 12:00 PM
Statement on Rep. Grijalva's Introduction of Legislation to Permanently Protect Grand Canyon From Uranium Mining  Center for Biological Diversity

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz.― Center for Biological Diversity Executive Director Kierán Suckling issued the following statement in response to Rep ...

02/23/2019 03:00 AM
Protections Sought for Two Rare Plants in Nevada's Clark County  Center for Biological Diversity

LAS VEGAS— The Center for Biological Diversity today notified the state of Nevada that it will seek federal endangered species protection for two rare ...

03/08/2019 03:17 PM
'Wolf Pack' to Rally in Seattle Against Trump's Disastrous Wolf Plan  Center for Biological Diversity

SEATTLE— Activists in wolf masks will rally outside Seattle's Henry M. Jackson Federal Building at noon Thursday to oppose the Trump administration's new ...

03/06/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Slashes Sage Grouse Protections  Center for Biological Diversity

BOISE, Idaho― The Trump administration released final land-management plans today that wipe out critical protections for imperiled greater sage grouse in ...

03/15/2019 11:43 AM
TransCanada Loses Latest Attempt to Begin Keystone XL Pipeline Construction  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit today denied yet another attempt by TransCanada to begin construction on its proposed ...

03/15/2019 05:12 PM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Arctic Habitat of Endangered Ice Seals  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a notice today of its intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries *Service* to compel the designation of ...

03/14/2019 12:27 PM
'Wolf Pack' to Rally Near White House Protesting Trump's Disastrous Wolf Plan  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Activists in wolf masks will rally outside the White House at noon Thursday to oppose the Trump administration's new plan to end protection for ...

03/06/2019 03:00 AM
Oxnard City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Offshore Drilling, Fracking  Center for Biological Diversity

OXNARD, Calif.— The Oxnard City Council today approved a resolution opposing new fossil fuel drilling off the California coast and fracking in existing offshore ...

02/19/2019 03:00 AM
Washington Bill Seeks to Protect Endangered Fish, Rivers From Toxic Suction Dredge Mining  Center for Biological Diversity

OLYMPIA, Wash.— The Washington House of Representatives will hold a hearing Thursday on a bill to protect fish and rivers from harmful suction dredge ...

03/12/2019 04:38 PM
60 Gatherings Across US to Oppose Trump's Plan to End Wolf Recovery  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— Volunteer wolf advocates around the nation will gather this week to oppose the Trump administration's plans to end protections for nearly ...

03/04/2019 02:19 PM
Native Village, Conservation Groups Challenge Winter Oil, Gas Drilling in Western Arctic  Center for Biological Diversity

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The Native Village of Nuiqsut tribal government and five conservation groups have challenged the Bureau of Land Management's ...

03/01/2019 03:00 AM
PEOPLE: Earthjustice lawyer jumps to Center for Biological Diversity  E&E News

Veteran environmental attorney Ted Zukoski has left Earthjustice for the Center for Biological Diversity.

02/20/2019 03:00 AM
Petition Challenges Deficient Water Quality Permit for $2.2B North Carolina Highway  Center for Biological Diversity

RALEIGH, N.C.— Conservation groups today filed a petition in North Carolina's Office of Administrative Hearings challenging a state water quality certification ...

02/21/2019 11:19 AM
Congress Urged to Fully Fund Endangered Species Act With $486 Million  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— More than 215 groups today urged the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee to increase the budget for endangered ...

02/26/2019 03:00 AM
Forest Service Rejects Oil, Gas Leasing in Nevada's Ruby Mountains  Center for Biological Diversity

ELKO, Nev.— The U.S. Forest *Service* today rejected an earlier plan to lease public lands for oil drilling and fracking in Nevada's iconic Ruby Mountains.

03/14/2019 01:09 PM
Tiny Oregon Fish Recovered by Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today proposed removing Endangered Species Act protections from the Borax Lake chub, a 2-inch fish ...

02/25/2019 03:00 AM
Bold Nevada Legislation Would Target Zero Emissions by 2050  Center for Biological Diversity

CARSON CITY, Nev.— The Nevada Legislature's Committees on Growth and Infrastructure will hear Senate Bill 254 today. This legislation would set a target of ...

03/12/2019 03:38 PM
Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump EPA to Curb Asthma-causing Air Pollution in Phoenix, Northern California  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Center for Environmental Health filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the U.S. Environmental ...

03/05/2019 03:00 AM
Senator Feinstein Proposes Weak Green New Deal Substitute  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Following a confrontation with young people from the Sunrise Movement on Friday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein released a draft resolution calling ...

02/25/2019 03:00 AM
Studies: Rat Poisons Harm Bobcats' Immune Systems, Genetics  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— Two studies by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles and the National Park *Service* reveal that rat poisons are causing ...

03/01/2019 03:00 AM
U.S. Moves to Take Wolf Off Endangered List, But California Protections Still Strong  KQED

If the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* moves forward with its plan to take the gray wolf off the Endangered Species list, it may be bad news for wolves arou.

03/15/2019 03:18 PM
Plains Pipeline to Be Opposed at Rallies in Santa Barbara, Arroyo Grande  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— Opponents of Plains All American Pipeline's proposal to build a coastal oil pipeline to serve offshore drilling platforms will rally ...

02/26/2019 06:35 PM
Report: Only 10 Vaquita Remain, May Not Survive President Obrador's Tenure  Center for Biological Diversity

LA JOLLA, Calif.— Scientists announced today that only 10 vaquita porpoises likely remain in the world and that the animal's extinction is virtually assured ...

03/14/2019 02:21 PM
A return to wolf hunting in Minnesota?  Star Tribune

Minnesotans could be hunting wolves again as early as the fall of 2020, but nothing is assured as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* (FWS) embarks on another ...

03/12/2019 08:49 PM
Settlement Wins Protections at Bakersfield Oil Train Terminal  Center for Biological Diversity

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— Community and environmental groups reached a settlement with the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, Bakersfield Crude ...

03/04/2019 09:08 PM
Feds will again try to remove wolves from Endangered Species...  Wadena Pioneer Journal

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday, March 6, said it will act to remove federal endangered species protections for gray wolves across ...

03/06/2019 03:00 AM
Court Order Sought to Block Atlantic Seismic Blasting  Center for Biological Diversity

CHARLESTON, S.C.— A group of conservation organizations today asked a federal judge to block the start of harmful seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic ...

02/20/2019 03:00 AM
Senate Confirms Former Coal Lobbyist Wheeler to Head EPA  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Senate today confirmed Andrew Wheeler as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The former coal industry lobbyist ...

02/28/2019 03:00 AM
Yuma mural highlights endangered pronghorn and marsh bird unique to the Southwest  TucsonSentinel.com

The fastest land mammal in North America and a large-footed marsh bird in the Southwest have been listed as endangered for more than half a century and ...

03/14/2019 03:00 AM
Santa Barbara Advances Plains' Coastal Oil Pipeline Project  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Santa Barbara County has announced public hearings for the Plains All-American Pipeline's proposal to build a coastal oil pipeline ...

02/19/2019 03:00 AM
Environment groups launch lawsuit against Trump’s border emergency declaration | TheHill  The Hill

Three environment and animal advocacy groups are throwing their weight behind a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's decision to declare a national ...

02/18/2019 03:00 AM
Utah Seeks to Bulldoze Federal Protections for Roadless Forests  Center for Biological Diversity

SALT LAKE CITY— Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's petition today to undermine protections for 4 million acres of national forest roadless areas would threaten nearly ...

02/28/2019 10:36 PM
Arizona Rep. Grijalva to Make Major Conservation Announcement Saturday at Grand Canyon  Center for Biological Diversity

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz.— Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) will make a major conservation announcement Saturday about efforts to protect Grand ...

02/19/2019 03:00 AM
Trump’s border wall could harm rare wolves, big horn sheep and butterflies, lawsuits say  Sacramento Bee

The border wall expansion proposed by Donald Trump would pose a threat to endangered and threatened species, a lawsuit filed by California and other states ...

02/19/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump's Emergency Declaration for Border Wall  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Animal Legal Defense Fund sued the Trump administration today over the ...

02/16/2019 03:00 AM
Goleta Opposes Proposal to Truck Offshore Oil on California Highways  Center for Biological Diversity

GOLETA, Calif.— The Goleta City Council today voted to oppose ExxonMobil's proposal to restart its dormant offshore drilling platforms and truck that oil up ...

02/19/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Plan to Delist Wolves Greeted With Cheers and Jeers  The New American

Will holdover Obama Swamp creatures at USFWS sabotage wolf delisting effort — again? President Donald Trump's Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ...

03/13/2019 12:25 PM
Activists trying to prevent the vaquita porpoise from extinction  Inhabitat

The International Committee for the Recovery of the Vaquita challenged the president of Mexico to put a stop to gillnet fishing in vaquita habitats in hopes to ...

03/18/2019 04:30 PM
Development plans test a decade-old conservation deal  High Country News

Tejon Ranch is California wild, a place where mountain lions prey on unsuspecting fawns and storm-twisted trees cling to remote ridges, where California ...

02/07/2019 03:00 AM
Conservation groups sue over national emergency  Monitor

The Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Animal Legal Defense Fund sued the Trump administration Saturday over the president's ...

02/18/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Lowers Grazing Fees, Endangering Public Land  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON― The U.S. Interior Department has reduced fees for grazing cattle and sheep on federal public lands to the minimum allowed under federal law ...

02/21/2019 03:00 AM
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 13, 2019  CIDRAP

Representatives from the Center for Biological Diversity, Public Interest Network, and US PIRG (Public Interest Research Group) today delivered 45,000 petition ...

03/13/2019 05:22 PM
Wolf Expansion Could Be Curtailed  DTN The Progressive Farmer

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A proposal to strip gray wolves of their remaining federal protections could curtail their rapid expansion across vast swaths of the U.S. ...

03/18/2019 09:23 AM
Environmental groups to challenge Trump administration approval of Utah pipelines | TheHill  The Hill

Conservationists are planning a legal challenge to the Trump administration's decision to allow a company to build transmission lines and pipelines on federal ...

02/26/2019 03:00 AM
DOI Loosens Protections For Sage-Grouse, Greens Cry Foul  Law360

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* has rolled back some Obama-era protections for greater sage-grouse habitat in the West, drawing widespread condemnation ...

03/18/2019 05:38 PM
'Obama judges?' 'Trump judges?' Border emergency lawsuits could expose or defuse partisan differences  USA TODAY

The judges who will hear legal challenges to President Trump's declaration of a national emergency run the political gamut from left to right.

03/17/2019 07:00 AM
California could be held liable for whale entanglements  Eureka Times Standard

The Center for Biological Diversity is hopeful its lawsuit filed over whale and sea turtle entanglements is nearing its conclusion after a federal judge suggested ...

02/23/2019 03:00 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
40,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Handed Out in Top Wedding Cities  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Forty thousand free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away in the 10 “best cities to get married in” by the Center for Biological ...

02/12/2019 03:00 AM
Did the Trump EPA Invoke 'Emergency' Rules to Allow Use of a Pesticide Harmful to Bees?  Snopes.com

The environmental agency did use emergency exemptions to permit the application of the pesticide sulfoxaflor in some states.

02/19/2019 03:00 AM
Saturday: 2,400 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away in Portland  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— More than 2,000 free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away by the Center for Biological Diversity on Saturday, Feb. 9 as part of ...

02/06/2019 03:00 AM
Endangered species face 'disaster' under Trump administration  The Guardian

Trump's push to expand oil and gas drilling is eroding protections for some of America's most at-risk wildlife.

03/06/2019 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
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
Whales are facing a big, deadly threat along West Coast: Massive ships  Washington Post

One day last May, a container ship entered the San Francisco Bay with extra cargo. A 45-foot-long dead female fin whale was draped across the ship's bow.

03/18/2019 07:30 AM
Rare fish proposed for removal from endangered species list  WRAL.com

The tiny fish known as Borax Lake chub has come back from the brink of extinction and federal officials say they will propose removing protections for the ...

02/26/2019 03:00 AM
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
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 03:00 AM
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 03:00 AM
Can Trump's Wall 'Emergency' Stand Up in Court?  Bloomberg

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Feb. 15 to reallocate about $7 billion for his promised border wall. In the wake of his announcement, ...

03/14/2019 06:10 PM
New Video Shows Damage Wrought by Trump's Border Wall  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA TERESA, N.M.— Drone footage of new border wall in New Mexico shows that the Trump administration's border militarization is already damaging ...

02/07/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Dwindling Mountain Caribou  Center for Biological Diversity

SANDPOINT, Idaho— Conservation groups issued a formal notice today of their intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* for failing to finalize endangered ...

02/13/2019 03:00 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 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
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
Conservation groups threaten lawsuit against BLM after approval of massive oil project near Vernal  KSL.com

On Feb. 26, eight environmental conservation groups gave a 60-day notice of intent to sue the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over violations of the ...

03/03/2019 03:00 AM
Environmental Groups Plan New Lawsuit Over MoPac Highway Expansion  KUT

Environmental groups have announced their intention to sue the Texas Department of Transportation over how it has managed construction of its MoPac.

03/01/2019 03:00 AM
Environmental Groups Intend To Sue Over Oil Shale Development, Citing Danger To Fish  Utah Public Radio

The Estonian company Enefit had hoped to install Utah's first oil shale development, but the fate of the project may be in jeopardy since a coalition of.

03/06/2019 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
Air District Hits Valero With Violations Over Benicia Refinery Releases  KQED

Local air regulators have issued seven notices of violation against the Valero Energy Corp. over a malfunction at its Benicia refinery that has led to the release of ...

03/15/2019 08:10 PM
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
Critics Say Border Wall Could Harm Wildlife Corridors And Sensitive Desert Terrain  NPR

The 2,000 mile border between the U.S. and Mexico traverses hundreds of miles of public lands, including six national parks. Environmentalists have long ...

02/21/2019 03:00 AM
Court: Gray Wolves Can Keep California Endangered Species Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN DIEGO— A state court judge today upheld protection for gray wolves under the California Endangered Species Act. The ruling rejected a challenge from ...

01/28/2019 03:00 AM
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
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
Center for Biological Diversity  Center for Biological Diversity

Contact: Kristen Monsell, (914)-806-3467, kmonsell@biologicaldiversity.org. Trump Administration Approves Harmful Airgun Blasting in Atlantic. Blasts Will Hurt ...

11/30/2018 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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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

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