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June 28th, 2017, 23:59:02 UTC +0000

WKMS

Kentucky Allows New Pesticide To Save Crops. Will It Hurt Or Help?
WKMS
But Burd and the Center for Biological Diversity have a pending lawsuit against the EPA over the agency's approval of the pesticide. The Center for Food Safety and Defenders of Wildlife are also involved in the suit. “Our main concern is that the EPA ...

 
June 28th, 2017, 23:35:17 UTC +0000

EnviroNews (registration) (blog)

Scott Pruitt Proposes Gutting Clean Water Act, Threatening Drinking Water of 117m Americans
EnviroNews (registration) (blog)
The definition of “navigable waters of the United States” within the rule is highly debated and the 2015 version has been stayed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, according to the EPA. The Center for Biological Diversity explains in a ...

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June 28th, 2017, 21:09:22 UTC +0000

Alaska Native News

Western Governors' Association Endorses Gutting Endangered Species Act
Alaska Native News
... by congressional Republicans to justify gutting this landmark conservation law,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Politicizing science, disrupting the citizen petition process and gutting ...

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June 28th, 2017, 19:17:18 UTC +0000

Motherboard

Look, It's a Dead Mole Inside a Fish's Mouth
Motherboard
When they are introduced to areas where they don't naturally occur, then they can wreak havoc on the natural food web," Tierra Curry, a Center for Biological Diversity senior scientist, told me in an email. Less surprisingly, sharks are also known to ...

 
June 28th, 2017, 19:07:29 UTC +0000

Western Governors' Association Endorses Gutting Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Association resolution is another cynical attack on the Endangered Species Act that will be used by congressional Republicans to justify gutting this landmark conservation law,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for ...

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June 28th, 2017, 19:07:29 UTC +0000

Despite Serious Health Impacts, House Committee OKs 10-year Delay in Smog Reductions
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Cleaning up ozone pollution saves lives. Delaying it will actually kill people,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Shamefully, poor people from disadvantaged communities and urban areas will be hit ...

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June 28th, 2017, 18:46:33 UTC +0000

Payson Roundup

Wildlife predator management in Arizona will not harm the endangered ocelot
Payson Roundup
Collette Adkins, an attorney and biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity, conceded that the agreement does not provide the original relief sought when her group and the Animal Welfare Institute filed suit last year. That had sought to block ...

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June 28th, 2017, 18:25:43 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to End Whale, Sea Turtle Entanglements in California Dungeness Crab Gear
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue California's state wildlife agency for failing to prevent commercial Dungeness crab gear from entangling, injuring and killing threatened and endangered ...

 
June 28th, 2017, 16:13:26 UTC +0000

KJZZ

Lawsuit Settled To Protect Endangered Ocelot In Southern Arizona
KJZZ
Scientist and attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity Collette Adkins said the agreement does not specifically block predator trapping where ocelots live. But, she said, the agreement should help scientists track what appears to be a growing ...

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June 28th, 2017, 16:06:41 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Demands Public Records on Approval of Toxic Heavy Metal Pollution of Water
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today to obtain public records on the approval of nationwide water-quality criteria for the dangerous heavy metal cadmium that are nearly 40 percent higher than determined ...

 
June 28th, 2017, 14:03:39 UTC +0000

YourObserver.com

Rain reaps burger reward
YourObserver.com
As Square 1 Burgers' Stephen Massarella was preparing burgers outside the Naughty Monk Brewery for the Lakewood Ranch Young Leaders Alliance social event June 22, an unexpected rainstorm pounded down. Massarella, and the two burgers on the ...

 
June 28th, 2017, 13:01:00 UTC +0000

The Daily Courier

Deal re-examines predator trapping practices to save endangered cat
The Daily Courier
Collette Adkins, an attorney and biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity, conceded that the agreement does not provide the original relief sought when her group and the Animal Welfare Institute filed suit last year. That had sought to block ...

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June 28th, 2017, 09:06:00 UTC +0000

Tampabay.com

Wildlife officers look for answers in gopher tortoise deaths while reward money piles up
Tampabay.com
"Gopher tortoises are actually some of the most defenseless creatures we have in Florida," said Elise Bennett, a staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity in St. Petersburg. "It's atrocious that someone would target them." The organization ...

 
June 28th, 2017, 06:47:36 UTC +0000

Bay Area Indymedia

California Court Overturns Approval of Bakersfield Oil Train Terminal
Bay Area Indymedia
“This victory helps protect thousands of Californians from the horrific risks created by huge shipments of explosive crude oil through our communities,” said Maya Golden-Krasner, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It puts regulators ...

 
June 28th, 2017, 06:47:00 UTC +0000

California EPA Becomes First US Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes Cancer
Bay Area Indymedia
“California's decision makes it the national leader in protecting people from cancer-causing pesticides,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity and a former cancer researcher. “The U.S. EPA now needs to step up ...

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June 28th, 2017, 06:35:00 UTC +0000

Federal Recovery Plan for California Salamander Seeks to Protect 400000 Acres
Bay Area Indymedia
SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2017 — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today released a final recovery plan for the threatened central California population of the California tiger salamander, calling for protection of 400,000 acres of breeding ponds and ...

 
June 27th, 2017, 20:40:54 UTC +0000

WKU Public Radio

Kentucky Allows New Pesticide To Save Crops. Will It Hurt Or Help?
WKU Public Radio
But Burd and the Center for Biological Diversity have a pending lawsuit against the EPA over the agency's approval of the pesticide. The Center for Food Safety and Defenders of Wildlife are also involved in the suit. “Our main concern is that the EPA ...

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June 27th, 2017, 20:32:06 UTC +0000

EPA Moves to Repeal 2015 Clean Water Rule
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Scott Pruitt is smashing everything he touches at the EPA,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Revoking the clean water rule will open the door to polluting and bulldozing some of America's most important ...

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June 27th, 2017, 20:32:06 UTC +0000

EPA Moves to Repeal 2015 Clean Water Rule
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Scott Pruitt is smashing everything he touches at the EPA,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Revoking the clean water rule will open the door to polluting and bulldozing some of America's most important ...

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June 27th, 2017, 19:10:05 UTC +0000

Hundreds of US Mayors Commit to 100 Percent Renewable Energy, Climate Leadership
InvestorIdeas.com (press release)
... leaders are taking command in the fight against global warming even as the Trump administration tries to trample climate progress at home and abroad," said Chad Tudenggongbu, senior renewable energy campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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June 27th, 2017, 18:23:52 UTC +0000

Public Records Sought on Dow's Attempts to Sabotage Pesticide Assessments
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted Freedom of Information Act requests today seeking public records from five federal agencies to assess whether they may allow Dow Chemical to derail studies of three pesticides likely to harm ...

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June 27th, 2017, 18:23:52 UTC +0000

Hundreds of US Mayors Commit to 100 Percent Renewable Energy, Climate Leadership
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... leaders are taking command in the fight against global warming even as the Trump administration tries to trample climate progress at home and abroad,” said Chad Tudenggongbu, senior renewable energy campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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June 27th, 2017, 18:23:52 UTC +0000

Public Records Sought on Dow's Attempts to Sabotage Pesticide Assessments
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted Freedom of Information Act requests today seeking public records from five federal agencies to assess whether they may allow Dow Chemical to derail studies of three pesticides likely to harm ...

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June 27th, 2017, 18:23:52 UTC +0000

Hundreds of US Mayors Commit to 100 Percent Renewable Energy, Climate Leadership
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... leaders are taking command in the fight against global warming even as the Trump administration tries to trample climate progress at home and abroad,” said Chad Tudenggongbu, senior renewable energy campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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June 27th, 2017, 17:51:34 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

California Court Overturns Approval of Bakersfield Oil Train Terminal
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Earthjustice has been representing the Association of Irritated Residents (AIR), Stand, Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity. Communities for a Better Environment brought suit as well. “We are pleased that the court recognized this ...

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June 27th, 2017, 17:23:55 UTC +0000

89.3 WFPL

Kentucky Allows New Pesticide To Save Crops. Will It Hurt Or Help?
89.3 WFPL
But Burd and the Center for Biological Diversity have a pending lawsuit against the EPA over the agency's approval of the pesticide. The Center for Food Safety and Defenders of Wildlife are also involved in the suit. “Our main concern is that the EPA ...

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June 27th, 2017, 17:23:55 UTC +0000

89.3 WFPL

Kentucky Allows New Pesticide To Save Crops. Will It Hurt Or Help?
89.3 WFPL
But Burd and the Center for Biological Diversity have a pending lawsuit against the EPA over the agency's approval of the pesticide. The Center for Food Safety and Defenders of Wildlife are also involved in the suit. “Our main concern is that the EPA ...

 
June 27th, 2017, 15:45:41 UTC +0000

House Committee Advances Legislation Attacking National Forest Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“House Republicans are eager to let special interests destroy some of our most vital public lands, wildlife and watersheds,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This bill would return forest management ...

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June 27th, 2017, 15:15:30 UTC +0000

California EPA Becomes First US Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes Cancer
Common Dreams
“California's decision makes it the national leader in protecting people from cancer-causing pesticides,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity and a former cancer researcher. “The U.S. EPA now needs to step up ...

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June 27th, 2017, 12:48:46 UTC +0000

Energy project could crush rare Nevada toad
Reno Gazette Journal
“They need to cancel this project,” said Patrick Donnelly, Nevada wildlife advocate for the Center for Biological Diversity. “There is just no way this project could be built without incurring substantial impacts to the toad.” The toad is unique ...

 
June 27th, 2017, 12:17:57 UTC +0000

ABC Action News

State-protected tortoises beaten, left for dead in Manatee County park
ABC Action News
The Center for Biological Diversity announced Monday it is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission also has a $600 reward offered. Neighbors are contributing $1,600 to the $7 ...

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June 27th, 2017, 12:15:59 UTC +0000

Sierra Sun Times

California Reports Glyphosate, the Main Ingredient in the Pesticide Roundup, Will be Listed as a Known Human ...
Sierra Sun Times
“California's decision makes it the national leader in protecting people from cancer-causing pesticides,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity and a former cancer researcher. “The U.S. EPA now needs to step up ...

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June 27th, 2017, 00:02:49 UTC +0000

Courthouse News Service

With Fewer Than 100 Left, Pink Dolphins Slated as Endangered
Courthouse News Service
Another petition, filed in March 2016 by the Center for Biological Diversity, the WildEarth Guardians and the Animal Welfare Institute, provided new taxonomic information that these dolphins are actually a separate subspecies, not a distinct population ...

 
June 26th, 2017, 22:38:00 UTC +0000

Lost Coast Outpost

As Expected, EPIC and Others Launch New Lawsuit Against Caltrans' Richardson Grove Improvement Project
Lost Coast Outpost
The lawsuit marks just the latest spat between Caltrans and many of the groups named as plaintiffs in the lawsuit — the Environmental Protection Information Center, the Center for Biological Diversity, Californians for Alternatives to Toxics — over ...

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June 26th, 2017, 21:44:00 UTC +0000

California EPA Becomes First US Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes Cancer
Highland Community News (subscription)
“California's decision makes it the national leader in protecting people from cancer-causing pesticides,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity and a former cancer researcher. “The U.S. EPA now needs to step up ...

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June 26th, 2017, 21:23:28 UTC +0000

California EPA Becomes First US Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes Cancer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“California's decision makes it the national leader in protecting people from cancer-causing pesticides,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity and a former cancer researcher. “The U.S. EPA now needs to step up ...

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June 26th, 2017, 21:23:28 UTC +0000

California EPA Becomes First US Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes Cancer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“California's decision makes it the national leader in protecting people from cancer-causing pesticides,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity and a former cancer researcher. “The U.S. EPA now needs to step up ...

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June 26th, 2017, 21:23:28 UTC +0000

California EPA Becomes First US Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes Cancer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“California's decision makes it the national leader in protecting people from cancer-causing pesticides,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity and a former cancer researcher. “The U.S. EPA now needs to step up ...

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June 26th, 2017, 20:38:55 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Challenges Highway Widening Through Ancient California Redwoods
YubaNet
“Caltrans keeps pushing this nonsensical project that would do terrible damage to ancient redwoods in our state park, with no benefits to the community,” said Aruna Prabhala, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “There's just no ...

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June 26th, 2017, 20:02:40 UTC +0000

Bradenton Herald

Who is responsible for killing gopher tortoises? The answer could bring a reward
Bradenton Herald
On Monday, the Center for Biological Diversity contributed $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest or a fine for the killing of two gopher tortoises, a protected species in Florida. “It's deeply disturbing that someone would harm these gentle ...

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June 26th, 2017, 18:49:09 UTC +0000

WWSB ABC 7

Total awards offered increased by $5k for info on beaten tortoises in LWR
WWSB ABC 7
LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL (WWSB) – Two state-protected gopher tortoises were beaten to death earlier this month and the Center for Biological Diversity just added $5,000 to the reward. The total awards offered is now at $7,200 for information leading to an ...

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June 26th, 2017, 18:44:23 UTC +0000

YourObserver.com

Agency beefs up reward for gopher tortoise deaths by $5000.
YourObserver.com
A national conservation organization will offer $5,000 as a reward for information leading to the arrest or a fine for the killing of two gopher tortoises in Lakewood Ranch earlier this month. The Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity today ...

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June 26th, 2017, 18:31:40 UTC +0000

Animal Welfare Institute (press release)

Feds to Analyze Wildlife Services' Impacts on Endangered Ocelots in Arizona, Texas
Animal Welfare Institute (press release)
Tucson, AZ—Under a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity and the Animal Welfare Institute approved today in Tucson federal court, the US Department of Agriculture and the US Fish and Wildlife Service agreed to conduct analyses aimed at ...

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June 26th, 2017, 18:20:34 UTC +0000

WFLA

$7200 reward offered in case involving gopher tortoise killings
WFLA
The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday added $5,000 to the reward for information leading to an arrest in the case, bringing the reward total to $7,200. “It's deeply disturbing that someone would harm these gentle, defenseless creatures,” said ...

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June 26th, 2017, 17:51:32 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Feds to Analyze Wildlife Services' Impacts on Endangered Ocelots in Arizona, Texas
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— Under a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity and the Animal Welfare Institute approved today in Tucson federal court, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agreed to conduct analyses aimed ...

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June 26th, 2017, 17:06:40 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

$5000 Added to Reward for Killer of Threatened Tortoises in Florida
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity today added $5,000 to the reward for information leading to an arrest or fine in the killing of two state-protected gopher tortoises beaten to death in Florida earlier this month. “It's deeply ...

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June 26th, 2017, 16:08:15 UTC +0000

Earth Island Journal

Conservation Groups Sue Over Wildlife-Killing Program in California
Earth Island Journal
Last week, Project Coyote partnered with four other wildlife conservation groups — the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, Animal Welfare Institute, and WildEarth Guardians — in suing the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) ...

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June 26th, 2017, 15:23:31 UTC +0000

US Agency Proposes Listing Taiwanese Humpback Dolphin as Endangered
Animal Welfare Institute (press release)
The decision comes in response to a March 2016 petition submitted by the Animal Welfare Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians seeking federal protections to help prevent the extinction of a population that now numbers ...

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June 26th, 2017, 15:15:52 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

US Agency Proposes Listing Taiwanese Humpback Dolphin as Endangered
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The decision comes in response to a March 2016 petition submitted by the Animal Welfare Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians seeking federal protections to help prevent the extinction of a population that now numbers ...

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June 26th, 2017, 08:37:30 UTC +0000

State Implementation Plans/Clean Air Act: Center for Biological Diversity (and other Groups) Notice of Intent to Sue ...
Lexology (registration)
The Center for Biological Diversity along with the Center for Environmental Health and Sierra Club (collectively “CBD”) sent a June 21st Notice of Intent to Sue (“Notice”) to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) alleging a failure ...

 
June 26th, 2017, 03:17:01 UTC +0000

Hypocrites want to lock up our cats
NEWS.com.au
The US-based NGO Center for Biological Diversity (perhaps with equal rubberiness) says scientists estimate the world is losing species at 1000 to 10,000 times the background rate of one to five species a year and 99 per cent of the loss is caused by ...

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June 26th, 2017, 03:17:00 UTC +0000

Hypocrites want to lock up our cats
The Australian
The US-based NGO Center for Biological Diversity (perhaps with equal rubberiness) says scientists estimate the world is losing species at 1000 to 10,000 times the background rate of one to five species a year and 99 per cent of the loss is caused by ...

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June 26th, 2017, 03:01:48 UTC +0000

Hypocrites want to lock up our cats
9news.com.au
The US-based NGO Center for Biological Diversity (perhaps with equal rubberiness) says scientists estimate the world is losing species at 1000 to 10,000 times the background rate of one to five species a year and 99 per cent of the loss is caused by ...

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June 26th, 2017, 02:09:10 UTC +0000

TheBlaze.com

Left-wing environmentalists working to undermine Trump's 'swamp' clean up
TheBlaze.com
Left-wing environmentalists working to undermine Trump's 'swamp' clean up The Center for Biological Diversity, a left-wing environmentalist group, is working to undermine President Donald Trump's effort to clean up "the swamp." (Astrid Riecken/Getty ...

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June 23rd, 2017, 20:55:31 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Challenges Highway Widening Through Ancient California Redwoods
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Caltrans keeps pushing this nonsensical project that would do terrible damage to ancient redwoods in our state park, with no benefits to the community,” said Aruna Prabhala, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “There's just no ...

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June 23rd, 2017, 20:42:52 UTC +0000

Common Dreams

Jettisoning 'Best Available Science,' Trump Admin. Tosses Out Federal Protections for Yellowstone's Grizzlies
Common Dreams
Andrea Santarsiere, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, doesn't see it that way. "This outrageously irresponsible decision ignores the best available science," she said. "Grizzly conservation has made significant strides, but ...

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June 23rd, 2017, 19:15:53 UTC +0000

Environmental groups file fourth lawsuit against Richardson Grove highway widening project
Redwood Times
“Caltrans keeps pushing this nonsensical project that would do terrible damage to ancient redwoods in our state park, with no benefits to the community,” Center for Biological Diversity attorney Aruna Prabhala said in a statement this morning. “There's ...

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June 23rd, 2017, 19:01:25 UTC +0000

Eureka Times Standard

Environmental groups file fourth lawsuit against Richardson Grove highway widening project
Eureka Times Standard
“Caltrans keeps pushing this nonsensical project that would do terrible damage to ancient redwoods in our state park, with no benefits to the community,” Center for Biological Diversity attorney Aruna Prabhala said in a statement this morning. “There's ...

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June 23rd, 2017, 16:02:00 UTC +0000

Grizzly Bears Are Off The Endangered Species List
The Daily Caller
... a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a press release. “This outrageously irresponsible decision ignores the best available science. Grizzly conservation has made significant strides, but the work to restore these ...

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June 23rd, 2017, 15:56:51 UTC +0000

Trump Administration to Strip Yellowstone Grizzlies of Endangered Species Protection
Common Dreams
At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature - to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss ...

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June 23rd, 2017, 14:38:10 UTC +0000

Legal News Line

Center for Biological Diversity sues EPA head Scott Pruitt for failure to respond
Legal News Line
The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Environmental Health filed a complaint on June 6 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Pruitt alleging that he failed to respond to the plaintiffs' request for the ...

 
June 23rd, 2017, 02:10:53 UTC +0000

Tech Times

Feds Remove Endangered Species Protection For Yellowstone Grizzly Bears
Tech Times
The United States Department of Interior cited a significant rebound in the population of Yellowstone grizzly bears as the reason for the lifting of protection, but scientists from the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) say there is an ulterior motive.

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June 22nd, 2017, 19:01:03 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Administration to Strip Yellowstone Grizzlies of Endangered Species Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Trump administration is stripping protections from these magnificent animals just to appease a tiny group of trophy hunters who want to stick grizzly bear heads on their walls,” said Andrea Santarsiere, a senior attorney with the Center for ...

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June 22nd, 2017, 19:01:03 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Administration to Strip Yellowstone Grizzlies of Endangered Species Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Trump administration is stripping protections from these magnificent animals just to appease a tiny group of trophy hunters who want to stick grizzly bear heads on their walls,” said Andrea Santarsiere, a senior attorney with the Center for ...

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June 22nd, 2017, 18:31:06 UTC +0000

YubaNet

California Protects Rare Foothill Yellow-legged Frog
YubaNet
... June 21, 2017— The California Fish and Game Commission voted today to advance the foothill yellow-legged frog as a candidate species under the California Endangered Species Act, responding to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity.

 
June 22nd, 2017, 12:29:00 UTC +0000

Sierra Sun Times

California Protects Rare Foothill Yellow-legged Frog
Sierra Sun Times
June 22, 2017 - SACRAMENTO— The California Fish and Game Commission voted on Wednesday to advance the foothill yellow-legged frog as a candidate species under the California Endangered Species Act, responding to a petition from the Center for ...

 
June 22nd, 2017, 07:14:57 UTC +0000

California puts hold on hunting for dwindling sage grouse
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Their numbers have fallen by half in California over the last five years, with just over 1,300 sage grouse believed to survive in the state, the Center for Biological Diversity conservation group says. Advertisement. Subscribe to Home Delivery and SAVE!

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June 22nd, 2017, 02:50:00 UTC +0000

Los Angeles Times

California puts hold on hunting for dwindling sage grouse
Los Angeles Times
California wildlife officials are banning hunting of sage grouse for a season because of dwindling populations of the spikey-feathered native bird. The California Fish and Game Commission voted 4 to 0 Wednesday not to allow hunting for any kind of sage ...

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June 21st, 2017, 23:44:29 UTC +0000

EPA's Watchdog Office Tells EPA: Start Assessing Toxic Interactions Between Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The report cited the findings of the Center for Biological Diversity's landmark analysis, Toxic Concoctions: How the EPA Ignores the Dangers of Pesticide Cocktails, as evidence that the EPA has failed to collect the data needed to assess toxic ...

 
June 21st, 2017, 23:44:29 UTC +0000

EPA's Watchdog Office Tells EPA: Start Assessing Toxic Interactions Between Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The report cited the findings of the Center for Biological Diversity's landmark analysis, Toxic Concoctions: How the EPA Ignores the Dangers of Pesticide Cocktails, as evidence that the EPA has failed to collect the data needed to assess toxic ...

 
June 21st, 2017, 23:27:12 UTC +0000

The Maritime Executive

Hilcorp Only Bidder in Alaskan Lease Sale
The Maritime Executive
The Center for Biological Diversity is critical of Hilcorp Alaska's expansion in what it calls “that treacherous waterway,” saying that $3.03 million investment on 14 different tracts substantially expands the heavily fined company's commitment to ...

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June 21st, 2017, 23:27:12 UTC +0000

The Maritime Executive

Hilcorp Only Bidder in Alaskan Lease Sale
The Maritime Executive
The Center for Biological Diversity is critical of Hilcorp Alaska's expansion in what it calls “that treacherous waterway,” saying that $3.03 million investment on 14 different tracts substantially expands the heavily fined company's commitment to ...

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June 21st, 2017, 22:41:47 UTC +0000

House Votes to Weaken Environmental Protections for Power Line Rights-of-way
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This bill would kill innovative efforts to protect millions of acres of wildlife habitat from dangerous herbicides,” said Brett Hart, government affairs director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Rather than fully funding agencies so they can ...

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June 21st, 2017, 22:23:16 UTC +0000

YubaNet

Lawsuit Filed Against Federal Wildlife-killing Program in California
YubaNet
“Wildlife Services' cruel killing practices are ineffective, environmentally harmful and totally out of touch with science,” said Collette Adkins, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney representing the conservation groups involved in the lawsuit ...

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June 21st, 2017, 20:18:43 UTC +0000

E&E News

Group demands documents on senior executive moves
E&E News
Taylor McKinnon, public lands campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity, said that Zinke "in typical Trump administration fashion" was "sowing chaos in the ranks of the agency's leadership. Kicking out these kinds of long-term staffers opens ...

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June 21st, 2017, 20:17:44 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

California Protects Rare Foothill Yellow-legged Frog
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO— The California Fish and Game Commission voted today to advance the foothill yellow-legged frog as a candidate species under the California Endangered Species Act, responding to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity.

 
June 21st, 2017, 19:36:33 UTC +0000

E&E News

Staffer for 'No. 1 public lands enemy' moves to CEQ
E&E News
The Center for Biological Diversity in March named Lee the No. 1 public lands enemy in Congress. The list includes members "trying to seize, destroy, dismantle and privatize America's public lands," according to the group. Athan Manuel, director of the ...

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June 21st, 2017, 19:30:51 UTC +0000

EcoWatch

Monsanto's Dicamba Problems Are Far From Over. Farmers File Another Lawsuit Over Drift Damage
EcoWatch
"What we're seeing in Arkansas is proof of what we all already knew—that this dangerous, drift-prone pesticide is not safe to use," said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. "Assurances from pesticide makers that ...

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June 21st, 2017, 19:21:46 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Filed Against Federal Wildlife Services in Northern California
Animal Welfare Institute (press release)
“Wildlife Services' cruel killing practices are ineffective, environmentally harmful and totally out of touch with science,” said Collette Adkins, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney representing the conservation groups involved in the lawsuit ...

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June 21st, 2017, 17:41:51 UTC +0000

California Commission Halts Hunting of Imperiled Sage Grouse
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity has for years urged the commission to end sage grouse hunting due to declining populations. “The commission did the right thing by prohibiting sage grouse hunting in California this season,” said Lisa Belenky, a ...

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June 21st, 2017, 17:41:51 UTC +0000

California Commission Halts Hunting of Imperiled Sage Grouse
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity has for years urged the commission to end sage grouse hunting due to declining populations. “The commission did the right thing by prohibiting sage grouse hunting in California this season,” said Lisa Belenky, a ...

 
June 21st, 2017, 17:26:41 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Filed Against Federal Wildlife-killing Program in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Wildlife Services' cruel killing practices are ineffective, environmentally harmful and totally out of touch with science,” said Collette Adkins, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney representing the conservation groups involved in the lawsuit ...

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June 21st, 2017, 17:17:00 UTC +0000

E&E News

Staffer for 'No. 1 public lands enemy' moves to CEQ
E&E News
The Center for Biological Diversity in March named Lee the No. 1 public lands enemy in Congress. The list includes members "trying to seize, destroy, dismantle and privatize America's public lands," according to the group. Athan Manuel, director of the ...

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June 21st, 2017, 17:15:00 UTC +0000

Public Records Sought Over Massive Interior Senior Staffing Shake-up
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a Freedom of Information Act request for public records that address the sweeping reassignment of dozens of high-level staff within the Department of the Interior by Interior Secretary Ryan ...

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June 21st, 2017, 14:56:06 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump EPA to Ensure Alabama, Mississippi Comply With Clean Air Act Conflict of Interest ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Mississippi and Alabama, which are the only states where the EPA has failed to enforce the requirement, have both been out of compliance with the requirement for nearly 40 years, according to the notice filed today by the Center for Biological ...

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June 21st, 2017, 14:48:04 UTC +0000

Study Breaks

The Environmental Effects of Trump's Wall Are Devastating
Study Breaks
Millis explains that even these small barricades were built without “dozens of environmental protections” and have already blocked some wildlife migration routes. The executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, Kierán Suckling, brings up ...

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June 21st, 2017, 14:47:42 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump EPA to Ensure Alabama, Mississippi Comply With Clean Air Act Conflict of Interest ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Mississippi and Alabama, which are the only states where the EPA has failed to enforce the requirement, have both been out of compliance with the requirement for nearly 40 years, according to the notice filed today by the Center for Biological ...

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June 21st, 2017, 13:44:27 UTC +0000

Center calls San Pedro solution a 'lie'
Benson News Sun
The Center for Biological Diversity, based in Tucson, accuses Call of “promoting the theory” that the BLM request for more than 44,000 annual acre feet of water within the San Pedro Subwatershed is beyond what the agency needs to maintain the health of ...

 
June 21st, 2017, 03:54:07 UTC +0000

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Water advocates plan another rally against Price Canyon oil drilling
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
You ran an article by David Sneed (“Environmental group sues California over Price Canyon oil project,” Aug. 4, 2016) about a lawsuit filed by the Center for Biological Diversity to protect the aquifer (groundwater) from injection drilling in the oil ...

 
June 20th, 2017, 15:30:22 UTC +0000

Environmentalists Sue Trump Over Alleged Coal Industry Ties
The Daily Caller
The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Trump administration over its alleged ties to the coal industry, asking for public records of meetings between U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) officials and coal ...

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June 20th, 2017, 15:15:00 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Seeks Documents on Trump Administration's Ties to Coal Industry
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for public records of closed-door meetings between the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and industry executives over the reversal of the Obama administration's ...

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June 20th, 2017, 14:27:49 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Seeks Documents on Trump Administration's Ties to Coal Industry
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for public records of closed-door meetings between the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and industry executives over the reversal of the Obama administration's ...

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June 19th, 2017, 19:01:57 UTC +0000

Florida Governor Rick Scott Signs Bipartisan Bill to Expand Solar Incentives
eNews Park Forest
“By approving these rooftop solar incentives, Governor Scott helped make the Sunshine State's energy future a bit brighter,” said Chad Tudenggongbu, a senior renewable energy campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This moderate step will ...

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June 19th, 2017, 18:04:00 UTC +0000

Cook County Record

Legal fight over Kane County's Longmeadow bridge project, endangered bumblebees 'unique' case
Cook County Record
... federal law, including the Endangered Species Act, prescribes a range of procedures to ensure the concerns of endangered species are minded, in this case, Lori Ann Burd, an attorney and environmental health director at the Center for Biological ...

 
June 19th, 2017, 16:54:14 UTC +0000

Florida Governor Signs Bipartisan Bill to Expand Solar Incentives
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“By approving these rooftop solar incentives, Governor Scott helped make the Sunshine State's energy future a bit brighter,” said Chad Tudenggongbu, a senior renewable energy campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This moderate step will ...

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June 19th, 2017, 16:45:00 UTC +0000

Wyoming Governor Attacks Endangered Species Act
Common Dreams
From wolves to grizzly bears to the tiny Wyoming toad, the Endangered Species Act has been a resounding success at preventing the extinction of our country's wildlife,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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June 19th, 2017, 16:12:02 UTC +0000

Wyoming Governor Attacks Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Governor Mead can't be more wrong,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “In protecting species from wolves to grizzly bears to the tiny Wyoming toad, the Endangered Species Act has been a resounding ...

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June 19th, 2017, 14:37:21 UTC +0000

AZCentral.com

Tamarisk leaf beetle chews through exotic trees into imperiled bird territory
AZCentral.com
However the beetles moved over the years, the Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audubon sued to force new flycatcher protections in the face of their advance. This month, just a day after Jamison discovered Maricopa County's first tamarisk ...

 
June 19th, 2017, 11:12:34 UTC +0000

Mongabay.com

Whale entanglements skyrocket off the US West Coast
Mongabay.com
In an email to leaders at California's Department of Fish and Wildlife and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), the Center for Biological Diversity pleads with them to “show leadership in protecting ocean wildlife and making pot and trap ...

 
June 17th, 2017, 01:22:58 UTC +0000

The Real Deal Magazine

Five Point's 12K-acre Newhall Ranch development takes a step forward
The Real Deal Magazine
Fish and Wildlife had originally approved the project in 2010, but an environmentalist group, Center for Biological Diversity, successfully challenged it in court in 2015. The ruling demanded the developer further examine the project's impact on a rare ...

 
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