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May 27th, 2016, 21:36:07 UTC +0000

Obama Administration OKs Offshore Fracking in California
Bay Area Indymedia
“The Obama administration is once again putting California's beautiful coast in the oil industry's crosshairs,” said Miyoko Sakashita, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Oceans program. “Our beaches and wildlife face a renewed threat ...

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May 27th, 2016, 16:28:28 UTC +0000

Obama Administration OKs Offshore Fracking in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Obama administration is once again putting California's beautiful coast in the oil industry's crosshairs,” said Miyoko Sakashita, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Oceans program. “Our beaches and wildlife face a renewed threat ...

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May 27th, 2016, 15:40:36 UTC +0000

YubaNet

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Ocelots from Controversial US Wildlife-killing Agency
YubaNet
TUCSON, AZ, May 26, 2016 - The Center for Biological Diversity and the Animal Welfare Institute today filed a notice of intent to sue the US Department of Agriculture to ensure that endangered ocelots aren't inadvertently killed as part of its long ...

 
May 27th, 2016, 02:29:00 UTC +0000

Bay Area Indymedia

President Obama Asked to Stop U.S. Military Project That Threatens Endangered Dugong
Bay Area Indymedia
OKINAWA, Japan, May 26, 2016 — During President Obama's visit to Japan for the G-7 summit, the Center for Biological Diversity called on him to abandon his controversial plan to build a large new military base in biologically rich and sensitive Henoko ...

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May 27th, 2016, 05:29:22 UTC +0000

Wolf-Rider Introduced in House Funding Bill
Lexology (registration)
As recently reported by the Center for Biological Diversity, a rider has been proposed for an appropriations bill that would provide $1.5 billion to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2017. The controversial rider would remove current Endangered ...

 
May 26th, 2016, 22:09:19 UTC +0000

President Obama Asked to Stop US Military Project That Threatens Endangered Dugong
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OKINAWA, Japan— During President Obama's visit to Japan for the G-7 summit, the Center for Biological Diversity called on him to abandon his controversial plan to build a large new military base in biologically rich and sensitive Henoko and Oura Bay.

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May 26th, 2016, 22:09:19 UTC +0000

President Obama Asked to Stop US Military Project That Threatens Endangered Dugong
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OKINAWA, Japan— During President Obama's visit to Japan for the G-7 summit, the Center for Biological Diversity called on him to abandon his controversial plan to build a large new military base in biologically rich and sensitive Henoko and Oura Bay.

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May 26th, 2016, 18:27:58 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity
RI Future
Over a dozen national advocacy groups joined local community groups in delivering a letter to Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo asking her to show climate leadership and revoke her support for the proposed Invenergy Clean River Energy Center in ...

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May 26th, 2016, 15:35:28 UTC +0000

Animal Welfare Institute (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Ocelots from Controversial Wildlife-killing Agency
Animal Welfare Institute (press release)
Photo of an Ocelot - from flickr by Valerie Ucumari TUCSON, AZ—The Center for Biological Diversity and the Animal Welfare Institute today filed a notice of intent to sue the US Department of Agriculture to ensure that endangered ocelots aren't ...

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May 26th, 2016, 15:10:12 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Cats in Arizona, Texas From Government Killing
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Animal Welfare Institute today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of Agriculture to ensure that endangered ocelots aren't inadvertently killed as part of its long-running ...

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May 26th, 2016, 17:06:37 UTC +0000

Wolf-Rider Introduced in House Funding Bill
JD Supra (press release)
As recently reported by the Center for Biological Diversity, a rider has been proposed for an appropriations bill that would provide $1.5 billion to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2017. The controversial rider would remove current Endangered ...

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May 26th, 2016, 16:46:21 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Cats in Arizona, Texas From Government Killing
eNews Park Forest
TUCSON, Ariz.—(ENEWSPF)–May 26, 2016. The Center for Biological Diversity and the Animal Welfare Institute today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of Agriculture to ensure that endangered ocelots aren't inadvertently killed as part ...

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May 26th, 2016, 15:10:12 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Cats in Arizona, Texas From Government Killing
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Animal Welfare Institute today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of Agriculture to ensure that endangered ocelots aren't inadvertently killed as part of its long-running ...

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May 25th, 2016, 19:24:47 UTC +0000

Examiner.com

Red wolf population crashing, emergency petition filed by CBD
Examiner.com
On May 24, The Center for Biological Diversity, along with other conservation groups, filed an emergency petition to require USFWS, the federal government, entrusted with protecting and recovering rare, threatened and endangered species, to fulfill ...

 
May 25th, 2016, 18:56:39 UTC +0000

Shell Pipeline in Northern California Has History of Oil Spills, Documents Show
Bay Area Indymedia
... Calif., May 24, 2016 — A Shell pipeline that just spilled at least 21,000 gallons of oil near the Northern California city of Tracy has leaked at least twice before in the past year, according to state documents uncovered by the Center for ...

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May 25th, 2016, 14:27:42 UTC +0000

Legal Protest Challenges Fossil Fuels Auction on 13800 Acres in New Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The protest, filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Food & Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, Great Old Broads for Wilderness and the Sierra Club, calls on the BLM to halt this auction and all new federal fossil fuel leasing to preserve any ...

 
May 25th, 2016, 07:08:26 UTC +0000

Public News Service

Protesters Vow to Fight California Offshore Fracking Proposal
Public News Service
Protesters rallied Tuesday to keep a moratorium on fracking in federal waters off of California. (Center for Biological Diversity). May 25, 2016. CAMARILLO, Calif. -- Protesters rallied Tuesday to keep a statewide moratorium on fracking for oil and gas ...

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May 24th, 2016, 23:50:40 UTC +0000

Shell Pipeline in Northern California Has History of Oil Spills, Documents Show
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TRACY, Calif.— A Shell pipeline that just spilled at least 21,000 gallons of oil near the Northern California city of Tracy has leaked at least twice before in the past year, according to state documents uncovered by the Center for Biological Diversity.

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May 24th, 2016, 23:50:40 UTC +0000

Shell Pipeline in Northern California Has History of Oil Spills, Documents Show
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TRACY, Calif.— A Shell pipeline that just spilled at least 21,000 gallons of oil near the Northern California city of Tracy has leaked at least twice before in the past year, according to state documents uncovered by the Center for Biological Diversity.

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May 24th, 2016, 20:15:55 UTC +0000

Bay Area Indymedia

Deal Protects Santa Cruz Coastal Habitat, Accommodates Solar-powered Home
Bay Area Indymedia
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., May 24, 2016 — A legal agreement between conservation groups and solar power entrepreneurs will protect more than 41 acres of coastal wildlife habitat in Santa Cruz as part of a deal to accommodate a new solar-powered home.

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May 24th, 2016, 14:24:15 UTC +0000

Emergency Petition Filed to Save Plummeting Red Wolf Population
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Red wolves face the very real possibility of vanishing from the wild if they don't get the help they need,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Sadly the Fish and Wildlife Service seems more ...

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May 24th, 2016, 14:24:15 UTC +0000

Protesters to Urge Federal Officials Not to OK Offshore Fracking in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The protest — organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, Food & Water Watch, and the Sierra Club Los Padres Chapter — starts at 11 a.m. at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management office, 760 Paseo Camarillo, Camarillo. Regulators recently ...

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May 24th, 2016, 16:29:48 UTC +0000

Protesters to Urge Federal Officials Not to OK Offshore Fracking in California
YubaNet
CAMARILLO, Calif. May 24, 2016 — Coastal residents and members of three conservation organizations will rally today outside the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management office in Camarillo against a federal proposal to let oil companies resume offshore ...

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May 24th, 2016, 14:16:13 UTC +0000

Emergency Petition Filed to Save Plummeting Red Wolf Population
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Red wolves face the very real possibility of vanishing from the wild if they don't get the help they need,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Sadly the Fish and Wildlife Service seems more ...

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May 24th, 2016, 14:16:12 UTC +0000

Protesters to Urge Federal Officials Not to OK Offshore Fracking in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The protest — organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, Food & Water Watch, and the Sierra Club Los Padres Chapter — starts at 11 a.m. at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management office, 760 Paseo Camarillo, Camarillo. Regulators recently ...

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May 24th, 2016, 11:37:02 UTC +0000

PerfScience

USFWS announces final rule to regulate and monitor international trade of Four US Freshwater Turtles
PerfScience
The rule in part has been announced as a response to a 2011 request from the Center for Biological Diversity that documented the cons of the turtle trade. It has been designed to restrict the freshwater turtles' overexploitation for Asian food and ...

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May 23rd, 2016, 20:17:36 UTC +0000

Four US Freshwater Turtles Receive International Trade Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The rule, which responds in part to a 2011 request from the Center for Biological Diversity documenting the harms of the turtle trade, is designed to curb overexploitation of these freshwater turtles for Asian food and medicinal markets. It adds the ...

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May 23rd, 2016, 20:07:47 UTC +0000

Feds' Decision to Increase Motorized Use on 20000 Acres of Kaibab National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Forest Service, in its official response to the objection filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club, and the Grand Canyon Wildlands Council, decided to move forward with a plan that would expand areas for car and RV camping along ...

 
May 23rd, 2016, 19:31:05 UTC +0000

KRWG

Legal Protest Challenges Fossil Fuels Auction on 13800 Acres in New Mexico
KRWG
“Each new fossil fuel lease commits us to more climate disruption, habitat destruction, and polluted air and water,” said My-Linh Le of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Avoiding the worst impacts of climate change requires keeping untapped fossil ...

 
May 23rd, 2016, 20:17:36 UTC +0000

Four US Freshwater Turtles Receive International Trade Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The rule, which responds in part to a 2011 request from the Center for Biological Diversity documenting the harms of the turtle trade, is designed to curb overexploitation of these freshwater turtles for Asian food and medicinal markets. It adds the ...

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May 23rd, 2016, 20:07:47 UTC +0000

Californians to Protest Offshore Fracking at Federal Offices in Camarillo
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The protest — organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, Food & Water Watch, and the Sierra Club Los Padres Chapter — will urge the federal government to maintain a moratorium on offshore fracking and acidizing that's been in place since January.

 
May 23rd, 2016, 11:57:04 UTC +0000

One Green Planet

Shocking Food Labels Expose What Our Meat Addiction Means for Wildlife
One Green Planet
Did you know that eating a hamburger could hurt wolves, polar bears, and pikas? Or that a serving of bacon might harm endangered frogs? New Extinction Facts labels from the Center for Biological Diversity reveal hidden costs to wildlife through habitat ...

 
May 21st, 2016, 14:52:51 UTC +0000

Jefferson Public Radio

Two environmental groups sue on behalf of the monarch butterfly
Jefferson Public Radio
Two environmental groups have sued the US Fish and Wildlife Service in an attempt to compel it to formalize monarch butterfly protections. In March, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Center for Food Safety filed suit against the government ...

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May 21st, 2016, 13:59:07 UTC +0000

PRI

Two environmental groups sue on behalf of the monarch butterfly
PRI
In March, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Center for Food Safety filed suit against the government agency for failing to protect monarchs under the Endangered Species Act, and to force the agency to set a date to address the matter. Back in ...

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May 20th, 2016, 14:24:02 UTC +0000

EcoWatch

10 Extraordinary Places Saved by the Endangered Species Act
EcoWatch
In celebration of the country's 11th annual Endangered Species Day, the Center for Biological Diversity released a report Thursday highlighting 10 of the most unique and beautiful wild places saved by the presence of endangered species. From Pacific ...

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May 20th, 2016, 05:15:09 UTC +0000

Austin Monitor

Two environmental groups plan to sue TxDOT
Austin Monitor
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Save Our Springs Alliance have notified the Texas Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration that they intend to file suit against the agencies for approving the so-called MoPac ...

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May 20th, 2016, 00:20:00 UTC +0000

House Passes Most Environmentally Destructive Defense Authorization Act in History
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON, May 18, 2016 — In a partisan vote today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which, if enacted into law, would gut protections for several endangered species, including the American ...

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May 20th, 2016, 00:15:00 UTC +0000

New Report Highlights 10 Wild Places Saved by Endangered Species Protections
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2016 — In celebration of the country's 11th annual Endangered Species Day, the Center for Biological Diversity today released a new report (see PDF) highlighting 10 of the most unique and beautiful wild places saved by the ...

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May 19th, 2016, 16:46:36 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched Challenging Texas Highway Project Threatening Rare Salamanders, Birds
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
AUSTIN, Texas— The Center for Biological Diversity and Save Our Springs Alliance filed a notice of intent to sue the Texas Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration for approving a major highway project in Austin without ...

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May 19th, 2016, 15:13:26 UTC +0000

eNews Park Forest

Tucson Mural Honoring America's Only Known Jaguar to Be Unveiled May 19
eNews Park Forest
Tucson, AZ-(ENEWSPF)- The Center for Biological Diversity will unveil a stunning, 20-foot-long jaguar mural Thursday at an event at Borderlands Brewery in Tucson. The painting, by local artist Kati Astraeir, is a tribute to El Jefe, America's only ...

 
May 19th, 2016, 14:39:55 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Report Highlights 10 Wild Places Saved by Endangered Species Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— In celebration of the country's 11th annual Endangered Species Day, the Center for Biological Diversity today released a new report highlighting 10 of the most unique and beautiful wild places saved by the presence of endangered species.

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May 19th, 2016, 02:41:57 UTC +0000

House Passes Most Environmentally Destructive Defense Authorization Act in History
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... majority of Americans support the Endangered Species Act and our public lands, so they use 'military readiness' as a shield to advance their extreme agenda,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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May 18th, 2016, 14:25:44 UTC +0000

Treehugger

Extinction Facts labels illustrate the high cost of meat consumption per serving
Treehugger
The Center for Biological Diversity has created a series of faux nutrition labels called “Extinction Facts” that highlight the environmental impact of three popular foods in the American diet – chicken breasts, bacon, and hamburgers. In the United ...

 
May 17th, 2016, 20:58:33 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Tucson Mural Honoring America's Only Known Jaguar to Be Unveiled May 19
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity will unveil a stunning, 20-foot-long jaguar mural Thursday at an event at Borderlands Brewery in Tucson. The painting, by local artist Kati Astraeir, is a tribute to El Jefe, America's only known ...

 
May 17th, 2016, 16:52:13 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Protesters Tell Feds: 'Keep It in the Ground' at Utah Oil, Gas Lease Sale
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Groups participating in today's rally include Elders Rising, Science and Environmental Health Network (SEHN), WildEarth Guardians, the Center for Biological Diversity, Wasatch Rising Tide, Canyon Country Rising Tide, Great Old Broads for Wilderness, ...

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May 17th, 2016, 16:02:41 UTC +0000

eNews Park Forest

New 'Extinction Facts' Labels Reveal Meat's Hidden Costs to Climate, Wildlife
eNews Park Forest
San Francisco, CA-(ENEWSPF)- The Center for Biological Diversity today released its new Extinction Facts labels illustrating the extreme environmental cost of the most popular items in the American diet: hamburgers, chicken breasts and bacon. Americans ...

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May 17th, 2016, 15:11:55 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New 'Extinction Facts' Labels Reveal Meat's Hidden Costs to Climate, Wildlife
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today released its new Extinction Facts labels illustrating the extreme environmental cost of the most popular items in the American diet: hamburgers, chicken breasts and bacon. Americans consume ...

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May 16th, 2016, 20:53:00 UTC +0000

Study: Biodiversity Essential to Protect Ocean Fishes From Climate Change
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2016 — Biodiversity is essential to maintaining the health of our oceans in the face of climate change and ensuring an adequate supply of the fish that billions of people around the world rely on for protein, particularly in ...

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May 16th, 2016, 16:25:24 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Opponents of Cormorant Slaughter to Rally at Portland Federal Building at Noon on May 17
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're outraged that the Corps continues to kill cormorants without any justification or benefit,” said Tanya Sanerib, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The science shows that cormorant killing does nothing to protect salmon ...

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May 14th, 2016, 21:08:06 UTC +0000

Bay Area Indymedia

Vaquita Population Plummets to Just 60 Individuals
Bay Area Indymedia
“It's heartwrenching to watch the vaquita plummet toward extinction in real time,” said Sarah Uhlemann, international program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “If we're going to avoid losing this species forever, Mexico must do much ...

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May 14th, 2016, 15:19:40 UTC +0000

Vaquita Population Plummets to Just 60 Individuals
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's heartwrenching to watch the vaquita plummet toward extinction in real time,” said Sarah Uhlemann, international program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “If we're going to avoid losing this species forever, Mexico must do much ...

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May 13th, 2016, 20:30:55 UTC +0000

Press-Enterprise

DEATH VALLEY: Three men arrested in endangered pupfish's death
Press-Enterprise
“We're looking forward to seeing these three men brought to justice,” Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a statement. The center offered a $10,000 reward in the case. “Not only did they act stupid, but ...

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May 13th, 2016, 18:24:54 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

3 Men Charged After Vandalism at Death Valley National Park, Death of Rare Fish
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're looking forward to seeing these three men brought to justice,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity, which offered a reward in the case. “Not only did they act stupid but they destroyed some of the last ...

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May 13th, 2016, 00:31:00 UTC +0000

California Announces Plan to Allow Oil Industry to Pollute More Underground Water
Bay Area Indymedia
“This reckless plan from state oil officials puts yet another California underground water source at risk of pollution,” said Maya Golden-Krasner, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “There have been active water supply wells within ...

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May 13th, 2016, 00:11:40 UTC +0000

California Announces Plan to Allow Oil Industry to Pollute More Underground Water
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This reckless plan from state oil officials puts yet another California underground water source at risk of pollution,” said Maya Golden-Krasner, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “There have been active water supply wells within ...

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May 12th, 2016, 19:21:36 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Hundreds Protest Federal Fracking Auction in Colorado
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Enough is enough,” said Valerie Love of the Center for Biological Diversity. “President Obama has the power to stop new fossil fuel leases on our public lands, and he must do so to avoid climate catastrophe. We have protested at every fossil fuel ...

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May 12th, 2016, 18:53:20 UTC +0000

Utilities, greens still miles apart on solar valuation, new report shows
Utility Dive
Across most of the nation, it's clear solar power is taking off. But still some states are lagging behind and are holding on to policies that cramp growth instead of nurturing it, according to a new report. The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD ...

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May 12th, 2016, 17:45:33 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Fight Delays in Cleaning up Ozone Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's lawsuit, brought by the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Environmental Health and the Clean Air Council, demands that the agency correct violations for air-quality standards set in 2008 in order to establish plans to reduce dangerous ...

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May 12th, 2016, 12:33:48 UTC +0000

130000 Call on Olive Garden: Adopt Ethical 'Good Food' Practices
Point of Sale News (tm) (press release) (blog)
The actions are a part of the "Good Food Now!" campaign, a partnership of Friends of the Earth, Center for Biological Diversity, Restaurant Opportunities Center-United, Food Chain Workers Alliance, Green America, Unitarian Universalist Service ...

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May 11th, 2016, 21:31:51 UTC +0000

DivePhotoGuide.com

Home > News > $15K Reward for Death of World's Rarest Fish
DivePhotoGuide.com
The death of one of the world's rarest fish is receiving the “America's Most Wanted” treatment. The U.S. Center for Biological Diversity is offering a $15,000 reward for any information related to the death of the Devil's Hole pupfish. Security footage ...

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May 11th, 2016, 20:56:50 UTC +0000

Taiwanese Humpback Dolphin Moves Toward Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The decision comes in response to a petition from the Animal Welfare Institute, Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians seeking federal protections to help prevent the extinction of a population that now numbers fewer than 75 dolphins.

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May 11th, 2016, 19:43:28 UTC +0000

Documents Show Massive Regulatory Failures at L.A. Gas Storage Facility
eNews Park Forest
Los Angeles, CA-(ENEWSPF)- As California lawmakers hold hearings on the safety and reliability of gas-storage facilities, a new analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity finds that state oil and gas regulators have a decades-long pattern of ...

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May 11th, 2016, 18:13:54 UTC +0000

Study: Government Wolf-killing Reduces Tolerance, Spurs Wolf-poachingStudy: Government Wolf-killing
KRWG
“This paper disproves a convenient myth used to rationalize government persecution of wolves,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We hear over and over that individual wolves have to die in order to placate a wolf-hating ...

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May 11th, 2016, 14:20:48 UTC +0000

Documents Show Massive Regulatory Failures at LA Gas Storage Facility
YubaNet
LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2016 - As California lawmakers hold hearings on the safety and reliability of gas-storage facilities, a new analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity finds that state oil and gas regulators have a decades-long pattern of ...

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May 10th, 2016, 22:55:00 UTC +0000

Documents Show Massive Regulatory Failures at LA Gas Storage Facility
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— As California lawmakers hold hearings on the safety and reliability of gas-storage facilities, a new analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity finds that state oil and gas regulators have a decades-long pattern of failing to enforce ...

 
May 10th, 2016, 21:45:37 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity v. County of San Bernardino (Cadiz, Inc.)
The Recorder
Center for Biological Diversity, Aruna M. Prabhala, Adam F. Keats, Chelsea Tu; Center for Food Safety and Adam F. Keats for Plaintiffs and Appellants Center for Biological Diversity, San Bernardino Valley Audubon Society, and Sierra Club, San Gorgonio ...

 
May 10th, 2016, 13:29:56 UTC +0000

EcoWatch

Huge Win for the Oregon Spotted Frog
EcoWatch
The frogs were protected as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act in 2014 in response to a petition and lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity. Once abundant from British Columbia to California, spotted frogs have disappeared ...

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May 10th, 2016, 12:32:21 UTC +0000

e-wisdom.com

Study points out deficiencies in Tennessee solar policies
e-wisdom.com
Tennessee's rooftop solar energy policies leave much to be desired, according to a recent report from the Center for Biological Diversity. The report examined the current state of solar power in the United States, broken down by state. Deep analysis of ...

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May 9th, 2016, 23:25:26 UTC +0000

20 River Miles of Protected Habitat in Oregon, Washington
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The frogs were protected as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act in 2014 in response to a petition and lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity. Once abundant from British Columbia to California, spotted frogs have disappeared ...

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May 9th, 2016, 21:19:21 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

$15000 Reward for Men Who Vandalized Death Valley, Caused Death of Rare Pupfish
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity today tripled the reward to $15,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of three men whose drunken spree led to the death of a tiny endangered fish in Death Valley National ...

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May 9th, 2016, 21:10:49 UTC +0000

$15000 Reward for Men Who Vandalized Death Valley, Caused Death of Rare Pupfish
YubaNet
LOS ANGELES May 9, 2016 - The Center for Biological Diversity today tripled the reward to $15,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of three men whose drunken spree led to the death of a tiny endangered fish in Death ...

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May 9th, 2016, 15:49:31 UTC +0000

Interior Secretary Asked to Revoke Oklahoma Oil, Gas Leases
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OKLAHOMA CITY— The Center for Biological Diversity today requested that the Bureau of Land Management pull 11 public fossil fuel leases sold last month in Oklahoma and Kansas over concerns that fracking and underground injection of oil wastewater ...

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May 9th, 2016, 10:55:01 UTC +0000

e-wisdom.com

Alabama solar policies need work, study says
e-wisdom.com
In the study, the Center for Biological Diversity highlighted regions that are “blocking distributed solar potential through overtly lacking and destructive distributed solar policy,” and targeted 10 states in particular — Alabama, Florida, Georgia ...

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May 7th, 2016, 11:25:24 UTC +0000

e-wisdom.com

Report: Oklahoma solar energy policies need attention
e-wisdom.com
A recent study from the Center for Biological Diversity ranked all U.S. states according to each's collective ability to promote and encourage solar energy development within its boundaries. Oklahoma made a list, but in a bad way, as it turned out to ...

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May 6th, 2016, 17:03:42 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Court Hearing Will Focus on EPA's Failure to Protect Nation's Endangered Wildlife From Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America are challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's systemic failure to assess the impacts of more than 30 pesticides known to be harmful to dozens of endangered species ...

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May 6th, 2016, 10:08:02 UTC +0000

e-wisdom.com

Report: Indiana solar energy policies lag behind the rest
e-wisdom.com
Recent research conducted by the Center for Biological Diversity analyzed the solar energy policies of all states in the contiguous United States, and Indiana ended up being singled out as one of the states that has a long way to go to catch up with ...

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May 5th, 2016, 21:34:04 UTC +0000

Interior Secretary Jewell, Senator Feinstein Join Hundreds to Celebrate Three New California Desert National ...
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 ...

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May 5th, 2016, 19:23:56 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Filed to Stop Riverside County From Swapping Protected Endangered Species Habitat for Degraded Mining ...
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 ...

 
May 5th, 2016, 12:27:56 UTC +0000

e-wisdom.com

Wisconsin among worst solar states in the U.S.
e-wisdom.com
Recent research from the Center for Biological Diversity analyzed how solar energy policies compared and contrasted across different U.S. states, and Wisconsin found itself near the bottom of the rankings. The study, titled Throwing Shade: 10 Sunny ...

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May 5th, 2016, 12:27:56 UTC +0000

e-wisdom.com

Wisconsin among worst solar states in the U.S.
e-wisdom.com
Recent research from the Center for Biological Diversity analyzed how solar energy policies compared and contrasted across different U.S. states, and Wisconsin found itself near the bottom of the rankings. The study, titled Throwing Shade: 10 Sunny ...

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May 4th, 2016, 13:09:20 UTC +0000

e-wisdom.com

Study: Michigan solar policies are lacking in multiple ways
e-wisdom.com
Michigan has been under fire recently for some of its policies regarding drinking water in parts of the state. As it turns out, the state has a ways to go to catch up to the curve when it comes to solar energy policies, too. The Center for Biological ...

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May 4th, 2016, 13:09:20 UTC +0000

e-wisdom.com

Study: Michigan solar policies are lacking in multiple ways
e-wisdom.com
Michigan has been under fire recently for some of its policies regarding drinking water in parts of the state. As it turns out, the state has a ways to go to catch up to the curve when it comes to solar energy policies, too. The Center for Biological ...

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May 4th, 2016, 00:05:08 UTC +0000

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 ...

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May 3rd, 2016, 22:13:20 UTC +0000

EPA Uses Industry-funded Studies to Determine Glyphosate Does Not Cause Cancer
Bay Area Indymedia
“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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May 2nd, 2016, 18:07:52 UTC +0000

e-wisdom.com

Georgia's solar energy policies leave much to be desired, says report
e-wisdom.com
According to a recent study by the Center for Biological Diversity titled Throwing Shade: 10 Sunny States Blocking Distributed Solar Development, Georgia's solar energy policies leave a lot to be desired. In theory, Georgia has a ton of solar power ...

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May 2nd, 2016, 18:04:05 UTC +0000

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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May 2nd, 2016, 14:39:45 UTC +0000

KQED

Move to Return Grizzly Bears to California Will Be an Uphill Push
KQED
So the Center for Biological Diversity is betting on taking its case directly to the public. It's gathered about 13,000 signatures on an online petition, and is about to launch the next phase of a web and social media campaign under the banner, “Bring ...

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May 1st, 2016, 16:15:15 UTC +0000

e-wisdom.com

Virginia solar policies are among worst in nation, study says
e-wisdom.com
A recent study by the Center for Biological Diversity ranked each U.S. state according to the overall success of its solar energy policies and its apparent willingness to move toward renewable energy sources. Virginia, it turns out, has some of the ...

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April 30th, 2016, 15:10:37 UTC +0000

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 ...

 
April 30th, 2016, 13:08:49 UTC +0000

e-wisdom.com

Florida: The Sunshine State … or not
e-wisdom.com
According to a recent study by the Center for Biological Diversity, Florida is actually part of the bottom tier of states when it comes to solar policies and the state's apparent willingness to transition to solar energy and other renewable energy ...

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April 29th, 2016, 18:39:02 UTC +0000

e-wisdom.com

Study: Texas is one of the worst solar states in the U.S.
e-wisdom.com
Recently, the Center for Biological Diversity took a look at solar energy policies across different U.S. states, and Texas did not fare very well. In fact, according to the Center for Biological Diversity, Texas is one of the worst states in the entire ...

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April 29th, 2016, 15:38:40 UTC +0000

Solar Industry

Solar Policy Report Card: 10 Sunny States Fail
Solar Industry
Some of the sunniest states in the U.S. are actively blocking rooftop solar development through overtly lacking and destructive policy landscapes, according to a report from the Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit conservation group. The ...

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April 28th, 2016, 21:24:27 UTC +0000

KRWG

Court Rules Against Unrestricted Motorized Travel in Santa Fe National Forest
KRWG
... general complaints by some motorized recreationists are not sufficient to put a stop to common-sense plans to protect species like the threatened Jemez Mountain salamander,” said Katie Davis, public lands campaigner for the Center for Biological ...

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April 27th, 2016, 18:49:57 UTC +0000

Report: Indiana's solar power policies among nation's worst
News Sentinel
INDIANAPOLIS — A new report by a conservation group says Indiana has one of the nation's worst regulatory atmospheres for fostering the development of the rooftop solar power industry. Tuesday's report from the Center for Biological Diversity ranks ...

 
April 27th, 2016, 18:34:55 UTC +0000

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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April 27th, 2016, 16:58:31 UTC +0000

Court Settlement Provides Hope for Mexican Gray Wolves
KRWG
Earthjustice filed a lawsuit in November 2014 to challenge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's multi-decade delay in completing a recovery plan for the Mexican wolf. Earthjustice represents Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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April 27th, 2016, 15:45:54 UTC +0000

Tucson Weekly

Court Settlement Forces Fish and Wildlife to Have a Recovery Plan for Mexican Gray Wolves by 2017
Tucson Weekly
Earthjustice—a coalition of environmental organizations including the Center for Biological Diversity—sued Fish and Wildlife in November 2014 to challenge the agency's "delay" in completing a recovery plan for the Mexican gray wolf, the Center for ...

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April 27th, 2016, 12:11:27 UTC +0000

Rooftop Solar Power Blocked by Sunny States With Bad Policy
RealEstateRama (press release)
LOS ANGELES – (RealEstateRama) — 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.

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April 27th, 2016, 11:29:48 UTC +0000

Indiana's solar power policies among nation's worst
The Herald
INDIANAPOLIS — A new report by a conservation group says Indiana has one of the nation's worst regulatory atmospheres for fostering the development of the rooftop solar power industry. Tuesday's report from the Center for Biological Diversity ranks ...

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April 27th, 2016, 09:06:32 UTC +0000

WANE

Report: Indiana's solar power policies among nation's worst
WANE
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new report by a conservation group says Indiana has one of the nation's worst regulatory atmospheres for fostering the development of the rooftop solar power industry. Tuesday's report from the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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