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May 24th, 2018, 15:33:26 EDT -0400
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May 24th, 2018, 14:58:21 EDT -0400

Groups Challenge Trump Administration's Rubber-stamping of Keystone XL Permit
Natural Resources Defense Council
Plaintiffs Northern Plains Resource Council, Bold Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Earth, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Sierra Club filed the lawsuit in March 2017. The case is being argued in the U.S. District Court ...

 
May 24th, 2018, 14:46:54 EDT -0400

Arizona Daily Sun

Feds propose fracking near Petrified Forest
Arizona Daily Sun
Taylor McKinnon, public lands campaigner with the Center for Biological Diversity, said his group is already involved in federal lawsuits to protect public lands from oil and gas exploration. “What we're seeing in this instance is the Bureau of Land ...

 
May 24th, 2018, 13:03:39 EDT -0400

Pacific Standard

Can Locals in Napa Stave Off a Troublesome Mega-Vineyard?
Pacific Standard
The final assessment did little to abate their worries, so, in 2017, the Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the county. Two other organizations, the Circle Oaks Water District and Living Rivers Council, have ...

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May 24th, 2018, 12:23:14 EDT -0400

New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Sturgeon festival to showcase Great Lakes giants
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
On May 14, the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned for protection for lake sturgeon under the federal Endangered Species Act. “These behemoth fish are a bellwether for the health of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River,” Marc Fink, the ...

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May 24th, 2018, 11:47:12 EDT -0400

Groups Challenge Trump Administration's Rubber-stamping of Keystone XL Permit
Common Dreams
Plaintiffs Northern Plains Resource Council, Bold Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Earth, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Sierra Club filed the lawsuit in March 2017. The case is being argued in the U.S. District Court ...

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May 24th, 2018, 11:30:08 EDT -0400

Natural Resources Defense Council

NRDC Sues Over Gutted Migratory Bird Treaty Act
Natural Resources Defense Council
NRDC, together with the National Wildlife Federation, National Audubon Society, Defenders of Wildlife, Center for Biological Diversity, and American Bird Conservancy, is taking the Trump administration to court for illegally dismantling the Migratory ...

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May 24th, 2018, 11:30:08 EDT -0400

Complaint Filed Regarding Migratory Bird Treaty Act
Natural Resources Defense Council
NRDC and the National Wildlife Federation, along with the National Audubon Society, Defenders of Wildlife, Center for Biological Diversity and American Bird Conservancy, filed a lawsuit to stop Interior Secretary Zinke from gutting the Migratory Bird ...

 
May 24th, 2018, 11:26:16 EDT -0400

Lawsuits Seek to Restore Protections for Migratory Birds
Natural Resources Defense Council
A coalition of national environmental groups, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, National Wildlife Federation, National Audubon Society, Defenders of Wildlife, Center for Biological Diversity, and American Bird Conservancy, today filed ...

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May 24th, 2018, 10:58:13 EDT -0400

Natural Resources Defense Council

We're Suing Zinke for Slashing Bird Protections
Natural Resources Defense Council
Today, NRDC and the National Wildlife Federation, along with the National Audubon Society, Defenders of Wildlife, Center for Biological Diversity and American Bird Conservancy, filed a lawsuit to stop Interior Secretary Zinke from gutting the Migratory ...

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May 24th, 2018, 10:30:09 EDT -0400

Lawsuits Seek to Restore Federal Protections for Migratory Birds
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Department of the Interior —included the American Bird Conservancy, Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, National Audubon Society, National Wildlife Federation and the Natural Resources Defense Council. In a legal opinion issued ...

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May 24th, 2018, 09:56:28 EDT -0400

Groups Challenge Trump Administration's Rubber-stamping of Keystone XL Permit
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Plaintiffs Northern Plains Resource Council, Bold Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Earth, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Sierra Club filed the lawsuit in March 2017. The case is being argued in the U.S. District Court ...

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May 24th, 2018, 08:56:34 EDT -0400

Delmarva Public Radio

Chesapeake Wildlife Refuges Rank 5th for Agr. Chemicals
Delmarva Public Radio
The Center for Biological Diversity has found that the Chesapeake Marshlands National Wildlife Refuge Complex ranked fifth for the most chemicals used for agriculture. The Salisbury Daily Times reports that is according to analysis based on federal ...

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May 24th, 2018, 07:35:03 EDT -0400

News Courier

ENDANGERED FISH: H'ville says it has met requirements
News Courier
The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter this week to Huntsville City Council President Mark Russell and Shane Davis, Huntsville's director of urban development. The letter expressed concerns over how the Toyota-Mazda project could impact the ...

 
May 24th, 2018, 06:30:12 EDT -0400

Sun Sentinel

Ban on sunscreen chemicals proposed to protect coral reefs
Sun Sentinel
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition Wednesday with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban the sunscreen ingredients oxybenzone and octinoxate, saying there are perfectly good alternatives currently in use that don't hurt coral reefs.

 
May 24th, 2018, 06:52:18 EDT -0400

Delmarva Daily Times

'Shocking' use of pesticides at Maryland, Virginia national wildlife refuges: group
Delmarva Daily Times
The two refuges represented the lion's share of the 16,000 pounds of pesticides used by the Cheaspeake Marshlands in 2016, according to the Center for Biological Diversity's report. Blackwater accounted for about 7,800 pounds while Eastern Neck used ...

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May 23rd, 2018, 20:30:34 EDT -0400

The cordova Times

Petition seeks ban on some chemical in sunscreen
The cordova Times
The petition filed on May 23 by the Center for Biological Diversity follows a similar measure approved May 1 by Hawaii's legislature. Coral reefs in Hawaii have been harmed by acidification and pollution from man-made chemicals and coastal runoff.

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May 23rd, 2018, 19:17:00 EDT -0400

fox13now.com

Environmental and conservation groups call out planners of inland port in SLC, citing serious potential consequences
fox13now.com
“Salt Lake City residents have been disenfranchised from this project,” said Deeda Seed with Center for Biological Diversity. Seed, along with other air quality and conservation advocates, gathered outside the Grand America Wednesday, where Envision ...

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May 23rd, 2018, 17:45:03 EDT -0400

Cronkite News

More than 4000 acres of land in northern Arizona to be auctioned for gas and oil exploration
Cronkite News
Taylor McKinnon, public lands campaigner with the Center for Biological Diversity, said his group is already involved in federal lawsuits to protect public lands from oil and gas exploration. “What we're seeing in this instance is the Bureau of Land ...

 
May 23rd, 2018, 17:36:47 EDT -0400

Enviros Say FWS Approval Of $2.2B Road Threatens Mussels
Law360
Environmental nonprofit group Sound Rivers Inc. and the Center for Biological Diversity allege that the biological opinion published by the FWS allows the North Carolina Department of Transportation to “destroy every single threatened or endangered.

 
May 23rd, 2018, 17:36:47 EDT -0400

Enviros Say FWS Approval Of $2.2B Road Threatens Mussels
Law360
Environmental nonprofit group Sound Rivers Inc. and the Center for Biological Diversity allege that the biological opinion published by the FWS allows the North Carolina Department of Transportation to “destroy every single threatened or endangered.

 
May 23rd, 2018, 17:32:22 EDT -0400

Report: Frequent West Coast Whale Entanglements Continued Through 2017
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity sued the California Department of Fish and Wildlife over the issue in October. That lawsuit is pending. “California fishery managers have failed to meaningfully address the problem of whale entanglements. Too many ...

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May 23rd, 2018, 16:41:43 EDT -0400

Redheaded Blackbelt

Court Says Halt on Richardson Grove Highway Project Will Stay in Place
Redheaded Blackbelt
... 2010 by the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC), Center for Biological Diversity, Californians for Alternatives to Toxics and community members, to prevent a project that would needlessly damage or destroy thousand-year old redwood ...

 
May 23rd, 2018, 16:41:43 EDT -0400

Redheaded Blackbelt

Court Says Halt on Richardson Grove Highway Project Will Stay in Place
Redheaded Blackbelt
... 2010 by the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC), Center for Biological Diversity, Californians for Alternatives to Toxics and community members, to prevent a project that would needlessly damage or destroy thousand-year old redwood ...

 
May 23rd, 2018, 16:37:06 EDT -0400

Wyoming Approves Cruel Hunt for Yellowstone Grizzlies
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Hunting them is like defacing the Statue of Liberty or filling in the Grand Canyon,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Millions of people come to see these bears every year. It's so disturbing ...

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May 23rd, 2018, 16:33:21 EDT -0400

Courthouse News Service

Conservationists Tell FDA to Ban Coral-Killing Sunscreens
Courthouse News Service
The Center for Biological Diversity said in a statement that oxybenzone and octinoxate accelerate viral infections in coral reefs – ecosystems already under grave threats from ocean warming, ocean acidification, overfishing and pollution – which can ...

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May 23rd, 2018, 12:58:10 EDT -0400

Alameda County to Decide if Spill-prone Oil Producer Can Continue Operations
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This irresponsible polluter doesn't deserve any more chances to endanger the community,” said Hollin Kretzmann, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity's Climate Law Institute. “This is a pivotal opportunity for the county to end the ...

 
May 23rd, 2018, 16:16:00 EDT -0400

Maui Now

Petition Seeks US Ban on Chemicals in Sunscreen
Maui Now
The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the US Food and Drug Administration today to ban two chemicals from sunscreens and other personal care products that they say are killing precious coral and damaging reefs. The organization states that ...

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May 23rd, 2018, 16:16:00 EDT -0400

Maui Now

Petition Seeks US Ban on Chemicals in Sunscreen
Maui Now
The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the US Food and Drug Administration today to ban two chemicals from sunscreens and other personal care products that they say are killing precious coral and damaging reefs. The organization states that ...

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May 23rd, 2018, 15:01:33 EDT -0400

Citing Coral Reefs, Enviros Push Ban Of Sunscreen Chemicals
Law360
Law360 (May 23, 2018, 2:52 PM EDT) -- The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday to ban the use of two sunscreen chemicals that allegedly damage coral reefs, ecosystems the group said were ...

 
May 23rd, 2018, 14:58:03 EDT -0400

Citing Coral Reefs, Enviros Push Ban Of Sunscreen Chemicals
Law360
Law360 (May 23, 2018, 2:52 PM EDT) -- The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday to ban the use of two sunscreen chemicals that allegedly damage coral reefs, ecosystems the group said were ...

 
May 23rd, 2018, 14:58:03 EDT -0400

Citing Coral Reefs, Enviros Push Ban Of Sunscreen Chemicals
Law360
Law360 (May 23, 2018, 2:52 PM EDT) -- The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday to ban the use of two sunscreen chemicals that allegedly damage coral reefs, ecosystems the group said were ...

 
May 23rd, 2018, 12:31:05 EDT -0400

Triangle Business Journal

Environmentalists hope new lawsuit stops Complete 540 project
Triangle Business Journal
Sound Rivers Inc. and the Center for Biological Diversity have filed suit against USFWS and its acting director Greg Sheehan, alleging that the biological opinion published by the agency regarding Complete 540 “allows [N.C. Department of Transportation ...

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May 23rd, 2018, 12:01:12 EDT -0400

Trump Administration proposes to sell protected land in Arizona for fracking
Inhabitat
The Center for Biological Diversity is pushing back against the Trump Administration as it advances its pro-industry agenda. “This dangerous plan puts national parks, precious groundwater and wildlife in the crosshairs. We'll do everything we can to ...

 
May 23rd, 2018, 02:11:01 EDT -0400

Eco-group to fight northern Arizona oil, natural gas drilling
Kallanish Energy
A conservation group is fighting plans by the U.S. Bureau of Land management to lease 4,200 acres in northern Arizona for oil and natural gas drilling, Kallanish Energy learns. The Center for Biological Diversity is unhappy BLM intends to pursue a ...

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May 23rd, 2018, 02:11:01 EDT -0400

Eco-group to fight northern Arizona oil, natural gas drilling
Kallanish Energy
A conservation group is fighting plans by the U.S. Bureau of Land management to lease 4,200 acres in northern Arizona for oil and natural gas drilling, Kallanish Energy learns. The Center for Biological Diversity is unhappy BLM intends to pursue a ...

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May 22nd, 2018, 18:48:00 EDT -0400

KJZZ

Over 4000 Acres Of Land In Northern Arizona To Be Leased For Gas And Oil Exploration
KJZZ
Taylor McKinnon, public lands campaigner with the Center for Biological Diversity, said his group is already involved in federal lawsuits to protect public lands from oil and gas exploration. “What we're seeing in this instance is the Bureau of Land ...

 
May 22nd, 2018, 18:48:00 EDT -0400

KJZZ

Over 4000 Acres Of Land In Northern Arizona To Be Leased For Gas And Oil Exploration
KJZZ
Taylor McKinnon, public lands campaigner with the Center for Biological Diversity, said his group is already involved in federal lawsuits to protect public lands from oil and gas exploration. “What we're seeing in this instance is the Bureau of Land ...

 
May 22nd, 2018, 18:13:41 EDT -0400

Court: Halt on Richardson Grove Highway Project to Stay in Place
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... 2010 by the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC), Center for Biological Diversity, Californians for Alternatives to Toxics and community members, to prevent a project that would needlessly damage or destroy thousand-year-old redwood ...

 
May 22nd, 2018, 18:13:41 EDT -0400

Court: Halt on Richardson Grove Highway Project to Stay in Place
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... 2010 by the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC), Center for Biological Diversity, Californians for Alternatives to Toxics and community members, to prevent a project that would needlessly damage or destroy thousand-year-old redwood ...

 
May 22nd, 2018, 16:27:04 EDT -0400

Navajo Back Mine Owner In 9th Circ. Fight Over Coal Plant
Law360
The Navajo Nation asked for permission on Friday to file an amicus brief that said the Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity and others were wrong to assert that the NTEC, a Navajo corporation, can't bring up the Nation's sovereign interests on ...

 
May 22nd, 2018, 11:36:00 EDT -0400

EcoWatch

Trump Opens Door to Dangerous Fracking in Northern Arizona
EcoWatch
We'll do everything we can to stop it," said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. "Fracking is a dirty, dangerous business that consumes enormous amounts of water and threatens wildlife and public health. Northern Arizonans won't ...

 
May 22nd, 2018, 13:08:39 EDT -0400

Wisconsin Gazette

House committee considering bill to build four-lane highway through Red Cliffs National Conservation Area
Wisconsin Gazette
“It would be beyond heartless to punch a four-lane highway into some of the last remaining habitat of this tortoise,” said Randi Spivak, public lands director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The bill would set a dangerous precedent and ...

 
May 22nd, 2018, 11:47:38 EDT -0400

Daily Mail

Trump administration wants to reverse rules barring hunters from baiting brown bears with bacon and doughnuts and ...
Daily Mail
Collette Adkins, a lawyer and biologist with the advocacy group Center for Biological Diversity, expressed outrage at the rollback. 'Cruel and harmful hunting methods like killing bear cubs and their mothers near dens have no place on our national ...

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May 22nd, 2018, 10:54:13 EDT -0400

GOP to Consider Four-lane Highway Through Utah Conservation Area, Tortoise Habitat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It would be beyond heartless to punch a four-lane highway into some of the last remaining habitat of this tortoise,” said Randi Spivak, public lands director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The bill would set a dangerous precedent and ...

 
May 22nd, 2018, 10:15:00 EDT -0400

Alaska Native News

Court Agreement: Washington Will Give Public Notice Before Killing Wolves
Alaska Native News
“We're deeply saddened by the loss of the Sherman Pack, but this new public notice agreement could save other Washington wolves,” said Amaroq Weiss, west coast wolf advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The pack's dissolution is exactly ...

 
May 21st, 2018, 18:41:53 EDT -0400

Public hearing to discuss Exxon air permit requests Tuesday
KIIITV.com
Currently, the Center for Biological Diversity based out of Tucson, Az., is fighting the wastewater and air permit requests. The environmental group's attorney spoke with Kiii-TV through Skype and expressed that the world doesn't need another plastics ...

 
May 21st, 2018, 17:07:55 EDT -0400

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Opens Door to Dangerous Fracking in Northern Arizona
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
We'll do everything we can to stop it,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Fracking is a dirty, dangerous business that consumes enormous amounts of water and threatens wildlife and public health. Northern Arizonans won't ...

 
May 21st, 2018, 17:07:55 EDT -0400

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Opens Door to Dangerous Fracking in Northern Arizona
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
We'll do everything we can to stop it,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Fracking is a dirty, dangerous business that consumes enormous amounts of water and threatens wildlife and public health. Northern Arizonans won't ...

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May 21st, 2018, 12:14:12 EDT -0400

Capital Press

State vows to give one-day notice of culling wolfpacks
Capital Press
The environmental groups that filed the suit, the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands, said in a press release they expected that requests for restraining orders would be met sympathetically by courts. “We don't like that a state ...

 
May 21st, 2018, 10:01:25 EDT -0400

Vermont Public Radio

Ancient Sturgeon Slowly Recovering In Lake Champlain, But Protection Efforts Still A Priority
Vermont Public Radio
While the lake sturgeon is classified as an endangered species under Vermont law, the environmental group Center for Biological Diversity wants federal protection as well. The center last week asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the fish ...

 
May 21st, 2018, 08:40:23 EDT -0400

CRA Survives Constitutional Challenge—Are More Rules and Guidance at Risk of Disapproval?
Lexology
A recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska rejected efforts by the Center for Biological Diversity (the “Center”) to challenge the constitutionality of the Congressional Review Act (CRA). The CRA, which was originally ...

 
May 21st, 2018, 00:08:44 EDT -0400

Tell US Fish and Wildlife Service to Eliminate Pesticide Use on Refuges
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)
In examining records obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, the Center for Biological Diversity found that nearly half a million pounds of toxic pesticides were applied to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) refuges in 2016. The pesticides ...

 
May 20th, 2018, 01:38:20 EDT -0400

WUNDERLICH: Something fishy is going on with sturgeon
Argus Press
Something didn't smell right when the headlines read that the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) is seeking “protection” for the iconic lake sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act (ESA); in fact, the odor was downright fishy. This is an ...

 
May 19th, 2018, 00:59:21 EDT -0400

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Court Agreement: Washington Will Give Public Notice Before Killing Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Judge Chris Lanese ruled from the bench today that a challenge by the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands of a kill order for the Sherman Pack in Washington was moot because the agency had already destroyed the pack. But Judge ...

 
May 18th, 2018, 21:22:33 EDT -0400

KING5.com

State agrees to wait 8 hours before killing wolves
KING5.com
"The department is relying on flawed science for their protocol for killing wolves," said Center for Biological Diversity biologist Noah Greenwald. "It just really doesn't work to kill wolves in response to livestock depredations. Increasingly the ...

 
May 18th, 2018, 16:45:03 EDT -0400

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Arizona Partnership Launched to Protect Reproductive Rights, Planet
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PHOENIX— The Center for Biological Diversity and Planned Parenthood of Arizona joined forces this month to host joint community forums across the state. At the four events, expert panels, local elected officials and community members discussed how ...

 
May 18th, 2018, 12:15:42 EDT -0400

Port Huron Times Herald

Sturgeon face uncertain future but still strong in Blue Water Area
Port Huron Times Herald
The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday issued a plea for the federal government to list lake sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act, citing what it calls a 99 percent decline in the Great Lakes and Mississippi River in the past century.

 
May 18th, 2018, 10:11:10 EDT -0400

Sierra Magazine

ICYMI: Meet the Beetles, Anti-Russian Dolphins, Kilauea Bats Last, & More
Sierra Magazine
The U.S. Department of Agriculture gives up on trying to quarantine the emerald ash borer, a tree-destroying invasive beetle. A quarantine was put in place in 2003 in Michigan, but by now the insect has spread to 33 states. The Center for Biological ...

 
May 18th, 2018, 08:21:00 EDT -0400

EcoWatch

Farm Bill Would Allow Mass Killing of Endangered Species With Pesticides
EcoWatch
"House Republicans are putting salmon, killer whales and other wildlife on the fast track to extinction," said Lori Ann Burd, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's environmental health program. "This is a stunning gift to the pesticide ...

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May 18th, 2018, 07:01:04 EDT -0400

Weatherford Democrat

Texas could further limit commercial turtle harvesting
Weatherford Democrat
“In 2012, Georgia approved state rules regulating the commercial collection of turtles, and Alabama completely banned commercial collection,” according to a Center for Biological Diversity press release. “And in October 2016, Missouri agreed to ...

 
May 18th, 2018, 03:02:09 EDT -0400

Public News Service

After Years-Long Fight for Protection, A Win for Sage Grouse
Public News Service
Ileene Anderson, senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity, says threats to the bird should have been clear all along. "There isn't a lot of genetic mixing anymore; in some populations, there's simply not enough birds left in them to be ...

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May 18th, 2018, 01:12:25 EDT -0400

Del Rio News Herald

Rare local cactus no longer endangered
Del Rio News Herald
The Tobusch fishhook Cactus, a golf ball-sized succulent, still remains at risk due to livestock grazing, climate change and urban sprawl, according to Michael Robinson, an advocate for the Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit conservation ...

 
May 17th, 2018, 16:43:00 EDT -0400

Grand Forks Herald

Center for Biological Diversity seeks federal protection for lake sturgeon; Minnesota DNR submits data ...
Grand Forks Herald
Tony Baker of Grand Forks caught and released this 65-inch, 82-pound sturgeon May 3 on the Rainy River in Baudette, Minn. The Center for Biological Diversity this week petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection for lake sturgeon, but in Minnesota ...

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May 17th, 2018, 13:19:18 EDT -0400

YubaNet

Alaskans Challenge Old Growth Timber Sale in Tongass National Forest
YubaNet
“It's disturbing that the Forest Service wants to resurrect this destructive timber sale that would harm wildlife and the local economy,” said Marc Fink, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The agency continues to undervalue the ...

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May 17th, 2018, 13:15:32 EDT -0400

Farm Bill Would Allow Widespread Killing of Endangered Species Via Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“House Republicans are putting salmon, killer whales and other wildlife on the fast track to extinction,” said Lori Ann Burd, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's environmental health program. “This is a stunning gift to the pesticide ...

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May 17th, 2018, 12:16:10 EDT -0400

Alaska District Court Rejects Constitutional Challenge to the Use of the Congressional Review Act to Overturn a 2016 ...
Lexology
On May 9, the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska dismissed a challenge the constitutionality of the Congressional Review Act (CRA); the case is Center for Biological Diversity v. Zinke. While the District Court ruled that, while CBD had ...

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May 17th, 2018, 09:10:01 EDT -0400

Porterville Recorder

Department of Pesticide Regulation receives poor grades on report
Porterville Recorder
... and lists an additional six agencies to monitor. CEJA partnered with four organizations on the assessment — Californians for Pesticide Reform (CPR), the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), the Community Water Center (CWC) and The People's Senate.

 
May 17th, 2018, 07:45:47 EDT -0400

JD Supra (press release)

Alaska District Court Rejects Constitutional Challenge to the Use of the Congressional Review Act to Overturn a 2016 ...
JD Supra (press release)
On May 9, the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska dismissed a challenge the constitutionality of the Congressional Review Act (CRA); the case is Center for Biological Diversity v. Zinke. While the District Court ruled that, while CBD had ...

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May 17th, 2018, 04:39:28 EDT -0400

Deny CUP
Livermore Independent
I am writing on behalf of the Livermore Eco-Watchdogs, The Center for Biological Diversity, and concerned citizens of Livermore, to address the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) scheduled for a hearing on May 24th. We are opposed to the renewal of the CUP ...

 
May 16th, 2018, 18:02:56 EDT -0400

Courthouse News Service

Nightly Brief
Courthouse News Service
... Michigan State University agreed to pay a $500 million settlement to hundreds of survivors sexually abused by Larry Nassar; a study from the Center for Biological Diversity finds marine wildlife populations like Florida manatees and California sea ...

 
May 16th, 2018, 16:01:40 EDT -0400

Courthouse News Service

Conservationists Offer Proof Endangered Species Act Works
Courthouse News Service
(CN) – Marine wildlife populations like Florida manatees and California sea otters are bouncing back in protected habitats throughout the United States, according to a study from the Center for Biological Diversity. Several species of whales, seals ...

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May 16th, 2018, 18:48:41 EDT -0400

As turtle populations shrink, Texas could further limit commercial harvesting
Athens Daily Review
“In 2012, Georgia approved state rules regulating the commercial collection of turtles, and Alabama completely banned commercial collection,” according to a Center for Biological Diversity press release. “And in October 2016, Missouri agreed to ...

 
May 16th, 2018, 16:02:48 EDT -0400

Alaska Native News

Alaskans Challenge Old-growth Timber Sale in Tongass National Forest
Alaska Native News
“It's disturbing that the Forest Service wants to resurrect this destructive timber sale that would harm wildlife and the local economy,” said Marc Fink, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The agency continues to undervalue the ...

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May 16th, 2018, 14:55:33 EDT -0400

Alaskans Challenge Old-growth Timber Sale in Tongass National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's disturbing that the Forest Service wants to resurrect this destructive timber sale that would harm wildlife and the local economy,” said Marc Fink, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The agency continues to undervalue the ...

 
May 16th, 2018, 14:31:33 EDT -0400

JD Supra (press release)

US Environmental Protection Agency Mid-Term Evaluation of Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for Model Year ...
JD Supra (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity and a number of other environmental organizations submitted a May 15th Petition for Review (“Petition”) before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenging the United States ...

 
May 16th, 2018, 14:25:18 EDT -0400

NGT News

EPA Slapped With Another Suit Over Vehicle Emissions Standards
NGT News
The suit was filed on Tuesday by the Center for Biological Diversity, the Conservation Law Foundation, the Environmental Defense Fund, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Public Citizen Inc., the Sierra Club, and the Union of Concerned ...

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May 16th, 2018, 12:20:12 EDT -0400

Group says lake sturgeon should be protected as endangered species
Michigan Radio
The Center for Biological Diversity is petitioning the federal government to protect lake sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act. The Center's Mark Finc says there used to be 15 million lake sturgeon in the U.S. There's now just a few thousand.

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May 16th, 2018, 12:00:49 EDT -0400

Santa Barbara Edhat

Packed Town Hall on Decommissioning Goleta Oil Platform
Santa Barbara Edhat
Emily Williams with Santa Barbara 350.org called oil, "so last decade," and Kristen Monsell with Center for Biological Diversity pointed out that California oil is particularly bad, "three-quarters of California oil is worse than Canadian tarsands oil ...

 
May 16th, 2018, 10:02:46 EDT -0400

Cleburne Times-Review

As turtle populations shrink, Texas could further limit commercial harvesting
Cleburne Times-Review
“In 2012, Georgia approved state rules regulating the commercial collection of turtles, and Alabama completely banned commercial collection,” according to a Center for Biological Diversity press release. “And in October 2016, Missouri agreed to ...

 
May 16th, 2018, 09:58:18 EDT -0400

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Study: Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles Protected by Endangered Species Act Are Recovering
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
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 new study by scientists at the Center for Biological Diversity. The best available population ...

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May 16th, 2018, 09:07:47 EDT -0400

Lake sturgeon should be endangered species, environmental group says
Defiance Crescent News
DETROIT — An environmental group is petitioning the federal government to declare lake sturgeon — a giant, ancient Great Lakes fish — an endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity is seeking protection for lake sturgeon under the ...

 
May 16th, 2018, 08:40:25 EDT -0400

North Country Public Radio

Lake Champlain sturgeon improving; group seeks US protection
North Country Public Radio
The environmental group the Center for Biological Diversity asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Vermont Biologist Chet Mackenzie says that in recent years the ...

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May 16th, 2018, 08:37:01 EDT -0400

WZZM13.com

Group: Lake sturgeon should be endangered species
WZZM13.com
An environmental group is petitioning the federal government to declare lake sturgeon — a giant, ancient Great Lakes fish — an endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity is seeking protection for lake sturgeon under the Endangered ...

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May 15th, 2018, 22:05:18 EDT -0400

Monterey County settles with oil industry, won't appeal Measure Z ruling
Monterey County Herald
That leaves Protect Monterey County and its legal representation with the Center for Biological Diversity alone challenging the judge's ruling on the initiative. At the same time, McKee said the plaintiffs also agreed not to hold the county liable for ...

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May 15th, 2018, 19:29:28 EDT -0400

Trump officials faulted climate panel for having only 'one member from industry'
SFGate
An exchange among Commerce Department officials, which was released in response to a lawsuit by the advocacy group Center for Biological Diversity, sheds light on the demise of a panel aimed at helping policymakers and the private sector incorporate ...

 
May 15th, 2018, 19:27:53 EDT -0400

Chicago Tribune

Trump officials faulted climate panel for having only 'one member from industry'
Chicago Tribune
An exchange among Commerce Department officials, which was released in response to a lawsuit by the advocacy group Center for Biological Diversity, sheds light on the demise of a panel aimed at helping policymakers and the private sector incorporate ...

 
May 15th, 2018, 19:02:12 EDT -0400

Court: Agency Wrongly Denied Protection to Sage Grouse in California, Nevada
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're thrilled these iconic birds have a new shot at getting the protections they so badly need,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The court recognized it was wrong for the Fish and Wildlife Service ...

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May 15th, 2018, 18:53:11 EDT -0400

Washington Post

Trump officials faulted climate panel for having only 'one member from industry'
Washington Post
An exchange among Commerce Department officials, which was released in response to a lawsuit by the advocacy group Center for Biological Diversity, sheds light on the demise of a panel aimed at helping policymakers and the private sector incorporate ...

 
May 15th, 2018, 13:55:27 EDT -0400

Legal Petition Challenges Trump Administration's Rollback of Tailpipe Pollution Standards
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Propping up gas-guzzlers is an assault on everyone who breathes,” said Vera Pardee, senior counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The EPA's rollback flouts science, the law and its own mission, all to do the bidding of the nation's worst ...

 
May 15th, 2018, 17:05:17 EDT -0400

Pacific Standard

California Is Dismantling an Iconic Offshore Oil Rig
Pacific Standard
At a rally before the hearing—organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, the Sierra Club, Food and Water Watch, and 350 Santa Barbara—activists and residents gathered to celebrate the shuttering of Platform Holly and to call for an end to ...

 
May 15th, 2018, 13:02:32 EDT -0400

WRAL.com

Lake Champlain sturgeon improving; group seeks US protection
WRAL.com
The news about the Vermont sturgeon population came the day after the environmental group the Center for Biological Diversity asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Failing ...

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May 15th, 2018, 12:43:14 EDT -0400

Lake Champlain sturgeon improving; group seeks US protection
Laredo Morning Times
The news about the Vermont sturgeon population came the day after the environmental group the Center for Biological Diversity asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Failing ...

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May 15th, 2018, 12:41:08 EDT -0400

U.S. News & World Report

Lake Champlain Sturgeon Improving; Group Seeks US Protection
U.S. News & World Report
The news about the Vermont sturgeon population came the day after the environmental group the Center for Biological Diversity asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Failing ...

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May 15th, 2018, 12:41:07 EDT -0400

The News Tribune

Lake Champlain sturgeon improving; group seeks US protection
The News Tribune
The news about the Vermont sturgeon population came the day after the environmental group the Center for Biological Diversity asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Failing ...

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May 15th, 2018, 12:38:53 EDT -0400

News & Observer

Lake Champlain sturgeon improving; group seeks US protection
News & Observer
The news about the Vermont sturgeon population came the day after the environmental group the Center for Biological Diversity asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Failing ...

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May 15th, 2018, 12:37:04 EDT -0400

Charlotte Observer

Lake Champlain sturgeon improving; group seeks US protection
Charlotte Observer
The news about the Vermont sturgeon population came the day after the environmental group the Center for Biological Diversity asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Failing ...

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May 15th, 2018, 15:58:24 EDT -0400

Group: Lake sturgeon should be endangered species
Manistee News Advocate (press release)
From the Detroit Free Press. (TNS) An environmental group is petitioning the federal government to declare lake sturgeon — a giant, ancient Great Lakes fish — an endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity is seeking protection for lake ...

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May 15th, 2018, 15:08:23 EDT -0400

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Environmental group wants lake sturgeon federally protected
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
DULUTH, Minn. — The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday announced it has petitioned the federal government to protect lake sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. environmental group says the big, long-lived fish needs more help to ...

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May 15th, 2018, 14:27:23 EDT -0400

Environmental Trial Lawyer Groups Go To Court To Preserve Obama EPA Regulations
Science 2.0
The litigation group Earthjustice, the sue-and-settle arm of Sierra Club, has joined other controversial environmental trial lawyer groups, such as Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Defense Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council, and ...

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May 15th, 2018, 14:16:16 EDT -0400

NRDC Challenges Unjustified EPA Decision to Scrap Car Standards
Natural Resources Defense Council
Joining NRDC on the petition are: Center for Biological Diversity, Conservation Law Foundation, Environmental Defense Fund, Sierra Club, Public Citizen, and Union of Concerned Scientists. To view the petition for review, click here. For background on ...

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