PRESS RELEASES

June 11, 2021 – Developers End Pursuit of World’s Largest Methanol Refinery Planned for Washington

June 10, 2021 – Groups to Biden: Halt New Oil Drilling, Cancel Trump Leases on Public Lands

June 10, 2021 – Court Halts Drilling on 630 Square Miles of Federal Oil Leases in Key Sage-grouse Habitat

June 10, 2021 – TVA’s Plans to Replace Largest Coal Plant With Dirty Gas Meet Opposition

June 09, 2021 – First New Wolf Pups In a Century Born In Northern Colorado

June 09, 2021 – Lifesaving Habitat Protection Proposed for Vanishing Mussel in Texas, New Mexico

June 09, 2021 – Forest Service Protections Sought for Wolves in Idaho, Montana Wildernesses

June 08, 2021 – ‘A Wake for the Whales’ Marks Bay Area Deaths, Calls for New Protections

June 08, 2021 – EPA Agrees to Ban Endocrine-Disrupting Pesticide Propazine

June 08, 2021 – North Carolina Catfish, Salamander Protected Under Endangered Species Act

June 07, 2021 – Federal Appeals Court Rejects Trump Administration’s Last-Minute Approval of Toxic Pesticide Banned in More Than 100 Countries

June 07, 2021 – Flea-Control Products Found to Be Infested With Forever Chemicals

June 04, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Mouse, Riparian Areas in New Mexico’s Sacramento Mountains

June 04, 2021 – Biden Administration Promises to Rescind, Revise Trump Endangered Species Rules

June 04, 2021 – Tucson Save Oak Flat Events to Send Off Apache Stronghold Members on D.C. Road Trip

June 04, 2021 – Lawsuit Targets Utah Highway Through Protected Conservation Lands, Threatened Tortoise Habitat

June 04, 2021 – ‘A Wake for the Whales’ to Mark Bay Area Deaths, Call for New Protections

June 03, 2021 – Records: More Than 1,000 Loggerhead Sea Turtles Died in Mexico in 2020

June 03, 2021 – Federal Appeals Court Reverses Failure to Protect Pacific Walrus

June 03, 2021 – Congressional Resolution Calls for Public Power System to Combat Climate Emergency

June 03, 2021 – Tiehm’s Buckwheat Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

June 02, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Reverse Trump Administration Denial of Endangered Species Protection to West Coast Fishers

June 02, 2021 – Lawsuit Seeks Public Accountability for U.S. Financing of Climate-Damaging International Projects

June 01, 2021 – Salmon Fishery Plan Change Proposed to Protect Endangered Orcas

May 28, 2021 – Biden Budget Fails to Address Extinction Crisis

May 28, 2021 – Biden Administration Proposes to Allow Oil Companies to Disturb Polar Bears, Walruses in Alaska’s Arctic

May 27, 2021 – In Court, Justice Department Defends Trump’s Approval of Large Oil-Drilling Project in Western Arctic

May 27, 2021 – Agreement Reached to Speed Endangered Species Protection for Caribbean Lizards

May 27, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched Over DDT Ocean Dumping off Southern California

May 27, 2021 – Florida Billboard Launched to Raise Awareness of Radioactive Toxic Waste

May 26, 2021 – Lesser Prairie Chicken Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

May 26, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges EPA Delay in Reducing Air Pollution From Oil, Methane Gas Industries in New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia

May 26, 2021 – Documents: TVA Used $3M in Ratepayer Money to Fund Anti-Clean Energy Efforts

May 26, 2021 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Wolves in Northern Rockies

May 25, 2021 – Gov. Newsom Urged to Invest $1 Billion in Wildlife Connectivity

May 24, 2021 – EPA Watchdog Report: Senior Staffers in Trump EPA Changed, Omitted Science During 2018 Review of Dicamba; Skipped Internal Peer-Review Process

May 24, 2021 – Attorneys General Demand Deeper Army Corps Analysis of Formosa Plastics’ Louisiana Project

May 20, 2021 – Senate Bill Aims to Protect Americans From Utility Shutoffs, Mounting Debt Crisis

May 20, 2021 – Wolf-Killing Could Disqualify Montana for $24 Million in Federal Funding, State Warned

May 20, 2021 – Congress Introduces Bill to Save Endangered Butterflies, Fish, Plants, Mollusks

May 20, 2021 – Legal Petition Urges EPA to Assess Pesticides’ Harms to Soil Health

May 20, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Force Federal Regulation of PVC as Hazardous Waste

May 19, 2021 – As New Algae Bloom Spreads Across Lake Okeechobee, Florida Urged to Set Standards Critical to Protecting People, Wildlife From Harmful Toxins

May 18, 2021 – California to Close Commercial Crab Fishery Early to Avoid Whale Entanglements

May 18, 2021 – Environmental Groups Head to Court Against Biden Administration’s Defense of Federal Coal Leasing

May 18, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Reduce Asthma-Causing Sulfur Dioxide Air Pollution in Detroit, Baltimore

May 18, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched Against Florida Department of Environmental Protection, HRK Holdings, Manatee County Port Authority Over Piney Point Disaster

May 17, 2021 – Agreement Sets Swift Timeline for Federal Government’s Decisions on Tiehm’s Buckwheat Protection

May 17, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched After Pair of Fin Whales Killed During Military Exercise

May 14, 2021 – Forest Service Halts Huge Clearcutting Plan Next to Yellowstone National Park That Threatened Grizzlies, Lynx

May 13, 2021 – Heinrich Fossil Fuels Transition Bill Is Step in Right Direction, But Needs Work to Make States Less Dependent on Oil, Gas Revenue

May 13, 2021 – Los Angeles County Leaders Urged to Put People, Wildlife First in L.A. River Master Plan

May 13, 2021 – President Biden’s TVA Nominees Urged to Lead Utility’s Transition to 100% Just, Renewable Energy

May 13, 2021 – 115 Top U.S. Wolf Experts, Scientists Urge Biden Administration to Restore Federal Protections for Gray Wolves

May 12, 2021 – 650 Groups Tell Congress: Leave Dirty Power Out of Clean Electricity Standard

May 11, 2021 – Petition Filed to Save Gulf of Mexico Whale From Ship Strikes

May 10, 2021 – Climate Lawsuit Challenges Fracking Plan That Threatens Three National Forests in Colorado

May 10, 2021 – Agreement Reached on Mining Exploration Permits Near Boundary Waters Wilderness in Minnesota

May 10, 2021 – Suckley’s Cuckoo Bumblebee Takes Step Toward Endangered Species Act Protection

May 06, 2021 – Survey: Grazing Destroying Critical Habitat in Arizona’s Agua Fria National Monument

May 06, 2021 – UN Report: Methane Cuts Are Critical to Confronting Climate Emergency

May 06, 2021 – Biden Administration’s ‘America the Beautiful’ Plan Opens Door for Arizonans to Protect Lands, Waters

May 05, 2021 – Expertos en salud pública y conservacionistas piden al Tribunal Supremo de México que defienda la suspensión de la operación de una granja de 49 mil cerdos en la península de Yucatán

May 05, 2021 – Public Health Experts, Conservationists Ask Mexico’s Highest Court to Uphold Suspension of 49,000-Hog Industrial Animal Operation in Yucatán Peninsula

May 05, 2021 – Delaware Urged to Ban Commercial Trapping of Wild Turtles

May 04, 2021 – Bell’s Sparrow, Four Plants Found Only on San Clemente Island Are Latest Endangered Species Act Success

May 04, 2021 – New Study: Agricultural Pesticides Cause Widespread Harm to Soil Health, Threaten Biodiversity

May 03, 2021 – 100,000 Petitioners Call for Biden to Act on Plastic Pollution, Production

May 03, 2021 – Army Corps Sued for Failure to Protect Waterways, Endangered Wildlife From Pipeline Construction

May 03, 2021 – Federal Officials Urged to End Idaho’s Wildlife Management Funding in Response to Extreme Wolf-Killing Legislation

April 30, 2021 – 100,000 Petitioners Call for Biden to Act on Plastic Pollution, Production

April 30, 2021 – 100-Plus Groups Demand Actions Critical to Protecting Endangered Species, Wildlife Refuges From Toxic Pesticides

April 29, 2021 – Southern California Mega-Warehouse Will Heavily Electrify Operations, Per Landmark Agreement Worth $47 Million

April 29, 2021 – Members of Congress Request $50 Million to Save Monarch Butterflies

April 29, 2021 – Senate Urged to Reject Fossil Fuel Attorney Beaudreau for Deputy Interior Secretary

April 28, 2021 – Los Angeles Leaders Urged to Prioritize Wildlife Corridor Funding

April 28, 2021 – Minnesota Supreme Court Overturns PolyMet Mining Permit, Sends It Back for New Hearing

April 28, 2021 – Video Shows NRA Leader Trying to Gun Down Imperiled African Elephant

April 28, 2021 – $40,000 Reward Offered Over Illegal Shooting of Mother Grizzly Bear in Idaho

April 28, 2021 – Groups File Third Intervention Defending Pause on Federal Oil, Gas Leasing

April 28, 2021 – Federal Petition Seeks Ship Speed Limits to Protect Whales Off California

April 27, 2021 – Bill Aimed at Killing 90% of Idaho’s Wolves Headed to Governor’s Desk

April 27, 2021 – Northern Mexican Garter Snake Gains 20,326 Acres of Protected Critical Habitat in Arizona, New Mexico

April 27, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Approval of Southeast Idaho Phosphate Mine

April 27, 2021 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Variable Cuckoo Bumblebee

April 26, 2021 – North Carolina Air Regulators Propose to Eliminate Restrictions on Harmful Coal Emissions From UNC-Chapel Hill Power Plant

April 23, 2021 – Forest Service’s Huge Clearcutting Plan Next to Yellowstone National Park Threatens Grizzlies, Lynx

April 23, 2021 – Newsom Announces Plans to Ban Fracking, Phase Out Oil Extraction in California

April 23, 2021 – Washington’s Wolf Population Increased 22% in 2020

April 22, 2021 – Biden Administration Urged to Use Lacey Act to Ban Wildlife Imports That May Spread Disease

April 22, 2021 – U.S. Wildlife Officials Petitioned to Ban Import, Sale of Banggai Cardinalfish

April 22, 2021 – U.S. Climate Target Falls Short of What Science, Justice Demand

April 21, 2021 – Oregon’s Wolf Population Grows to 173, But Pack Count Remains at 22

April 21, 2021 – Legal Victory Compels Federal Government to Decide on Tiehm’s Buckwheat Protections

April 20, 2021 – Federal Analysis Finds Insecticide Malathion Imperils Continued Existence of 78 Endangered Plants, Animals

April 20, 2021 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Guilty Verdict for Murder of George Floyd

April 20, 2021 – Earth Day Celebration at Port of Seattle Seeks to Protect Ocean, Endangered Orcas From Vessels in Salish Sea

April 20, 2021 – After $6 Million Agreement, Dismissal Sought for Lawsuit Challenging Placer Ranch Development

April 20, 2021 – Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo Gains 298,845 Acres of Protected Critical Habitat in Seven Western States

April 20, 2021 – Biden Administration Protects Endangered Pacific Humpback Whale Habitat

April 19, 2021 – Coalition Moves to Defend Biden Administration’s Oil, Gas Leasing Pause

April 16, 2021 – Judge Rules Against Federal Sheep Station Grazing in Idaho’s Centennial Mountains

April 16, 2021 – Lawsuit Filed to Obtain Protection for Rare Southern Nevada Wildflower, Bee

April 16, 2021 – New Study: Undisclosed Inert Ingredients in Some Popular Roundup Products Found to Be Highly Toxic to Bumblebees

April 15, 2021 – Corte de Ecuador insta a proteger ranas en peligro de extinción de proyecto minero y hacer cumplir los 'derechos de la naturaleza' constitucionales

April 15, 2021 – Ecuador Court Urged to Protect Endangered Frogs From Mining Project, Enforce Constitutional ‘Rights of Nature’

April 15, 2021 – Federal Court Halts Proposed Rock Creek Mine in Montana’s Cabinet Mountains

April 15, 2021 – Legal Agreement on Placer County Project Requires Climate Pollution Cuts, Secures Funding to Protect Wildlife Habitat

April 15, 2021 – Lawsuit Seeks Endangered Species Act Protections for 19 Species Left to Languish by Trump Administration

April 14, 2021 – Lawsuit Aims to Stop Post-Fire Logging on Oregon State Forest

April 14, 2021 – 200 Groups to Biden: Align Federal Fossil Fuel Programs With U.S. Climate Goals

April 14, 2021 – Lifesaving Critical Habitat Protection Proposed for Panama City Crayfish

April 14, 2021 – Biden EPA Urged to Set Climate Pollution Cap

April 13, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges EPA’s Refusal to Release Public Documents on Seresto Flea Collar Linked to Deaths of Nearly 1,700 Pets

April 13, 2021 – Congress Urged to Reform Freedom of Information Act

April 12, 2021 – Congress Urged to Investigate Huge Wastewater Release, Threat of Catastrophic Collapse of Florida’s Piney Point Phosphogypsum Stack

April 09, 2021 – Court Rules Marin County’s Protections for Endangered Coho Salmon Inadequate

April 08, 2021 – Hike, Rally to Save Everglades’ Big Cypress Set for Saturday

April 08, 2021 – Judge Blocks Massive Tejon Ranchcorp Development in L.A. County

April 08, 2021 – Legal Petition Calls On EPA to Cancel Seresto Flea Collar Linked to Deaths of Nearly 1,700 Pets

April 07, 2021 – Instan a funcionarios mexicanos a responder a los reclamos de comunidades mayas por las violaciones a sus derechos soberanos por la construcción de granjas industriales porcinas en la península de Yucatán

April 07, 2021 – Mexican Officials Urged to Address Violations of Mayan Sovereign Rights Caused by Construction of Industrial Pig Farms in Yucatán Peninsula

April 07, 2021 – Yellow Lance Mussel Gains 319 River Miles of Lifesaving Habitat in North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland

April 07, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges EPA’s Failure to Reduce Smog Pollution From Oil, Methane Gas Industries in California, Chicago

April 07, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Overturn Trump Administration Denial of Endangered Species Protection to 21 Species

April 06, 2021 – Endangered Species Protection Proposed for Suwannee Alligator Snapping Turtle

April 06, 2021 – Groups Sue to Prevent Imperiled Sea Turtles From Drowning in Fishing Nets

April 06, 2021 – Endangered Candy Darter Fish Wins 368 Stream Miles of Protected Critical Habitat in Virginia, West Virginia

April 06, 2021 – 400 Groups Petition EPA to Control Methane, Ethane Pollution

April 05, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched Against Federal OK of Vernal Pool Destruction in Northern California

April 03, 2021 – Imminent Failure of Phosphogypsum Stack in Tampa Bay Exposes Phosphate Industry Risks

April 02, 2021 – Ad Campaign Calls on Biden to Dramatically Cut Car Pollution

April 02, 2021 – Legal Victory Puts Arizona, New Mexico Fish Back On Path to Federal Protections

April 01, 2021 – Exhorto a líderes mundiales de sancionar a México para salvar a las marsopas en peligro de extinción

April 01, 2021 – Global Leaders Urged to Sanction Mexico to Save Critically Endangered Porpoises

April 01, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect 10 Species Left in Regulatory Purgatory by Trump Administration

March 31, 2021 – Federal Officials Discount Reintroduction, Recovery Proposals for Grizzly Bears in Long-Overdue Status Report

March 31, 2021 – Court Halts Funding of Unwarranted Colorado Mountain Lion, Black Bear Cull

March 31, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched Over Feds Ignoring Ocean Acidification in Oregon

March 31, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Oregon Coast Spring Chinook Salmon

March 30, 2021 – Court Rejects Rule Allowing Oil Company to Harass Endangered Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

March 30, 2021 – WHO Report: Wildlife Exploitation Likely Caused COVID-19 Pandemic

March 30, 2021 – More Than 100 Conservation Groups, Businesses Urge Interior’s Haaland to Reject Oil-drilling in Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve

March 29, 2021 – Petition Asks Federal Officials to Protect Rare Plant’s Habitat From Nevada Mine

March 29, 2021 – Federal Judge Voids Western Colorado Fracking Plan, Requires New Analysis of Climate Harm

March 26, 2021 – New Federal Study: Extremely Toxic Pesticide Breakdown Products Found in 90% of Streams Sampled Across U.S.

March 26, 2021 – New Recovery Plans Will Help Save Southeast’s Critically Imperiled Salamanders

March 26, 2021 – Wolf-Killing Rancher Loses Bid to Keep Public-Land Grazing Permit in New Mexico

March 25, 2021 – EPA Withdraws Trump-Era Permit for Virgin Islands Oil Refinery

March 25, 2021 – Federal Officials Urged to Deny Another Subsidy for West Elk Coal Mine in Colorado National Forest

March 25, 2021 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect North Oregon Coast Red Tree Voles

March 25, 2021 – Demanda impugna la aprobación de la EPA sobre el uso de antibióticos de importancia médica como plaguicida en cultivos de cítricos

March 25, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges EPA Approval of Use of Medically Important Antibiotic as Pesticide on Citrus Crops

March 25, 2021 – Elephants in Africa Face Grave Extinction Threat, New Expert Assessment Finds

March 25, 2021 – Lawsuit Filed to Restore Endangered Species Protection to American Burying Beetles

March 24, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched Over Federal Project Threatening Desert Tortoises, Other Imperiled Species in California Deserts

March 24, 2021 – Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act Receives National Support

March 24, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Denial of Crucial Habitat Protection to Endangered Rusty Patched Bumblebee

March 23, 2021 – Report: Montana’s Governor Illegally Trapped, Killed Gray Wolf Outside Yellowstone

March 23, 2021 – California’s Newest Wolf Reaches Fresno County

March 23, 2021 – Lawsuit Seeks to Reinstate Protections on 3.4 Million Acres of Critical Northern Spotted Owl Habitat

March 23, 2021 – Lawsuit Targets Trump Administration’s Last-minute Pipeline Approval for California Desert Water Grab

March 22, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Oil, Gas Leases in Central California

March 19, 2021 – New Mexico House of Representatives Approves Bill to Outlaw Traps, Wildlife Poisons on Public Land

March 19, 2021 – California Coastal Commission Orders End to Off-Roading at Oceano Dunes

March 19, 2021 – Study Finds Glyphosate in More Than Half of All Sampled Florida Manatees

March 18, 2021 – Congress Urged to Overturn Trump Administration Rule That Prioritizes Oil, Gas Over Protecting Gulf of Mexico Corals

March 17, 2021 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Georgia Killings, Rise of Violence Against Asians and Pacific Islanders Throughout United States

March 17, 2021 – Agreement Reached to Protect Endangered Mouse, Riparian Areas in Arizona’s White Mountains

March 17, 2021 – $37,000 Reward Offered for Info on Slain Mexican Wolf in Arizona

March 17, 2021 – Killing of Native Wildlife by Federal ‘Wildlife Services’ Declined Sharply in 2020

March 17, 2021 – Congress Introduces Bill to Save Western Monarch Butterflies

March 17, 2021 – Scientists Identify 20 Million Acre Habitat Area for Jaguars in Arizona, New Mexico

March 17, 2021 – Legal Petition Aims to Stop Utilities From Forcing Customers to Bankroll Anti-Environment Trade Groups

March 16, 2021 – Northwest Senators Urged to Reject Rep. Simpson’s Disastrous Plan for Endangered Salmon

March 16, 2021 – Legal Petition Asks Biden Administration to Extend Offshore Oil Leasing Halt

March 16, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Colorado’s Rubber-stamping of Air Pollution Permits for Oil, Fracked Gas Wells

March 16, 2021 – Data From 10 States Shows Alarming Number of Utility Shutoffs During Pandemic

March 15, 2021 – Inspiring New Leadership at Interior Department: Senate Confirms Deb Haaland

March 15, 2021 – House Bill Introduced to Save Sacred Oak Flat, in Arizona, From Massive Copper Mine

March 13, 2021 – On COVID Anniversary, Justice Groups Gather in D.C. to Demand Utility-shutoffs Moratorium

March 12, 2021 – Forest Service Denies Heliskiing Permit Application in Centennial Mountains

March 12, 2021 – Mexican Gray Wolf Numbers Rose to 186 in 2020

March 11, 2021 – Kern County Sued Over Fast-tracking of Tens of Thousands of New Oil Wells

March 11, 2021 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rare Montana Plant

March 10, 2021 – Environmental Justice Activists to Rally in D.C. for Moratorium on Utility Shutoffs

March 10, 2021 – Court: Interior Department Failed to Provide Records on Trump Administration Collusion With Coal Industry

March 09, 2021 – Hawai‘i Senate Bill Bans Harmful Sunscreen Chemicals

March 09, 2021 – Court Blocks Oil, Gas Extraction on Ohio’s Only National Forest

March 09, 2021 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Nevada’s Fish Lake Valley Tui Chub

March 09, 2021 – Congress Urged to Provide $100 Million Per Year to Save Monarch Butterflies

March 08, 2021 – Missouri Population of Eastern Hellbenders Granted Endangered Species Protection

March 08, 2021 – New York Court Upholds State Ban on Ivory, Rhino Horn Sales

March 05, 2021 – EPA Reopens Consideration of National Climate Pollution Cap

March 05, 2021 – California Court Stops Big Bear Development From Relying on Expired, Decades-old Permits

March 05, 2021 – Willamette Valley Prairie Flower Is Latest Endangered Species Act Success

March 05, 2021 – Facebook Live Workshop on Radioactive Phosphogypsum Pollution March 8

March 04, 2021 – Study: Climate Change Contributing to Widespread Butterfly Decline Across Western United States

March 04, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Seattle Harbor Expansion’s Impacts on Endangered Orcas

March 04, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Overturn Denial of Endangered Species Protection for Eastern Hellbenders

March 03, 2021 – Buscan la protección de flores silvestres de Arizona y México y bajo la Ley de Especies Amenazadas en EEUU

March 03, 2021 – Endangered Species Act Protection Proposed for Rare Arizona, Mexico Wildflower

March 03, 2021 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Threatened Iconic Hawaiian Forest Bird

March 03, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Obtain Protected Critical Habitat for Secretive Eastern Black Rail

March 03, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Eleventh-hour Approval of Dangerous Pesticide Banned in More Than 100 Countries

March 02, 2021 – House Democrats’ Climate Bill Fails to Meet Urgent Crisis

March 02, 2021 – Court Orders U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Determine Whether Northern Long-eared Bat Warrants Listing as Endangered Species

March 02, 2021 – Legal Challenge: Duke Energy Plan Would Supersize Climate Pollution, Waste Billions on Unused Power Plants

March 02, 2021 – Congress Urged to Boost Funding for Endangered Species Conservation by $300 Million

March 01, 2021 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Sacramento Mountains Checkerspot Butterfly

February 26, 2021 – Bureau of Land Management Rescinds Illegal Grazing Decision Day After Conservationists Sued to Overturn It

February 26, 2021 – New Drilling Project in Bay Area Wetlands Meets Resistance

February 26, 2021 – California’s Newest Wolf Travels Far South to Mono County

February 25, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Last-Minute Trump Administration Grazing Decision in Oregon

February 25, 2021 – Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Falls Again

February 25, 2021 – Utah Bill Would Allow Public Funding to Expand Fossil Fuel Extraction, Worsen Climate Crisis

February 25, 2021 – Report: Sprawl in Fire-prone Areas Endangers Californians, Increases Damages, Fire-suppression Costs

February 25, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Imperiled California Fish

February 25, 2021 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Wildlife, Plants From Dangerous Smog

February 25, 2021 – Center for Biological Diversity Endorses Oregon Bill to End Mink Farming, Compensate State's Few Remaining Producers

February 24, 2021 – FERC Urged to Open Tennessee Valley Authority to Clean Energy Sources

February 24, 2021 – Newsom Administration Sued Over Thousands of Unlawful Oil, Gas Projects

February 24, 2021 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Urged to Rescind Agreement With NRA

February 23, 2021 – Online Rally for Snake River Restoration, Dam Removal to Be Held Feb. 25

February 22, 2021 – Court Upholds Protection for California’s Western Joshua Trees

February 19, 2021 – Injunction Sought to Block Oak Flat Land Trade for Massive Arizona Copper Mine

February 18, 2021 – Dozens of Groups Urge Congress to Support Energy Justice Spending in Next Infrastructure Package

February 18, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Federal Failure to Update Marine Mammal Assessments

February 17, 2021 – Thousands Urge Biden to Commit U.S. to Doing Fair Share on Climate

February 17, 2021 – California Senate Bill Aims to End Fracking, Neighborhood Drilling

February 17, 2021 – Colorado Governor, Wildlife Officials Urged to Adopt Clearer, Quicker Wolf Restoration Plan

February 17, 2021 – Opening Brief Filed in Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration’s Expansion of Bee-killing Insecticide Sulfoxaflor

February 12, 2021 – Video Seems to Show Border Wall Construction Ripping Through Jaguar Critical Habitat in Arizona

February 12, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Fight EPA Approval of Pennsylvania’s Flawed, Outdated Plan for Reducing Dangerous Air Pollution From Oil, Methane Gas Industries

February 12, 2021 – Biden Administration Cancels Offshore Oil Lease Sale in Gulf of Mexico

February 11, 2021 – Federal Judge Overturns Trump Administration’s Gutting of Sage-Grouse Protections from Mining

February 11, 2021 – Biden Urged to Pull Unlawful Trump, G.W. Bush Endangered Species Act Rules

February 11, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Fight EPA’s Delay in Reducing Air Pollution From Oil, Methane Gas Industries in Six States

February 11, 2021 – 10,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Distributed This Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2021 – Army Corps Receives More Than 5,500 Letters Demanding It Revoke Formosa Plastics’ Permit

February 10, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Fight EPA’s Delay in Ensuring Smog Reduction in California, New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Wisconsin, New Hampshire

February 09, 2021 – Treaty Commission to Scrutinize Mexico’s Loggerhead Sea Turtle Deaths

February 09, 2021 – Hundreds of Groups Urge Biden to Protect Oak Flat, Reject Environmental Analysis

February 09, 2021 – Tennessee Valley Authority Must Commit to 100% Clean Energy, Align With Biden Climate Goal

February 09, 2021 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Wildlife, Plants From Dangerous Soot

February 08, 2021 – Appeal Challenges Housing Development on Restorable San Francisco Bay Wetlands

February 08, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched Over Army Corps’ Failure to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Nationwide Permit Program

February 08, 2021 – EPA Petitioned to Protect Communities, Environment From Radioactive Phosphogypsum Stacks, Wastewater

February 05, 2021 – Work on ConocoPhillips Oil Project in Western Arctic Challenged in Court

February 04, 2021 – Congressional Bill Urges Biden to Declare Climate Emergency

February 03, 2021 – Burnett Oil Seeks Permit to Drill in Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve

February 03, 2021 – Coalition Submits Amicus Brief in Nangaritza Case Calling for Bold Application of Rights of Nature in Ecuador

February 03, 2021 – Legal Action Contests Reopening of Controversial Refinery in U.S. Virgin Islands

February 03, 2021 – Biden Administration Urged to Reverse Trump Failures on Foreign Wildlife Protections

February 02, 2021 – Appeal Targets U.S. Wildlife Agency’s Refusal to Consider California Condor’s Significance to Tribal Groups in Approving Luxury Resort

February 01, 2021 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ignores Biden Executive Order to Review Trump Wolf Delisting

February 01, 2021 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for American Bumblebee

January 29, 2021 – Washington OKs Controversial Training Program for Hound Hunting

January 27, 2021 – Biden Executive Order Pushes for Protection of 30% of America’s Land, Oceans

January 27, 2021 – Biden Administration Halts Oil and Gas Leasing of Federal Lands, Oceans

January 26, 2021 – 32 Colorado Groups Support Biden’s Expected Pledge to Halt New Fossil Fuel Leasing, Permitting on Public Lands

January 25, 2021 – Federal Bill Proposes Fracking, Drilling Halt on California’s Central Coast, Bay Area

January 25, 2021 – Millions of Americans, Hundreds of Groups Support Halting Fossil Fuel Leasing, Permitting on Public Lands, Oceans

January 25, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Review of Massive Arizona Copper Mine That Would Destroy Sacred Oak Flat

January 25, 2021 – Flawed Federal Analysis of Endangered Right Whales Prompts Records Request

January 21, 2021 – Buscan la protección del tiburón mako y pepino de mar en México

January 21, 2021 – Shortfin Mako Shark, Warty Sea Cucumber Protection Sought in Mexico

January 20, 2021 – Biden Administration Announces Major Steps to Protect Climate, Wildlife

January 19, 2021 – Washington Rejects Massive Methanol Refinery

January 19, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Secure Critical Habitat for Rare Southeast Minnow

January 19, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Gutting of Federal Protection for Migratory Birds

January 18, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Failure to Protect Rare L.A. Fish Known for Elaborate Mating Rituals

January 15, 2021 – Oregon Officials Petitioned to Add Farmed Mink to State Prohibited Species List

January 15, 2021 – Legal Filing Responds to Tejon Ranchcorp’s Effort to Stifle Public Dissent

January 15, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Finalize Endangered Species Act Protection for Sierra Nevada Red Fox, Hermes Copper Butterfly, Two Southwestern Plants

January 15, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Failure to Cut Airplane Climate Pollution

January 15, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Fight Trump EPA’s Delay in Reducing Air Pollution From Oil, Methane Gas Industries in California, Chicago

January 14, 2021 – Trump Administration Flouts Law to Push Utah Highway Through Protected Conservation Lands

January 14, 2021 – Lawsuits Challenge Trump Administration’s Latest Assaults on Endangered Species Act

January 14, 2021 – Earthjustice Sues on Behalf of Conservation Groups to Stop EPA Rubber-stamping Florida Wetlands Destruction

January 14, 2021 – Letter to Forest Service: Stop Cutting Down Centuries-old Trees on Grand Canyon’s North Rim

January 14, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Over Gray Wolf Delisting

January 14, 2021 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Endangered Whales in California Shipping Lanes

January 14, 2021 – New Congress Called on to Fix Public Records Delays, Political Manipulation

January 14, 2021 – Center for Biological Diversity Joins IUCN as Member

January 13, 2021 – Judge Blocks Los Angeles Development That Threatens Local Mountain Lions

January 13, 2021 – Feds Dramatically Cut Northern Spotted Owl Protected Habitat

January 13, 2021 – Trump EPA Approves Treating Citrus With Dangerous Pesticide Banned in More Than 100 Nations, Medically Important Antibiotic

January 13, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Fish From Drilling, Fracking in Nevada

January 13, 2021 – Feds Sued to Force Them to Protect Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales From Vessel Strikes

January 13, 2021 – 600 Groups Urge Biden to Halt Water, Electricity, Broadband Shutoffs With Emergency Executive Order on First Day

January 13, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Failure to Develop Recovery Plans for Two Critically Imperiled Salamanders

January 12, 2021 – Federal Court Rejects Bid by EPA, Pesticide Industry to Keep Bee-killing Pesticide Sulfoxaflor on Market Despite Risks to Endangered Species

January 12, 2021 – Trump Administration Refuses to Address Significant Flaws in Greater Sage-grouse Plans

January 12, 2021 – Groups Challenge Trump Administration’s Sale of 58,000 Acres for Drilling in Montana, North Dakota

January 12, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Plan to Accelerate Clearcutting, Herbicide Spraying, Fuel Breaks Across Six Western States

January 12, 2021 – Instan a México a oponerse al muro de Trump y ayudar a restaurar los recursos naturales y culturales

January 12, 2021 – Letter Urges Mexico to Oppose Trump’s Wall, Help Restore Natural, Cultural Resources

January 12, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect American Burying Beetle From Extinction

January 12, 2021 – Interior Least Tern Is Latest Endangered Species Act Success

January 12, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Secure Critical Habitat for Florida Freshwater Mussel

January 11, 2021 – $5,000 Reward Offered for Info on ‘TRUMP’ Writing on Florida Manatee’s Back

January 11, 2021 – Feds to Be Sued for Weakening Sea Turtle Protections

January 11, 2021 – Scientists, Conservation Groups, Politicians Urge Biden Administration to Immediately Protect Tiehm’s Buckwheat

January 11, 2021 – Feds Launch New Assault on Endangered Species, Public Lands

January 07, 2021 – Trump Administration Rushes to Trade Sacred Oak Flat to Rio Tinto for Massive Arizona Copper Mine

January 07, 2021 – Lawsuit Challenges Colorado’s Rubber-stamping of Air Pollution Permits for Oil, Fracked Gas Wells

January 07, 2021 – Habitat Protections Proposed for Ringed, Bearded Seals Dependent on Arctic Ice

January 07, 2021 – Florida Legislature Proposes to Strip First Amendment Rights of Protestors

January 07, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Firefly, Bees, Poppy Under Endangered Species Act

January 06, 2021 – Arctic Refuge Oil Lease Sale Compromises Vital Alaska Wilderness

January 06, 2021 – Legal Agreement Blocks Fracking on 53 Oil Leases, Requires Climate Review for Management of 2 Million Acres in Colorado

January 06, 2021 – EPA Report: Gas Mileage Down, Pollution Up

January 06, 2021 – Report: Cattle Destroying Threatened Frog Habitat in Four Arizona Forests

January 06, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Eight Florida Plants Threatened by Sea-level Rise, Development

January 05, 2021 – Court Orders Trump’s EPA to Redo Approval of Colorado’s Flawed Plan to Reduce Smog, Acid Rain

January 05, 2021 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect 11 Species Kept on Waiting List by Trump Administration


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