PRESS RELEASES

January 23, 2020 – Trump Administration Slashes Protections for Millions of Acres of Streams, Wetlands

January 23, 2020 – Groups Ask Gov. DeSantis to Prevent Oil Prospecting in Big Cypress

January 22, 2020 – Tusayan, Developers Begin New Push for Massive Grand Canyon Project

January 22, 2020 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump EPA’s Delay in Cleaning up Harmful Smog From Oil, Fracked Gas in 11 States

January 22, 2020 – Lawsuit Aims to Force Trump Administration to Halt U.S. Pangolin Trade

January 21, 2020 – Lawsuit Launched to Prevent Forest Service From Killing 72 Grizzlies Near Yellowstone

January 21, 2020 – Trump Administration Proposes Cutting Humpback Chub Protections Despite Lack of Recovery

January 21, 2020 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Failure to Protect Turtles in Louisiana, Mississippi

January 17, 2020 – New Mexico OKs Widespread Trapping Despite Broad Public Opposition

January 16, 2020 – Conservationists Seek Wolverine Protection

January 16, 2020 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Suppression of Grid Study Bolstering Clean Energy Transition

January 15, 2020 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Fast-tracking of Louisiana Plastics Project

January 14, 2020 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Plan to Frack, Drill 1 Million Acres of California Public Lands, Minerals

January 13, 2020 – Minnesota Appeals Court Strikes Down PolyMet Copper-sulfide Mine Permit, Orders New Hearing

January 13, 2020 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Failure to Protect Endangered Species From Livestock on Arizona, New Mexico Waterways

January 13, 2020 – Plan: Ending Extinction Crisis Requires $100 Billion, 500 New National Parks, Refuges, Ocean Sanctuaries

January 10, 2020 – Lawsuit Challenges Reapproval of Controversial Grapevine Development in Southern California

January 09, 2020 – Placer Lawsuit Challenges Sprawl Development in California Vernal Pool Habitat

January 09, 2020 – Reward Increased to $7,500 for Info on Killing of Endangered California Wolf

January 09, 2020 – Petition Seeks California Endangered Species Protections for Leatherback Sea Turtles

January 08, 2020 – Scientists Welcome Reports of Wolf Pack in Northern Colorado, Call for Reintroduction to Ensure Recovery

January 08, 2020 – Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Protect Green Sea Turtle Habitat

January 08, 2020 – South Carolina Senate Bill Would Protect Wild Turtles, Other Reptiles, Amphibians From Commercial Exploitation

January 07, 2020 – Louisiana Issues Air-pollution Permits for Formosa Plastics Plant

January 07, 2020 – Rare Southern California Butterfly Proposed for Protection as Threatened Species Under Endangered Species Act

January 07, 2020 – Analysis: Trump EPA Approved 100-plus Products With Pesticides Banned Elsewhere or Slated for U.S. Phaseout

January 07, 2020 – Sierra Nevada Red Fox Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

January 06, 2020 – Cost of Destructive U.S. Airbase Project in Japan Nearly Triples

January 06, 2020 – Study: International Action Needed to Save Declining Insects

January 06, 2020 – Trump Administration Attacks National Environmental Policy Act on Bedrock Law’s 50th Anniversary

January 03, 2020 – Agreement Protects Rare Nevada Wildflower From Mine Exploration

January 02, 2020 – Trump EPA Used ‘Emergency’ Loophole to Approve Pesticides Toxic to Bees on 16 Million Acres in 2019

December 31, 2019 – Census Estimates More Than 330 Million Americans Will Ring in New Year

December 23, 2019 – Senate Bill Would Provide $20 Million for Butterflies, Desert Fish, Mussels and Hawaiian Plants

December 21, 2019 – Court: Trump Administration Unlawfully OK’d Longline Fishing Off California

December 20, 2019 – Forest Service Withdraws Logging Project in West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest to Spare Endangered Fish

December 20, 2019 – Court Rejects Trump Administration Renewal of Oregon Ranchers' Grazing Permit

December 20, 2019 – Conservation Groups Applaud Senate Launch of Grand Canyon Protection Bill

December 20, 2019 – Senate Bill Rebuffs Military Request for Nevada Wildlife Refuge Takeover

December 19, 2019 – Trump Administration Permits Oil Company to Harm Alaska’s Endangered Whales, Ice Seals

December 19, 2019 – Legal Petition Urges Trump FDA to Label Fruit Sprayed With Antibiotics

December 19, 2019 – Trump EPA Proposes To Scrap Protections for Children From Pesticide Linked to Birth Defects, Cancer

December 19, 2019 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Urged to Reject Import of Trump Jr.’s Argali Sheep Trophy

December 18, 2019 – Delaware Firefly, Gulf Coast Bee Move Toward Endangered Species Protection

December 18, 2019 – Animal-protection, Conservation Groups Sue U.S. Department of Agriculture for Gutting Pig Slaughterhouse Oversight

December 18, 2019 – Public Interest Groups Sue EPA to Curb Slaughterhouse Pollution

December 17, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched Over Illegal Air Pollution at Colorado Coal Mine

December 17, 2019 – Grijalva Bill Would Limit Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Public Lands

December 17, 2019 – 'Pikas Vs. Trump' Video Game: Out Now

December 16, 2019 – 400,000-plus Blast Trump Administration Plan for Old-growth Clearcutting in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

December 16, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Destructive Luxury Development in Historic Wetland Area on South San Francisco Bay

December 13, 2019 – Land Purchase Near Alabama Toyota Plant Will Preserve Habitat for Endangered Fish

December 13, 2019 – U.S. Law Enforcement Urged to Investigate Trump Jr.’s Reported Killing of Mongolian Argali Sheep Without Permit

December 12, 2019 – Trump Administration Gives Final OK to Drilling, Fracking in Central California

December 12, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered California Foxes, Other Wildlife From Super-Toxic Rat Poisons

December 12, 2019 – D.C. Judge to Hear Legal Challenge to Trump’s Border-wall Emergency

December 12, 2019 – Senate Confirms Unqualified Industry Shill to Run Fish and Wildlife Service

December 11, 2019 – Imperiled Yellow-legged Frogs Protected Under California’s Endangered Species Act

December 11, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched Against Seven Oaks Dam’s Harming of Rare California Fish

December 11, 2019 – Supervisors in California's Placer County Approve Sprawl Project

December 11, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched Over Trump EPA’s Failure to Curb Smog From Oil, Fracked Gas in Denver Area

December 11, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump Administration to Protect Lake Sturgeon

December 11, 2019 – 500 Groups Urge Next U.S. President to Declare National Emergency, Rejoin Paris Accord With Bold Climate Commitments

December 11, 2019 – Organizaciones de EEUU Urgen al Próximo Presidente Declarar Emergencia Nacional y la Reincorporación al Acuerdo de París con Fuertes Compromisos Climáticos

December 11, 2019 – Center for Biological Diversity Endorses Impossible, Beyond Burgers

December 10, 2019 – Species ‘Redlist:’ 1 in 4 Species Threatened With Extinction

December 10, 2019 – Colorado Wolf Initiative Gets 200,000 Signatures for 2020 Ballot Placement

December 10, 2019 – Pangolins Decline as Deadly Poaching Continues, Red List Experts Find

December 10, 2019 – U.S. Groups to Unveil Plan at UN Conference for Next President to Declare National Climate Emergency

December 09, 2019 – Coloradans to Deliver 200,000 Signatures Backing Wolf Reintroduction Initiative for 2020 Ballot

December 09, 2019 – Lawsuit Forces Feds to Take New Look at Status of Grizzly Bears

December 09, 2019 – 500 Groups Call for Next President to Declare National Climate Emergency

December 08, 2019 – Back From the Brink, Hawaii’s Nene Goose a Recovery Success Story

December 05, 2019 – Two Southern Arizona Plants Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

December 04, 2019 – Flawed Wildlife Bill OK’d by House Natural Resources Committee

December 05, 2019 – Hundreds Expected Saturday at Tucson Border Wall Protest With Rep. Grijalva

December 05, 2019 – Trump Administration OKs ‘Cyanide Bombs’ Despite Indiscriminate Killing of Thousands of Animals a Year

December 04, 2019 – No Roads to Ruin Coalition to Launch Campaign Against Florida Toll Roads at Capitol Thursday

December 04, 2019 – Leaders at Climate Summit Urged to Reduce Greenhouse Pollution From Food, Agriculture

December 04, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Minnesota’s Rare Lynx From Trapping

December 04, 2019 – Analysis: Earth-friendly Event Menus Can Save Up to 10 Tons of Climate Pollution

December 03, 2019 – Legal Filing Challenges Trump Administration Failure to Halt Fossil Fuel Expansion in 20-year Plan for Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma

December 03, 2019 – Mike Mann, Other Experts to Expose Fossil Fuel Industry’s Shifting Tactics to Block Climate Action at San Francisco Event

December 03, 2019 – Legal Petition Seeks New Air Pollution Standards for Petrochemical Plants

December 03, 2019 – Army Report Reveals Military Base’s Harm to San Pedro River Stretches Back to 2003

December 03, 2019 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Students, Chapel Hill-Carrboro From UNC’s Coal Pollution

December 02, 2019 – National Coalition to Announce Legal Challenge to Plastic Plant Pollution at San Francisco EPA Office

December 01, 2019 – Panel de Cumbre Climática de la ONU Advierte Sobre la Importancia de Eliminar el Uso de Petróleo Mediante la Electrificación del Transporte

December 01, 2019 – UN Climate Summit Panel to Focus on Importance of Phasing Out Oil, Electrifying Transportation

November 27, 2019 – Oregon Supreme Court Affirms Sale of Elliott State Forest Tract Is Illegal

November 26, 2019 – Court Orders Trump’s EPA to Curb Asthma-causing Pollutant in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Six Other States

November 26, 2019 – Florida Freshwater Mussel Receives Nearly 190 Miles of Lifesaving Critical Habitat

November 25, 2019 – Legal Pressure Forces Trump Administration to Protect Imperiled Ice Seals’ Arctic Habitat

November 25, 2019 – Utah’s June Sucker Another Endangered Species Act Success, Downlisted From Endangered to Threatened

November 25, 2019 – Willamette Valley Prairie Flower Becomes Endangered Species Act Success Story

November 25, 2019 – Groundswell of National Public Opinion Opposes Las Vegas Lands Bill

November 25, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump Administration to Update Houston Toad Recovery Plan

November 22, 2019 – Conservation, Landowners Groups File Opening Brief in Legal Challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline

November 22, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump’s Move to Block California’s Clean Car Standards

November 22, 2019 – Legal Action Challenges North Carolina Utilities’ Unlawful Use of Ratepayer Funds

November 22, 2019 – Trump Administration Proposes Oil Drilling Expansion in Alaska’s Arctic Reserve

November 21, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration OK of Oil Waste Dumping in California Aquifer

November 21, 2019 – Trump Administration Denial of Protection to Pacific Walruses Appealed

November 21, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched Against Trump’s EPA for Failing to Enforce Smog Rules in California

November 20, 2019 – California Crab Season Opening Delayed by Whale Entanglement Risk

November 20, 2019 – Two Glacier-dependent Stoneflies Protected Under Endangered Species Act

November 20, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Save 274 Species From Extinction Crisis

November 19, 2019 – Newsom Administration Announces Crackdown on Dangerous California Oil Extraction

November 19, 2019 – Lawsuit Filed Over Trump Administration Failure to Update Plan to Save Red Wolves

November 18, 2019 – Legal Filing Shows Proposed Dams Near Grand Canyon Would Decimate Endangered Fish Habitat

November 18, 2019 – Florida Officials Urged to Set Standards to Protect People, Wildlife From Harmful Algae Blooms

November 15, 2019 – Trump’s EPA to Weaken Safeguards for Pesticide Linked to Birth Defects, Cancer

November 14, 2019 – Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owl May Get Protected Again

November 13, 2019 – Poll: Most Santa Barbara County Voters Oppose Plans to Restart Offshore Drilling

November 13, 2019 – Legal Action Initiated to Force Trump Administration to Halt U.S. Pangolin Trade

November 12, 2019 – Kalama Methanol Refinery in Washington Faces New Federal Court Challenge

November 12, 2019 – Trump EPA Proposes Weaker Protections From Toxic Pyrethroid Pesticides

November 12, 2019 – Lawsuit Spurs Trump Administration to Suspend 130 Oil, Gas Leases in Utah

November 11, 2019 – Federal Hearing on Tuesday to Focus on Protecting Washington’s Endangered Orcas From Boats

November 08, 2019 – Ruling Stops Colorado Coal Mine Expansion Threatening Climate, National Forest

November 08, 2019 – Nevada to Launch Review of Rare Wildflower for Possible Enhanced Protections

November 06, 2019 – Court Order Forces Trump Administration to Pull Sage-Grouse Habitat From Nevada Oil Auction

November 06, 2019 – Saturday Protest Planned to Stop Trump’s Wall at Arizona National Monument

November 06, 2019 – Pacific Fishers Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection in California, Oregon

November 06, 2019 – Riverside County Unanimously Rejects Sprawl Development Near Joshua Tree National Park

November 04, 2019 – Trump Administration Proposes to Allow Increased Coal Plant Arsenic, Mercury Pollution, Delay Coal Ash Cleanup

November 04, 2019 – Ninth Circuit to Hear Arguments Against Arctic Offshore Drilling Project Approval

November 04, 2019 – Trump to Quit Paris Accord, End U.S. Obstruction of Global Climate Progress

November 04, 2019 – Prairie Flower Becomes Endangered Species Act Success Story

November 01, 2019 – California Crab Season Delayed to Nov. 23 to Protect Whales From Entanglement

October 31, 2019 – Federal Plan Endangers Recovery for Dwindling Gunnison Sage Grouse in Colorado, Utah

October 31, 2019 – Washington Court to Hear Arguments Friday on State Agency’s Wolf-Killing

October 31, 2019 – Trump Bulldozes New Wall Through Wildlife Refuge, Jaguar Country

October 31, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched After Trump Administration Fails to Protect Humboldt Martens in Oregon, California

October 31, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration’s Failure to Recognize Plastic Pollution in Hawaiian Waters

October 31, 2019 – Trump Plans to Open 1 Million More Acres of California Public Land to Drilling, Fracking

October 31, 2019 – House Committee Green-lights Climate-killing Export-Import Bank

October 30, 2019 – Arizonans Celebrate House Passage of Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act

October 30, 2019 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Rare Nevada Wildflower From Exploratory Mining

October 30, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s California Fracking Plan

October 30, 2019 – New Report Highlights 10 Protected Species Endangered by Pesticides

October 29, 2019 – Theme for 2019 All Souls Procession: Wildlife Endangered by Border Wall

October 29, 2019 – Report: 20,000 Square Miles of Red Wolf Habitat Is Open for Urgently Needed Reintroductions

October 28, 2019 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Habitat for 14 Imperiled Hawaii Island Species

October 28, 2019 – Gov. Newsom Urged to Phase Out Fossil Fuel Cars by 2030

October 24, 2019 – Feds Launch Process to Protect Endangered West Coast Orcas From Vessel Disturbance

October 23, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched Over Trump EPA’s Delay in Cleaning Up Smog From Oil, Fracked Gas in 15 States

October 23, 2019 – Interior Least Tern an Endangered Species Act Recovery Success

October 22, 2019 – Community Mural Celebration to Be Held Saturday November 9 in Berea

October 22, 2019 – Colorado’s Gunnison Sage-grouse Populations Plummet to Perilous Lows

October 22, 2019 – Agreement Forces EPA to Assess Harms to Protected Species From Eight Pesticides

October 22, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Federal Killing of Washington’s Bears, Beavers, Bobcats

October 22, 2019 – Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Release Gulf of Mexico Fracking Records

October 21, 2019 – Agreement Protects Willapa Bay, Grays Harbor From Spraying of Dangerous Pesticide

October 21, 2019 – Trump Administration Delays Lifesaving Protections for Wolverine, Hermes Copper Butterfly, Candy Darter, 43 Other Species

October 18, 2019 – Santa Barbara Students to Rally Saturday Against Offshore Oil Drilling

October 18, 2019 – Colorful Tennessee Fish Protected as Endangered

October 17, 2019 – Legal Challenge Opposes Duke Energy’s North Carolina Rate Hike

October 16, 2019 – Court Blocks Trump Administration Plans to Strip Sage-grouse Protections

October 16, 2019 – Scientists Urge New Approach to Southwestern Wolf Conservation Through Court-ordered Rewrite of Management Rules

October 16, 2019 – Federal Agency Orders Halt to Mountain Valley Pipeline Construction

October 16, 2019 – More Than 270 Groups Urge Senate to Increase Endangered Species Funding

October 15, 2019 – Court Rejects Trump Administration Efforts to Avoid Curbing Risks From Dangerous Pesticide Malathion

October 15, 2019 – Forest Service Plan for Wyoming’s Upper Green River Pushes Overgrazing, More Grizzly Killings

October 15, 2019 – Trump EPA’s Paraquat Review Ignores Strong Links to Parkinson’s Disease

October 15, 2019 – Trump Administration Paves Way for Old-growth Clearcutting in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

October 15, 2019 – Formosa Plastics Settles Texas Pollution Case for $50 Million, No More Plastic Releases

October 15, 2019 – State Endangered Species Protection Sought for California’s Joshua Trees

October 14, 2019 – Court Rejects Trump Administration Attempt to Dismiss Challenges to Rock Creek Mine’s Threat to Montana Grizzly Bears

October 11, 2019 – Legal Victory Puts 15 Species on Path to Protection Nationwide

October 10, 2019 – Activists Deliver Endangered Species Act Petitions With 500,000 Signatures to Speaker Pelosi’s Congressional Office

October 10, 2019 – Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Protect Hawaii’s Cauliflower Coral

October 10, 2019 – Activists Deliver Endangered Species Act Petitions With 500,000 Signatures to 70 Local Congressional Offices

October 10, 2019 – Tests Find Plastic in 20 Percent of Mexican Fish

October 09, 2019 – Trump Administration Delays Safeguards for 41 Critically Imperiled Species

October 09, 2019 – Activists to Deliver Endangered Species Act Petitions With 500,000 Signatures to Speaker Pelosi’s Congressional Office

October 09, 2019 – Activists to Deliver Endangered Species Act Petitions With 500,000 Signatures to 70 Local Congressional Offices

October 09, 2019 – Study: Emperor Penguins Threatened by Climate Crisis, Need Urgent Protection

October 09, 2019 – California Agency Recommends Protecting Yellow-legged Frog Under State’s Endangered Species Act

October 09, 2019 – Report: Climate-fueled Superstorms Pushing 10 U.S. Species Closer to Extinction

October 08, 2019 – Endangered Species Protections Sought for Rare Nevada Wildflower Imperiled by Mining

October 08, 2019 – Kirtland’s Warbler Recovery Signals Midwest Endangered Species Act Success

October 08, 2019 – Lawsuit Targets Feds’ Failure to Consider Colorado Fracking’s Climate Harm

October 08, 2019 – Federal Rule Proposed to Protect Pacific Humpback Whale Habitat

October 07, 2019 – Opponents of Proposed Resolution Copper Mine, Land Exchange Hold News Conference Before Public Hearing

October 04, 2019 – Trump Administration Denies Protection to 12 Highly Imperiled Species From Alaska to Florida

October 04, 2019 – Wolf Pups Born to Indigo Pack in Western Oregon

October 04, 2019 – Trump Administration OKs Nighttime Airgun Blasts That Threaten Endangered Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

October 04, 2019 – Trump Denies Protection to Ancient Alaskan Cedar Trees Threatened by Climate Crisis, Logging

October 04, 2019 – Trump Bucks Protests, Opens 725,500 Acres of California’s Central Coast to Oil Drilling

October 03, 2019 – Federal Studies: Oil Waste Fluid Contaminated California Groundwater

October 03, 2019 – Lawsuit Seeks to Include Climate Change in Glen Canyon Operations Plan

October 02, 2019 – Trump’s Forest Service Blasted for Plans to Weaken Protections for Imperiled Greater Sage Grouse

October 02, 2019 – Endangered Species Act Saves Tiny Puerto Rican Gecko

October 01, 2019 – Washington Governor Directs Wildlife Agency to Rein in Wolf Killing

October 01, 2019 – Colorado Slaughterhouse Warned of Lawsuit After Clean Air Act Violations

October 01, 2019 – Southern Mountain Caribou Protected as Endangered Species in Major Wildlife Victory

October 01, 2019 – California Court Upholds Challenge to Controversial Walt Ranch Vineyard

October 01, 2019 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Dunes Sagebrush Lizard in New Mexico, Texas

September 27, 2019 – Lawsuit Filed Over Trump’s Move to Block California’s Clean Car Standards

September 27, 2019 – Legal Victory Puts Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout Back on Track for Endangered Species Protection

September 27, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Marin County’s Inadequate Protections for Endangered Coho Salmon

September 26, 2019 – New Dam Proposal Would Flood Little Colorado River Gorge Near Grand Canyon

September 26, 2019 – Climate Strike Highlights Opposition to Restarting ExxonMobil Offshore Oil Platforms Off Santa Barbara

September 26, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Approval of Bee-killing Pesticide, GE Crop Uses on National Wildlife Refuges

September 25, 2019 – Federal Appeals Court to Hear Argument on Colorado Coal Mine Expansion

September 25, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration Failure to Protect Colorado Greenback Cutthroat Trout

September 24, 2019 – Senate Confirms Former Koch Crony as Interior Department’s Top Lawyer

September 24, 2019 – House Republicans Revive Plan to Cripple Endangered Species Act Amid Extinction Crisis

September 24, 2019 – Senate Republicans OK More Funding for Trump’s Destructive Border Wall

September 24, 2019 – Endangered Species Protections Sought for Oregon Coast Spring Chinook

September 24, 2019 – Federal Court to Decide If Endangered Jaguars Get 59,114 Acres of Protected New Mexico Habitat

September 23, 2019 – Court Rejects Trump Administration Efforts to Shield Unlawful Trophy-hunting Council

September 23, 2019 – House Hearing to Focus on Bill to Save Rare Butterflies, Fish, Plants, Mollusks

September 23, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Refusal to Protect Florida Lizard

September 23, 2019 – NYC Youth, Global Frontline Leaders Disrupt Oil, Gas Climate Initiative Greenwash Soirée

September 23, 2019 – Analysis: Seven of America's 10 Biggest Supermarkets Haven’t Committed to Zero Food Waste

September 20, 2019 – Center for Biological Diversity Strikes for Climate Action

September 20, 2019 – Legal Pressure Prompts Trump’s EPA to Ensure Plans Are Made to Reduce Coal-driven Pollution in Baltimore, Eastern Michigan

September 18, 2019 – House Democrats Advance Bill Protecting Lions, Elephants From Trophy Hunting

September 18, 2019 – Federal Rule Protects Endangered Orcas’ West Coast Habitat

September 17, 2019 – Congressional Democrats Introduce Bill to Overturn Trump’s Disastrous Endangered Species Act Rollback

September 17, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Students, Chapel Hill-Carrboro from UNC’s Coal Plant Pollution

September 16, 2019 – Agreement Reached to Protect Community, Wildlife From Southern California Warehouse Project

September 16, 2019 – Oregon Bans Trapping of Humboldt Martens

September 12, 2019 – Lesser Prairie Chickens One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection

September 12, 2019 – Oregon Fish Is Saved by Endangered Species Act

September 12, 2019 – Climate Lawsuit Targets 130 Oil Leases on Public Lands in Utah

September 12, 2019 – Report: U.S. Airlines’ Carbon Emissions Grew Twice as Fast as Fuel Efficiency Gains

September 12, 2019 – Trump Administration Rolls Back Protections for Millions of Acres of Wetlands, Waterways

September 12, 2019 – Trump Administration Grants First Trophy Import Permit for Tanzanian Lion

September 11, 2019 – Western, Central Gulf of Mexico Excluded From House Bills Banning Offshore Leasing

September 10, 2019 – Lawsuit Targets Minnesota’s PolyMet Copper-Sulfide Mine Permit

September 10, 2019 – Legal Challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Expanded

September 10, 2019 – Formosa Plastics’ Proposed Louisiana Plant Gets Permit to Destroy Wetlands

September 10, 2019 – Thursday Rally in Raleigh to Urge Public Hearing on UNC’s Push to Renew Permit for Dirty Coal Plant

September 09, 2019 – Trump’s EPA Proposes to Keep Ignoring Harmful, Increased Toxicities of Pesticide Combinations

September 09, 2019 – North Carolina Governor Urged to End Duke Monopoly, Transform Energy System

September 06, 2019 – Amah Mutsun Tribal Band Will Lead ‘Walk for Juristac’ Sunday to Protect Sacred Lands in Santa Clara County

September 05, 2019 – Nevada’s Highly Imperiled Mojave Poppy Bee Takes Step Toward Endangered Species Act Protection

September 05, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Refusal to Release Public Documents on Expanded Use of Antibiotics As Pesticides

September 05, 2019 – Arizona’s Mount Graham Red Squirrel Moves Toward Expanded Habitat Protection

September 04, 2019 – ORVs Drive Spike in Protected Shorebird Deaths at California’s Oceano Dunes

September 04, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Hilcorp’s Plan to Blast Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

September 04, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Failure to Protect Endangered Appalachian Species From Coal Mining

September 03, 2019 – West Coast Whale Entanglements Drop After Legal Settlement with California, Crab Fishery

August 29, 2019 – Trump Proposes Killing Methane Pollution Rule

August 28, 2019 – Feds Told to Start Over on Crucial Mountain Valley Pipeline Permit

August 28, 2019 – Trump Urged to Block Return of Super-polluting Supersonic Planes

August 28, 2019 – In Rare Good News for World’s Wildlife, Treaty Meeting Is Huge Success

August 27, 2019 – Lawsuit Targets Trump Wildlife-killing Program in 10 California Counties

August 26, 2019 – Conservation Groups Blast Draft Forest Service Rule to Gut Bedrock Environmental Law

August 26, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Habitat for 23 Imperiled Micronesian Species

August 26, 2019 – Beautiful Ornamental Tarantulas Win Global Protections From Pet Trade

August 25, 2019 – Teatfish Sea Cucumbers Get Much-needed Global Trade Protections

August 23, 2019 – Trump’s Fish and Wildlife Service Has Issued Mexican Wolf ‘Kill Order’

August 22, 2019 – World Governments Agree to Trade Protections for Giraffes

August 21, 2019 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Habitat for 12 Endangered Coral Species

August 21, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Attack on Endangered Species Act

August 20, 2019 – Flooding, Pollution Threat Prompts Call for Uranium Mine Closure Near Grand Canyon

August 20, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump EPA’s 200 Million-acre Expansion of Bee-killing Pesticide

August 19, 2019 – Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Protect Endangered West Coast Orcas

August 19, 2019 – Seward Endangered Species Mural to Be Celebrated Aug. 21

August 14, 2019 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Las Vegas Bearpoppy

August 14, 2019 – Farmers, Conservationists Challenge Approval of Monsanto’s Crop-damaging Dicamba Pesticide

August 14, 2019 – Trump Administration Denies Protection to Six More Imperiled Species

August 14, 2019 – Trump Administration to Strip Florida Key Deer of Federal Protection

August 14, 2019 – Iconic Sturgeon of Great Lakes, Mississippi River Take Step Toward Endangered Species Protection

August 14, 2019 – CITES’ Last Chance to Save Vaquita Porpoise

August 14, 2019 – Lawsuit Takes on Trump’s Dirty Power Plan

August 13, 2019 – Trump Visit to Plastic Plant Ignores Pollution Crisis, Outdated Federal Rules

August 13, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump EPA’s Failure to Protect California’s Ventura County From Deadly Smog

August 12, 2019 – New Lawsuit Launched Against Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia

August 12, 2019 – Trump Finalizes Disastrous Weakening of Endangered Species Act

August 12, 2019 – Court OKs Ban on Wildlife Cyanide Poisoning Across 10 Million Acres of Wyoming

August 08, 2019 – Park Service Floats Plan to Shoot Native Elk at Point Reyes National Seashore

August 08, 2019 – Legal Action Opposes Federal Approval of Southern California Dam

August 07, 2019 – California’s Tulare County Agrees to Curb Air Pollution From Industrial Dairies

August 07, 2019 – Trump Administration Reauthorizes Wildlife-killing M-44 ‘Cyanide Bombs’ Despite Strong Opposition

August 07, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges New Trump Administration Land Swap to Bulldoze Alaska’s Izembek National Wildlife Refuge

August 07, 2019 – Court: Oregon Illegally Denied Marbled Murrelet Endangered Species Protections

August 07, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Huge Offshore Drilling Sale in Gulf of Mexico

August 06, 2019 – Injunction Sought to Halt Trump’s Wall in Arizona

August 06, 2019 – Washington Timberlands Bear Hunting Program’s Fate to Be Decided at Friday Hearing

August 02, 2019 – Trump Administration Ends Long-standing Safeguards Protecting Kids from Dangerous Class of Pesticides

August 01, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Failure to Protect Atlantic Sharks, Giant Manta Rays From Lethal Fishing Gear

July 31, 2019 – Federal Judge Halts Construction of Rosemont Mine in Arizona

July 31, 2019 – Lawsuit: Trump Is Failing to Protect Emperor Penguins From Climate Crisis

July 30, 2019 – Appeal Challenges Trump Administration’s Approval of Nevada Oil Well

July 30, 2019 – Trump Administration Permits Hilcorp Alaska to Harm Marine Mammals in Cook Inlet

July 30, 2019 – Legal Action Forces Trump Administration to Curb Killing of California Beavers

July 29, 2019 – Protest Challenges Trump’s Fossil-fuel Expansion Plan Threatening Southwestern Colorado

August 13, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Green Sea Turtle Habitat Threatened by Sea-level Rise, Plastic Pollution, Warming

July 25, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration’s Approval of Oil-waste Dumping in California’s Arroyo Grande Aquifer

July 25, 2019 – San Diego Lawsuits Challenge Sprawl Development in High-risk Fire Zone

July 25, 2019 – Threatened Snakes to Get Protected Habitat in Arizona, New Mexico

July 24, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Political Meddling in EPA Public Records Changes

July 24, 2019 – Senate Advances Bill That Would Gut Environmental Review of Oil Pipelines, Other Large Infrastructure Projects

July 23, 2019 – Legal Petition Seeks Ban on Plastic Pollution From Petrochemical Plants

July 19, 2019 – Trump Administration Agrees to Revisit Ocean Salmon Fishing Impact on Endangered West Coast Orcas

July 19, 2019 – Lawsuit Forces Trump Administration to Consider Oil Drilling’s Harm to Endangered Wildlife in Gulf of Mexico

July 19, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Imperiled Dunes Sagebrush Lizard in Texas, New Mexico

July 18, 2019 – Congresswoman Velázquez Introduces Bill to Ban Pesticide Linked to Parkinson’s

July 18, 2019 – Wyoming Game Commission Urged to Adopt Bear Spray Requirement

July 17, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Force Forest Service to Protect Endangered Species, Remove Livestock From Arizona, New Mexico Waterways

July 16, 2019 – Court Partially Blocks Summer Grazing on Sensitive Oregon Public Lands

July 16, 2019 – Appeal Upheld in Challenge to Oil Drilling in California's Carrizo Plain National Monument

July 16, 2019 – Petition Seeks to Remove Snail Darter From Endangered Species List, Marking Conservation Success

July 16, 2019 – Endangered Species Mural to Be Celebrated July 19 in New Mexico

July 15, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Fracking Leases Threatening Northern Arizona Groundwater

July 15, 2019 – 1.8 Million People Oppose Trump Effort to End Gray Wolf Protection

July 12, 2019 – Study: Politics Harming Recovery of Endangered Mexican Wolves

July 12, 2019 – Demonstrators Rally for Imperiled Porpoises at Mexican Embassy in Washington D.C.

July 11, 2019 – Six Pups Born to White River Wolves This Year in Western Oregon

July 11, 2019 – Scientists: Giraffes in Kenya, Tanzania ‘Endangered’

July 11, 2019 – One Millionth Endangered Species Condom to Be Given Away on World Population Day

July 10, 2019 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Dwindling Numbers of Mountain Caribou

July 10, 2019 – Washington Wildlife Agency Issues Another Kill Order for Endangered Wolves

July 10, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s OK of California Logging That Will Destroy Big Trees, Condor Roosting Sites

July 09, 2019 – Congressional Resolution Declares Climate Emergency

July 09, 2019 – Trump EPA Warned That New Rule Curbing Public Access to Environmental Records Is Dangerous, Unlawful

July 09, 2019 – Study Identifies 20 Overlooked Benefits of Distributed Solar Energy

July 08, 2019 – Louisiana to Hold Hearing on Massive Formosa Plastics Toxic Chemical Complex

July 08, 2019 – Sen. Stern, Assemblymember Bloom to Hold 9 a.m. Tuesday Press Conference on Key Legislation to Protect California Wildlife From Highly Toxic Rat Poisons

July 05, 2019 – Legal Action Taken to Save Critical Habitat of Endangered New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mice

July 03, 2019 – Court Upholds Protections for Rare California Gnatcatcher

July 03, 2019 – Comité del Patrimonio Mundial de UNESCO Designa Hábitat de la Vaquita Como “En Peligro”

July 03, 2019 – World Heritage Committee Designates Vaquita Porpoise Habitat as ‘In Danger’

July 03, 2019 – Lawsuit Seeks Court Order to Stop Colorado Coal Mine Expansion Threatening Climate, National Forest

July 02, 2019 – Public-interest Groups Launch Legal Action to Protect Waterways From Slaughterhouse Pollution

July 01, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Decision to Exempt Factory Farms From Reporting Hazardous Air Pollution

July 01, 2019 – Lawsuit Seeks Overdue Protection for Rare Salamander in California, Oregon

July 01, 2019 – New Legal Challenges Launched to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval

June 28, 2019 – Federal Court Orders Environmental Impact Study for California’s Richardson Grove Highway Project

June 28, 2019 – Trump Administration Releases Alaska LNG Project Environmental Study

June 28, 2019 – Trump Plan for Southwestern Colorado Pushes Fossil Fuel Expansion, Undermines State’s Climate Law

June 28, 2019 – Federal Court Rules Formosa Plastics Is Liable for Plastic Pollution in Texas

June 28, 2019 – California to Evaluate Curbing Oil, Gas Extraction

June 27, 2019 – Ban on Hunting With Lead Ammo to Go Into Effect in California

June 27, 2019 – Lawsuit Filed to Force Trump Administration to Expand, Update Plan for Grizzly Bear Recovery

June 27, 2019 – Petition Seeks Enforcement of Clean Air Act in North Carolina

June 26, 2019 – Rare California Salamanders Move Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

June 26, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Critically Endangered Okinawa Woodpecker

June 25, 2019 – Dozens Rally in Minnesota Against Trump’s Plan to Strip Protection From Wolves as Scores Expected to Testify at Hearing

June 25, 2019 – EPA Politicizes Public Records Rules, Hands Decisions to Trump Appointees

June 25, 2019 – Trump Administration to Dredge San Francisco Bay to Make Room for More Oil

June 25, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of Arkansas Ag-Gag Law

June 25, 2019 – State Endangered Species Protection Sought for Mountain Lions in Southern California, Central Coast

June 25, 2019 – 75 Groups Call for Reforms to Climate-killing Export-Import Bank

June 24, 2019 – Grizzly Committee to Consider Measures to Protect Bears, Reduce Conflict in Northern Rockies

June 24, 2019 – Half a Million People Urge Gov. Inslee to Oppose Wolf Slaughter in Washington State

June 21, 2019 – Federal Court Rejects Trump Administration’s Approval of California’s Cadiz Water Pipeline

June 21, 2019 – Trump Administration Guts Climate Change Reviews for Federal Actions

June 21, 2019 – Trump Administration’s Eastern Colorado Plan Undermines State’s Climate Law, Triples Oil, Gas Pollution

June 20, 2019 – House Democrats Support Climate-killing Export-Import Bank

June 20, 2019 – Trump Administration Urged to Protect Giraffes on World Giraffe Day

June 20, 2019 – Minnesota Rally, Public Hearing to Focus on Trump Plan to End Wolf Protection

June 19, 2019 – Trump's EPA Finalizes Dirty Power Plan

June 19, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration Failure to Update Outdated Red Wolf Recovery Plan

June 17, 2019 – Trump EPA OKs ‘Emergency’ Use of Bee-killing Pesticide on 13.9 Million Acres

June 17, 2019 – Lawsuit Seeks Info on Trump Administration Eliminating Environmental Grades

June 13, 2019 – Utah Board OKs $21.4 Million in Public Money for Oil-train Railway

June 13, 2019 – Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Protect Imperiled Ice Seals’ Arctic Habitat

June 12, 2019 – California Court Halts Plan to Widen Highway 101 Through Old-growth Redwoods

June 12, 2019 – Lawsuit Seeks Endangered Species Protections for Lesser Prairie Chickens

June 11, 2019 – Groups Blast Plan to Restart Public-lands Coal Leasing

June 11, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Rollbacks of Offshore Drilling Safety Regs

June 11, 2019 – Utah Coalition to Protest Public Financing of Uinta Basin Railway for Oil Trains

June 11, 2019 – Oregon Court Ruling Means Streaked-horned Lark May Get Endangered Status

June 11, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Stop Toxic Algae Bloom Releases From Lake Okeechobee

June 10, 2019 – Utahns to Protest Gov. Herbert’s Failure to Halt Oil, Gas Leasing Near Great Salt Lake

June 06, 2019 – Appeals Court Throws Out Case Blocking Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline, Relying on New Permit Issued by President Trump

June 06, 2019 – New Study: United States Uses 85 Pesticides Outlawed in Other Countries

June 06, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Permits for Longline Fishery Off California Coast

June 04, 2019 – Court Blocks Contested Oregon Grazing Permits

June 04, 2019 – Center for Biological Diversity Awarded $72,000 Grant by CREDO Mobile

June 04, 2019 – Trump’s EPA Exempts Factory Farms From Reporting Harmful Emissions

June 04, 2019 – Endangered Mussels to Gain Protected Habitat in 18 Eastern, Midwestern States

June 04, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump EPA to Protect California’s Ventura County From Deadly Smog

June 04, 2019 – Reward Increased to $10,000 for Info on Killing of Endangered Washington Wolf

June 04, 2019 – Court Urged to Reject Discrimination Against Arizona Rooftop-solar Customers

June 04, 2019 – Agriculture Department’s ‘Wildlife Services’ Killed Nearly 1.5 Million Native Animals in 2018

June 03, 2019 – Rally to Oppose Dangerous Oil-industry Injections in Santa Maria Aquifers

June 03, 2019 – Lawsuit Seeks Federal Habitat Protection for Two Central Texas Salamanders

May 31, 2019 – Top Wolf Experts Say Science Doesn't Support Trump Plan to Strip Away Species’ Protection

May 30, 2019 – Federal Appeals Court Allows Lawsuit Challenging Lead Ammo Use in Arizona's Kaibab National Forest

May 30, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered California Salmon Harmed by Federal Beaver-killing

May 30, 2019 – 2019 Hurricane Predictions Spell Disaster for Coastal Communities, Wildlife

May 29, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Hawaii’s Cauliflower Coral After 36 Percent Decline

May 29, 2019 – Critically Endangered Spring Pygmy Sunfish Gains 1,330 Acres, Six Stream Miles of Protected Habitat

May 29, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Lake Sturgeon in Mississippi River, Great Lakes

May 28, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges City-sized Sprawl Development in L.A. County

May 28, 2019 – Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Trump Plan to End Wolf Protections

May 24, 2019 – Louisiana Announces Air-pollution Hearing for Formosa Plastics Plant

May 24, 2019 – Decision on Monarch Butterfly's Endangered Species Protection Extended to 2020

May 23, 2019 – Lawsuit Seeks to Protect South Platte River From Colorado Slaughterhouse Pollution

May 23, 2019 – Lawsuit Aims to Force Trump to Protect Oregon's Red Tree Vole, Other Species

May 23, 2019 – Lawsuit Aims to Force Trump to Protect Imperiled Longfin Smelt, Seven Other Species

May 23, 2019 – Florida Petitioned to Protect People From Harmful Algae Blooms

May 23, 2019 – Lawsuit Aims to Force Trump to Protect Eastern Gopher Tortoise in Florida, Other Southern States

May 23, 2019 – Lawsuit Aims to Force Trump to Protect Endangered Species Nationwide

May 23, 2019 – Fisheries Meeting Aims to Ensure Enough West Coast Salmon for Starving Orcas

May 22, 2019 – Disregarding Climate, Trump Administration Pushes to Re-open Public Lands to Coal Leasing

May 22, 2019 – Lawsuit Pushes Trump EPA to Address Asthma-causing Air Pollution in Phoenix, Northern California

May 22, 2019 – Amid Extinction Crisis, Rep. Grijalva Introduces Bill to Save Critically Endangered Species

May 21, 2019 – North Carolina Fish, Salamander Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

May 20, 2019 – Rallies in Bakersfield, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara to Oppose Trump's Oil-leasing Plan for California

May 17, 2019 – Pipeline Shutdown Prevented 27 Million Tons of Carbon Pollution in California

May 16, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Approval of Massive Utah Oil Shale Development

May 16, 2019 – New Data Finds U.S. Birth Rate at Lowest Level in 32 Years

May 16, 2019 – Court Order Sought to Stop Rosemont Mine Construction in Arizona

May 15, 2019 – Study: Antibiotics Proposed for Pesticide Use by Trump EPA Can Facilitate Resistance in Lethal Bacteria

May 15, 2019 – Emergency Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Delaware Firefly

May 15, 2019 – Report: Trump Fracking Leases Top 1 Gigaton of Potential Climate Pollution in Lower 48

May 14, 2019 – Trump Administration Waives Laws to Build 100 Miles of Border Wall Across Arizona National Monument, Wildlife Refuges

May 14, 2019 – House Democrats Boost Endangered Species Listing Budget by 30%

May 14, 2019 – 900,000 Already Oppose Trump Plan to End Wolf Protections

May 13, 2019 – Massive New Mexico Logging Plan Threatens Iconic Owl Stronghold

May 13, 2019 – Lawsuit Targets Trump Administration Renewal of Oregon Ranchers' Grazing Permit

May 10, 2019 – Trump EPA Seeks to Slash Pesticide Protections for Imperiled Wildlife

May 10, 2019 – Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump Administration to Protect Endangered Species From Coal Mining in Appalachia

May 09, 2019 – Trump Finalizes Plan to Open 725,500 Acres of California's Central Coast to Drilling, Fracking

May 08, 2019 – Records Sought on EPA Proposal to Reapprove Cancer-linked Pesticide

May 08, 2019 – Analysis: Public Overwhelmingly Wants EPA Ban on Wildlife-killing 'Cyanide Bombs'

May 07, 2019 – More than 100 Scientists Oppose Removing Federal Protections for Gray Wolves

May 07, 2019 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Massive Old-growth Timber Sale in Alaska National Forest

May 07, 2019 – Lawsuits Challenge Trump Administration's Refusal to Release Documents on Pesticides

May 06, 2019 – Oregon Denies Key Permit for Proposed Jordan Cove Natural Gas Project

May 06, 2019 – Federal Court Again Halts Destructive Caltrans Project Through Ancient California Redwoods

May 06, 2019 – Records Show ExxonMobil's Pacific Platforms Were Corroded Before 2015 Shutdown

May 06, 2019 – Lawsuit Seeks Details on Ocean Chief's Oversized Role in Slashing Environmental Protections


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