PRESS RELEASES

February 27, 2020 – Judge Voids Trump Oil and Gas Lease Sales on Nearly 1 Million Acres of Sage Grouse Habitat

February 27, 2020 – Lawsuit Forces Trump Administration to Protect Habitat for 12 Coral Species

February 27, 2020 – Lawsuit Attacks Trump Failure to Protect 241 Species From Extinction

February 26, 2020 – Appeals Court Victory Secures Steelhead Protection on California’s Santa Clara River

February 26, 2020 – Legal Victory Secures Habitat Protection for Two Central Texas Salamanders

February 26, 2020 – Nearly 500,000 Acres Proposed as Protected Habitat for Western Cuckoo

February 26, 2020 – Tucson’s Pueblo High to Host Climate Science, Advocacy Forum

February 25, 2020 – California Court: Kern County Violating Law by Rubberstamping Oil Drilling

February 25, 2020 – More Than 95 Conservation Groups Oppose Trillion Trees Act

February 25, 2020 – Wednesday Border Wall Action Planned at Arizona’s Organ Pipe National Monument

February 25, 2020 – Black Pinesnake Wins 324,000 Acres of Protected Critical Habitat in Mississippi, Alabama

February 24, 2020 – Analysis: Prescott’s Water Plan Promotes Sprawl, Threatens Arizona’s Upper Verde River

February 24, 2020 – Court Orders Trump EPA to Rein in Dangerous Particulate Pollution in Arizona

February 24, 2020 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Failure to Update Plan to Save Houston Toads

February 24, 2020 – Groups Urge Arizona Sen. McSally to Protect Grand Canyon From Uranium Mining

February 21, 2020 – Feds Urged to Deny Permit for 200-foot Dam on San Francisco River on Arizona-New Mexico Border

February 21, 2020 – More Than 4,000 Acres of Protected Habitat Proposed for Endangered Florida Fern

February 20, 2020 – Lawsuit Targets Forest Service Failure to Protect Endangered Mouse, Riparian Areas in Arizona’s White Mountains

February 20, 2020 – California Terminates Plan for Southern California Gas-fired Power Plant

February 20, 2020 – Lawsuit Targets Trump Administration Delays in Protecting Ancient Lake Sturgeon

February 20, 2020 – Congress Introduces Bill to Save Monarch Butterflies in West

February 20, 2020 – Legal Petition: TVA Violating Customers’ Rights by Giving Millions to Dirty Energy Lobbyists

February 20, 2020 – Utah Coalition to Protest Misuse of Public Money on Fossil Fuel Projects

February 20, 2020 – Legal Petition Urges EPA to End Abuse of ‘Emergency’ Pesticide Exemptions

February 20, 2020 – Trade Ban, Stronger Protections Sought for 20 Imperiled Coral Species

February 20, 2020 – Report: Refusal to Ban Trapping Threatens Turtles in 10 States, Enables Illegal Trade

February 19, 2020 – Court Orders EPA to Finalize Steps to Protect Arizona, California From Deadly Soot, Smog

February 19, 2020 – Lawsuit Forces Trump Administration Action on Emperor Penguins

February 19, 2020 – Trump Administration Announces New Plans to Slash Sage Grouse Protections in Seven Western States

February 19, 2020 – Legal Petition Aims to Protect Wyoming’s Path of the Pronghorn From Massive Drilling Project

February 19, 2020 – Lawsuit Challenges Trump EPA’s Delay in Protecting Denver Area From Harmful Smog From Oil, Fracked Gas

February 18, 2020 – Study: Tropical Snake Diversity Collapses After Widespread Amphibian Loss

February 18, 2020 – Lawsuit Launched Over Trump’s Massive Rollback of Pollution Protections for Rivers, Wetlands

February 14, 2020 – Appeal Challenges Louisiana’s Air Permits for Formosa Plastics’ Massive Petrochemical Complex in Cancer Alley

February 13, 2020 – Legal Action Threatened to Stop Construction of Keystone XL, Prevent Imminent Harm to Endangered Species

February 13, 2020 – 40,000 Endangered Species Condoms Sent to Top 10 ‘Sexually Satisfied’ Cities

February 12, 2020 – State Recommends Advancing Protection of Mountain Lions in Southern California, Central Coast

February 12, 2020 – Beloved Florida Bat to Gain Protected Habitat

February 12, 2020 – Puerto Rican Butterfly, Rare Virgin Islands Flower One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection

February 11, 2020 – Salmon Advocates Challenge Approval of Washington Net Pen Aquaculture

February 11, 2020 – Bill Would Slow Expansion of U.S. Plastic Production, Study Impacts to Communities, Oceans, Climate

February 11, 2020 – EPA Extends ‘Emergency’ Antibiotic Use on California, Florida Citrus Crops

February 10, 2020 – Judge Overturns Wildlife Agency’s Approval of Rosemont Copper Mine in Arizona

February 10, 2020 – Trump Administration’s Nevada Lease Sale for Oil and Gas on Public Lands Violates Court Order

February 10, 2020 – Trump Budget Ignores Extinction Crisis, Slashes Endangered Species Funding

February 09, 2020 – After Legal Loss, Trump Administration Disbands Illegal Trophy Hunting Council

February 07, 2020 – Lawsuit Challenges Southern California City’s Sprawl-promoting Climate Plan

February 07, 2020 – Today: 400 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away in Boise

February 07, 2020 – Interior Secretary Bernhardt Wins 2019 Rubber Dodo Award as Top Eco-Villain

February 06, 2020 – Endangered Wolf Found Dead in California, Officials Investigating

February 06, 2020 – Federal Protection Sought for Rare Freshwater Alaska Seals

February 05, 2020 – Lawsuit Prompts Suspension of Trump Administration Fracking Leases Threatening Water, Wildlife in Arizona

February 05, 2020 – Lawsuit Targets Trump Administration’s Failure to Protect Hawaiian Waters From Plastic Pollution

February 05, 2020 – International Turtle Experts Urge Florida to Protect Diamondback Terrapins From Drowning in Crab Pots

February 05, 2020 – Threatened Mussel to Receive 319 River Miles of Lifesaving Habitat in North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland

February 03, 2020 – Sens. Sanders, Merkley Introduce Bill to Ban Fracking Nationwide

February 03, 2020 – Dugong Defenders to Rally Today at S.F. Hearing on U.S. Airbase’s Threat to Endangered Animals

January 31, 2020 – Petition Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Overturn Border-wall Waiver Decisions

January 31, 2020 – Lawsuit Launched to Save Alaska’s Cook Inlet Beluga Whales From Harmful Oil Exploration

January 30, 2020 – Trump Administration Proposes Rule to Solidify Its Policy of Allowing Widespread Bird-killing at Industrial Sites

January 30, 2020 – EPA Proposes to Reapprove Bee-killing Pesticides With Token Restrictions

January 30, 2020 – EPA Reapproves Glyphosate, Claims Pesticide Poses No Human Health Threat

January 30, 2020 – Lawsuit Challenges EPA’s Dangerously Outdated Plan for Offshore Oil Spills

January 30, 2020 – Lawsuit Threatened Over Trump Administration’s Failure to Cut Airplane Climate Pollution

January 30, 2020 – ‘Frostpaw the Polar Bear’ Arrives In Iowa to Kick Off Extinction Crisis Campaign

January 29, 2020 – House Democrats Advance Legislation to Undo Trump’s Attack on Endangered Species Act

January 29, 2020 – Court: Northern Long-eared Bat Was Unlawfully Denied Endangered Species Protection

January 28, 2020 – Florida Petition Seeks to Protect Diamondback Terrapin Turtles From Drowning in Crab Traps

January 27, 2020 – Environmental Group Launches Energy Justice Program

January 27, 2020 – Two Appalachian Coalfields Crayfish to Receive 445 Miles of Lifesaving Habitat

January 24, 2020 – Report: $550 Million Needed to Plug Abandoned California Oil, Gas Wells

January 24, 2020 – New York Urged to Protect Gray Wolves, Hellbenders, Eels

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


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