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Group to sue State Parks over snowy plover deaths at Oceano Dunes
KSBY San Luis Obispo News
A lawsuit is in the works to protect an endangered bird from off-road vehicles at the Oceano Dunes. Dozens of birds and vehicles share the dunes at any given moment throughout the day. However, the Center for Biological Diversity says enough is enough.

 

House Votes to Bulldoze Heart of Alaska's Izembek National Wildlife Refuge
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This would set a very dangerous precedent in a breathtakingly beautiful and important place,” said Randi Spivak, public lands director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “People in Congress who want to give away our public lands won't stop with ...

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Despite Narrow Loss, Challenge to San Diego Transportation Plan Achieves Goal
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Cleveland National Forest Foundation, the Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club, Affordable Housing Coalition of San Diego County and CREED-21 filed lawsuits challenging the environmental review of SANDAG's plan in November 2011. The people of ...

 

EcoWatch

Stop Dumping Offshore Fracking Waste Into Gulf of Mexico
EcoWatch
A Trump administration proposal to continue allowing oil companies to dump unlimited amounts of offshore fracking chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico violates federal law and threatens imperiled marine wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity warned ...

 

EcoWatch

Big Victory in Fight to Protect California's Coast From Offshore Fracking
EcoWatch
The suit—filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and Wishtoyo Foundation—notes that the government violated the National Environmental Policy Act and Endangered Species Act by failing to carefully study offshore fracking's risks before allowing ...
Environmental Groups Defeat Trump Administration's Attempt to Dismiss Case on Offshore Fracking, AcidizingYubaNet

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CBS San Francisco Bay Area

Conservationists, Ranchers, Park Service Agree on Plan to Address Point Reyes Ranching, Elk Issues
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a win for those of us who don't want to see tule elk evicted from the park and for anyone concerned about damage to wetlands, streams and wildlife habitats from cattle grazing,” said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The ...
Settlement Reached Over Cattle Grazing on Point ReyesU.S. News & World Report
Ranchers allowed 5-year extension to graze cattle in Point Reyes National SeashoreSan Francisco Chronicle
Granting of Point Reyes ranch long-term leases halted in lawsuit settlementSanta Rosa Press Democrat
Marin Independent Journal
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Sen. Cardin Introduces Bill to Strip Wolf Protections, Undermine Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Killing wolves and poisoning lakes and rivers with lead pollution does not help wildlife, but will severely tarnish Senator Cardin's conservation legacy,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Why a ...

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Roll Call

Republicans Push Bill to Delay Reducing Ground Level Ozone
Common Dreams
“Republicans are leading an unprecedented assault on the standards that protect the air we breathe and save thousands of American lives every year,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity.
'Sue and settle' critic Pruitt abides by NOx consent decreeE&E News

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Elite Daily

600 Endangered Species Condoms Sent to US Senators in Honor of World Population Day
EcoWatch
The Center for Biological Diversity's population and sustainability program advocates for rights-based, common-sense solutions, including universal access to contraception, reproductive healthcare and family planning services, education and equality ...
Senators Being Sent Endangered-Species Condoms To Make Point About OverpopulationElite Daily
Endangered species condoms sent to the Senate for World Population DayUSA TODAY
Documents Debunk Sen. Daines' Endangered Species Act, Forest Management ClaimsCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)
E&E News -The Daily Caller -Bustle
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EcoWatch

Coast Guard Makes Dire Warning About Drilling in the Arctic
EcoWatch
In response, Kristen Monsell, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, said, "An oil spill here would do incredible damage, and it'd be impossible to clean up." And now in a devastating, uncompromising rebuke to Trump and Zinke, the head ...

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Alaska Dispatch News

Trump Administration Approves Exploratory Drilling in Arctic Ocean
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Approving this Arctic drilling plan at the 11th hour makes a dangerous project even riskier,” said Kristen Monsell, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “An oil spill here would do incredible damage, and it'd be impossible to clean up ...
Drilling from man-made island into federal Arctic leases OK'dAlaska Dispatch News

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Letter Urges Release of Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Into Wild
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Inbreeding could push the Mexican wolf over the cliff toward extinction if the Fish and Wildlife Service doesn't release captive wolves soon,” said Michael Robinson, a conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The trail forward ...

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Washington Post

Trump administration cancels hundreds of Obama-era regulations
Washington Post
The White House's Office of Management and Budget detailed Thursday how it would jettison hundreds of existing or planned regulations as part of its larger push to ease federal restrictions on the private sector, upending federal policies on labor, the ...

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Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity Reports 2.5 Million People Want National Monuments to Remain Protected
Sierra Sun Times
July 11, 2017 - WASHINGTON— As the Trump administration's “review” of 27 national monuments draws to a close, more than 2.5 million people have flooded the government comment website saying that they want national monuments to remain center for ...
Hourglass Ticking to Save Monuments From Becoming Fossil Fuel 'Sacrifice Zones'Common Dreams
Trump is doing the public no favors by reviewing newly designated national monumentsLos Angeles Times
Review of Certain National Monuments Established Since 1996 - Regulations.gov - Notice DocumentRegulations.gov - Notice Document
The White House
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Western Governors' Association Endorses Gutting Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Association resolution is another cynical attack on the Endangered Species Act that will be used by congressional Republicans to justify gutting this landmark conservation law,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for ...

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CNN

Public Records Sought for Trump's Border-wall Plans in Wildlife Refuges
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a series of Freedom of Information Act requests seeking public records connected to President Trump's plans to build border walls through protected national wildlife refuges. The requests ...
Donald Trump's plan to build a solar border wall, explained with mathVox
Homeland Security targets wildlife refuge for first part of new border wallSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Engineers Begin Preparatory Work for Border Wall ConstructionNew York Times

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Center for Biological Diversity Reports a Federal Court Ruled EPA Must Consider Harm to Endangered Species When ...
Sierra Sun Times
“This ruling makes clear that the EPA can't ignore the well-known harms pesticides pose to endangered species,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity, a plaintiff in the case. “This is an important victory ...

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Longview Daily News

Wolf and livestock deaths hit record high in Wyoming
Longview Daily News
This file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows a gray wolf. A federal report says gray wolves killed a record number of livestock in Wyoming in 2016, and wildlife managers responded by killing a record number of wolves that were responsible.
Report: Wolves killed record number of livestock in WyomingIdaho State Journal

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Seeking Alpha

Will Eni's Arctic Efforts Be Profitable?
Seeking Alpha
The Center for Biological Diversity, for one, plans to fight the drilling approval. Separately, Alaska lawmakers this past weekend approved a change in the state oil production tax that will cancel cash disbursements to energy companies active in the ...

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Susan Combs Widely Opposed for High-level Interior Department Post
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Combs' disturbing record shows she's an anti-wildlife zealot who fundamentally rejects Interior's conservation mission,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity, which signed the letter. “If confirmed ...

 

Washington Post

California EPA Becomes First US Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes Cancer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“California's decision makes it the national leader in protecting people from cancer-causing pesticides,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity and a former cancer researcher. “The U.S. EPA now needs to step up ...
California lists Roundup ingredient as a chemical linked to cancer; Monsanto vows to fightLos Angeles Times
California to list herbicide as cancer-causing; Monsanto vows fightReuters
Monsanto Weed-Killer Roundup Causes Cancer, California SaysNewsweek
EcoWatch -Common Dreams -OEHHA - State of California -OEHHA - State of California
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Horizon hires SPG
Politico
With David Beavers, Aubree Eliza Weaver and Daniel Lippman. HORIZON HIRES SPG AFTER LEAVING PhRMA: Horizon Pharma, one of seven firms that left Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America this spring after the powerful trade group ...

 

Chicago Tribune

Condom giveaway at Lincoln Park Zoo to highlight consequences of ...
Chicago Tribune
Condom packages to be handed out by Center for Biological Diversity at adults-only event Thursday feature endangered species and slogans such as "Before it ...
Endangered species condoms will be handed out at Lincoln Park Zoo tonightTime Out Chicago (blog)
Animal-themed condoms to be distributed tonight at Lincoln Park Zoo eventFox 32 Chicago

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Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity Says Timber Industry Stokes Wildfire Fears in Push for More Logging in National Forests
Sierra Sun Times
“It's shameful for the timber industry to use the fear of wildfires to advance their agenda,” said Randi Spivak, public lands program director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “This hearing was nothing more than the timber industry wish list to ...

 

Cadmium/Water Quality Criteria: Center for Biological Diversity Lawsuit Against The United States Environmental ...
Lexology (registration)
CBD's Complaint states that the organization filed an FOIA Request on April 5, 2016. It further alleges that EPA failed to respond in a manner that complies with FOIA. The Complaint describes in part EPA's development of water quality criteria under ...

 

EcoWatch

Will the Gulf of Mexico Remain a Dumping Ground for Offshore ...
EcoWatch
The Center for Biological Diversity told the EPA that the dumping of drilling wastewater—which can contain fracking chemicals, drilling fluids and pollutants.

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Administration to Strip Yellowstone Grizzlies of Endangered Species Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Trump administration is stripping protections from these magnificent animals just to appease a tiny group of trophy hunters who want to stick grizzly bear heads on their walls,” said Andrea Santarsiere, a senior attorney with the Center for ...
Grizzly Bears Are Off The Endangered Species ListThe Daily Caller
US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protectionsHelena Independent Record
Removal of Yellowstone Grizzlies From Endangered List Ignites ControversyNational Geographic
Department of the Interior -New York Times -NPR -News Releases - US Fish and Wildlife Service
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

$5000 Added to Reward for Killer of Threatened Tortoises in Florida
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity today added $5,000 to the reward for information leading to an arrest or fine in the killing of two state-protected gopher tortoises beaten to death in Florida earlier this month. “It's deeply ...
Two tortoises beaten to death in Lakewood RanchWWSB ABC 7
State-protected tortoises beaten, left for dead in Manatee County parkABC Action News

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The Record-Courier

Researchers discover three new Great Basin toad species
The Record-Courier
A recently discovered new species of toad, the Dixie Valley toad, was found in a spring-fed marsh in the Great Basin of Nevada, which was once covered by large marshes and giant inland lakes during the Pleistocene Epoch and is now among the most arid ...

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Fast Company

Hundreds of US Mayors Commit to 100 Percent Renewable Energy, Climate Leadership
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... leaders are taking command in the fight against global warming even as the Trump administration tries to trample climate progress at home and abroad,” said Chad Tudenggongbu, senior renewable energy campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity.
passed a resolution - usmayors.org - United States Conference of Mayorsusmayors.org - United States Conference of Mayors
Bill Clinton | TheHillThe Hill
Miami | US news | The GuardianThe Guardian
Sierra Club -ETEnergyworld.com
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