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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Administration Reverses Elephant Trophy Import Ban
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is horrific news for Africa's rapidly vanishing elephants, and the Trump administration's timing couldn't be more bizarre,” said Tanya Sanerib, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Corruption was already a huge concern in ...
Trump reverses hunting trophy decision, says he will reviewPolitico
What the Ban on Elephant Trophies MeansNational Geographic
For Now, Trump to Keep Ban on Importing Elephant TrophiesNew York Times
Los Angeles Times -Washington Post -Washington Post -ABC News
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California Court Confirms San Diego Governments Violated Law With Sprawl-promoting Transportation Plan
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a stark warning that California transportation planners must consider the huge climate threats of sprawl development and shortchanging public transit,” said Kevin Bundy, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “If we're ...

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Politico (blog)

Groups file suit over elephant trophy decision - POLITICO
Politico (blog)
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Natural Resources Defense Council filed suit Monday in federal court in Washington.
Greens sue Trump over elephant trophy decisionThe Hill
Elephant advocates sue Trump administration on trophy huntingEyewitness News
Groups Sue Trump Admin Over Elephant & Lion Trophy ImportsNatural Resources Defense Council
New York Post -E&E News -Twitter -Twitter
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Cattle Waste Puts California's Point Reyes on 'Crappiest Places in America' List
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“A national park like Point Reyes shouldn't be home to some of the crappiest waterways in America,” said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Park Service is supposed to manage these public lands for protection of natural ...

 

Legal Notice Pushes US to Embargo Mexican Seafood Caught With Vaquita Porpoise-killing Nets
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Natural Resources Defense Council, Animal Welfare Institute and Center for Biological Diversity notified the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service that its failure to ban imports of seafood from the vaquita's habitat in Mexico violates the Marine ...

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Senate Republicans Push for Extinction of North Carolina's Red Wolf
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Senate Republicans are trying to hammer a final nail in the coffin of the struggling red wolf recovery program,” said Perrin de Jong, staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “It is morally reprehensible for Senator Murkowski and her ...

 

SeafoodNews

Center For Biological Diversity Takes Aim at California Dungeness Fishery With New Petition
SeafoodNews
The Center for Biological Diversity is attacking the California Dungeness Crab fishery again -- this time under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. A petition, co-signed by the Turtle Island Restoration Network, asks the National Marine Fisheries Service ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Conservation Groups Join Reward to Catch Oregon Wolf-killer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
We hope someone will do the right thing and come forward with information,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We are helping contribute to the reward fund in the hopes of finding the perpetrator and ...
$15500 reward offered for information on illegal wolf OR-33 killing in southwest OregonStatesman Journal

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fox8.com

Trump delays new policy on importing elephant trophies
fox8.com
“It's great that public outrage has forced Trump to reconsider this despicable decision, but it takes more than a tweet to stop trophy hunters from slaughtering elephants and lions,” said Tanya Sanerib, senior attorney with the Center for Biological ...
For Now, Trump to Keep Ban on Importing Elephant Trophies from Zambia,ZimbabweLusaka Times
Trump halts decision to allow elephant trophy imports after uproarCNBC
Donald Trump reverses course on trophy hunting, reimposes Obama-era banDeutsche Welle
Zee Business -Africa Times -Twitter -Federal Register
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Feds Stop Using M-44 Cyanide Bombs, Other Cruel Tools to Kill Colorado Wildlife
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The case, brought by WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological Diversity in April, includes a challenge to the U.S. Department of Agriculture program's involvement in Colorado Parks and Wildlife's controversial plans to kill cougars and bears ...
'Cyanide bombs' in Colorado: Government agrees to stop using devices investigated by FOX31 Problem SolversFOX31 Denver
US to suspend use in Colorado of 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animalsReuters
Government agrees to halt use of cyanide traps in ColoradoThe Spokesman-Review

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Senate Republicans Attack Endangered Species in Funding Bill
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Senate Republicans just launched a disgusting sneak attack on America's most imperiled wildlife,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This legislation is deeply out of touch with the American people ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Petition Filed to Maintain Jumping Mouse's Endangered Species Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
DENVER— The Center for Biological Diversity and Rocky Mountain Wild filed a petition today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to continue protections for the Preble's meadow jumping mouse under the Endangered Species Act. The jumping mouse is ...

 

Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity Says California Wildlife Win Protections From Federal Trapping, Gunning
Sierra Sun Times
“This is a big victory for California wildlife targeted by this federal program's horrifically destructive war on animals,” said Collette Adkins, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney representing the conservation groups involved in the lawsuit ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity Reports the House Passes Legislation Attacking National Forest Protections
Sierra Sun Times
It puts the health of our forests and wildlife in grave danger and ignores real solutions,” said Randi Spivak, public lands program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “It would green-light the worst forest management practices from ...

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Kansas City Star

Trump Administration Targets Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This appalling recommendation threatens to destroy one of the world's most breathtakingly beautiful regions to give free handouts to the mining industry,” said Allison Melton, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Trump ...
USDA Final Report Pursuant to Executive Order 13783 on Promoting Energy Independence and ... - Forest ServiceForest Service

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Cascades Frog Takes Another Leap Toward Listing under CESA
Lexology
The listing process for the frog was initiated by a March 2017 listing petition from the Center for Biological Diversity to the Commission. In July 2017, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (“CDFW”) recommended that the Commission advance ...

 

Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity Reports Fifth Lawsuit Challenges Destructive Highway-widening Through Ancient ...
Sierra Sun Times
November 4, 2017 - SAN FRANCISCO— Environmental groups and local residents again sued the California Department of Transportation for approving a highway-widening project that would needlessly damage or destroy thousand-year-old redwood trees ...
Enviro groups file new Richardson Grove suit against CaltransEureka Times Standard

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Miami New Times

Trump Denies Endangered Status to Florida Lizard Threatened by Sea-Level Rise
Miami New Times
Even so, last month, the Trump administration announced that the mole skink, along with 24 other imperiled species, did not qualify for endangered protection status. Fearing the decision would create a precedent, the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 

National park store sold Trump wine, says feds weren't involved
The Hill
The wine at the Shenandoah store was spotted by Bill Snape, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity, a conservation group that has fought President Trump's agenda. He saw bottles of rose wine for sale at one of the stores in the park ...

 

Legal Protest Launched Against Massive Nevada Fracking Plan
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's protest — filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, WildLands Defense and Basin and Range Watch — says the BLM has violated the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act by failing to analyze the risks of drilling ...

 

New York Times

Trump Halted These Hunt Trophies. Elephant Lovers Will Never Forget It.
New York Times
“There's a lot of shock that this president and this administration would roll back a decision on trophy hunting like this,” said Tanya Sanerib, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, which fights to protect species threatened with ...

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Washington Post

The Energy 202: Keystone XL pipeline seems like a done deal for Trump. But it's not.
Washington Post
The Center for Biological Diversity and Natural Resources Defense Council's suit filed in the District Court for the District of Columbia follows the public outcry over the Trump administration's move, which prompted the president to put the decision ...
Daily on Energy: Will Keystone XL pipeline be built after clearing regulatory hurdles?Washington Examiner

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Pruitt to clear Obama's FOIAs while Trump requests linger
E&E News
Amy Atwood, the senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity who has also participated in FOIA lawsuits against EPA, saw some humor in today's announcement. "Good," Atwood said with a laugh. "That's the best press release they have sent out ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Seeks Public Records on Washington Wolf Deaths
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OLYMPIA, Wash.— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife today over its refusal to fully release public records on wolf deaths in the state. Today's lawsuit was filed in Superior Court of Washington for ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

California's Dungeness Crab Fishery Targeted With Petition, Lawsuit for Harming Whales as Season Opens
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— As commercial Dungeness crab season opens Nov. 15 in California, the Center for Biological Diversity is petitioning the federal government to rank the fishery as one of the most dangerous to whales because of increased entanglements ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

California Wildlife Win Protections From Federal Trapping, Gunning
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a big victory for California wildlife targeted by this federal program's horrifically destructive war on animals,” said Collette Adkins, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney representing the conservation groups involved in the lawsuit ...

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Court Upholds 'Critical Habitat' for New Mexico Jaguars
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a big win for jaguars to keep living in parts of New Mexico's remote and rugged borderlands without additional threats to their survival,” said Michael Robinson, a conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The government ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Texas to Propose Ending Unlimited Commercial Wild Turtle Trapping
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
AUSTIN, Texas— In response to a petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and several Texas-based conservation organizations, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Tuesday agreed to propose a rule ending unlimited commercial trapping ...

 

OSP investigating wolf poaching incident in Wallowa County
Wallowa County Cheiftain
“Wolves in Oregon are being gunned down maliciously after wildlife officials prematurely removed state-level protections for these misunderstood animals,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Whatever you ...

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Industry-driven Bill Guts Federal Safeguards Protecting Endangered Species From Toxic Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The pesticide industry wants to deep-six all evidence of the massive threats its products pose to our wildlife,” said Lori Ann Burd, environmental health director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “If this appalling bill passes, the EPA would ...

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