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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Video Shows Wild Jaguar in Arizona
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity released new video today of a wild jaguar currently living in the United States, named “Sombra” by students of the Paulo Freire Freedom School in Tucson. Captured on remote sensor cameras in the ...
New video released of jaguar in Chiricahua MountainsKGUN
Rare jaguar spotted in Arizona mountainsTucson News Now
Jaguar named Sombra caught on video in Chiricahua Mountains in ArizonaArizona Daily Star

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Court Orders Trump's EPA to Clean Up Deadly Soot Pollution in Six States
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Clean Air Act lawsuit was brought by the Center for Biological Diversity and the Center for Environmental Health. In Monday's ruling the court found that the Scott Pruitt-led EPA is illegally delaying measures to reduce dangerous soot pollution ...

 

Q13 FOX

Ruling invalidates key permits for Kalama methanol project
The Spokesman-Review
Columbia Riverkeeper, Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity, which challenged the environmental review, cheered Friday's decision. Northwest Innovation Works President Vee Godley said the company is disappointed. He said in an emailed ...
Year after Tideflats methanol plant canceled, permits for Kalama version invalidatedThe News Tribune
Permits invalidated for big Washington state methanol plantSan Francisco Chronicle
Ruling Invalidates Key Permits For Proposed Wash. Methanol Plant ...Northwest Public Radio

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Three Species Gain Endangered Species Act Protection Under Trump
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected Arizona's Sonoyta mud turtle, a Hawaiian bird known as the 'i'iwi and a Southeast fish ...
Three at-risk species are now protected under the Endangered ...The Verge
After Long Wait, 3 Endangered Species Win Federal ProtectionCourthouse News Service
Once-Plentiful Hawaii Bird Now Protected By Endangered Species ActHonolulu Civil Beat

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For Immediate Release, September 14, 2017
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— A document recently obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity shows that the U.S. Forest Service's Northern Rockies office took eight months to complete a routine assessment of the impacts of logging and mining on critical habitat ...

 

Santa Paula Canyon Oil Project Appealed to Ventura County Supervisors
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The appeal from Los Padres ForestWatch and the Center for Biological Diversity temporarily halts the commission's approval of a zoning clearance — a preliminary approval that the oil company must obtain prior to drilling in the canyon. No new drilling ...

 

OPB News

Proposed Washington Gas Refinery Defeated, Permits Ruled Invalid
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OLYMPIA, Wash.— The Center for Biological Diversity, Columbia Riverkeeper and Sierra Club received a victory today in their challenge to a proposed methanol refinery in Kalama, Wash. Washington's Shorelines Hearings Board ruled that the Port of ...
State board nixes Kalama methanol permits | Local | tdn.comLongview Daily News

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Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Trump's Pardoning of Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Pardoning Joe Arpaio who refused to obey a court order to cease racial profiling is a disgusting attack on America's judicial system and civil rights. Doing so on the heels of defending white supremacists in Charlottesville and encouraging police ...

 

California Groups Challenge Legality of Proposed Bonds for Delta Tunnel Project
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The groups — Friends of the River, the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Planning and Conservation League, Restore the Delta, and Sierra Club — are challenging the California Department of Water Resource's claim that it has ...

 

AZCentral.com

With a clearer view, biologists conclude roaming Arizona jaguar is a male
AZCentral.com
The Center for Biological Diversity on Thursday released video of the jaguar — the seventh known to have prowled southern Arizona since the mid-1990s — with a note of hope that it could be the first female in that number. An automated trail camera ...
Video of Chiricahua jaguar 'Sombra' released by environmental groupArizona Daily Star
Camera trap spots Arizona jaguar — again!Mother Nature Network
Jaguar Seen on Video Roaming Arizona Wilderness Is 1 of Only 3 Spotted in US in Recent YearsKTLA
U.S. News & World Report -Earth Touch News
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FOX 10 News Phoenix

New video shows wild jaguar roaming in southern Arizona
ABC News
This 2017 image taken from a remote night video camera and provided by the Center for Biological Diversity shows a wild jaguar in Arizona. Wildlife conservationists released the new video footage showing what is believed to be the third jaguar to be ...
Jaguar caught on video could be first female in Arizona in 50 yearsAZCentral.com
Jaguar, named Shadow, roams through Arizona mountainsThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Analysis: Nearly 1 Million Pounds of Seven Deadly Air Pollutants Released by Texas Refineries During Harvey Floods
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... petrochemical plants in south Texas released nearly 1 million pounds of seven especially dangerous air pollutants during flaring and chemical spills triggered by Hurricane Harvey, according to a new Center for Biological Diversity analysis of ...

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U.S. News & World Report

Court Affirms Right to Sue US Military Over New Base's Threats to Endangered Okinawa Dugong
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
"This ruling is a critical lifeline for the highly endangered Okinawa dugong," said Peter Galvin, director of programs at the Center for Biological Diversity. "We are hopeful that an objective review of the project will cause the U.S. Department of ...
Appeals Court Revives Suit Over US Military Base in JapanU.S. News & World Report
US court revives environment lawsuit over Okinawa base relocationThe Mainichi

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Lawsuit aims to block oil drilling on US land in Nevada
KHQ Right Now
The Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity say the U.S. Bureau of Land Management illegally failed to consider potential consequences of hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, ranging from harm to the greater sage grouse to contamination of ...

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Court Upholds Rule Requiring Traceability for At-risk Seafood Imports
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In May Oceana (represented by Earthjustice), the Center for Biological Diversity and the Natural Resources Defense Council filed a joint amicus brief in support of the Seafood Traceability Rule. Yesterday's decision is in response to the remaining ...

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Wildlife Services Kills Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf in Arizona
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's sickening that the Trump administration is so heartless it would gun down Mexican wolves on behalf of the livestock industry,” said Michael Robinson, conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Diamond pack has needlessly ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Emergency Endangered Species Protections Sought for Nevada's Dixie Valley Toad
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
RENO, Nev.— The Center for Biological Diversity formally petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today seeking emergency Endangered Species Act protection for the Dixie Valley toad, a newly discovered toad species found in central Nevada.

 

Common Dreams

As Scotland Vows 100% Transition to Electric Cars, US Caves to Auto Industry's Dirty Demands
Common Dreams
"The Trump administration's giveaway to the auto industry is an unlawful move that hurts efforts to fight global warming and shield children and the elderly from harmful tailpipe pollution," says a senior counsel for the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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Why Did Trump Ditch Airplane Pollution Standards?
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted a Freedom of Information Act request yesterday seeking records related to the EPA's decision to stop work on an aircraft carbon dioxide emissions standard. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has ...

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Senate Republicans Attack Environmental Safeguards for Power Line Rights-of-way on Public Lands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
This legislation would allow agencies to ignore these options. “Dousing these lands with herbicides and blindly chopping down every plant in sight is not the right way to go,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director with the Center for Biological ...

 

House Republicans Advance Five Bills to Weaken Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“These cynical bills would put hundreds of plants and animals on a fast track to extinction,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Rep. Bishop and the other Republicans on the House Natural Resources ...

 

Washington Post

Records Request Demands Zinke's Report to Trump on National Monuments
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a Freedom of Information Act request today for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's report to President Trump on the fate of 27 national monuments. The Interior report, which was sent to Trump today ...
Interior Asks to Shrink National Monuments—Here's What That MeansNational Geographic
Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument would shrink under Trump administration planOregonLive.com
National Monuments Report SummaryPlaneta.com
CNN -The Revelator -Newsline -The White House
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Union Democrat

State wildlife agencies sued over commercial trapping program
Union Democrat
Rebecca Dmytryk / Center for Biological Diversity A trapped raccoon pokes its nose through a cage in this photo provided by the Center for Biological Diversity. Advocates claim in a lawsuit that thousands of coyotes, foxes, badgers and other fur ...
Lawsuit Challenges California's Mismanagement of Wildlife Trapping ProgramNewsBlaze (registration) (blog)

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Federal Officials Designate Mississippi Fish as Threatened
U.S. News & World Report
That settlement came following actions undertaken by the Center for Biological Diversity , a Tucson, Arizona-based nonprofit. The center hailed the listing of the darter and two other species Tuesday, saying it was pleased actions hadn't been blocked ...

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Fox5NY

VIDEO: Wild jaguar roams in southern Arizona
Fox5NY
WILLCOX, Ariz. (AP) - Wildlife conservationists have released new video footage showing what is believed to be one of three jaguars to be seen in the United States in the past few years. The Center for Biological Diversity released the video taken this ...

 

House Republicans Push Legislation Attacking Wolves, Polar Bears, Clean Water
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's a cynical joke to say this bill helps hunters and sportsmen,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “There's nothing sportsmanlike about slaughtering wolves or poisoning clean waters. This bill is ...

 

Forest Loss Threatens Unique Wetlands
The Chattanoogan
“This research helps to fill an important gap in our understanding of isolated wetlands at a critical juncture for the Clean Water Act,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Right now, the EPA is ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Analysis: Majority of Flooded Texas Superfund Sites in Low-income Neighborhoods, Communities of Color
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HOUSTON— A majority of polluted Superfund sites flooded in Texas by Hurricane Harvey are in low-income neighborhoods or communities of color, according to U.S. Census data analyzed by the Center for Biological Diversity. Today's analysis found that ...
When Texas' Most Toxic Sites Flooded These Are the Communities that Suffered MostMother Jones
In post-Harvey Houston, extent of water contamination largely unknownTexas Tribune

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Brownsville Herald

Litigation could stall government's plan for border wall construction
Brownsville Herald
Last week, the Center for Biological Diversity expanded its lawsuit against the federal government's border wall and prototype projects in San Diego, Calif. challenging the Trump administration's authority to waive environmental laws and calling for an ...
Efforts by DHS to Estimate Southwest Border Security between Ports of Entry - Homeland SecurityHomeland Security

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Public Records Sought on EPA, Beef Lobby Collusion to Weaken Water Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted a Freedom of Information Act request today seeking communications between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and beef-lobbying groups. The filing seeks information about EPA ...

 
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