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Federal Judge to Hear Arguments on Las Vegas Water Grab
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAS VEGAS, Nev.— The Center for Biological Diversity will present oral arguments Monday in U.S. District Court in a case that could decide whether a massive water pipeline to Las Vegas can be built. The Center argues that the Southern Nevada Water ...

 

TIME

Sen. Udall Bill Would Ban Brain-damaging Chlorpyrifos
Common Dreams
“In addition to permanently slowing brain development in children, the EPA has found that chlorpyrifos hurts 97 percent of endangered species,” said Lori Ann Burd, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's environmental health program. “Scott ...
Whitehouse Lends Support to EPA Chief InvestigationecoRI news
Scott Pruitt Spent Much of Early Months at EPA Traveling Home, Report SaysNew York Times
EPA chief spent almost half of spring in home state of OklahomaReuters

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Appeal Challenges Southern California Freeway Threatening Wildlife, Homes
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This massive waste of taxpayer money won't solve traffic problems, but it will break up neighborhoods and wildlife habitat,” said Aruna Prabhala, a staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the appealing groups. “Rather than offer ...

 

EcoWatch

Santa Barbara Becomes First California City to Pass Resolution Against Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
EcoWatch
"The last thing Californians want is more drilling and fracking off our coast," said Blake Kopcho, an organizer with the Center for Biological Diversity's oceans program. "Santa Barbara took a stand because the city has seen the horrific damage ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Hundreds of Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away at Lincoln Park Zoo
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CHICAGO— Hundreds of free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo on Thursday as part of a new program created by the Center for Biological Diversity to get people who are interested in science and the natural ...
Enviros Want Condoms To Save Polar Bears | The Daily CallerThe Daily Caller

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TIME

House Votes to Approve Trump's Destructive Border Wall, Bulldoze Wildlife Refuges
eNews Park Forest
The border wall impedes the natural migrations of people and wildlife that are essential to healthy diversity. The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1.3 million members and online ...
House Approves 2018 Funding for Trump's Border WallEnvironment News Service
Border wall $1.6B bill includes cash for new San Diego wallThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Inside Trump's snap decision to ban transgender troopsPolitico

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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 ...
Free Condoms at Chicago Zoo Warn of Overpopulation - NBC ...NBC Chicago
Condoms to be distributed tonight at Lincoln Park Zoo event - Story ...Fox 32 Chicago

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Trump Administration Approves Exploratory Drilling in Arctic Ocean
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ANCHORAGE— The Trump administration today approved a plan submitted by Eni US to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean, setting the stage for a devastating oil ...

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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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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 ...San Francisco Chronicle
Granting of Point Reyes ranch long-term leases halted in lawsuit settlementSanta Rosa Press Democrat
Marin Independent Journal
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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
“Millions of Americans have urged the Trump administration not to sell off our beautiful national monuments,” said Randi Spivak, public lands program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These are public lands, and the public wants them ...
Review of Certain National Monuments Established Since 1996 - Regulations.gov - Notice DocumentRegulations.gov - Notice Document
Presidential Executive Order on the Review of Designations Under the Antiquities ActThe White House

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House Committee Advances Five Bills to Cripple Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The House Natural Resources Committee, led by Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), will hold a hearing Wednesday on five separate bills that would ...

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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 ...

 

Capital Press

State denies reconsideration for mega-dairy - - Capital Press
Capital Press
State agencies have denied a request from multiple groups to reconsider the permit for Lost Valley Farm, a 30,000-cow mega-dairy near Boardman, Ore.

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ThinkProgress

Lawsuit Seeks Public Records on Trump Administration's Collusion ...
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the Trump administration for failing to provide public records about closed-door meetings ...
Lawsuit pursues documents on Trump administration's ties to coal ...ThinkProgress
Republicans Double Down on Coal Leasing, Taxpayer FleecingCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)

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Center for Biological Diversity Reports a Federal Court Ruled EPA ...
Sierra Sun Times
July 2, 2017 - WASHINGTON— A federal court ruled on Friday, June 30, 2017, that the Environmental Protection Agency must consider harm to protected plants ...

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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 ...

 

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 ...

 

Bloomberg BNA

Court: EPA Must Consider Harm to Endangered Species When ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— A federal court ruled today that the Environmental Protection Agency must consider harm to protected plants and animals before approving ...
EPA Must Review Species Risks From Pesticides, Court Says ...Bloomberg BNA

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Elite Daily

600 Endangered Species Condoms Sent to U.S. Senators in Honor ...
EcoWatch
U.S. senators returning from break received a package of Endangered Species Condoms from the Center for Biological Diversity, to mark World Population Day.
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)
The Daily Caller -Bustle
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Senate Advances Legislation Gutting Federal Protections for Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee voted today to advance a bill that would strip protection from thousands of ...

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E&E News

LOBBYING: Famed for lawsuits, enviro group morphs into advocacy ...
E&E News
Supporters of the Center for Biological Diversity rallied outside the Mexican embassy in Washington earlier this month. The group has registered as a lobbying ...

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Letter Urges Release of Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Into Wild
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SILVER CITY, N.M.— Thirty-one conservation and wolf-protection organizations in the Southwest and nationwide sent a letter today urging the U.S. Fish and ...

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The Verge

We just met this toad, and we're about to destroy its home
The Verge
Photo by Patrick Donnelly / Center for Biological Diversity. Toad populations have dropped due to habitat loss, and the newly discovered Dixie Valley toad might be in trouble as well, the authors warn. Energy production from Earth's underground ...

 

EcoWatch

'Government Violating Own Laws to Pave Way for Fracking Plan' in Ohio's Only National Forest
EcoWatch
"Federal officials should not be putting corporate profits ahead of endangered species, safe drinking water and public health," Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity, said. "The government is violating its own laws to pave the way ...

 

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Environmental group to sue state over Oceano Dunes plover deaths ...
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
After six snowy plovers were found crushed at Oceano Dunes in 2016, an environmental group may file suit to expand protections for the endangered birds.
Environmentalists suing State Parks to protect endangered coastal ...KEYT

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KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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.

 

EcoWatch

Big Victory in Fight to Protect California's Coast From Offshore ...
EcoWatch
A federal court on Friday rejected the Trump administration's effort to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the approval of fracking in federal waters off California.
Environmental Groups Defeat Trump Administration's Attempt to ...YubaNet

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Campaign Opposing Offshore Drilling, Fracking Launched in Santa Barbara
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The resolution is co-sponsored by Santa Barbara City Councilmembers Jason Dominguez and Bendy White, who developed it with help from the Center for Biological Diversity, Food & Water Watch, and other organizations. Similar resolutions are being ...

 
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