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Center for Biological Diversity v. Mattis
The Recorder
Plaintiffs-appellants are individuals and organizations, including the Center for Biological Diversity, the Turtle Island Restoration Network, the Japan Environmental Lawyers Federation, and the Save the Dugong Foundation (collectively, CBD). Among the ...

 

Trump Administration Urged to Protect Pacific Walrus as Arctic Sea Ice Melts
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Strong federal protections are critical for the survival of the Pacific walrus, an iconic species whose homes are literally melting beneath them,” said Shaye Wolf, a scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “With sea ice hitting record lows ...

 

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 ...

 

EcoWatch

Massive Fracking Plan Near Yellowstone National Park Threatens ...
EcoWatch
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club lodged formal comments with the federal government Monday opposing a massive gas fracking project ...

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U.S. News & World Report

Appeals Court Revives Suit Over US Military Base in Japan
U.S. News & World Report
The suit by the Center for Biological Diversity argues that U.S. officials failed to adequately consider the base's effects on the Okinawa dugong, an endangered marine mammal that resembles a manatee. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama, File) The Associated Press.
Court in SF reinstates environmental suit against US military baseSFGate
US court revives environment lawsuit over Okinawa base relocationThe Mainichi
9th Circuit Revives Fight for Endangered Dugong on OkinawaCourthouse News Service
UPI.com
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Public Records Sought on Trump's Withdrawal From Paris Climate Agreement
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted Freedom of Information Act requests today seeking public records from three federal agencies to shine a light on the Trump administration's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

 

Lawsuit Filed to Prevent Hawaii's Airport, Harbor Lights From Killing Endangered Seabirds
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The tragic deaths of these endangered seabirds were preventable,” said Brian Segee, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Department of Transportation can't keep ignoring the Endangered Species Act. The department needs to do right ...

 

Washington Free Beacon

Analysts: Litigation Reform Needed to Curb Lawsuits Undermining Conservation
Washington Free Beacon
Under former President Barack Obama, the number of federal environmental lawsuits spiked sharply with nonprofit green groups such as WildEarth Guardians, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Defenders of Wildlife, ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity Reports Senate Logging Bill Attacks National Forest Protections, Wildlife
Sierra Sun Times
“Senate Republicans seem all too eager to let special interests destroy some of our most vital public lands, wildlife and watersheds,” said Randi Spivak, public lands program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This bill would return ...

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Lawsuit Challenges Destructive Delta Tunnels Project in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The lawsuit was filed in Sacramento Superior Court by AquAlliance, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, California Water Impact Network, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the River, Friends of Stone Lakes ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Analysis: Nevada National Monuments Targeted by Oil and Gas Speculators
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The designations protect rare cultural and ecological landmarks, biodiversity, landscapes and geology, and world-renowned prehistoric sites that could be ruined by oil, gas or mining industrialization. A summary of the Center's analysis methods is ...

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Washington Times

Obstructing the border wall
Washington Times
The Center for Biological Diversity, together with Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona, a Democrat and a passionate fan of open borders, claim the border wall violates environmental laws and demand that the Department of Homeland Security make a review of ...

 

The News Center

Protest challenges plan to lease parcels in Wayne National Forest for drilling
The News Center
These groups include the Center for Biological Diversity, the Ohio Environmental Council, the Ohio chapter of the Sierra Club and Heartwood. The protest, filed Monday, claims the BLM has failed to adequately analyze the impact of fracking and pipelines ...

 

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Approval of Texas Highway Project
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
AUSTIN, Texas— A federal district court in Texas today granted a motion by the Center for Biological Diversity and Save Our Springs Alliance to expand their existing lawsuit to challenge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's approval of a highway ...

 

EcoWatch

Trump Administration Denies Pacific Bluefin Tuna Endangered Species Act Protection
EcoWatch
The Endangered Species Act works, but not when the Trump administration ignores the plight of animals that need help," said Catherine Kilduff, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. "This disappointing decision makes it even more ...
Sorry, Charlie: Trump rejects bid to list tuna as endangeredWashington Examiner
Pacific Bluefin Tuna Won't Be Added to Endangered Species ListSport Fishing
Pacific Bluefin Tuna Stays Off ESA ListSeafoodNews (subscription)

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Trump Admin Won't List Non-Endangered Tuna As An Endangered Species
The Daily Caller
A petition from the Center of Biological Diversity to list the fish under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) triggered the Commerce Department's review. The review began under former President Barack Obama, and lasted for 12 months before the DOC's ...

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EcoWatch

Loss of Arctic Sea Ice Causes Earliest Pacific Walrus Haul Out Ever
EcoWatch
Loss of sea ice from climate change is a major reason why the Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned the federal government to protect Pacific walruses under the Endangered Species Act. A final listing decision from Fish and Wildlife is ...
As Arctic Sea Ice Disappears, 2000 Walruses Mob Remote Alaska BeachInsideClimate News

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EcoWatch

Trump Administration Sued Again. This Time for Refusing to Release National Monument Records
EcoWatch
In May the Center for Biological Diversity requested all records referencing national monument designations, including emails and other correspondence, meeting minutes, presentations, memos and any unpublished reports or studies. FOIA requests for ...
Trump Admin Sued Over National Monument RecordsNewsmax

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E&E News

Group files FOIA for Trump's Paris documents
E&E News
The Center for Biological Diversity is seeking answers from the Trump administration on its decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. Want access to the top energy and environment news? Sign up for a free trial! Enter your email to register or log in.

 

The Seattle Times

Groups call for ban on cyanide traps that kill predator animals
The Seattle Times
That lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity and others seeks an immediate ban on cyanide on predator traps and another pesticide called Compound 1080 that's placed in collars worn by livestock and ingested by attacking predators. Environmental ...

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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 ...
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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KQED

EPA Demands Answers From Valero Months After Massive Benicia Refinery Outage
KQED
“This letter is a bit surprising given that Trump's EPA seems to be ignoring many public health issues to the delight of just about every polluter in the country,” said Hollin Kretzmann, at the Center for Biological Diversity, in an email. “The EPA ...

 

Washington Post

Imperiled monarch butterflies get help from Pr. William families
Washington Post
The perilous situation led the Center for Biological Diversity, the public-health nonprofit Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and monarch expert Lincoln Brower to petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in ...

 

Planet Jackson Hole

FEATURE: Open Season
Planet Jackson Hole
Earthjustice, a national legal organization for whom Peacock is a star witness, is representing the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club and National Parks Conservation Association. The attorneys level an array of ...

 

Hoodline

Extinct For A Century, Grizzly Bears Make A Comeback On MacArthur Blvd.
Hoodline
“We want to bring the bears back,” said Jonathan Evans, a board member of the Laurel Village Association and Environmental Health Legal Director at the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), a nonprofit dedicated to the protection of endangered species.

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Administration Advances Arctic Drilling Project in Polar Bear Habitat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The icy, stormy waters make Arctic drilling inherently hazardous, and Hilcorp has a history of spills and regulatory violations,” said Kristen Monsell, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Polar bears, bowhead whales and other ...

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Environment groups want greener rules for pot farming
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Environmental groups including Preserve Wild Santee and the Center for Biological Diversity are calling on the state to tighten proposed environmental rules for marijuana cultivation, saying unchecked grows could stress natural resources and release ...

 

Company Responsible for Refugio Oil Spill Seeks Permit to Rebuild Pipelines
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Plains All American Pipeline has had 239 incidents (mostly oil spills) nationwide since 2006, including 20 in California, according to federal documents analyzed by the Center for Biological Diversity. The company has been responsible for nearly $180 ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Nationwide Ban Sought on Wildlife-killing M-44 'Cyanide Bombs'
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity, WildEarth Guardians and several other wildlife conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency today to outlaw M-44s, commonly known as “cyanide bombs,” which cause agonizing ...
Groups Move to Ban Cyanide Traps That Kill Predator AnimalsU.S. News & World Report
Environmental groups petition EPA to ban cyanide devices linked to wolf deathOregonLive.com
After Cyanide Trap Kills Dog, Hurts Idaho Boy, Environmentalists Seek BanPatch.com

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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 ...

 
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