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Center for Biological Diversity poised to sue over LNG shipping
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The Center for Biological Diversity, based in Tucson, Arizona sent a letter to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, warning federal officials not to ignore the risk factors involved in shipping liquefied natural gas via train ...

 

Common Dreams

Trump Slashes Funds for Endangered Species, Environmental Protection
Common Dreams
“Trump's budget guts safeguards for our air, water and wildlife just so his billionaire buddies can make more money,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Sadly this budget proposal shows that Trump is ...

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EcoWatch

Group Demands Environmental Compliance Records for Rover ...
EcoWatch
The Center for Biological Diversity filed four public records requests Wednesday to state and federal agencies demanding disclosure of environmental ...

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EcoWatch

Trump Sued for Censorship of Climate Change Data
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The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration Tuesday to uncover public records showing that federal employees have been censored from using words or phrases related to climate change in formal agency communications.

 

New Media Outlet The Revelator to Focus on Environment, Investigations, Ideas
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity launched a new online media outlet today called The Revelator, which will focus on news about environmental issues, investigative reporting and deepening the conversations about the most important ...

 

Senate Advances Legislation to Undercut Environmental Protections
Common Dreams
“This is a disturbing and deceptive attack on core environmental laws like the Endangered Species Act and the Clean Water Act,” said Jamie Pang, endangered species campaigner and policy specialist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Republicans ...

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EnviroNews (registration) (blog)

Center for Biological Diversity Strikes Back After Pruitt and Zinke Fire Science Boards
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(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Washington D.C. — The Center for Biological Diversity (the Center) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on May 8, 2017, seeking documents related to the abrupt dismissal of science advisors at the ...

 

Miami Herald

Bears Ears National Monument Wins Overwhelming Support
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The people have made it crystal clear that they stand with Bears Ears and in solidarity with the Bears Ears Inter-tribal Coalition,” said Kierán Suckling, the Center for Biological Diversity's executive director. “They won't stand by while Trump and ...
Trump's bid to open U.S. monuments to development draws calls for protectionNew York Daily News

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Study: Trump's Border Wall Threatens 93 Endangered Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— President Trump's border wall threatens 93 endangered and threatened species, including jaguars, ocelots, Mexican gray wolves and cactus ferruginous pygmy owls, according to a new study by the Center for Biological Diversity. The study ...
What's happened to Trump's Mexican border wall?euronews

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Lawsuit Targets Trump's Climate-change Censorship
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the Trump administration to uncover public records showing that federal employees have been censored from using words or phrases related to climate change in formal agency communications.

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Challenges Fracking Plan for Ohio's Only National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
"We're suing to stop this dangerous fracking plan because drinking water safety and public lands should come before corporate profits,” said Taylor McKinnon at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Ohio and Little Muskingum rivers provide precious ...
Groups sue federal agencies over plans to frack Wayne National ForestThe Columbus Dispatch
Conservation groups sue to ban fracking, void leases in Wayne National Forest in SE Ohiocleveland.com
Lawsuit filed against oil and gas leases on federal landMartins Ferry Times Leader
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Trump Administration Continues Attack on Science, Scrubs Data on Climate Change From Interior Department Websites
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— As the Trump administration continues to censor science, the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Media and Democracy and scientist Dr. Stuart Pimm today launched a novel legal strategy to force the Department of the Interior to ...

 

Common Dreams

Lawsuit Challenges EPA Chief Scott Pruitt to Keep DC, Philadelphia on Track to Clean Air
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Every day Scott Pruitt delays cleaning up the air will result in more people dying from smog-induced asthma attacks, heart attacks and strokes,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Pruitt has a history of fighting ...
Lawsuit Aims to Force Release of EPA Chief's Emails, ScheduleCommon Dreams
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Trump Administration Rolls Back School Lunch Health, Sustainability Safeguards
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's not only possible to make nutritious food that kids will eat, but it's necessary for their health and the health of the planet,” said Stephanie Feldstein, population and sustainability director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This is ...

 

EcoWatch

Famous Rare White Wolf Killed in Yellowstone, $15000 and Growing Reward Offered
EcoWatch
The Center for Biological Diversity is contributing $5,000 toward a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for illegally shooting and killing a famous wolf in Yellowstone National Park.
Preliminary Necropsy Results Reveal Well-Known Wolf Shot - Yellowstone National Park (U.S. National Park Service)US National Park Service

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Yale News

Study: Targeted conservation could protect more of Earth's biodiversity
Yale News
The National Science Foundation, the Yale Center for Biodiversity and Global Change, the People's Programme of the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme, and the European Research Council supported the research.

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EcoWatch

3 Reasons the Senate Must Reject Bernhardt for Top Interior Post
EcoWatch
"Bernhardt has been called a 'walking conflict of interest' for good reason. He represents everything that's wrong with the Trump administration and the revolving door of politics," said Randi Spivak, the Center for Biological Diversity's public lands ...
Eco Groups: Trump's Interior Deputy Pick Is "Walking Conflict of Interest"Common Dreams

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ColorLines magazine

Environmental Organization Accuses Trump Administration of Employee Censorship
ColorLines magazine
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. against the Department of Interior, Department of Energy, Department of State and the EPA yesterday (May 23). The environmental organization is asking ...
Group Seeks Docs on Ditching of Federal Climate Change DataCourthouse News Service

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Newsweek

Fossil Fuel Resisters to March on Washington, Across Nation
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON― The Center for Biological Diversity's staff and members will join the Peoples Climate March in Washington, D.C. and across the nation on Saturday in united resistance to Trump's attacks on the climate during his first 100 days in office.
Peoples Climate Movement 2017 – Follow the Peoples Climate March LivePeople's Climate March
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EPA website removes climate science site from public view after two decadesWashington Post
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Legal Settlement Halts Effort to Open 1 Million Acres in California to Oil Drilling, Fracking
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... legal settlement, approved Wednesday, resolves a lawsuit brought by the Center for Biological Diversity and Los Padres ForestWatch, represented by Earthjustice. The agreement requires the Bureau of Land Management to rework a resource-management ...

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Freedom of Information Act : Center for Biological Diversity Complaint for Declaratory/Injunctive Relief Against US ...
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The Center for Biological Diversity (“CBD”) filed a May 3rd Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (“Complaint”) against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) alleging violations of the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”).

 

House Approves Bill to Eliminate Clean Water Act Pesticide Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“A day after the Trump administration's budget proposed eviscerating the EPA, the House voted to begin making that vision a reality,” said Brett Hartl at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This dangerous loophole would benefit pesticide giants like ...

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EcoWatch

US Population Reaches New Milestone
EcoWatch
One way the Center for Biological Diversity highlights the connection between human population growth and the wildlife extinction crisis is by distributing free Endangered Species Condoms. More than 725,000 have been given away since 2009.

 

Lawsuit Demands Keystone Pipeline's Route, State Department Contracts
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity and Thomas Bachand filed suit today against the U.S. Department of State to obtain information on the route of the Keystone XL Pipeline, as well as contracts and correspondence with private consultants ...

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Report: Taxpayers on Hook for Billions in Fossil Fuel Subsidies on Public Lands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The report, released by Oil Change International in partnership with 350.org, WildEarth Guardians, the Center for Biological Diversity, Clean Water Action, Food & Water Watch, and Public Citizen, for the first time outlines in detail the subsidies and ...

 

Protest to Urge Rep. Taylor to Oppose Offshore Oil Drilling in Atlantic
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We must transition to clean energy now.” The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1.3 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places.

 

Legal Protest Targets Massive Nevada Fracking Plan
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This dangerous fracking plan is another example of the Trump administration's fossil fuel cronyism, and it has no place on America's public lands,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The lease auction risks irretrievable ...

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Lawsuit Expands to Highlight Keystone XL's Threats to Endangered Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Keystone XL pipeline was rejected by the Obama administration because it's an absolute disaster for wildlife, water and our climate,” said Jared Margolis, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Approving this massive pipeline ...

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Ban sought on wild turtle trapping in state
Sequoyah County Times
The Center for Biological Diversity and several Oklahoma-based environmental organizations petitioned the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation recently to end commercial collection of the state's wild turtles, which are critical to the health ...

 

Washington Post

Trump Order Could Open Arctic, Atlantic, Pacific to Offshore Oil Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Oh yeah, he doesn't, and that's pretty clear from this order,” said Kristen Monsell at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This reckless giveaway to the oil industry could wreak havoc in the pristine waters of the Arctic and the rich oceans off the ...
Trump presses for Arctic offshore oil openingPolitico
Green Groups Vow to Fight Trump's "Reckless Giveaway to Big Oil"Common Dreams
The Latest: Alaskans react to the executive order to expand ocean oil drillingKTUU.com
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