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Washington Post

Center for Biological Diversity Says US Trade Commission's Solar Imports Decision Endangers Climate Progress
Sierra Sun Times
“The trade commission made an enormous and dangerous mistake in its liability finding,” said Howard Crystal, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Now we have to make sure it proposes remedies that don't impair the incredible ...
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells (Whether or Not Partially or Fully Assembled into Other Products) | USITCUSITC

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Ban Sought on Wild Turtle Trapping in Arkansas
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— The Center for Biological Diversity and several Arkansas-based environmental organizations petitioned the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today to end commercial collection of the state's wild turtles. Currently turtle trappers ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Critically Endangered Puget Sound Orcas Lose Another Member
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The death of another killer whale puts this iconic population on a dangerous path toward extinction,” said Catherine Kilduff at the Center for Biological Diversity. “If these whales are going to survive, we need to move quickly. Five years from now ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Challenges Washington Wolf-killing Protocol
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's suit, filed on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands, asserts that the agency's killing of wolves from the Smackout and Sherman packs in northeastern Washington relied upon a faulty protocol and failed to undergo ...
Lawsuit would prevent Washington from killing more wolves to protect cattleThe Spokesman-Review (blog)

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KTLA

Historic Settlement on Newhall Project Preserves Thousands of Acres, Funds River Protection, Requires 10000 Solar ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Newhall's commitment to install thousands of solar panels and cut greenhouse pollution is a radical departure from its previous approach. This should be a climate wake-up call for developers across ...
Deal for new city at Newhall Ranch fuels development boom transforming northern LA CountyLos Angeles Times
Deal reached between Newhall Ranch developers and environmentalists89.3 KPCC
Newhall Ranch Deal Reached For Massive I-5 Corridor DevelopmentPatch.com
Santa Clarita Valley Signal -LAist -Los Angeles Business Journal
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Lawsuit Challenges California Permits for Delta Tunnels to Harm Endangered Salmon, Smelt
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The lawsuit was filed Friday in California Superior Court in Sacramento by the Bay Institute, Center for Biological Diversity, Natural Resources Defense Council and San Francisco Baykeeper; they're represented by the nonprofit environmental law firm ...

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Lawsuit Filed to Protect Rare Jaguar From Rosemont Copper Mine in Arizona
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed suit today in U.S. District Court to challenge a controversial open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains of southern Arizona that would destroy prime jaguar habitat. The lawsuit ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Three Species Gain Endangered Species Act Protection Under Trump
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's action came in response to two 2011 settlement agreements with the Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians under which the Fish and Wildlife Service made protection decisions for hundreds of vulnerable species over the past six ...
Three at-risk species are now protected under the Endangered Species ActThe 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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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
Video: Wild jaguar 'Sombra' seen again in S. Az mountains, confirmed to be maleTucsonSentinel.com

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Arizona Public Media

Lawsuit seeks to protect Southern Arizona jaguars from Rosemont Mine
Arizona Daily Star
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 ...
Environmental Group Sues Federal Agencies Over Rosemont Copper ApprovalArizona Public Media
Enviros Sue Feds To Stop Copper Mine, Protect Rare JaguarLaw360 (subscription)

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Lawsuit Challenges San Diego Border-wall Waiver as Unconstitutional
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN DIEGO— The Center for Biological Diversity today expanded its lawsuit against border wall and prototype projects in San Diego, challenging the Trump administration's authority to waive environmental laws and calling for an end to the ...

 

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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Nevada Bans Destructive Commercial Reptile Collection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAS VEGAS— The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners today voted to permanently ban the commercial collection of reptiles. The ban is in response to advocacy by the Center for Biological Diversity, dozens of scientists and hundreds of supporters.

 

Farmington Daily Times

Federal judge dismisses case regarding power plant, coal mine
Farmington Daily Times
Attorneys for the Western Environmental Law Center and the Center for Biological Diversity filed the lawsuit in April 2016 and on behalf of plaintiffs Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment, San Juan Citizens Alliance, Center for Biological ...

 

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 ...

 

Bay Area Indymedia

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 ...
Analysis: Harvey Triggered Release of Nearly a Million Pounds of Toxic Air PollutantsCommon Dreams

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Conservation groups file lawsuit challenging WDFW wolf kill order
Capital Press
The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands have filed a lawsuit to prevent the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife from issuing future wolf kill orders without following the state's Environmental Policy Act or considering new ...

 

Groups sue state over wolf killing
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Two conservation groups have filed a lawsuit that seeks to stop the state from killing any more wolves. The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands said in a news release that the lawsuit was filed Monday in ...

 

TIME

US Trade Commission's Solar Imports Decision Endangers Climate Progress
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The trade commission made an enormous and dangerous mistake in its liability finding,” said Howard Crystal, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Now we have to make sure it proposes remedies that don't impair the incredible ...
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells (Whether or Not Partially or Fully Assembled into Other Products) | USITCUSITC
In Solar Trade Dispute, Will Proposed Tariffs Cost Industry Jobs?NPR

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New York Ends Unsustainable Commercial Terrapin Turtle Harvest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ALBANY, N.Y.— The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today adopted a rule to end commercial harvest of diamondback terrapins, responding in part to comments from the Center for Biological Diversity, the New York Turtle and ...

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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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Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada OKs ban on reptile collection
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Center for Biological Diversity pushed for a complete ban, sending state wildlife officials a letter signed by four dozen scientists. “This is a huge win for the wildlife and ecosystems of Nevada,” said Patrick Donnelly, the center's Nevada state ...
Commercial collection of reptiles banned in NevadaKTNV Las Vegas

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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 ...
Jaguar caught on camera in southern ArizonaKOB 4
Video of Chiricahua jaguar 'Sombra' released by environmental groupArizona Daily Star
Camera trap spots Arizona jaguar — again!Mother Nature Network
KTLA -U.S. News & World Report -Earth Touch News
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New York Times

Interior chief urges shrinking 4 national monuments in West
Los Angeles Times
"Zinke claims to follow Teddy Roosevelt, but he's engineering the largest rollback of public land protection in American history," said Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, another environmental group. A ...
Zinke Recommends Removing Protections From 10 National MonumentsCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)
Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument could shrink under Trump planStatesman Journal
Opponents vow to sue over Zinke national monuments changesSt. George Daily Spectrum
Washington Post -DocumentCloud -Washington Post -Wall Street Journal
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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 ...
Ruling Invalidates Key Permits For Proposed Wash. Methanol PlantOPB News
State board nixes Kalama methanol permitsLongview Daily News

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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 ...
Permits invalidated for big Washington state methanol plantABC News
Year after Tideflats methanol plant canceled, permits for Kalama version invalidatedThe News Tribune

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The Coming Congressional Attack on the Antiquities Act
Pacific Standard
And the Center for Biological Diversity declared that, "if Teddy [Roosevelt] were alive today, he'd declare political war on Zinke and Trump." Yet, when it comes to the ongoing assault on the Antiquities Act of 1906, Zinke's national monument review is ...

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Deseret News

Groups riled over proposed oil and gas leases
Deseret News
Michael Saul, with the Center for Biological Diversity, said the proposal risks natural and cultural treasures in the area near the newly created Bears Ears National Monument. The analysis, which the BLM released Friday, is up for public comment until ...

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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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