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House Committee Advances Five Bills to Cripple Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“If these dangerous bills are enacted, hundreds of plants and animals will be put on a fast track to extinction,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These efforts to gut and repeal the Endangered ...

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Chicago Tribune

Condom giveaway at Lincoln Park Zoo to highlight consequences of population growth
Chicago Tribune
In an effort to draw attention to the impact human population growth can have on wildlife and the environment, the Center for Biological Diversity plans to distribute hundreds of condoms Thursday at Lincoln Park Zoo during its Adults Night Out special ...
Free Condoms at Chicago Zoo Warn of OverpopulationNBC Chicago
Endangered species condoms will be handed out at Lincoln Park Zoo tonightTime Out Chicago (blog)
Animal-themed condoms to be distributed tonight at Lincoln Park Zoo eventFox 32 Chicago

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The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Environmental group may sue state to protect Oceano Dunes snowy plovers
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
The Center for Biological Diversity on Wednesday filed a formal notice of intent to sue the California Department of Parks and Recreation, which manages the area, in federal court for not better safeguarding the animals from motorized vehicle use at ...
Environmentalists suing State Parks to protect endangered coastal birdKEYT

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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 ...
Ranchers allowed 5-year extension to graze cattle in Point Reyes National SeashoreSan Francisco Chronicle
Settlement reached over cattle grazing on Point ReyesFresno Bee
Granting of Point Reyes ranch long-term leases halted in lawsuit settlementSanta Rosa Press Democrat
Marin Independent Journal
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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 ...

 

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.

 

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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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 ...
Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo Plans Massive Condom Giveaway To Prevent Human OverpopulationThe Daily Caller

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Elite Daily

600 Endangered Species Condoms Sent to US Senators in Honor of World Population Day
EcoWatch
The Center for Biological Diversity's population and sustainability program advocates for rights-based, common-sense solutions, including universal access to contraception, reproductive healthcare and family planning services, education and equality ...
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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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 ...

 

Trump Administration Approves Exploratory Drilling in Arctic Ocean
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Approving this Arctic drilling plan at the 11th hour makes a dangerous project even riskier,” said Kristen Monsell, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “An oil spill here would do incredible damage, and it'd be impossible to clean up ...

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Sierra Sun

Researchers discover three new toad species in Nevada's Great Basin
Sierra Sun
The Center for Biological Diversity, a national environmental group based in Tucson, Arizona, marshaled more than 1000 letters to the BLM asking them to reconsider permitting the power plant being built at the site of the newly discovered species.
Newly discovered toad species already under threatSanta Fe New Mexican
Scientists shocked by incredible discovery in NevadaBABW News
Newly discovered toads in Nevada are facing extinctionPulse Headlines

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Western Governors' Association Endorses Gutting Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Association resolution is another cynical attack on the Endangered Species Act that will be used by congressional Republicans to justify gutting this landmark conservation law,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for ...

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Center for Biological Diversity Reports a Federal Court Ruled EPA Must Consider Harm to Endangered Species When ...
Sierra Sun Times
“This ruling makes clear that the EPA can't ignore the well-known harms pesticides pose to endangered species,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity, a plaintiff in the case. “This is an important victory ...

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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
July 11, 2017 - WASHINGTON— As the Trump administration's “review” of 27 national monuments draws to a close, more than 2.5 million people have flooded the government comment website saying that they want national monuments to remain center for ...
Hourglass Ticking to Save Monuments From Becoming Fossil Fuel 'Sacrifice Zones'Common Dreams
Trump is doing the public no favors by reviewing newly designated national monumentsLos Angeles Times
Public Overwhelmingly Supports Keeping Monuments IntactCourthouse News Service
Regulations.gov - Notice Document -The White House
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Washington Times

Nominee for deputy Interior secretary violated disclosure laws, say green groups
Washington Times
“These disturbing revelations should slam the brakes on this confirmation,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Bernhardt's close ties to the very industries he'd be charged with regulating at ...

 

House Votes to Bulldoze Heart of Alaska's Izembek National Wildlife Refuge
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This would set a very dangerous precedent in a breathtakingly beautiful and important place,” said Randi Spivak, public lands director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “People in Congress who want to give away our public lands won't stop with ...

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Letter Urges Release of Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Into Wild
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Inbreeding could push the Mexican wolf over the cliff toward extinction if the Fish and Wildlife Service doesn't release captive wolves soon,” said Michael Robinson, a conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The trail forward ...

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Washington Post

California EPA Becomes First US Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes Cancer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“California's decision makes it the national leader in protecting people from cancer-causing pesticides,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity and a former cancer researcher. “The U.S. EPA now needs to step up ...
California to List Herbicide as Cancer-Causing; Monsanto Vows FightU.S. News & World Report
California lists Roundup ingredient as a chemical linked to cancer; Monsanto vows to fightLos Angeles Times
Monsanto Weed-Killer Roundup Causes Cancer, California SaysNewsweek
EcoWatch -Common Dreams -OEHHA - State of California -Reuters
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Washington Wildlife Agency to Gun Down Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Instead of gunning down wild wolves, state officials should be ramping up nonlethal conflict-prevention measures,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer for the Center for Biological Diversity. “Killing 3-month-old wolf pups is an appalling way ...
Mexican wolf advocates make final push against recovery plan ...Santa Fe New Mexican

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Fast Company

Hundreds of US Mayors Commit to 100 Percent Renewable Energy, Climate Leadership
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... leaders are taking command in the fight against global warming even as the Trump administration tries to trample climate progress at home and abroad,” said Chad Tudenggongbu, senior renewable energy campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity.
passed a resolution - usmayors.org - United States Conference of Mayorsusmayors.org - United States Conference of Mayors
Bill Clinton | TheHillThe Hill
Miami | US news | The GuardianThe Guardian
Sierra Club -ETEnergyworld.com
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EcoWatch

Big Victory in Fight to Protect California's Coast From Offshore Fracking
EcoWatch
The suit—filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and Wishtoyo Foundation—notes that the government violated the National Environmental Policy Act and Endangered Species Act by failing to carefully study offshore fracking's risks before allowing ...
Environmental Groups Defeat Trump Administration's Attempt to Dismiss Case on Offshore Fracking, AcidizingYubaNet

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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 ...

 

Republicans Push Bill to Delay Reducing Ground Level Ozone
Common Dreams
“Republicans are leading an unprecedented assault on the standards that protect the air we breathe and save thousands of American lives every year,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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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 ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

$5000 Added to Reward for Killer of Threatened Tortoises in Florida
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity today added $5,000 to the reward for information leading to an arrest or fine in the killing of two state-protected gopher tortoises beaten to death in Florida earlier this month. “It's deeply ...
Who is responsible for killing gopher tortoises? The answer could bring a rewardBradenton Herald
Two tortoises beaten to death in Lakewood RanchWWSB ABC 7

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Bloomberg BNA

Court: EPA Must Consider Harm to Endangered Species When Approving New Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This ruling makes clear that the EPA can't ignore the well-known harms pesticides pose to endangered species,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity, a plaintiff in the case. “This is an important victory ...
EPA Must Review Species Risks From Pesticides, Court SaysBloomberg BNA

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CNN

Public Records Sought for Trump's Border-wall Plans in Wildlife Refuges
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a series of Freedom of Information Act requests seeking public records connected to President Trump's plans to build border walls through protected national wildlife refuges. The requests ...
Donald Trump's plan to build a solar border wall, explained with mathVox

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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 ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to End Whale, Sea Turtle Entanglements in California Dungeness Crab Gear
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue California's state wildlife agency for failing to prevent commercial Dungeness crab gear from entangling, injuring and killing threatened and endangered ...

 
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