All Articles on Center for Biological Diversity

Texas refinery News
Analysis: Harvey Triggered Release of Nearly a Million Pounds of Toxic Air Pollutants
"Oil-industry facilities spewed thousands of tons of toxic chemicals into defenseless communities, despite ample warning about hurricane risk to this area."
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"Trump wants to scare people into letting him ignore the law and endanger wildlife and people." News
Trump Bulldozes Environmental Laws to Pave Way for 'Xenophobic' Border Wall
"Trump's wall is a divisive symbol of fear and hatred, and it does real harm to the landscape and communities."
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Coal power plant in Wyoming News
Utilities Knew, Too: Despite Warning Decades Ago, Industry Lied and Deceived on Climate
New report reveals the utilities industry encouraged coal use and public doubt while conducting "cutting-edge" climate research
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Deputy secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt News
'Walking Conflict of Interest': Fossil Fuel Industry Lobbyist Now Second-in-Command at Interior Dept.
"David Bernhardt is absolutely the wrong choice for deputy secretary of the Interior. All you have to do is look at his record."
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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders News
Environmentalists Urge Democrats to Join Sanders in Opposing Dirty Energy Bill
'As a nation, our job is to move away from fossil fuels toward sustainable energy and energy efficiency,' says Sanders. 'This bill does the opposite.'
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Gray wolf News
Warnings as GOP Aims to Gut Protections for Endangered Species
House and Senate committees consider bills to roll back longstanding protections for vulnerable plants and animals
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In 'Remarkable' Rebuke to Monsanto, California Adds Roundup to Cancer Watchlist
"California's decision makes it the national leader in protecting people from cancer-causing pesticides."
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Jettisoning 'Best Available Science,' Trump Admin. Tosses Out Federal Protections for Yellowstone's Grizzlies
The "ongoing threats the bears face will now be compounded by trophy hunting and lethal removal by trigger-happy state agencies," says Andrea Santarsiere of the Center for Biological Diversity
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Eco Groups: Trump's Interior Deputy Pick Is "Walking Conflict of Interest"
In letter to Senate, 150 organizations say David Bernhardt's industry ties "raise serious questions about his ability to act in the public interest"
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Senate Just Killed "Trump's Plan to Hand Our Public Lands to Big Oil"
In close vote, resolution that would have killed Obama-era rule limiting methane flaring fails
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