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image Zinke Announces Plan to Axe Fracking Rule 480_oil-gas_central-valley_1.jpg by via Earthjustice
Secretary of Interior directs the Department of Justice to file a motion in the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announcing that BLM intends to start a new rulemaking process to rescind the rule...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:47PM
text Scientific Panel Criticizes EPA Assessment of Glyphosate by Center for Biological Diversity
Criticism of Pesticide Program Comes on Heels of Breaking Scandal Over Its Cozy Relationship With Monsanto...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:43PM
image Californians Not “Roundup-Ready”: Citizens Triumph over Monsanto in Cancer-Causing Pesticide Listing 480_glyphosate_1.jpg by Center for Food Safety
Court upholds Constitutional right of Californians to protect themselves from toxic chemicals...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:07PM
image 13 Arrested at Fracking Protest in Annapolis, Maryland 480_annapolis_3-16-2017_1.jpg by Luke / DC Indymedia
On the 16th of March, 13 anti-fracking activists were arrested in front of the Maryland statehouse as they demanded the Senate pass a statewide, permanent ban on gas fracking....
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:01PM
text Campaña Destaca Necesidad de que México Tome Medidas de Emergencia by Center for Biological Diversity
Lanzan Llamado a Consumidores y Empresas de Mariscos de Estados Unidos a Boicotear el Camarón Mexicano para Salvar a la Vaquita Marina...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:59PM
text U.S. Consumers, Seafood Companies Urged to Boycott Mexican Shrimp to Save Vaquita Porpoise by Center for Biological Diversity
Campaign Highlights Need for Mexico to Take Emergency Action...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:50PM
text San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors Denies Phillips 66's Oil Trains Project by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., March 14, 2017 — The San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors today voted to reject Phillips 66’s proposed oil train offloading terminal. The project was denied with a 3-1 vote, with one supervisor recusing himself in a conflict of interest....
Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:49PM
image EPA Opens Civil Rights Investigation Over Pesticide Use In Hawai`i 480_kauai-gmo-homes_mike-coots_1.jpg by via Earthjustice
Community groups had asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to investigate whether Hawai`i agencies are violating Title VI of the Civil Rights Act...
Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:35PM
text Court Clears California to Require Cancer Warning on Roundup by Center for Biological Diversity
FRESNO, Calif.. March 11, 2017 — A court has ruled that the state of California can move forward with plans to designate glyphosate — the main ingredient in Monsanto’s widely used herbicide Roundup — as a known carcinogen. The Friday decision, which finalizes a preliminary ruling, sets the stage for the California Environmental Protection Agency to be the first regulatory body in the United States to recognize glyphosate as a carcinogen....
Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:56PM
text On First Day Trump Appointee Rolls Back Protections for Wildlife, Hunters From Toxic Lead by Center for Biological Diversity
Secretary Zinke Revokes Obama Phaseout of Lead Ammo, Sinkers on National Wildlife Refuges...
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 5:32PM
image Third Jaguar Detected in Arizona 480_jaguar_arizona_blm_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz., March 2, 2017 — Another new jaguar has been photographed in southeast Arizona, the third detected in the state in the past year and a half. The animal was captured on a Bureau of Land Management trail camera in the Dos Cabezas Mountains, about 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 5:26PM
image Far From Gone: A Timeline of NoDAPL and Other Pipeline Resistance and What YOU Can Do 480_sacredstone_1.jpg by Al Carroll
Near the Standing Rock Reservation, the largest camp is now shut down, its members evicted by a heavily militarized force of cops, Border Patrol/US Customs, and National Guard police using armored cars, armed with batons, pistols, AK 47s, AR 15s, and in previous cases used water cannons, tear gas, pepper spray, concussion grenades, and razor wire against peaceful protesters, including elderly. Yet the struggle is far from over. Do not be discouraged, as the water protectors are not. For th...
Posted: Thu Mar 2, 2017 7:49AM
document Landmark Report: Hundreds of Native Bee Species Sliding Toward Extinction pollinators_in_peril.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
PORTLAND, Ore., March 1, 2017 — In the first comprehensive review of the more than 4,000 native bee species in North America and Hawaii, the Center for Biological Diversity has found that more than half the species with sufficient data to assess are declining. Nearly 1 in 4 is imperiled and at increasing risk of extinction....
Posted: Wed Mar 1, 2017 5:25PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News February 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those who are working for a nuclear free world. Here is out February 2017 report:...
Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:14PM
text It's another court victory for Klamath Salmon but court-ordered flows are not assured by Felice Pace
This report questions the timing, amount and motivation for recent Klamath River flow increases provided by the US Bureau of Reclamation and whether the irrigation agency intends to faithfully implement the recent federal court order calling for increased flows to mitigate the River's salmon disease epidemic. It reviews the history of corrupt federal ESA and water management in the Klamath River Basin and identifies what two endangered sucker fish most need but are not getting. The report ...
Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:33PM
text Cook Inlet Gas Pipeline Leak Shows Risks of Offshore Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
Hilcorp Alaska Has Been Fined for Disregarding Regulations, Seeks to Build Massive Liberty Project in Beaufort Sea...
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:44PM
image Army Greenlights DAPL Completion 480_chase-iron-eyes_1.jpg by Chase Iron Eyes, Lakota People’s Law Project
The Trump administration threw down the gauntlet. Our movement must hold together and strengthen itself in the face of the president’s onslaught. We will not be silenced!...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 5:45PM
image We cannot let media and social media divide us standing_rock_sioux_tribe.png by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
For Immediate Release. 2/4/17...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 2:06PM
image If we are to fight for treaty rights, then we must all work together standing_rock_sioux_tribe.png by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
February 1, 2017 - Last night, a group of campers moved materials onto private land. This group’s actions do not represent the tribe nor the original intent of the water protectors. If we are to fight for treaty rights, then we must all work together. Tribes came to Standing Rock in support of our tribe’s effort with the recognition that it will reflect back on us all. This type of action was not undertaken in that spirit, because instead of empowering us, it undermines us....
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 8:13PM
text House Repeals Dodd-Frank Transparency Provision; Senate Prepares to Vote by Friday by Greg
The US House of Representatives repealed a bipartisan transparency initiative that affects the oil, gas and mining sector by a vote of 235-187....
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 2:45PM