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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The US House of Representatives repealed a bipartisan transparency initiative that affects the oil, gas and mining sector by a vote of 235-187....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
image "We have a dream, may Hueyapan becomes autonomous municipality" 480_15622109_10208518233530332_3586227400383865381_n_1.jpg by Demián Revart
The dream is ineffable, but gets closer to the reality day after day: "if we all hold hands, it will be easier to change the world."...
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 1:26AM
image Trump’s Border Wall Will Harm People, Halt Recovery of Jaguars, Other Wildlife 480_arizona_jaguar_el_jefe_2015_conservation_catalyst_and_the_center_for_biological_diversity_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz., January 25, 2017 — President Trump is expected to announce today that his administration will pursue a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a project that would perpetuate human suffering, harm border communities and halt the cross-border movement of jaguars, ocelots, wolves and other wildlife. Among animals, the wall would be particularly harmful to highly endangered jaguars. Two jaguars have been photographed north of the border in recent years, but the U.S. population will nev...
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:37PM
text House Poised to Repeal Global Anti-Corruption Measure; Senate Action to Follow by Greg
Within the next 24 hours, the US House of Representatives could repeal a bipartisan transparency initiative that affects the oil, gas and mining sector....
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:39AM
text Trump Orders Massive Rollback of Environmental Protections by Center for Biological Diversity
Order Contains Dangerous, Illegal Requirement to Cut Two Rules for Every New One...
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:48PM
image Defiant as Ever, Water Protectors Vow to Continue the Fight Against the Dakota ‘Black Snake’ Pipeline 480_pevar_standing_rock_snow_1.jpg by via ACLU of North Dakota
STANDING ROCK INDIAN RESERVATION, N.D., January 26, 2017 — On his fourth day in office, President Trump took executive action that signaled his desire to complete the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. He signed a memorandum ordering the Army secretary and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to “review and approve in an expedited manner…requests for approval to construct and operate the DAPL” as well as an executive order to “streamline and expedite” the environmental review and approva...
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:27AM
text Water Protectors Denied Access to Impartial Jury Pool: 77% of Eligible Jurors In Morton County Presume Guilt by via Sacred Stone Camp
On Friday, January 27, attorneys representing the first ten water protectors arrested in actions against the Dakota Access Pipeline in early August 2016 renewed their motion for a change of venue, on grounds that the state did not adequately respond to the motion and is not taking basic steps to assess bias among jurors....
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:16AM
image Earthjustice Condemns President Trump’s Presidential Memorandum on Keystone XL and Dakota Access Oil Pipelines 480_standing_rock_sacred_stone_camp_flags_1.jpg by via Earthjustice
Trump’s action is legally questionable, anti-democratic, ethically suspect...
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:09AM
text Amnesty International USA Responds to DAPL Executive Action by Amnesty International
January 24, 2017 - Today, President Trump signed an executive action advancing the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline. In response to the news, Amnesty International USA's Managing Director of the Individuals at Risk Program, Zeke Johnson, issued the following statement:...
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:03AM
text 100 Days of Resistance by Center for Biological Diversity
Center for Biological Diversity Releases Action Plan...
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 11:41PM
text Trump Puts Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines Back on Table by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON,January 24, 2017 — President Trump signed executive orders today to push ahead with the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Both projects sparked widespread opposition and protests, especially because of their risks to water, wildlife, climate and people....
Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 4:13PM
text On Final Day, Obama Administration Phases out Lead Ammo From National Wildlife Refuges by Center for Biological Diversity
Move Will Help Protect People, Wildlife From Deadly Lead Poisoning...
Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:03PM
text Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides by Center for Biological Diversity
Illegal Approval of Dicamba Use on Engineered Crops Will Harm Farmers, Environment...
Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:53PM
text Turtle Island Statement on OMB Director Candidate Mick Mulvaney by Peter Fugazzotto
President-elect Donald Trump has selected Mick Mulvaney, South Carolina Representative, for the Office of Management and Budget Director....
Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:10AM
text EPA Analysis: 97 Percent of Endangered Species Threatened by Two Common Pesticides by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, January 18, 2017 — The Environmental Protection Agency today released its first rigorous nationwide analysis of the effects of pesticides on endangered species, finding that 97 percent of the more than 1,800 animals and plants protected under the Endangered Species Act are likely to be harmed by malathion and chlorpyrifos, two commonly used pesticides. Another 78 percent are likely to be hurt by the pesticide diazinon. The results released today are the final biological evaluation...
Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:11PM
text USDA Grants Final Approval for Invasive GE Grass by Center for Biological Diversity
Rushed Approval of Genetically Engineered Bentgrass Granted Despite Ongoing Threat to Agriculture, Environment...
Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:50PM