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documentCourt Rejects Trump Administration Efforts to Avoid Curbing Risks From Dangerous Pesticide
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by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., October 15, 2019 — A federal district court in Oakland today rejected the Trump administration’s efforts to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the failure of the Environmental Protection Agency to protect endangered wildlife and the environment from the dangerous pesticide malathion....
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:24PM
textTrump EPA’s Paraquat Review Ignores Strong Links to Parkinson’s Disease by Center for Biological Diversity
Agency Considers Reapproving Lethal Pesticide Banned in Much of World...
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:20PM
textSanta Barbara Students to Rally Saturday Against Offshore Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
“RIP Platform Holly: A Wake to End Offshore Drilling” to Mark Decommissioning, Focus on ExxonMobil’s Proposals to Restart Platforms...
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:06PM
documentState Endangered Species Protection Sought for California’s Joshua Trees
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Iconic Desert Plant Threatened by Climate Change, Habitat Loss...
Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:09AM
textClimate Strike Highlights Opposition to Restarting ExxonMobil Offshore Oil Platforms Off Santa Barbara by Center for Biological Diversity
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., September 26, 2019 — California Central Coast residents will march and call for climate action Friday as part of the global Climate Strike Week of Action. The Center for Biological Diversity, one of more than 30 participating organizations, will use the occasion to highlight opposition to ExxonMobil’s proposal to restart its dormant offshore drilling platforms off Santa Barbara County....
Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:53PM
imagePit River Tribe & Indigenous Nations Proclaim Victory in Legal Fight
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by Morning Star Gali
Pit River Tribe & Indigenous Nations Proclaim Victory in Legal Fight to Protect the Medicine Lake Highlands After Decades of Legal Proceedings, 9th Circuit District Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Preserving Sacred Lands in Far Northern California...
Posted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:14PM
documentORVs Drive Spike in Protected Shorebird Deaths at California’s Oceano Dunes
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by Center for Biological Diversity
OCEANO, Calif., September 4, 2019 — Western snowy plover deaths have risen dramatically at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, according to reports from environmental monitors working for California State Parks....
Posted: Thu Sep 5, 2019 2:08PM
documentLawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Refusal to Release Public Documents on Expanded Use of Antibiotics As Pesticides
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by Center for Biological Diversity
More Information Sought on CDC’s Concerns of Increased ‘Superbug’ Threat...
Posted: Thu Sep 5, 2019 2:04PM
textTrump Finalizes Disastrous Weakening of Endangered Species Act by Center for Biological Diversity
Rollback Threatens Wildlife Across Country, Will Face Legal Challenge...
Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:57PM
documentCourt: Oregon Illegally Denied Marbled Murrelet Endangered Species Protections
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by Center for Biological Diversity
EUGENE, Ore., August 7, 2019 — An Oregon judge has issued a decision concluding the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission violated state law in denying a petition filed by five conservation groups demanding the commission uplist the murrelet from threatened to endangered under the Oregon Endangered Species Act....
Posted: Fri Aug 9, 2019 2:39PM
documentLawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration’s Approval of Oil-waste Dumping in Arroyo Grande Aquifer
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., July 25, 2019 — The Center for Biological Diversity filed a notice today of its intent to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for ignoring threats to endangered wildlife in its recent approval of an aquifer exemption in the area around the Arroyo Grande oilfield....
Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:37PM
textSenate Advances Bill That Would Gut Environmental Review of Oil Pipelines, Other Large Infrastructure Projects by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2019 ― A Senate committee today approved a bill that would side-step environmental review to fast-track large infrastructure projects, including oil pipelines and natural gas export terminals....
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:56AM
textCalifornia Has Its Faults by Michael Steinberg
Two big recent earthquakes shook up all things nuclear in the state, and beyond too...
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:52PM
textUnited Nations Calls for Mozambique Disaster Aid as Country Wrestles with Illegal Debt by Kate Zeller
Washington, DC - On Thursday, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for more relief aid to be sent to disaster-recovering Mozambique. The country is reeling from two devastating cyclones and wrestling with debts that Mozambique's high court calls illegal....
Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:31PM
textCalifornia to Evaluate Curbing Oil, Gas Extraction by Center for Biological Diversity
State Budget Funds Study on Decreasing Fossil Fuel Supply, Demand...
Posted: Mon Jul 1, 2019 12:07AM
imageHawai'i Board of Education Bans Herbicides on School Grounds in Response to Community Concerns
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by Center for Food Safety
Honolulu, HI, June 28, 2019 — This week, the Hawai'i State Board of Education (BOE) released a memo announcing that it will be banning the use of herbicides on public school campuses effective immediately. The announcement is the result of a public meeting held on Monday between BOE officials, community members, and Dewayne "Lee" Johnson—the first plaintiff to win a cancer suit brought against Monsanto/Bayer....
Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:59PM
textNew England Nuke Shuts Down by Michael Steinberg
After over 40 years, the Pilgrim nuclear power plant on Cape Cod in Massachusetts is finally shutting dow for good....
Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:37PM
textThree Mile Island Nuke Finally Shutting Down by Michael Steinberg
The notorious Three Mile Island nuclear plant is finally shutting down for good....
Posted: Sat Jun 1, 2019 4:46PM
imageCalifornia Safe Schools Honors Earth Day Heroes
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by Kathleen Ann Roesch
Honoring Lani Malmberg & Dr. Joseph Lyou for their exceptional efforts to protect human health & Mother Earth!...
Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 8:18PM
imageCapitalism, Fukushima, Creative Reconstruction & The History Of Olympics
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by Labor Video Project
Professor George Wright discusses the history of the Olympics and how privatization and control by the corporations of the world have led to in allowing the Olympics going to Japan and the contaminated Fukushima. The three broken nuclear reactors still have melted nuclear rods which must be cooled with water. He discusses the systemic corruption of the Olympic Committee and how it is now ignored the safety of the athletes and the public....
Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 6:30PM