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textSanta Barbara County Planning Commission Rejects ExxonMobil’s Plan to Restart Offshore Platforms, Truck Oil by Center for Biological Diversity
Commissioners Vote 3-2 Against Project, Joining Strong Community Opposition...
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 11:14PM
textSan Luis Obispo County Approves Disputed Drilling at Arroyo Grande Oilfield by Center for Biological Diversity
Hearing Comes After Discovery of Covert Drilling Approvals...
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 11:09PM
imageAfter Spill, Legal Petition Urges Biden Administration to End Oil Drilling Off California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Petition Asks for Suspension, Cancellation of All Leases in Federal Waters...
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 11:05PM
imageSafe Haven Resources for Domestic Violence Survivors with Pets Vary Markedly by State
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by Animal Welfare Institute
October 7, 2021, Washington, DC—In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) released new research today that ranks states according to the number of safe havens available per capita. Safe havens include humane societies, veterinary offices, foster homes, and shelters that help domestic violence survivors and their pets escape abusive situations....
Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2021 11:44PM
textSanta Barbara County Staff Recommends Approval of ExxonMobil’s Plan to Restart Offshore Platforms, Truck Oil by Center for Biological Diversity
Planning Staff Reverses Opposition to Using Hazardous Highway 166...
Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 3:44PM
imageReport: California in Urgent Need of Wildlife Connectivity to Protect Animals, People
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by Center for Biological Diversity
‘California Connections’ Calls on State Legislature to Prioritize Crossings...
Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 3:32PM
videoSanta Barbara County Releases ExxonMobil’s Revised Plan to Restart Offshore Platforms, Truck Oil in California (video/mp4 1013.0KB) by Center for Biological Diversity
Final Environmental Study Revives Proposal to Use Dangerous Highway 166...
Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2021 10:47AM
imageBiden Administration Lets Oil Companies Disturb Polar Bears, Walruses in Alaska’s Western Arctic, Beaufort Sea
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by Center for Biological Diversity
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, August 4, 2021 — The Biden administration issued a final rule today allowing oil and gas companies operating in the Beaufort Sea and Western Arctic to harass polar bears and Pacific walruses when drilling or searching for oil for the next five years....
Posted: Thu Aug 5, 2021 1:43AM
documentUnhoused Bill of Rights Introduced by Representative Cori Bush (MO-01)
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by National Homelessness Law Center
(July 29, 2021, Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Cori Bush (MO-01) unveiled the Unhoused Bill of Rights, the “first federal resolution to declare unalienable rights for unhoused persons and provide solutions to permanently end the crisis by 2025.”...
Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:54PM
imageOregon Approves Petition to Increase Marbled Murrelet Endangered Species Protection
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Coastal Seabird at Risk of Extinction From Climate Change...
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 3:51PM
imageLawsuit Threatened Over U.S. Failure to Protect Imperiled Wildlife From Marine Highway Program
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Program Funds Expansion of Ship Traffic That Harms Protected Species...
Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 11:33AM
imageBiden Administration Announces Decommissioning of Oil Rigs Off California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 22, 2021 — The Biden administration today announced its intent to prepare a programmatic environmental analysis of the impacts of decommissioning oil and gas drilling platforms, pipelines and wells off southern California....
Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:48PM
textIMF Approves Sudan Debt Relief Plan by Zachary Conti
On Monday, the International Monetary Fund approved a plan to pay for Sudan's debt owed to the financial institution....
Posted: Tue May 11, 2021 8:59AM
imageSettlement Reached in Groundbreaking Martin v. Boise case
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by National Homelessness Law Center
Parties reach historic agreement that prevents people experiencing homelessness from being cited or arrested for sleeping outdoors when no shelter is available...
Posted: Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:27AM
textAppeal Targets U.S. Wildlife Agency’s Refusal to Consider California Condor’s Significance to Tribal Groups in Approving Luxury Resort by Center for Biological Diversity
LOS ANGELES, February 2, 2021 — Conservation and tribal groups today appealed a recent court ruling that the California condor doesn’t qualify as a traditional Native American cultural property under federal law....
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2021 12:59PM
textStimulus Deal Ups Food Aid for Puerto Rico by Zachary Conti
Congress passed additional Nutrition Assistance Program food benefits for Puerto Rico as part of its $900 billion COVID stimulus plan....
Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2020 2:43PM
textBiden Should Call for Emergency G20 Leaders Meeting, Says Religious Development Group by Zach Conti
A religious development group urges President-elect Biden to convene an emergency G20 meeting upon inauguration into the high office....
Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2020 5:26AM
textShark vs. Human: Who Is More Dangerous? by Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC, August 10, 2020 — As Shark Week kicks off this week, more than 200 restaurants across the United States and Canada are exacerbating the rapid decline in shark species by continuing to serve an expensive soup made from their butchered fins....
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:33PM
imageFederal Review of Columbia River Dams Fails to Protect Salmon, Orcas
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Dam Removal Not Chosen Despite Scientific Support...
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:18PM
textSanta Barbara County to Vote on ExxonMobil Plan to Restart Offshore Platforms, Truck Oil in California by Center for Biological Diversity
Final Environmental Study Released, Project Approval Hearings Announced...
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:13PM