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The Hill
California legal victory exposes fracking flaw in U.S. management of public landsauctioning off new leases so that we can leave these dirty fossil fuels in the
California legal victory exposes fracking flaw in U.S. management of public lands
The Hill / Posted 4 hours ago
auctioning off new leases so that we can leave these dirty fossil fuels in the ground. Jean Su is an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity and Californians Against Fracking. The views expressed by authors are their own and not the... Read more
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Island Packet
Butterflies have invaded the Lowcountry. Here’s how to help them survive.above 70 degrees, to survive. Chacon said butterfly populations have declined
Butterflies have invaded the Lowcountry. Here’s how to help them survive.
Island Packet / Posted 4 hours ago
above 70 degrees, to survive. Chacon said butterfly populations have declined over the last decade. According to the Center for Biological Diversity, 2016 was the first promising year for the monarch butterfly in the last decade, with 150... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
EPA needs to get serious about ocean acidificationstandards for each state under the Clean Water Act, but it hasn’t updated its c
EPA needs to get serious about ocean acidification
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 hours ago
standards for each state under the Clean Water Act, but it hasn’t updated its criteria on water acidity in 40 years. The Center for Biological Diversity, where I work, petitioned the EPA in 2013 to update those standards, but more than three... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Obama Administration Finalizes New Rules Impeding Citizens' Ability to Use Endangered Species Actand right-wing states that are hostile to endangered species,” said Brett Hartl
Obama Administration Finalizes New Rules Impeding Citizens' Ability to Use Endangered Species Act
CommonDreams.org / Posted yesterday
and right-wing states that are hostile to endangered species,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These rules make it harder to get imperiled species the Endangered Species Act protections... Read more
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Missoula Independent
What it takes to save an imperiled fisha listing as endangered, a decision applauded by virtually the entire environme
What it takes to save an imperiled fish
Missoula Independent / Posted yesterday
a listing as endangered, a decision applauded by virtually the entire environmental community. Two exceptions were the Center for Biological Diversity and Western Watersheds, neither of which is based in Wyoming or Montana. Despite multiple... Read more
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The Hill
Rule changes petitioning process for animal protectionswill allow them to better leverage limited resources and more effectively conse
Rule changes petitioning process for animal protections
The Hill / Posted yesterday
will allow them to better leverage limited resources and more effectively conserve America’s imperiled wildlife. The Center for Biological Diversity was quick to slam the rule, calling it an “impediment" on citizens’ ability to use the... Read more
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Daily Herald
California governor backs protecting whales from crab trapscrabs. That led crabbing fishermen to join conservation groups in backing the l
California governor backs protecting whales from crab traps
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
crabs. That led crabbing fishermen to join conservation groups in backing the legislation. Kristen Monsell of the Center for Biological Diversity is urging federal and state authorities to do more, including considering making prime areas... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California governor backs protecting whales from crab trapscrabs. That led crabbing fishermen to join conservation groups in backing the l
California governor backs protecting whales from crab traps
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
crabs. That led crabbing fishermen to join conservation groups in backing the legislation. Kristen Monsell of the Center for Biological Diversity is urging federal and state authorities to do more, including considering making prime areas... Read more
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Salon.com
California governor backs protecting whales from crab trapscrabs. That led crabbing fishermen to join conservation groups in backing the l
California governor backs protecting whales from crab traps
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
crabs. That led crabbing fishermen to join conservation groups in backing the legislation. Kristen Monsell of the Center for Biological Diversity is urging federal and state authorities to do more, including considering making prime areas... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California governor backs protecting whales from crab trapscrabs. That led crabbing fishermen to join conservation groups in backing the l
California governor backs protecting whales from crab traps
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
crabs. That led crabbing fishermen to join conservation groups in backing the legislation. Kristen Monsell of the Center for Biological Diversity is urging federal and state authorities to do more, including considering making prime areas... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
USFS wins California bottled water permit fightup, dooming the plants, fish and animals that have relied on it for tens of tho
USFS wins California bottled water permit fight
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 5 days ago
up, dooming the plants, fish and animals that have relied on it for tens of thousands of years,” Ileene Anderson of the Center for Biological Diversity said in a statement. A message asking for comment from the Forest Service was not... Read more
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USA Today
Nestle can keep piping water from national forest, despite outdated permitin 2015, demanded that the Forest Service halt Nestle’s use of wells and piping
Nestle can keep piping water from national forest, despite outdated permit
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
in 2015, demanded that the Forest Service halt Nestle’s use of wells and piping in the forest. Plaintiffs, including the Center for Biological Diversity, argued that because the permit had expired years ago, the Forest Service had illegally... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Forest Service wins lawsuit, Nestle continuing to pump water out of national forestthis ongoing drought, this will be the first time that the creek goes dry," sai
Forest Service wins lawsuit, Nestle continuing to pump water out of national forest
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 days ago
this ongoing drought, this will be the first time that the creek goes dry," said Ileene Anderson, senior scientist for the Center for Biological Diversity. Forest Service sued for letting Nestle pump without a permit According to the complaint,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Coast Guard investigating Northern California oil tanker leakto contain a spill and saying the leak did not pose any danger to people. Shay
Coast Guard investigating Northern California oil tanker leak
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
to contain a spill and saying the leak did not pose any danger to people. Shaye Wolf, climate science director for the Center for Biological Diversity, said the incident would likely have a significant impact on salmon, steelhead, sturgeon and... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Court sides with US Forest Service over bottled water permitpermit. U.S. District Judge Jesus Bernal said Tuesday that the permit by Nestl
Court sides with US Forest Service over bottled water permit
KTVN Reno / Posted 6 days ago
permit. U.S. District Judge Jesus Bernal said Tuesday that the permit by Nestle Waters North America is still valid. The Center for Biological Diversity and others sued last year to halt bottling operations unless a new permit is obtained. The... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Court sides with US Forest Service over bottled water permitpermit. U.S. District Judge Jesus Bernal said Tuesday that the permit by Nestl
Court sides with US Forest Service over bottled water permit
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
permit. U.S. District Judge Jesus Bernal said Tuesday that the permit by Nestle Waters North America is still valid. The Center for Biological Diversity and others sued last year to halt bottling operations unless a new permit is obtained. The... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
BREAKING: Federal Court Denies Request to Turn Off Nestlé Spigot Despite Decades of Water-Taking in the San Bernardino National Forestfish and animals that have relied on it for tens of thousands of years” said Il
BREAKING: Federal Court Denies Request to Turn Off Nestlé Spigot Despite Decades of Water-Taking in the San Bernardino National Forest
CommonDreams.org / Posted 6 days ago
fish and animals that have relied on it for tens of thousands of years” said Ileene Anderson, senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Bottling water is not worth sacrificing Strawberry Creek, so we’re considering our options... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Analysis: Monterey County Crude Worse for Climate Than Alberta Tar Sands Oilis more climate damaging than any other large source of oil produced in, or imp
Analysis: Monterey County Crude Worse for Climate Than Alberta Tar Sands Oil
CommonDreams.org / Posted 6 days ago
is more climate damaging than any other large source of oil produced in, or imported into, California, according to a new Center for Biological Diversity analysis of state data. The Center’s report, titled Stealing California's Future, found that... Read more
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The Signal
Developer: Rare flower won’t stop Newhall Ranchas part of the Newhall Ranch project, a spokesman for the developer said Tuesda
Developer: Rare flower won’t stop Newhall Ranch
The Signal / Posted 6 days ago
as part of the Newhall Ranch project, a spokesman for the developer said Tuesday. In response to a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protections for 757 species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed Thursday to... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
BLM postpones Utah coal lease sale; sage grouse concernsAppeals rules on the challenge before then. The appeal and petition for a stay
BLM postpones Utah coal lease sale; sage grouse concerns
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 7 days ago
Appeals rules on the challenge before then. The appeal and petition for a stay was filed Sept. 12 by the Sierra Club, the Center for Biological Diversity, WildEarth Guardians and the Grand Canyon Trust. The Greens Hollow lease covers more than 9... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Analysis: Company Behind Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline Has Record of Spills, Property Damage At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human
Analysis: Company Behind Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline Has Record of Spills, Property Damage
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature - to the existence in our world of a... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Obama Administration Urged to Halt Dumping of Offshore Fracking Waste Into Gulf of MexicoProposed Permit Threatens Sea Turtles, Fish, Other Gulf Wildlife At the Center
Obama Administration Urged to Halt Dumping of Offshore Fracking Waste Into Gulf of Mexico
CommonDreams.org / Posted 8 days ago
Proposed Permit Threatens Sea Turtles, Fish, Other Gulf Wildlife At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature - to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and... Read more
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The Hill
Feds move to protect hummingbirdswhere the population has declined by an estimated 92 percent over the last quar
Feds move to protect hummingbirds
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
where the population has declined by an estimated 92 percent over the last quarter-century, according to the federal government. The protections stem from a 2010 petition from the Center for Biological Diversity. The public has 60 days to com... Read more
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The Hill
New regs for Tuesday: Hummingbirds, efficiency, stolen carsMonday to list the iiwi, which is found in Hawaii, as a threatened species. Thi
New regs for Tuesday: Hummingbirds, efficiency, stolen cars
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
Monday to list the iiwi, which is found in Hawaii, as a threatened species. This stems from a 2010 petition from the Center for Biological Diversity. The public has 60 days to comment. Cars: The National Highway Traffic Safety... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Radioactive water - enough to fill 300 Olympic pools - leaks from sinkholeenvironmental and health concerns are the release of uranium, radium and radon
Radioactive water - enough to fill 300 Olympic pools - leaks from sinkhole
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
environmental and health concerns are the release of uranium, radium and radon gas, said the Florida director of the Center for Biological Diversity, Jacki Lopez. Read More Once contaminants reach the aquifer, which extends from central... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Alum leads Dakota pipeline teach-init was redesigned out of concern that it would leak into the water supply of Bi
Alum leads Dakota pipeline teach-in
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
it was redesigned out of concern that it would leak into the water supply of Bismarck, the state capital. According to the Center for Biological Diversity, oil spills were the leading type of pipeline incident to occur in the United States from... Read more
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Queensland Times
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking waterand was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking water
Queensland Times / Posted 9 days ago
and was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies. But Jacki Lopez, Florida director of the Center for Biological Diversity, was not reassured. "It's hard to trust them when they say 'Don't worry,' when they've been... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking waterand was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking water
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
and was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies. But Jacki Lopez, Florida director of the Center for Biological Diversity, was not reassured. "It's hard to trust them when they say 'Don't worry,' when they've been... Read more
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News Mail
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking waterand was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking water
News Mail / Posted 9 days ago
and was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies. But Jacki Lopez, Florida director of the Center for Biological Diversity, was not reassured. "It's hard to trust them when they say 'Don't worry,' when they've been... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking waterand was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking water
Daily Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
and was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies. But Jacki Lopez, Florida director of the Center for Biological Diversity, was not reassured. "It's hard to trust them when they say 'Don't worry,' when they've been... Read more
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Northern Star
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking waterand was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking water
Northern Star / Posted 9 days ago
and was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies. But Jacki Lopez, Florida director of the Center for Biological Diversity, was not reassured. "It's hard to trust them when they say 'Don't worry,' when they've been... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking waterand was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking water
The Daily Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
and was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies. But Jacki Lopez, Florida director of the Center for Biological Diversity, was not reassured. "It's hard to trust them when they say 'Don't worry,' when they've been... Read more
70 related stories
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking waterand was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies
Sinkhole dumps radioactive particles into drinking water
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
and was being recovered with pumps before it could contaminate private supplies. But Jacki Lopez, Florida director of the Center for Biological Diversity, was not reassured. "It's hard to trust them when they say 'Don't worry,' when they've been... Read more
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DW
Sinkhole at fertilizer plant leaks 'slightly radioactive' water into Florida aquifer |leak publicly via a post on its website on Thursday, Mosaic spokesman Ben Pratt
Sinkhole at fertilizer plant leaks 'slightly radioactive' water into Florida aquifer |
DW / Posted 10 days ago
leak publicly via a post on its website on Thursday, Mosaic spokesman Ben Pratt said. Jacki Lopez, Florida director of the Center for Biological Diversity told news agency Reuters that the three week gap between detecting the sinkhole and reporting... Read more
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BBC News
Florida sinkhole causes radioactive water to leak into aquiferDavid Jellerson was quoted as saying by the Associated Press news agency. Howe
Florida sinkhole causes radioactive water to leak into aquifer
BBC News / Posted 10 days ago
David Jellerson was quoted as saying by the Associated Press news agency. However, Jacki Lopez, Florida director of the Center for Biological Diversity, told Reuters news agency: "It's hard to trust them when they say 'Don't worry,' when they've... Read more
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The Signal
Rare flower could derail Newhall Ranch housing planaimed at stopping 21,000 homes being built for the Newhall Ranch housing develo
Rare flower could derail Newhall Ranch housing plan
The Signal / Posted 11 days ago
aimed at stopping 21,000 homes being built for the Newhall Ranch housing development. In response to a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protections for 757 species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed Thursday to... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Appeals court agrees to review PUC approval of Carlsbad power plant1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco late Wednesday afternoon agreed t
Appeals court agrees to review PUC approval of Carlsbad power plant
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco late Wednesday afternoon agreed to a petition filed by POC and the Center for Biological Diversity to take a closer look at a 4-1 vote by the PUC in May 2015 that granted approval of a... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
More Than 40 Frontline, Indigenous and Climate Leaders Occupy the Department of the Interior Headquarters to Demand President Obama End Fossil Fuel Lease Salesin nearly a quarter of all U.S. energy-related emissions. A 2015 report by EcoS
More Than 40 Frontline, Indigenous and Climate Leaders Occupy the Department of the Interior Headquarters to Demand President Obama End Fossil Fuel Lease Sales
CommonDreams.org / Posted 12 days ago
in nearly a quarter of all U.S. energy-related emissions. A 2015 report by EcoShift Consulting, commissioned by the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth, found that remaining federal oil, gas, coal, oil shale and tar... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
'Keep it in the Ground' Movement Delivers 1 Million Signatures to the White House Calling for an End to New Federal Fossil Fuel Leasingto clean energy to avoid devastating global warming. Groups participating in t
'Keep it in the Ground' Movement Delivers 1 Million Signatures to the White House Calling for an End to New Federal Fossil Fuel Leasing
CommonDreams.org / Posted 12 days ago
to clean energy to avoid devastating global warming. Groups participating in today’s rally include Bold Louisiana, Center for Biological Diversity, Dooda Fracking, Greenpeace, Earthworks, Environment America, Friends of the Earth, Louisiana... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Plan Divvies Up California Desert For Conservation, Energy Projectsseveral counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy proj
Plan Divvies Up California Desert For Conservation, Energy Projects
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
several counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy projects and other areas for conservation. The Center for Biological Diversity called the latest plan a positive step but said it doesn't do enough to conserve wildlife... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projectsseveral counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy proj
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projects
WGEM Quincy / Posted 13 days ago
several counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy projects and other areas for conservation. The Center for Biological Diversity called the latest plan a positive step but said it doesn't do enough to conserve wildlife... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projectsseveral counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy proj
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projects
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 13 days ago
several counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy projects and other areas for conservation. The Center for Biological Diversity called the latest plan a positive step but said it doesn't do enough to conserve wildlife... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projectsseveral counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy proj
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projects
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 days ago
several counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy projects and other areas for conservation. The Center for Biological Diversity called the latest plan a positive step but said it doesn't do enough to conserve wildlife... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projectsseveral counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy proj
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projects
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 13 days ago
several counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy projects and other areas for conservation. The Center for Biological Diversity called the latest plan a positive step but said it doesn't do enough to conserve wildlife... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projectsseveral counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy proj
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projects
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 13 days ago
several counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy projects and other areas for conservation. The Center for Biological Diversity called the latest plan a positive step but said it doesn't do enough to conserve wildlife... Read more
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FOX News
Plan Divvies Up Desert For Conservation, Energy Projectsseveral counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy proj
Plan Divvies Up Desert For Conservation, Energy Projects
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
several counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy projects and other areas for conservation. The Center for Biological Diversity called the latest plan a positive step but said it doesn't do enough to conserve wildlife... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projectsseveral counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy proj
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projects
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 days ago
several counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy projects and other areas for conservation. The Center for Biological Diversity called the latest plan a positive step but said it doesn't do enough to conserve wildlife... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projectsseveral counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy proj
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projects
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 13 days ago
several counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy projects and other areas for conservation. The Center for Biological Diversity called the latest plan a positive step but said it doesn't do enough to conserve wildlife... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projectsseveral counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy proj
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projects
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 13 days ago
several counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy projects and other areas for conservation. The Center for Biological Diversity called the latest plan a positive step but said it doesn't do enough to conserve wildlife... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projectsseveral counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy proj
Plan divvies up desert for conservation, energy projects
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 days ago
several counties to pinpoint private desert land suitable for clean-energy projects and other areas for conservation. The Center for Biological Diversity called the latest plan a positive step but said it doesn't do enough to conserve wildlife... Read more
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