Recent News About The Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND – Final plans for renewed oil and gas drilling on federal lands in Central California have been issued less than a month after the U.S. Bureau of Land Management unveiled its draft plan.
SAN FRANCISCO – A recent lawsuit is attempting to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to address the air pollution that causes asthma in many people in Northern California and in Phoenix, Arizona.
Conservation groups allege U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to protect rare salamander, intend to file suit
OAKLAND – A group of conservation institutions filed an intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on April 22, alleging that the federal agency has neglected its responsibility to respond to a petition meant to protect a rare salamander.
The California Supreme Court recently ruled that claimants who are seeking to remove coho salmon from the state's endangered species list can now attempt to demonstrate that the fish never should have been included on the list.