Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal wildlife officials on Friday proposed to list as threatened populations of greater sage grouse in Nevada and California in an effort to save the struggling species, a decision that promises […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal biologists have turned down Endangered Species Act protection for the ashy storm-petrel, a sea bird that breeds on islands off the California coast. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service […]
Seattle (AP) — Killer whales that spend their summers in Puget Sound are a distinct population group and will remain protected under the Endangered Species Act, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday. NOAA’s […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oil industry associations say federal land managers are blocking new energy development by postponing all oil and gas lease auctions in California until October. John Felmy, the chief economist for the […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conservation groups are suing federal wildlife and fisheries officials, claiming the government missed a legally mandated deadline to create protection zones for endangered loggerhead sea turtles.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The federal government auctioned off nearly 18,000 acres of oil leases on prime public lands in Central California, home to prized vineyards, several endangered species and one of the largest deposits of shale oil in the country.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Conservation groups are suing the California’s oil and gas drilling regulators over hydraulic fracturing, charging officials with failing to properly study environmental impacts of the practice as required under state laws. […]