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June 24th, 2022
Statement on the Supreme Court ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson
While today is a dark day, it is a clarion call for all those who care about building a more equitable and just society.
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June 17th, 2022
Federal Court Rejects Glyphosate Registration Decision Because EPA Ignored Cancer Risks, Endangered Species Risks
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June 16th, 2022
EPA Admits Grave Harm to Hundreds of Endangered Species from Neonicotinoid Insecticides
New Analysis Completed as Required by 2019 CFS Litigation Settlement; Acknowledges Neonics Are "Likely to Adversely Affect" up to 79% of America's endangered species
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June 14th, 2022
Lawsuit Challenges Fungicide That Causes Neurological Harms and Imperils Wildlife, Endangered Species
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June 8th, 2022
Lawsuit Challenging EPA's Approval of Drift-Prone Dicamba Pesticide Moves Forward
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May 31st, 2022
California Court Paves the Way for Protection of Imperiled Bumble Bees and Other Insects
First-ever listing of insects under the California Endangered Species Act
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May 24th, 2022
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Up Slightly, Still Below Extinction Threshold
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May 20th, 2022
Media Advisory: Public Oral Argument in Environmentalists' Appeal Seeking to Ensure Legal Protections for Imperiled California Bumble Bees
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May 20th, 2022
FDA Allows Hormone-Disrupting Phthalates in Food Packaging
The chemicals can leach into food and drinks, causing infertility, birth defects, and harm to brain development
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February 24th, 2022
Legal Petition Urges Biden Administration to Ban Toxic Agricultural Pesticides on National Wildlife Refuges
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February 23rd, 2022
BASF to Stop Selling Pesticide Trifludimoxazin Rather Than Continue Litigation
Conservation Groups Prevail in Challenge to Herbicide Known to Be Extremely Harmful to Endangered Fish
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January 18th, 2022
Media Advisory: Public Oral Argument in Lawsuit Challenging EPA Approval of Bee-Killing Insecticide Sulfoxaflor
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December 21st, 2021
EPA Admits Continued Widespread Dicamba Drift Damage, Yet Still Will Not Cancel Latest Registration Despite Harms to Farmers and Endangered Species
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December 21st, 2021
Lawsuit Challenges EPA's Failure to Obey Court Order to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Toxic Pesticide
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December 16th, 2021
Court Urged to Overturn EPA Approval of Toxic New Pesticide Known to Harm Endangered Salmon, Sturgeon
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December 15th, 2021
EPA Sued Over Failure to Close Pesticide-Coated Seed Loophole Killing Bees and Endangered Species
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July 19th, 2021
Groups Sue EPA Over Approval of Toxic Herbicide Citing Risks to Endangered Species, Drift Harms
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May 19th, 2021
Biden EPA Reveals Prior Approval of Monsanto's Roundup Failed to Account for Risks to Monarch Butterflies and Other Endangered Species, Drift Harm to Farmers
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March 17th, 2021
Call to Restore Ban on Farming Risks in Wildlife Refuges
GM Crops and Neonic Insecticides Incompatible with Refuge Purposes
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February 25th, 2021
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Falls Again
Endangered Species Act Protection Urgent for Iconic Pollinator
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February 25th, 2021
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Falls Again
Endangered Species Act Protection Urgent for Iconic Pollinator
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February 16th, 2021
Opening Brief Filed in Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration's Expansion of Bee-killing Insecticide Sulfoxaflor
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February 8th, 2021
Conservationists and California Fish and Game Commission Pursue Appeal to Ensure Legal Protections for Imperiled Bumble Bees
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January 12th, 2021
Federal Court Rejects Bid by EPA, Pesticide Industry to Keep Bee-Killing Pesticide Sulfoxaflor on Market Despite Known Risks to Endangered Species
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December 16th, 2020
UPDATE: MAJOR VICTORY ON MONARCHS PROTECTION— Monarch Butterflies Put on Candidate Waiting List for Endangered Species Act Protection
Monarch Butterflies put on Candidate Waiting List for Endangered Species Act Protection
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December 8th, 2020
Legal Challenge Filed to Push By EPA, Pesticide Industry to Keep Bee-Killing Pesticide on Market
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November 20th, 2020
Court Rules State of California Lacks Authority to Protect Imperiled Bumble Bee Species Under the California Endangered Species Act
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October 23rd, 2020
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Dangerous New Fungicide
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October 7th, 2020
Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Protect Biodiversity, Coastal Waters, and Working Lands
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March 20th, 2020
Trump Administration Proposes Allowing GE Crops on Thousands of Acres of National Wildlife Refuges
Plan Would Green-light Growing Crops Engineered for Increased Herbicide Use on Dozens of Refuges Throughout Southeast
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March 13th, 2020
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Decreases by More than Half
Population Overwintering in Mexico Falls Well Below Extinction Threshold
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January 28th, 2020
Pollinator Petitioners ask Court for Permission to Join Lawsuit to Defend Fish and Game Commission Decision to Protect Four Native Bee Species Under the California Endangered Species Act
Science and Law Supports Commission's decision to List Bees under California Endangered Species Act
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May 29th, 2019
Four Native Bumble Bees Are Poised to be the First Pollinators Protected Under the California Endangered Species Act
California Fish and Game Commission vote comes in the wake of United Nations report finding that one million species are at risk of global extinction
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May 24th, 2019
Decision on Monarch Butterfly's Endangered Species Protection Extended to 2020
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September 10th, 2015
Court Finds Bee-Toxic Pesticide Sulfoxaflor Approved Illegally
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December 16th, 2013
Center for Food Safety Joins Fight Against Newest Bee-killer, Sulfoxaflor
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