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US Bank Raises $2 Billion in Oil and Gas Pipeline Finance Since Pledge to...

April 12, 2018 - Since revising its environmental policy last year, US Bank financed more than $2 billion to companies building oil and gas...

CAP Report Offers Recommendations to Restore Health of Damaged Rivers and Streams in the...

Washington, D.C. April 9, 2018 — With the health of rivers in the American West bordering on a crisis, the Center for American Progress...

Environmental Integrity Project Calls on Scott Pruitt to Immediately Resign

Washington, D.C. April 3, 2018 – In light of multiple, growing scandals over EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s mismanagement and misspending at the agency, Environmental...

Environmental Groups Sue to Stop EPA Loophole Allowing Industrial Plants to Turn off Pollution...

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 26, 2018 - Today, public health and environmental groups filed a federal lawsuit to protect communities against the risk of a...

Congress to Fund 33 Miles of Environmentally Destructive Border Wall

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2018 — The spending plan introduced in Congress Wednesday includes $641 million for border wall construction in the Rio Grande Valley...

Recreational Fishing Lobby Pushes Changes That Could Threaten the Health of Fisheries Nationwide

WASHINGTON, DC, March 19, 2018 - As Congress considers updating the nation’s primary law governing fisheries, some recreational fishing groups are pushing for major...

Study Predicts Unique Animals and Plants of Africa’s Albertine Rift Will be Threatened by...

NEW YORK, March 9, 2018 — A new study by scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and other groups predicts that the effects of...

Annual Monarch Count Shows Butterfly Still Threatened

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 6, 2018 — The yearly count of monarch butterflies overwintering in Mexico, released yesterday, shows a decrease from last year’s count...

Satellite based data show fishing affects four times larger area than agriculture

WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 22, 2018 - A study published today in Science  illuminates the extent of global fishing – down to individual vessel movements...

Antarctic expedition finds abundance of marine life; Javier Bardem calls for Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary

BERLIN, Feb. 20, 2018 - A Greenpeace expedition to the Antarctic seafloor, including an area never before visited by humans, has found sensitive marine...

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Species From Trump Rollback of Clean Water Protections

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2018— Conservation groups filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of...

Record Year for Removing Dams to Restore Rivers in 2017

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2018 - A record number of outdated dams were removed in 2017, bringing public safety, new recreation opportunities and improved fish...

President Trump’s Second Budget Proposal Again Seeks Deep Cuts to Key Ocean Programs

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2018 - Yesterday, President Trump released his proposed budget to fund the federal government for fiscal year 2019. His second budget...

Administration moves to trample taxpayers, public health, and climate via methane waste rule rollback

Feb. 13, 2018 - Late yesterday, the Bureau of Land Management issued a proposed rule rolling back core public safeguards to reduce methane waste...

Salmon face double whammy from toxic stormwater

VANCOUVER, Wash. Feb. 12, 2018 - Washington State University researchers have found that salmon face a double whammy when they swim in the stormwater...

Republicans Advance Three Bills Attacking Forests, Public Lands

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2018 — The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will consider legislation Wednesday that would weaken environmental safeguards on, or...

Dakota Access Lawyers Abused Legal System to Stifle Advocacy, Sanctions Motion Argues

NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 7, 2018 - Yesterday, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and Earth First! Journal urged a federal court to impose...

Sportsmen, fishing business owners commend EPA decision regarding proposed Pebble mine

ANCHORAGE, AK, Jan. 26, 2018 – In a surprise move, today the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will suspend the withdraw of the...

Nearly Half of California’s Vegetation at Risk From Climate Stress

January 26, 2018 - Current levels of greenhouse gas emissions are putting nearly half of California’s natural vegetation at risk from climate stress, with transformative implications for...

Greenpeace submarine captures rare footage of the Antarctic seafloor ‘carpeted with life’

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 24, 2018 - Greenpeace International has released its first submarine footage from a part of the Antarctic seafloor never before visited...