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Tag: Endangered Species Act

Congress strips federal protection from gray wolves

"This final, pathetic stab at wolves exemplifies House Republicans' longstanding cruelty and contempt for our nation's wildlife."

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 20, 2018

Progressives go big on Medicare for All, California Supreme court squashes splitting the state into two, Zinke takes a wrecking ball to the Endangered Species Act, and more.

Grizzly bears could soon be hunted in Wyoming

Environmental groups argue against the proposal saying that "grizzly bears remain endangered in Yellowstone and across the west."

Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act in jeopardy as Senate...

"The price will be dirtier rivers and streams, and more wildlife on the fast track toward extinction."

Here’s who’s getting paid to destroy the Endangered Species Act

Battles to protect wildlife are intensifying in the face of attacks from these and other lawmakers.

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Biden condemns ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders, sparking global outcry

A panel of ICC judges will determine whether to issue arrest warrants for any of the suspects. President Biden criticized the ICC’s actions as “outrageous.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Reintroduction of 170 European bison could help remove CO2 equivalent of 43,000 cars, study...

A new study by researchers from Yale University and Memorial University of Newfoundland has found that a herd of 170 bison being reintroduced to the Țarcu mountains of Romania could help sequester carbon dioxide emissions.

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.