California Legislators Pass Bill to Reverse Trump Environmental RollbacksState lawmakers sent to the governor early Saturday morning a bill aimed at stopping the Trump administration from weakening oversight of longstanding federal environmental laws in California.
Lawsuit Filed In San Francisco Court Challenges Trump Endangered Species RuleA coalition of environmental groups are taking the Trump administration to court over changes they say will weaken the Endangered Species Act.
Melting Sea Ice Spurs Legal Fight Over Walrus ProtectionsHow well walruses cope with shrinking sea ice is at the heart of a legal fight over whether walruses should be listed as a threatened species, giving them an added protection against human encroachments.
Trump Aims to Limit Protections in Endangered Species ActThe Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animals and plants and limiting habitat safeguards meant to shield recovering species from harm.
Nevada, Kentucky Senators' Bill Would Rewrite U.S. Endangered Species ActCritics say the proposal would dismantle landmark legislation Pres. Nixon signed into law and put hundreds of species on a path to extinction.
California Fish and Game Commision Adds Spotted Owl To Endangered Species ListThe state's Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously on Friday to add the threatened bird to the list.
Stretch Of Sacramento River Closed To Fishing After Drought Conditions Threaten Chinook PopulationLate rains and high temperatures during California's drought led to the destruction of millions of Chinook eggs and the loss of an entire class of winter-run Chinook salmon.
Animal Rights Advocates Use Endangered Species Act To Halt Nevada Wild Horse Roundups Efforts to halt mustang roundups in Congress and the courts have been unsuccessful over the past decade, but two groups in a petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service are focusing on genetics and research they say prove the horses are a native species.
Partial Attorneys Fees Awarded In Sharp Park Golf Course LawsuitA federal judge in San Francisco has awarded $386,000 in attorneys' fees and costs to six environmental groups that filed a lawsuit seeking to protect two imperiled species at the Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica.
Pacifica Golf Course Celebrates Anniversary Despite Attempts To Close ItEnvironmentalists have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Sharp Park violates the Endangered Species Act.