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Lawsuit Challenges Systemic Failure to Apply Endangered Species Act for Spotted Owls

sale would result in over 8,000 acres of logging activities using various prescriptions and methods, including in occupied “activity centers” utilized by northern spotted owls. Logging activities are projected to “take”—meaning “harass, harm, pursue, hunt, shoot, wound, kill” 12 owls. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued an incidental take […]

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California’s Cannabis Industry Faces Toxic Threat from Illegal Chinese Pesticides

California’s cannabis industry is grappling with a severe public health crisis as illegal and highly toxic Chinese pesticides infiltrate both illegal grow operations and the legal marijuana market. This alarming trend poses significant risks to consumers and workers alike, while exposing critical gaps in the state’s regulatory framework. Recent investigations […]