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Defenders of Wildlife

Defenders is a national, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the protection of all native animals and plants in their natural communities.

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SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT SIGNED FOR PANOCHE VALLEY SOLAR PROJECT

The Sierra Club, Defenders of Wildlife, Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society (collectively the “Environmental Groups”), the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and Panoche Valley Solar LLC (a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison Development, Inc.), have entered into a settlement agreement concerning the size and location of a solar project currently under development in California’s Panoche Valley.
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GROUPS TO DEFEND WILDLIFE AND CLEAN WATER AGAINST COAL INDUSTRY ATTACK

Today, a coalition of local and national community and conservation groups filed a motion to participate in two lawsuits that seek to undermine the Stream Protection Rule. The rule, an update to the standards intended to protect clean water and other natural resources threatened by surface coal mining operations across the nation, was issued December 19, 2016, by the Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, after almost a decade of work