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Lawsuit Launched Over BLM’s Failure to Report Threats to Desert Tortoise, Other Imperiled Species in California Deserts

FOR RELEASE: April 1, 2014 Media Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 SAN FRANCISCO— Environmental groups filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Bureau of Land Management today for failing for seven years to report impacts to the desert tortoise and similarly threatened and endangered species from off-road vehicles, cattle grazing and other activities in California’s deserts. The Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Desert...

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