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“America’s Amazon” Saved Once and for All: A Resounding Victory for Wildlife

Last week a judge issued a decision that protects 200,000 acres of Mississippi River delta wetlands once and for all.  The decision ends the proposed Yazoo Pumps project, which would …

Another Round in the Fight for Clean Water: Court decision leaves wetlands vulnerable to development

Last week another sideways step was taken in the long struggle to clarify which waters receive Clean Water Act protections in light of recent confusing and controversial Supreme Court decisions.  …

Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Plan Moves Forward

Amanda Moore, Coastal Louisiana Organizer for the National Wildlife Federation, co-authored this post. After more than a year of tug-of-war between the state of Louisiana and the Army Corps of …

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We’re Not As Clean As We Think We Are: The Case For Protecting All Waters

The results of a report published in Nature magazine earlier this month confirms what many of us already know: our waters are in rough shape.  According to the report, 80% …

New Report Shows Colorado’s Streams and Wetlands Endangered

Budget Could Bring a Flow of Funding for the Great…

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