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Historic Vote for Energy Independence and Wildlife

6/26/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

I’m heartened by this evening’s vote by the House of Representatives to pass the American Clean Energy and Security Act. The bill passed with a 219 to 212 bipartisan vote. This is the most important conservation vote in a generation. …

Moose, Trout and Polar Bears

6/26/2009 // By Julia Marden

NWF staffers and supporters wanted to share with you the wildlife they’re working to safeguard. Which wildlife are you fighting for? Tell your Representative today.

Historic Vote Today – Let Your Voice Be Heard

6/26/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

Debate has begun in the House of Representatives on the historic American Clean Energy and Security Act. This bill is the most comprehensive climate and clean energy bill to ever make it this far in Congress. The vote will be …

Top 3 Reasons to Support ACES

6/26/2009 // By Julia Marden

TODAY’s THE DAY! Within hours, Congress is expected to vote on legislation to confront the single greatest threat to America’s wildlife and natural resources. Please make sure your representative will help pass this groundbreaking legislation today. Here are the top 3 reasons …

Gearing Up For Final Clean Energy Bill Push

6/19/2009 // By Miles Grant

Will the U.S. House take a final vote on the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security (ACES) Act next week? That’s what President Obama is asking for: The Obama administration is planning to make next week “energy week” to rally …

Go In-Depth on ACES

6/16/2009 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation has just released a great new fact sheet on the American Clean Energy & Security Act! It details all the new resources that ACES would add to our national toolbox for fighting global warming and its …

Urgent Request from Congress: Tell Us About Wildlife

6/10/2009 // By Julia Marden

I just got an email from Robyn, in the Western Regional Center, with an urgent call to action she’d seen in the Mercury News. Oddly enough the author was not a wildlife enthusiast or environmental activist.  It was from a …

Obama on ACES

5/22/2009 // By Miles Grant

The House Energy & Commerce Committee passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act last night! Here’s President Obama’s reaction: I commend Chairman Waxman and the Members of the Energy and Commerce Committee for a successful effort to pass a …

ACES Scorecard & Updated Charts

5/21/2009 // By Miles Grant

Just a couple of quick updates on the American Clean Energy & Security Act (HR 2454), also known as Waxman-Markey. Is your member of Congress voting the right way on ACES amendments in committee? The League of Conservation Voters has …

Gore Gets Behind ACES

5/21/2009 // By Miles Grant

Politico reports Al Gore has been putting his political muscle behind the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009: Over the past few days, the former vice president and environmental activist has mobilized his green grass roots, marshaled his …