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Wildlife, Public Health Endangered with Methane Rule Suspension

At the urging of fossil fuel interests, on June 12, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a two-year suspension or “stay” of core components of its 2016 final rule …

New Ozone Rule to Better Protect Wildlife, Public Health

This Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced a rule that will benefit public health, vegetation, and wildlife. The Agency finalized a new standard for ozone and smog pollution of 70 …

Burning Concern: Drought-Driven Wildfires Generating Pollution

This summer, the foothills and mountain peaks that form Colorado’s Front Range have been nearly invisible at times because of thick haze from wildfires in the state and across the …

Downtown Seattle skyline on clear day and a day hazy due to Central WA wildfire

Hot and Hazy: Central Washington Wildfires Muddle the Puget Sound Skyline

Smoke from Central Washington wildfires is dimming the horizon throughout Washington today, obscuring the crispness that is so common on a sunny summer day in Seattle. It also raises air quality …

A Conservationist’s Preview to President Obama’s 2012 State of the…

New Mercury Limits Protect Wildlife and People Alike!

Breath of Fresh Air in Senate: “We Are Not Just…

Bad Air Day: EPA Holds Hearings on Oil and Gas Air Pollution Standards

Tapping oil and natural gas is part of America’s energy portfolio, but it can come at an unhealthy price for air, water, and wildlife. The Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) is holding …

Code Orange: Sensitive Groups Should Stay Indoors!

In December, I became a father of a beautiful, now 8-month old boy named August.  We call him “Gus.” As someone whose full-time job at the National Wildlife Federation is …

Working for Wildlife: Follow NWF Activities All Over the Country

Field Highlights: Hot Hot Heat (Advisory) It’s officially summer, and while we’re all enjoying some fun in the sun there are a few reasons to stay indoors this July: ozone alert …

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