air pollution

Phronghorn. Photo by Mark Gocke, USDA.

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 …

President Barack Obama shakes hands with House Speaker John Boehner before delivering the State of the Union address, Jan. 25, 2011 (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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

Will America invest in a clean economy that creates jobs, cuts pollution and protects public health, or continue our dependence on dirty fuels that threaten wildlife, weaken our energy security, and deliver massive profits for big polluters?

New Mercury Limits Protect Wildlife and People Alike!

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

Oil refinery in Chalmette, Louisiana. (Courtesy of

Bad Air Day: EPA Holds Hearings on Oil and Gas…

photo by Dylan Passmore

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 …

Leaders vs. followers– Coal-burning utilities have technology, resources and ability to reduce toxic pollution

Today the Center for American Progress released a report “Mercury Falling: Many Power Plants Already Have Equipment to Slash Mercury, Toxic Contamination” and held an event with a panel to …

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