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Come Heller or Clean Water: Dirty Water Rider Tries to Drown the Clean Water Act

There’s another nasty assault on America’s wetlands, waters and wildlife. The Dirty Water Rider, designed to handcuff the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers, is creeping its …

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Asian Carp: Not Grandma’s Type of Fish

Early memories of fishing with our grandma included regular warnings to never eat the carp! As a child, the actively agile carp was a tough fish to get into the …

Hope for Coastal Louisiana: Reconnecting the Mississippi with its Delta

This post was written by Dr. Alisha Renfro, a coastal scientist with NWF working on the Mississippi River Delta restoration in coastal Louisiana. She has Ph.D. in Marine and Atmospheric …

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Oh Carp! Flying Fish May Invade Great Lakes

A fish out of water is more than an expression along the Mississippi and Missouri river basins – it’s also a threat to people and wildlife. Asian carp are an …

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Plodding action on critical issues threatens Great Lakes

A recent report on Michigan Public Radio asked a simple question, one that produced a disturbing answer. The question: Why does it take 40 years to clean up a river? …

Weekly News Roundup – May 13, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: High Waters Offer Sediment-Laden Lessons Amidst Flooding …

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Feds ignoring demands for faster action on Asian carp

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently turned on a third electric barrier that is supposed to keep Asian carp in the Chicago Waterway System from invading Lake Michigan. The …

The Big Uneasy Screening Across the Country

Movie is a wake-up call to stopping water projects harming wildlife habitat and public safety Actor/Director Harry Shearer, perhaps best known as the voice behind several Simpsons characters like Ned …

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Feds’ action on Asian carp crisis doesn’t meet rhetoric

Federal officials were in Chicago this week to tell us once again what a great job they’re doing to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes. I appreciate the …

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Youngsters deliver powerful message on Asian carp

Ten-year-old Thomas Ridge stepped up to the microphone at Tuesday’s government hearing on how best to keep Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes and proceeded to bring down the …

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