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Weekly News Roundup – May 13, 2011

5/13/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

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 Tragedy May 13, 2011 – As the rising waters of […] Read more >

Climate Capsule: Drills, Spills, & Restoration Bills

4/26/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: One Year Later, What’s Working, and Who’s Not Quote: Gov. Christine Todd Whitman (R-NJ), former EPA administrator Economic Story of the Week: NYC Studies Cost of Cutting 80 Percent GHGs Editorial of the […] Read more >

Cutting Corn Ethanol Subsidies: Congress Should Be All Ears

3/31/2011 // By Aviva Glaser

As early as this afternoon, the Senate may vote on an amendment that would save taxpayers billions of dollars by cutting wasteful and environmentally-harmful corn ethanol subsidies. At a time when Congress has been fighting over how deeply to cut […] Read more >

Looking for a Tax Rebate this Year? Find it in Corn Ethanol!

3/3/2011 // By Jenna Peters

Many members of Congress were elected in November promising to save money and cut unnecessary government spending, yet these same members continue to defend a wasteful, expensive, and environmentally damaging program.  But while Congress has been quick to vote to cut […] Read more >

Ranger Rick Goes to Washington

2/6/2009 // By Julia Marden

Breaking News: A Washington Post article reports that raccoons have invaded White House grounds, and are causing the National Park Service no small amount of trouble. We at NWF would like to posit that perhaps the raccoon population is a little […] Read more >

Danielle’s Good Neighbor of the Week: James Towner

10/16/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Some of you may remember my post asking people “Will You Be My Good Neighbor?” Well, so far we are off to a fantastic start! I’ve had the pleasure of meeting some amazing neighbors who inspire me and others by […] Read more >

Energy Bill Signed into Law

12/19/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Wildlife to Benefit from this “Down Payment” on Strong Global Warming Legislation The package–which passed the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in the past week–will help reduce America’s oil dependency and take an important step toward reducing global warming […] Read more >

House Energy Vote Approaches

7/31/2007 // By Kristin Johnson

A few weeks ago, the U.S. Senate passed their version of an Energy Bill, drawing up a blueprint for America’s energy use in the coming year. Now the House of Representatives is working on their Energy Independence Package, and staffers […] Read more >

Senate Energy Bill: Done

6/22/2007 // By Alisha Fowler

Yesterday afternoon the Senate voted to end debate on the energy bill, and then after a couple more hours of debate (huh?), but no important votes, the Senate passed the energy bill shortly after midnight. In the end, we support […] Read more >

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