budget Subscribe to Feed

April Fool's

It’s April Fool’s Day, and the Joke’s On Us

4/1/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

When it comes to the environment, water pollution is the issue Americans worry about the most. Unfortunately, members of Congress are making light of those fears just in time for April Fool’s Day. The amendments and riders attached to the …

Power plant in front of U.S. Capitol

Political Theater Becomes a Messy Political Spectacle

3/31/2011 // By Jeremy Symons

It must have sounded like a reasonable idea when polluters first pressed the newly elected Congress to come to their aid.

Pennsylvanians Protest Rep. Thompson's Anti-Environmental Votes

Public Backlash Intensifies Against Polluter Bailout Bill

2/27/2011 // By Jeremy Symons

Oil companies and other polluters have once again convinced a new crop of political leaders to take a crowbar to the nation’s environmental laws and try to wedge open a few new loopholes. It first happened in 1995.  Congress’ attack on the …

The House budget is an unprecendent attack on the environment and public health. (Image courtesy of www.treehugger.com)

Climate Capsule: EPA, Climate Protection Under Attack

2/23/2011 // By George Ho

This will be my last edition of the Capsule! I want to say thanks so much for reading for the past 11 months, and to keep looking to National Wildlife Federation and the Climate Capsule to keep you up-to-date on …