Clean Air Act

2011 Review: House of Representatives, Polluter Lobbying, and More Air Pollution

Today, the House of Representatives returns with a 13% approval rating to start the 2012 legislative session. Before the gavel lands and the bills start flying, it is worth looking …

Oil refinery in Chalmette, Louisiana. (Courtesy of Planetware.com)

NWF Helps Deliver 2011 Victories for Clean Air

Thanks to NWF and other organizations’ persistent advocacy, EPA is putting the brakes on toxic air pollution and curbing greenhouse gas emissions. NWF has been a leader in finding ways …

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Top 11 Coal Plant Polluters for 2011

Polluters have been denying their effect on climate change for too long. One of the reasons that power plants have been able to get away with the amount of greenhouse …

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El Prometo: A Promise We All Understand

Each year, everyone gets a fresh start and many choose to make a resolution to change their lives for the better. In 2012, President Obama has the opportunity to change …

Fishing the Penobscot

Guest Post: Sportsman Grateful to EPA for Reducing Mercury Pollution

Ed Perry is an aquatic biologist who retired in 2002 after a 30-year career with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, where he supervised the section responsible for protecting streams …

New Mercury Limits Protect Wildlife and People Alike!

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized new air pollution standards that will result in the first-ever national limits on the amount of mercuryspewing from the nation’s coal-fired power plants. …

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Proposed Riders an Assault to Wildlife

With the holidays right around the corner, House Republican leaders are scrambling to fulfill the last-minute wish lists of their good friends, big polluters. Knowing that Congress must pass the …

Environmentalists, sportsmen, and labor officials gather round the Duramax engine - assembled at 8:30am that very morning - and marvel at its performance, efficiency and pollution-control technology.

EPA Rule Powers Clean Tech Engine, Jobs in Ohio

CLEAN TECH BOOSTS JOBS, SAVES MONEY, CUTS POLLUTION, DRIVES PERFORMANCE If you drive a big pick-up truck at work or when you hunt or fish, you know there are more …

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Obama Commits to Tackle Carbon Pollution in 2012

Yesterday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson announced plans for establishing new carbon pollution limits on the nation’s power plants.  This is good news. Just last month NWF had voiced serious concerns that …

Breath of Fresh Air in Senate: “We Are Not Just in This Chamber to Represent the Polluters”

There’s so much hot air coming out of Washington these days, many Americans have tuned out. But one speech on the Senate floor recently is worth watching in full.

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