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Working for Wildlife: Follow NWF Activities All Over the Country

6/20/2011 // By Kendall Mackey

Field Highlights: Sportsmen Show Support for Clean Air Act Last week over 300 Sportsmen groups nationwide sent a letter to congress urging them to protect the Clean Air Act.  The letter concluded with this statement: “America’s hunters, anglers, and the 79 […] Read more >

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Conservative Supreme Court Justices Affirm Climate Science

6/20/2011 // By Joe Mendelson

Today’s decision by the Supreme Court in American Electric Power v. Connecticut may have foreclosed (for now) the possibility of states using federal common law to seek carbon pollution limits on some of our country’s dirtiest coal power plants, but […] Read more >

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Video – Michigan’s Hunters and Anglers Urge Congress to Protect Clean Air

6/17/2011 // By Brenda Archambo

As a sportswoman, I am particularly concerned about mercury. Reducing mercury and air toxics will help protect our long standing investment in our outdoor heritage. Mercury settles from the air onto our lakes, rivers, and forests, polluting the environment and […] Read more >

Sportsmen Stand Up for the Clean Air Act

6/15/2011 // By Jenny Kordick

Hundreds of  groups that represent fishermen, hunters, and outdoor enthusiasts presented a letter to Congress last week calling for protection of the Clean Air Act. Sportsmen and women released the letter at various locations across the country maintaing that clean air and clean […] Read more >

Sportsmen Talk Clean Air at Walden Pond

6/15/2011 // By Carol Oldham

“ the problem of preservation boils down to is this–ducks can’t vote, trees can’t vote, neither can salmon, flowers, mountains or rivers. It is incumbent upon us as sportsmen to take on this weighty responsibility to serve this as our greatest constituency”.
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Protect Our Children from Toxic Air

6/9/2011 // By Meri-Margaret Deoudes

In less than a minute you can help make a change for the health of our nation’s children and our nation’s wildlife. Read more >

Invisible but Not Make-Believe: the Real Threat of Mercury to Kids

6/8/2011 // By Katharine Pelzer

I’m not ashamed to admit it: when I was a child, I ate paint chips.  Something about the sweetness of the lead and the crunchiness of the chip proved irresistible as I worked to unsheathe my molars from my gums. […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: America’s Hunters, Anglers Call for Clean Air

6/7/2011 // By Amanda Stone

It’s that time again… To avoid those humid climate blues, check out planet Earth’s press statement in The Onion. This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Sportsmen Say No to Clean Air Act Cuts Quote: Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney Economic […] Read more >

Mercury Air Pollution

A Letter from the Mercury Frontline

6/7/2011 // By Joe Mendelson

Nearly all of our exposure to mercury occurs through eating fish and shellfish. Mercury pollution spewing from power plants settles in our lakes and rivers where microscopic organisms convert the inorganic mercury into methylmercury. This form of mercury accumulates up the […] Read more >

Townhalls Inspiring Action

6/3/2011 // By Miguel Mejia

This past Wednesday, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) partnered with Democracia USA, a national non-partisan Hispanic civic engagement organization, to put on a townhall-style event in Camden, NJ (outside of Philadelphia) entitled “Hispanics, the Environment, and the Impact of the […] Read more >