Clean Air Act

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

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 …

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

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 …

Mercury Air Pollution

A Letter from the Mercury Frontline

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 …

Townhalls Inspiring Action

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 …

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[Video] Don’t Let Mercury Silence the Loons’ Call

Have you ever heard a Common Loon yodel? What about hoot, wail or tremolo? Not sure what a tremolo is? Or let’s rewind—not even sure what a Common Loon is? …

Working for Wildlife: Follow NWF Activities All Over the Country

Field Highlights: You Gotta Have Standards After weeks of phone calls, email alerts and social media announcements, the EPA public hearings finally took place.  What was all the fuss about? …

Ed Perry speaks on behalf of fishermen concerned about mercury contamination

Public Demands Mercury-Free Fish at Pa. EPA Hearing

A wave of fishermen, moms, doctors, scientists, and even industry representatives spoke out in support of EPA’s new rule makings that would limit over 90% of mercury from being emitted …

An Endangered Ecosystem

Picture yourself taking a beautiful spring hike. As you walk, you notice a clearing and decide to sit down under a small opening of trees, looking out over wildflowers, grasses, …

Working for Wildlife: Follow NWF Activities All Over the Country

Field Highlights: “Your Mama Would Be Proud” While for most Mother’s Day meant paying homage to our mothers and grandmothers, for the NWF activists in Montana & Michigan it meant …

Fishing

Protecting Our Great Lakes from Mercury

It is great to see anglers speaking out about the impacts of mercury pollution on fishing, tourism, business, and health.  Take a look at this opinion editorial written by an …

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