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Public Attacks Are Green Attacks

4/26/2011 // By Simone Lightfoot

Simone Lightfoot heads up regional urban initiatives for the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Great Lakes Regional Center. She integrates the work of the NWF with the region’s urban green efforts including air and water quality, sustainability, climate change, solid and […] Read more >

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Bad Riders On the Storm

4/8/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

The government shutdown clock is ticking away furiously in Washington, D.C. as Congress wrestles with a budget agreement. While many Americans have no choice but to ride out the storm, bad water riders in the house-passed Continuing Resolution, or H.R.1, […] Read more >

Bald eagle by Andrew Nicholson.

Share the Facts: Wildlife Impacts of Proposed Federal Budget Cuts

4/7/2011 // By Robyn Carmichael

Right now, our nation’s most important conservation laws — including the Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, and Clean Air Act — are under attack in the federal budget bill (also known as the Continuing Resolution) that Congress is expected […] Read more >

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Polluters Lose in Clean Air Act Attack

4/6/2011 // By Joe Mendelson

Today, attempts to rollback parts of the Clean Air Act that direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to address carbon pollution failed in the Senate. In a game of political hide-and-seek, varying polluter interests attempted to highjack a bill (S. 493) […] Read more >

Climate Capsule: Riding the Budget Wave

4/5/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Hello Capsule readers! In addition to the wind, rain, and cherry blossom pollen, there’s tension in the air this week as questions abound. Will certain Congressmen keep trying to attach riders that destroy our environmental protections to the budget bill? […] Read more >

Cuts to Land and Water Conservation Damage the Outdoor Recreation Economy

4/4/2011 // By Bentley Johnson

There’s a lot of political theater on Capitol Hill these days.  That may not be much of a surprise to anyone who has followed the Continuing Resolution (aka the ‘CR’) budget debate over the last few weeks. But what may […] Read more >

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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 […] Read more >

The Grand Canyon is one of 58 parks that could close if the government shuts down.

A Nightmare or a Dream Come True: Which Will Congress Choose for America?

3/7/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Rafting down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon is a trip few Americans ever get to make. Unless you have the money to pay for a commercial trip, which can cost upwards of $2500 a person, you must possess […] Read more >

NWF Rally at US Capitol, March 2, 2011

NWF, Congressional Allies Rally to Defend Clean Air, Water

3/2/2011 // By Miles Grant

Dozens of National Wildlife Federation members, supporters and partners rallied at the U.S. Capitol today, asking members of Congress to stand up for America’s air, water, wildlife and public health. Representatives Jim Moran (VA-08), Rush Holt (NJ-12), Raul Grijalva (AZ-07), […] Read more >

NWF members & supporters rally at Exton, PA office of Rep. Gerlach

Pennsylvanians Stand Up for Clean Air & Clean Water Acts

2/28/2011 // By Miles Grant

Want proof we can disagree without being disagreeable? Look no further than Friday’s planned House Continuing Resolution protest outside the district office of Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-PA). When strong wind and rain moved in just as National Wildlife Federation supporters […] Read more >

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