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EPA’s New Mercury and Air Toxics Standard- Show your Support by sending a Comment Today!

6/6/2011 // By Alex Costakis

A while back, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the first ever standards for mercury and other air toxics emissions from coal-fired plants. When I first heard that these pollutants had never been regulated before, I was shocked! Surely they […] Read more >

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

6/3/2011 // By Megan Blevins

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? The Common Loon (also known as the Great Northern Diver […] 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 >

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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. Read more >

NWF, Sage, Orvis and Sportsmen Around Country Say “NO!” to Pebble Mine

2/25/2011 // By Jim Adams

Yesterday, 363 sport groups and businesses sent a letter to Lisa Jackson, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, asking her to protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay region and its world class fishing and hunting from the proposed Pebble Mine. National Wildlife Federation […] Read more >

EPA Stands by Climate Action in Face of Polluter Pushback

7/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

The Environmental Protection Agency reaffirmed its commitment to climate action today, denying 10 petitions attacking climate science. The challenges sought to reverse the EPA’s 2009 determination that global warming is real, is occurring due to emissions of greenhouse gases from […] Read more >

New EPA Report “Wake-Up Call” on Need for Climate Action

4/28/2010 // By Miles Grant

“The EPA’s findings underscore the need for the Senate to stay focused and finish the job of crafting and passing a bipartisan climate and energy bill,” said NWF President & CEO Larry Schweiger.
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UAW Opposes Threat to Green Jobs

3/16/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

Download Disapproval Resolution 1 By Larry J. Schweiger The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) sent a letter to Capitol Hill yesterday opposing any “disapproval resolutions” or riders that are seeking to overturn the […] Read more >

A Fresh Dose of the Same Old Denial

2/24/2010 // By Miles Grant

If I kept pushing a phony scandal that had been thoroughly debunked by the Associated Press months ago, wouldn’t it ruin my credibility? So why do climate deniers like Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) think they can keep trotting out hacked […] Read more >

Preserve the Clean Air Act’s Protections

1/25/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I posted this response “Preserve the Clean Air Act’s Protections” on National Journal’s blog in response to the following question: Should Congress Stop EPA? Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, last week introduced a disapproval resolution — essentially […] Read more >