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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. …

December Fair Climate Newsletter

The Fair Climate Connection December 16th, 2011  Happy Holidays to Everyone!   The Fair Climate Connection has a new look and feel, but you can expect the same news, updates …

Loose Limits on Ships Loose Invasive Species on Great Lakes

On December 8th, the federal government unveiled its plan to protect the Great Lakes from the scourge of invasive species.  Unfortunately, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed limits on ships’ …

Florida Panther

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 …

Small Stream Leading to the Green River outside of Auburn, WA Photo by: Bryn Fluharty

The Nation’s Water Under Attack

Clean water is an essential part of life. We use it for drinking, bathing, cooking and recreation. Currently our law makers are threatening our clean water by trying to reduce …

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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 …

Stepping Up for Salmon

Living in Seattle, the critical role that wild Alaskan salmon play in our state’s culture and economy is clear. Salmon are a staple of our regional cuisine and the source …

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Bad Obama Ozone Decision May Spell Trouble for Wildlife

The Obama Administration’s recent announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency will not strengthen the ozone or smog standard is of little consolation to parents who have to rush their asthmatic …

U.S. House to Push Pro-Polluter Agenda in Fall

The U.S. House of Representatives will return to Washington after their summer vacation Labor Day weekend intent on dirtying the air and impairing the health of millions of Americans, just …

via Sierra Club

Mercury Pollution Safeguards Proposal Draws Blockbuster Public Support

800,000 comments support the EPA in their efforts to curb dangerous mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants. Smashing records from previous public comment periods, over 800,000 Americans, with tens-of-thousands of …

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