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Rethinking the Ethanol Mandate: Here’s Why

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt recently suggested an increase in the production level of ethanol made from corn — up from the current limit of 15 billion gallons …

Backfiring Biofuels: Are They Really Renewable?

August 10th is International Biodiesel Day – a day originally created to celebrate adoption of non-traditional fuels. But, some of these biofuels have been proven to be more damaging to …

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Wildlife Win for Protecting Monarch Butterfly Habitat

We/you spoke up, and Congress listened! A Senate committee was headed for a crucial vote next week on S. 517, a bill that would have weakened clean air protections and …

Monarch Butterfly. Photo Credit USFWS

U.S. Senate Attempts to Sacrifice Clean Air Act Protections

Groups including the National Wildlife Federation are urging the U.S. Senate to reject rolling back Clean Air Act protections in the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act (S. 517), a …

Clean Air Rollback by Congress Could Impact Summer Fun

EPA Biofuel Rule Includes Loophole that Threatens Wildlife Habitat

Can Corn Stover Really be a Sustainable Biofuel Source?

How Grasslands Affect Climate Change

Watching President Obama roll up his sleeves, mop his brow, and get serious about climate change, I was heartened to have read that one of the specifics will involve grasses. …

Climate Capsule: Clean Air Act, Tool to Tackle Climate

Happy Summer Solstice from the Climate Capsule! This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week:  Supreme Court Rules on Climate Science Quote: Jeremy Symons, NWF Senior VP, Conservation & Education Economic …

Weekly News Roundup – June 17, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: National Wildlife Federation Announces New Ranger Rick …

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