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Lessons from Exxon Valdez: Turning Anger to Action

5/27/2010 // By NWF

The effects of the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound are still being felt 20 years later. Alaskan citizens impacted by the spill turned their anger into energy to take action and keep this from happening again. We need to do the same for the Gulf Coast and prevent another dirty energy disaster.
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Testimony Before Congress: Why the BP Oil Disaster is a Crime Scene

5/25/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I had the opportunity to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week on why the BP oil disaster is a crime scene.  By some scientific estimates the spill is already […] Read more >

What You Wish You Didn’t Know About Oil Spills

5/9/2010 // By Miles Grant

A few facts gathered by the National Wildlife Federation’s Senior Scientist, Doug Inkley… According to the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences, about 3 million gallons of oil and refined oil are spill in U.S. waters every […] Read more >

Will the Oil Spill Become America’s Moment to Embrace a Clean Energy Future?

5/8/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger As I head back from the Gulf coast today, where I saw firsthand some of the terrible impacts of the BP oil disaster, I read Al Gore’s excellent op-ed that ran in The New Republic today. […] Read more >

Big Oil Meets Big Nature in Louisiana

5/3/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I write this from Venice, Louisiana, a few days after the explosion at British Petroleum’s (BP) Deepwater Horizon oil rig set off a massive oil spill in the Gulf. Looking at the scale of the ecological […] Read more >

Reflections on the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and What’s Ahead for the Gulf Coast

5/2/2010 // By Miles Grant

Staff in the National Wildlife Federation’s Alaska office observe the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and offer their perspective based on their experiences of the Exxon Valdez after-effects. Read more >

Dirty Politics for Dirty Fuels

8/8/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

(as published in National Wildlife Federation’s National Wildlife, Aug/Sept. 2009) Many of you wrote letters and placed phone calls to your members of Congress in support of the American Clean Energy and Security Act to protect wildlife from global warming, […] Read more >

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