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Mercury Air Pollution

A Letter from the Mercury Frontline

Nearly all of our exposure to mercury occurs through eating fish and shellfish. Mercury pollution spewing from power plants settles in our lakes and rivers where microscopic organisms convert the inorganic …

Taking a Visit to the Other West Virginia, Where the Mountains No Longer Stand

I’ve lived in the Washington, DC area for nearly 15 years, and having the beautiful mountains of West Virginia so close to my backyard has been a saving grace. How …

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Sportsmen Speak Out: Air Pollution Threatens Hunting and Fishing Traditions

    Findings from a new NWF report are hitting sportsmen and women close to home. The report highlights a number of wildlife species important to hunters and anglers that …

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New EPA Action on Mercury is a Game Changer

Today,  the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new proposed limits on the mercury, arsenic, dioxin, and other toxic air pollutants spewing from the nation’s coal-fired power plants. (See EPA’s press …

Jewelers Value Wildlife Over Gold

Two foreign corporations propose building the largest gold and copper mine in North America (ironically named the Pebble Mine) in the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska. Recognizing that a mine …

Video – Angler hit by flying Asian carp in Illinois River Urges Fast Action

David Vogt of Paw Paw, Michigan tells NWF about his experience of being hit by a flying Asian Carp at a fishing tournament in Bath, Illinios.

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Video – Veteran Lake Erie angler urges swift action to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes

The federal government is holding a series of hearings on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plan for keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. I was at the …

A critical moment in Great Lakes history is upon us

The next five weeks could be among the most important in Great Lakes history. The Corps of Engineers is holding a series of public hearings around the region to gather …

Add Wildlife To Your Holiday Wish List

As the weather turns cold and you begin to ponder your Christmas wish list, don’t forget to add something to help out wildlife. While Santa may have a few more …

Kayak Fishing Along the Gulf Coast

More and more people are discovering a sporting life without dirty fossil fuel. On the coast of the Gulf, in the shadow of the drilling rigs, you can find sportsmen …

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