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Conservation Groups File Suit To Restore Endangered Species Act Protections

12/18/2008 // By Kristin Johnson

The National Wildlife Federation, 13 of its affiliates, and Golden Gate Audubon filed suit today challenging the Bush administration’s regulations weakening the consultation requirements of the Endangered Species Act. According to the lawsuit, the Bush administration’s regulations drastically reduce protections […] Read more >

Historic Great Lakes Protections Become Law!

10/15/2008 // By Jennifer Janssen

Less than two weeks ago, President Bush signed the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Compact, ensuring the protection of one of our country’s most important natural resources! The Compact culminates 10 years worth of collaboration between conservation groups, government agencies, businesses […] Read more >

Ask Congress to Help Defend the Endangered Species Act

9/24/2008 // By Dominique Burgunder-Johnson

A few weeks ago we alerted you of the current administration’s plans to dramatically weaken the Endangered Species Act. This week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will host a hearing featuring the proposed rollbacks for the […] Read more >

Bush Administration Launching Sneak Attack on Endangered Species Act

8/11/2008 // By Miles Grant

This news just broke: WASHINGTON – Parts of the Endangered Species Act may soon be extinct. The Bush administration wants federal agencies to decide for themselves whether highways, dams, mines and other construction proje cts might harm endangered animals and […] Read more >

Enough Already With All the Fossil Foolery

7/17/2008 // By Dominique Burgunder-Johnson

New Offshore Drilling Won’t Dig Us Out of the Hole So, big oil and friends are at it again: doing what they can to keep us hooked on fossil fuels for as long as possible. President Bush’s announcement on Monday […] Read more >

The Real Enemies: Liberal Media, Pop Culture, Hollywood Elites

3/4/2008 // By Miles Grant

I went to a session at the Heartland Institute’s conference in New York City yesterday called “Climate Change Politics.” Guess what didn’t come up until the Q&A? Politics. So what did the panelists talk about? Those reliable conservative bogeymen, the […] Read more >

Bush Administration Goes Green?

2/4/2008 // By Kristin Johnson

That’s right folks. For only the 12th time in its entire history, the Environmental Protection Agency has decided to use the veto process to kill an Army Corps of Engineers project. Dead in the water is the Yazoo Pumps, a […] Read more >

President Bush on Energy, the Environment and “Global Climate Change”

1/28/2008 // By Kristin Johnson

Tonight, President Bush delivered his final State of the Union address, continuing–in his own way–to call for solutions to confront global climate change. Nowhere, however, did he mention passing federal legislation to reduce America’s global warming pollution. “I welcome President […] Read more >

Reduce Emissions, When Politically Convenient

12/20/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Just yesterday, President Bush was basking in the glow of the freshly-signed energy bill, taking credit for improved fuel economy standards and expanded biofuels mandates. But it turns out the White House’s green party only lasted until sundown. Just moments […] Read more >

Corps Reform Measures Included in WRDA

10/3/2007 // By Josh Nelson

The Water Resources Development Act, which has passed both the House and Senate, includes key reform measures that would help better protect and mitigate for the loss of wetlands and requires the corps to update and modernize its environmental and […] Read more >

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