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Spring Greening: Obama Calls for Americans to “Get Outside!”

2/17/2011 // By Jenna Peters

Spring is around the corner and Americans are excited to get back outside! The Obama Administration agrees, yesterday releasing the America’s Great Outdoors report, which serves as a blueprint for how American families can reconnect to nature. The report, part of a broader […] Read more >

NWF Calls DOJ Oil Disaster Lawsuit “A Key Part Of the Solution”

12/15/2010 // By Miles Grant

Today the U.S. Department of Justice sued BP and eight other companies over the Gulf oil disaster: The Obama administration’s lawsuit asks that the companies be held liable without limitation under the Oil Pollution Act for all removal costs and […] Read more >

NWF, NRDC Remind Attorney General to Count Gusher’s Oil AND Gas

8/25/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation has been a leader in pressing the federal government to hold BP & other parties fully accountable for the Gulf disaster. While attention has been focused on the oil spilled, NWF joined NRDC today in writing […] Read more >

Climate Takes Front Seat at Interior Dept.

9/14/2009 // By Aislinn Maestas

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today issued a secretarial order launching a new strategy to address the current and future impacts of climate on America’s wildlife and natural resources. This is pretty big news considering that the Department of […] Read more >

Great News: Endangered Species Act Restored!

3/3/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

The Endangered Species Act was returned to its old form today, when President Obama directed federal agencies to once again consult with independent scientists at the Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to determine if […] Read more >

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 >

Bush Administration Eviscerates Endangered Species Act Protections

12/11/2008 // By Aislinn Maestas

The Bush administration today issued a final rule eliminating the Endangered Species Act requirement that federal agencies consult with independent scientists. “This action eviscerates key protections that have helped safeguard and recover endangered fish, wildlife and plants for the past […] 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 >

Black v. White? Supreme Court on Endangered Species and Clean Water

6/26/2007 // By Kristin Johnson

When I went in search of a news article about Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on National Association of Home Builders v. Defenders of Wildlife, I was dismayed to find the majority of papers picked up the Associated Press story and […] Read more >

Endangered Species Act Rewrite Could Change Wildlife Protections

3/30/2007 // By Kristin Johnson

News broke recently that the federal government is considering a major rewrite of one of America’s most important conservation laws, the Endangered Species Act, with all indications pointing to a drastically weakened interpretation. NWF’s own John Kostyack stopped by NPR […] Read more >

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