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Bravely Standing Up For Her Children and Community – How an Oil Spill Transformed One Woman’s Life

11/30/2011 // By Carla Brown

As parents, we want to make sure our children feel safe and inspired. We want them to embrace life and jump at opportunity. When terrible things happen in the world, it is challenging to know what to say. In 2010, […] Read more >

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Pipelines Part of the American Reality

11/21/2011 // By Carla Brown

Environmentalists are relieved to hear that the Obama administration has delayed the decision regarding the Keystone XL pipeline. But most Americans probably do not know that pipelines already criss-cross our neighborhoods and countryside. For Susan Connolly of Michigan, pipelines were […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – August 19, 2011

8/19/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: New Report: Standards Deliver “Trucks That Work” For Wildlife, Economy August 18 – New fuel efficiency standards […] Read more >

10 Reasons Congress Should Not Rush Proposed Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

7/25/2011 // By Ryan Salmon

While the Yellowstone River is still being cleaned after a 42,000 gallon ExxonMobil pipeline spill earlier this month and on the year anniversary of a 840,000 gallon Enbridge pipeline spill into the Kalamazoo River, which is still closed due to […] Read more >

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Realities of a Tar Sands Oil Spill, One Year Later

7/21/2011 // By Beth Wallace

Around this time last year, I made an emergency trip home to Battle Creek, Mich., after hearing reports of a major oil spill in the Kalamazoo River. The oil disaster gushed nearly 1 million gallons of tar sands oil into […] Read more >

Happening Now: NWF Testifies on Enbridge Oil Spill Impacts

9/15/2010 // By Jennifer Janssen

Watch now as Andy Buchsbaum and Beth Wallace from NWF’s Great Lakes Regional Center testify in front of the House Transportation and Intrastructure Committee in a hearing on the Enbridge oil spill. Watch the live webcast by clicking “Watch Now” […] Read more >

Oil Pipeline Breaks Keep Coming

9/10/2010 // By NWF

UPDATE 4:41pm: Reuters now reports the pipeline hasn’t stopped spilling & that the rate could be up to 25,000 gallons (600 barrels) of oil per hour. An oil pipeline owned by Enbridge Inc. broke on Thursday in a suburb of […] Read more >

Michigan Oil Spill Disaster: It’s the Smell that Hits You First

7/29/2010 // By NWF

As soon as I heard that over 800,000 gallons of crude oil had rushed from a broken pipeline into the Kalamazoo River in Michigan, only a few hours from NWF’s Great Lakes Regional Center, I grabbed a camera and headed […] Read more >

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