Mississippi River

Guest Post: It’s Still the Mighty River

This post was written by Amanda Moore, NWF’s Coastal Louisiana Organizer in New Orleans. I have to admit, I was terrified to visit the overflowing banks of the Mighty Mississippi …

Mississippi River Flooding: How You Can Help

Intense flooding is devastating communities along the Mississippi River, but there are ways you can help. Here is a list of organizatons providing flood relief efforts: Aidmatrix Network http://www.aidmatrixnetwork.org Web …

Climate Capsule: Congress and Big Oil Battle It Out

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Oil Execs Cry “Un-American” Quote: Steve Torbit, Executive Director, National Wildlife Federation’s Rocky Mountain region Economic Story of the Week: Cutting Carbon to …

Weekly News Roundup – May 13, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: High Waters Offer Sediment-Laden Lessons Amidst Flooding …

Climate Crisis Fueling Mississippi River’s Historic Floods

The Mississippi River is experiencing its second “500-year flood” since 1993. That’s no freak occurrence – it’s a result of man-made carbon pollution changing our climate. “All extreme weather events …

Feds ignoring demands for faster action on Asian carp

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently turned on a third electric barrier that is supposed to keep Asian carp in the Chicago Waterway System from invading Lake Michigan. The …

Feds’ action on Asian carp crisis doesn’t meet rhetoric

Federal officials were in Chicago this week to tell us once again what a great job they’re doing to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes. I appreciate the …

Climate Capsule: Clean Air Act Under Siege

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Clean Air Act Faces More Attacks Quote: Former EPA heads Bill Ruckelshaus and Christine Todd Whitman Economic Story of the Week: Treasury grants …

Youngsters deliver powerful message on Asian carp

Ten-year-old Thomas Ridge stepped up to the microphone at Tuesday’s government hearing on how best to keep Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes and proceeded to bring down the …

Feds handling of Asian carp study is appalling

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is giving people concerned about Asian carp invading the Great Lakes a demonstration in bad government. The Corps announced last week that it would …

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