Mississippi River

Asian-Carp

Corps’ plan to take another four years to complete Asian carp study is an outrage

It’s not a stretch to say that it could be 2020 before the Corps takes action to create a hydrological barrier between Lake Michigan and the Chicago Waterway System, which links the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River system.

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 …

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[VIDEO] MR-GO Closure and Wetland Restoration a Potential Model for Other Manmade Channels

Completed in 1965 as a shortcut between the Port of New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet (MR-GO) has been identified as one of the biggest …

More Problems Reported with BP Wildlife Distress Hotline

The National Wildlife Federation has already documented repeated incidents of trouble reporting oiled wildlife to the BP Wildlife Distress Hotline. More than two months into the BP oil disaster, we …

Testimony Before Congress: Why the BP Oil Disaster is a Crime Scene

By Larry J. Schweiger I had the opportunity to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week on why the BP oil disaster is a …

Launching America’s Great Waters Coalition

The National Wildlife Federation joined more than 30 other organizations and nine — count ’em, nine — members of Congress from across the country yesterday to launch America’s Great Waters …

Wood Storks Make Rare Appearances In Arkansas

Wood stork populations have been increasing in Florida and other gulf states but they also seem to be moving up to Arkansas these days. Joe Mosby at the Cabin.net reports: …

Victory at Last: A Long Battle to Save the Teddy Bear’s Habitat

In Washington, you can bet that bad ideas from powerful special interests take a long time to kill. Nevertheless, you also should know that what Margaret Mead once suggested is …

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