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Weekly News Roundup – February 3, 2012

2/3/2012 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Obama Administration Hits the Accelerator for Responsible Offshore Wind Development February 2 – The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management […] Read more >

Obama Administration Hits the Accelerator for Responsible Offshore Wind Development

2/2/2012 // By Catherine Bowes

For too long, America has ignored an immense clean energy source sitting right off our shores. We’ve chosen to remain dependant on fossil fuels that cause dangerous air and water pollution, threaten our national security, and place future generations of […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – December 23, 2011

12/23/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Historic Limits on Toxic Mercury Become Final December 21 – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized new air […] Read more >

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Can Obama Administration Pursue ‘Big’ Clean Energy and Avoid Big Impacts to Wildlife?

12/22/2011 // By Justin Allegro

Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar made several announcements regarding progress in pursing large renewable energy projects on America’s public lands and waters.  Secretary Salazar announced that the relevant Federal agencies will move forward with:  The approval of this Administration’s […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – September 16, 2011

9/16/2011 // 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: Loggerhead Sea Turtles Need Protections Enforced September 16 – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced today […] Read more >

New York Takes Major Step Forward on Offshore Wind

9/15/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

NWF, Environmental groups praise Governor Cuomo for restarting process to bring clean energy ashore New York’s leading environmental organizations and the National Wildlife Federation applauded Governor Cuomo today for taking action to restart the process for pursuing offshore wind energy. […] Read more >

Salazar Announces Major Step Forward on Offshore Wind

8/17/2011 // By Catherine Bowes

Today, Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar joined Governor Lincoln Chafee and Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation for a press conference to announce a key step forward in the process to develop offshore wind energy in New England. There are significant […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Turn Down the Heat

7/26/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Wrong Pipeline, Wrong Oil Quote: Congressman Steny H. Hoyer Economic Story of the Week: Energy-Saving LEDs , Unstoppable Editorial of the Week: Sizzle Factor for a Restless Climate Bad News for Bears Clean […] Read more >

Offshore Wind is a Wise Investment

7/21/2011 // By Catherine Bowes

America’s offshore wind resources are immense, and it is time to get serious about bringing this significant, domestic clean energy source ashore.  National Wildlife Federation applauds Senators Carper (D-DE) and Snowe (R-ME) for their leadership in building a bipartisan coalition […] Read more >

Offshore Wind Power One Step Closer to Reality in U.S.

5/13/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

Today, the Obama administration proposed to eliminate a speedbump on the road to clean wildlife-friendly energy.  The Interior Department said they are doing away with an unnecessary and redundant step in the procedures it uses to initiate the leasing process […] Read more >