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Latest Murkowski Drill Bill Won’t Protect Arctic Refuge

5/24/2011 // By Pat Lavin

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has introduced another Arctic Refuge directional drill bill that she claims “should silence any potential controversy over ANWR development.”  Here’s how the controversy would be silenced: Allow intrusive seismic testing and surface exploration activities with no mandatory seasonal […] Read more >

Ohio State Parks Drilling Event

Standing Up for Ohio State Parks

5/18/2011 // By NWF

Post was written by Tracy Sabetta, pictured here with her daughter. Tracy leads the outreach to NWF supporters in Ohio. You can reach her at tsabetta@initiativeohio.com. You know what they say about the best laid plans, right? Conservation leaders and […] Read more >

Columbus Statehouse

Ohioans Gather Tomorrow at Statehouse to Protect State Parks from Drilling

5/16/2011 // By NWF

Blog post was written by Tracy Sabetta, who leads the outreach to NWF supporters in Ohio. You can reach her at tsabetta@initiativeohio.com. Spring has finally arrived in Ohio! What a beautiful time to get outside again, work in the garden, […] Read more >

Shell Oil: More Drilling, Less Regulation!

5/5/2011 // By Pat Lavin

Shell Oil has proposed to drill ten exploratory wells in the Arctic Ocean in 2012-13, a major expansion of an earlier proposal to drill three wells in 2011.  Citing Shell’s “world-class capabilities” and numerous safeguards in place, the company expressed optimism that […] Read more >

The Upside-Down, Post-Deepwater Horizon World

4/22/2011 // By Pat Lavin

Historically, environmental disasters have tended to prompt introspection, learning and some level of commitment to do a better job in the future. When an oil blowout blackened the waters near Santa Barbara in 1969, the nation galvanized in its support […] Read more >

Good luck finding one of these in the Gulf (photo: US Fish & Wildlife)

Shocker! Gulf drilling agency makes the “High Risk List”

3/1/2011 // By Peter LaFontaine

To the surprise of absolutely no one, the Minerals Management Service (MMS) made this year’s list of the worst-run government agencies.  The “High Risk List” helps the feds keep track of their problem children, and MMS has long suffered problems […] Read more >

Giant Ships Invade Mississippi Gulf Coast Island

12/14/2010 // By Bob Serata

There’s an industrial-strength landing site at the west end of Horn. Large crew boats, tugs and barges are anchored in the shallows next to channels between the islands that provide deep water access. Read more >

Polar Bear

Protect the Arctic Refuge for Good!

10/25/2010 // By Robyn Carmichael

December 6th marks the 50th anniversary of the Arctic Refuge, which polar bears, arctic foxes, migratory birds and other wildlife depend on for their survival.

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You Can’t Rewind an Oil Spill

5/25/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation is one of several conservation organizations sponsoring this new ad: Tell Interior Secretary Ken Salazar: No more oil spills, especially in critical polar bear habitat. Read more >

NWF Team to Gulf & BP’s Campaign Cash: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

5/25/2010 // By Miles Grant

In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule video, lessons we didn’t learn from the Exxon Valdez, NWF’s call to revoke newly-issued deep water drilling permits & BP’s donation to one of its most prominent defenders.
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