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Weekly News Roundup – March 22, 2013

3/22/2013 // By Mary Price

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: NWF: Keystone XL Tar Sands Vote a Test of Climate Commitment March 22-The U.S. Senate is set to vote […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup-November 30, 2012

11/30/2012 // By Mary Price

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Obama Administration Delivers on Longstanding Promise to the American People Drakes Estero Receives Full Wilderness Protection  November 29-The National […] Read more >

The Energy Future is Now: Extend wind tax credits

11/14/2012 // By Judith Kohler

The election’s over. Billions of dollars have been spent on campaigns from coast to coast. And the pundits tell us, politically speaking, that we’re back where we were because the players and partisan makeup have barely changed. A glaring headline […] Read more >

Oil Shale: A Half-baked Idea Whose Time Still Hasn’t Come

4/19/2012 // By Judith Kohler

Supporters of mining the vast tracts of public lands in Wyoming, Utah and western Colorado for oil shale like to say how the region is “the Saudi Arabia’’ of the stuff. Industry cheerleaders and some members of Congress cite government […] Read more >

This Week’s Climate Capsule: Earth Day Recap & Dirty’s Fuel

4/27/2010 // By Miles Grant

In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule, pushing the Senate to move now on clean energy & climate action, an Earth Day thank you & Dirty the Global Warming Denier Sock Puppet channels Napoleon Dynamite.
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Let’s Go Slow on Oil Shale

6/15/2009 // By Lisa Eadens

Underneath a 1,300 square mile area along the T-shaped border of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming lies more estimated oil–in the form of oil shale–than all the oil in of Saudi Arabia. It seems perfect that we have all the oil […] Read more >

In the West it’s Cookin and It Ain’t Good Lookin

5/27/2009 // By Dominique Burgunder-Johnson

In Western states, land is literally being cooked to extract oil. Long avoided due to its intense water and energy demands, industries are starting to look at oil shale development to meet America’s domestic energy needs. However, this growing interest […] Read more >

Why Developing Oil Shale Gets Us Nowhere

9/24/2008 // By Dominique Burgunder-Johnson

New Proposed Fuel Source Increases Threat to Wildlife, Public Lands and Water Drilling for oil and natural gas, and mining for coal, has already taken a dramatic toll on our country’s public lands, wildlife habitat and natural resources. Now Congress […] Read more >