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Car Shopping? Just in from an EPA Hearing on New Fuel Economy Labels…

10/21/2010 // By Frank Szollosi

Shopping for new wheels.  It’s a pretty big deal.  With dealer showrooms filling up with groundbreaking new technology, it’s also a pretty exciting time to be looking for a new car.  Now the fuel economy window sticker has to catch […] Read more >

Moose and Caribou Numbers Drop from Tar Sands Production

10/8/2010 // By Felice Stadler

Yesterday’s industry-led tour of Suncor’s operations, and a visit to the First Nations town of Fort McKay, gave our delegation varied perspectives on the enormity of the industry Read more >

PA Official Resigns Over Spying on Enviros

10/7/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry is notoriously reckless on safety, ranking 6th worst in the  U.S. according to a recent National Wildlife Federation report, but somehow it was environmental advocates who were targeted by state level homeland security officials. The […] Read more >

Video – Tar Sands Bring Misery to Alberta Residents

10/6/2010 // By Felice Stadler

Felice Stadler filed this dispatch while on a tour of tar sands producing Alberta, Canada. National Wildlife Federation is working to slow production of tar sands fuels in Alberta. Tar sands are one of the dirtiest fuels in the world […] Read more >

Permanent Cap Marks End of Beginning of Gulf Oil Disaster

9/19/2010 // By Miles Grant

BP announced Sunday a permanent seal had been placed on its Macondo well, site of the April 20th Deepwater Horizon disaster that killed 11 people and led to an estimated 206 million gallons of oil gushing into the Gulf of […] Read more >

Polluters Pour Millions Into November Elections

9/16/2010 // By Miles Grant

Yesterday here at Wildlife Promise, we detailed how polluters have spent more than $200 million on lobbying already this year, trying to block any effort to limit global warming pollution. A reader wrote in to ask how much polluters are […] Read more >

Poll: in Nebraska, ‘huskers rally against tar sands pipeline

9/15/2010 // By Max Greenberg

Nebraska is many things to many people. Depending on who you ask, the Cornhusker State is “Where the West Begins,” the birthplace of Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet, or home to a uniquely football-mad populace. And really, speaking as an […] Read more >

Deja Ruse: Coal Front Groups Roll Out Astroturf on Capitol Hill

9/15/2010 // By Miles Grant

Coal miners are heading to Capitol Hill for a pro-mountaintop removal rally! Totally spontaneously! Just up & went! At least, that’s what you’d think reading the Associated Press preview of the rally. It only mentions Big Coal front groups like […] Read more >

NWF, NRDC Remind Attorney General to Count Gusher’s Oil AND Gas

8/25/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation has been a leader in pressing the federal government to hold BP & other parties fully accountable for the Gulf disaster. While attention has been focused on the oil spilled, NWF joined NRDC today in writing […] Read more >

Video: Michigan’s Oil Disaster

8/12/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation has had not one but two teams responding to oil disasters — our Gulf Coast team dealing with the BP gusher, and our Michigan team assessing the impacts of the pipeline disaster along the Kalamazoo River. […] Read more >