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Tar Sands Tranform Parts of Alberta to Toxic Waste Land

10/8/2010 // 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 >

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 >

[Video] Oil and Gas Accidents Rampant in Last Decade

7/29/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

A new report issued today by NWF catalogs a litany of thousands of serious oil spills, fires, leaks and loss of life over the last decade. The magnitude of disasters demonstrate in every region of the country that the industry […] Read more >

Senate’s Thurs “Big Oil Bailout” Vote = 455 Million More Barrels of Oil Addiction

6/6/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

NWF is fighting hard this week to defeat an anticipated vote June 10th on a resolution in the Senate that would blow a hole in the Clean Air Act and make it easier for polluters to, well, pollute. (See our […] Read more >

New Report Shows Colorado’s Streams and Wetlands Endangered

2/16/2010 // By Caroline Wick

A new report highlights threats to Colorado’s waters and wetlands under regulatory guidance resulting from two Supreme Court Cases. The report identifies five cases where the loss of Clean Water Act protections has put Colorado waters at risk for pollution, […] Read more >

America Loses 80,000 Acres of Wetlands Annually: Will 2010 be any different?

1/8/2010 // By Jan Goldman-Carter

America loses approximately 80,000 acres of wetlands annually; 125 square miles every year. Want to do something about it? Be one of 80,000 people to sign a petition to President Obama, urging the Administration to restore protections for the nation’s […] Read more >

NYT Report Confirms: Clean Water Act Protection Slips for Americans

9/15/2009 // By Jan Goldman-Carter

Imagine not being able to bathe your children with tap water for fear they will break out in painful rashes, or having to use bottled water to brush your teeth so that the chemicals do not wear off the enamel. It […] Read more >

A Big Decision Based On a Simple Question

11/20/2008 // By Rachel Stemen

The EPA has dodged the responsibility of addressing the regulation of greenhouse gases that cause global warming for years. In 2007, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that greenhouse gases are air pollutants under the Clean Air Act, which gives […] Read more >

Students Reach Out to Local Businesses, Reduce Pollution

9/16/2008 // By NWF

Opportunities are on the rise for students interested in preventing pollution, improving air quality, and pioneering sustainable technologies in their communities. University campuses, long considered hubs of innovation, are beginning to incorporate technological centers which aim to help local businesses, […] Read more >