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Asian Carp an Issue in 2012 Federal Budget Debate

Asian carp, the menacing invasive fish that rocket out of the water and are on the verge of storming the Great Lakes, have apparently captured the attention of Congress. Finally. …

Come Heller or Clean Water: Dirty Water Rider Tries to Drown the Clean Water Act

There’s another nasty assault on America’s wetlands, waters and wildlife. The Dirty Water Rider, designed to handcuff the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers, is creeping its …

Breath of Fresh Air in Senate: “We Are Not Just in This Chamber to Represent the Polluters”

There’s so much hot air coming out of Washington these days, many Americans have tuned out. But one speech on the Senate floor recently is worth watching in full.

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Get Outside for National Wildlife Refuge Week

This week (October 9-15) is National Wildlife Refuge Week, commemorated for the first time by the Senate in a historic resolution last year and officially recognized this year. First initiated …

Offshore Wind is a Wise Investment

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 …

Arctic drilling places endangered species like this Polar Bear in harm's way (photo: Amy Messere)

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Water

More evidence that Congress lives in an alternate universe: they still think offshore oil rigs are no place for regulators. Basic common sense says that if you want to increase …

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Oil Execs Continue to Defend Billions in Tax Breaks

As record high gas prices batter consumers and anger voters, Senators on the Finance Committee hauled Big Oil’s top five executives to the Capitol for a hearing on proposals that …

Oil Execs Try to Defend Tax Breaks Before Senators

With national gas prices topping $4 a gallon, the Senate Finance Cmte. is holding a hearing on tax breaks for the nation’s top five oil companies. On Tuesday, Senate Democrats announced …

Wednesday – House and Senate Attack Clean Air – Take Action!

Today the Senate is scheduled to vote on a series of polluter-backed amendments to the Clean Air Act. While the details differ, all these amendments have one thing in common …

Cuts to Land and Water Conservation Damage the Outdoor Recreation Economy

There’s a lot of political theater on Capitol Hill these days.  That may not be much of a surprise to anyone who has followed the Continuing Resolution (aka the ‘CR’) …

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