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American Power Act Gets Big Boost From Budget Experts

7/7/2010 // By Miles Grant

The American Power Act, sponsored by Senators John Kerry & Joe Lieberman, got a big boost today from the people who analyze the dollars & cents in federal legislation: Congressional budget experts say a climate and energy bill now stalled […] Read more >

WATCH – Senators Still Blocking Climate Action After Gulf Disaster

6/29/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Senate Republican leaders had little new to say after emerging from a meeting with President Obama and Democratic senators despite the BP disaster and a series of polls from showing even deeper support than ever for climate action. The polls […] Read more >

Big Oil Bailout Defeated! Time for Senate to do Climate Bill (Video)

6/10/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

A huge thanks to NWF members and partners who turned up the heat on the Senate in recent days as it rejected an awful Big Oil Bailout proposal. With a Gulf disaster, and 71 percent of Americans on our side […] Read more >

A Confusing Monday for the Senate Climate Bill

6/8/2010 // By Miles Grant

There was a flurry of talk about climate & energy in the Senate today. But was it all just hot air? It started when Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) told reporters that a price on carbon pollution might not be a […] 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 >

Big Momentum for Clean Energy Bill This Summer

6/3/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

President Obama made clear in a speech this week and Senate Majority Leader Reid (in a letter to committee chairs) said it’s time to move a clean energy bill this summer! Naysayers said it couldn’t happen. Not only do conservationists […] Read more >

Big Oil Bailout Vote Looks Likely By June 10

6/1/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Wait a minute. In the depths of a Great Recession and the likely decimation of Gulf Coast fishing, tourism and recreation industries caused by BP’s oil spill, the Senate thinks it’s time for a vote on a “Big Oil Bailout?” […] Read more >

NWF President: “It’s Past Time for a New Energy Plan for America”

5/12/2010 // By Miles Grant

“The American Power Act has the one ingredient that is absolutely essential for any energy bill to be worth doing. It holds oil companies and other corporations accountable for doing their fair share to reduce pollution,” said NWF President & CEO Larry Schweiger. Read more >

NWF President to Senate: Time to Finish Job

4/26/2010 // By Miles Grant

“With the Senate so close to the goal line on a new energy path for America, we can’t call a time out now,” said NWF President Larry Schweiger.
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Obama Presses Senate to Pass Clean Energy & Climate Bill

4/20/2010 // By Miles Grant

President Obama is sending a clear message to Senate leaders, asking them to pass clean energy & climate legislation as soon as work on financial reform is done: “This is one of these foundational priorities from my perspective that has […] Read more >