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Tar Sands: NWF Memo to Editorial and Opinion Writers

National Wildlife Federation released the following memo today to editorial and opinion writers about the State Department’s approval of a multi billion dollar pipeline to import oil from Canadian tar …

Big Coal Denies Astroturfing by Citing…Astroturfing

Supporters of clean energy have been calling out front groups for polluters, who’ve been spending big money on ginning up phony opposition to the American Clean Energy and Security (ACES) …

Key Clean Water Bill Moves Forward

Great news today from the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, which passed the Clean Water Restoration Act! It now heads to the full Senate. Here’s what Jan Goldman-Carter, the …

Plant a Tree, Grow a Job

Got this email recently from Jeremy Symons, the National Wildlife Federation’s senior vice president for conservation and education: I was returning from a meeting in Congress a week ago and …

Waxman-Markey’s Renewable Energy Standard: Tough Enough?

  |   May 14, 2009

I’m one of the contributors over at the National Journal’s Energy & Environment Experts Blog. Here’s the question posed today: Does the [Waxman-Markey] proposal go far enough to promote the …

Help Pass a Wildlife-Friendly Budget!

This week, Congress is discussing the budget resolution, which if passed will provide resources to support programs that protect our air, water, oceans, land and wildlife. In addition to providing …

Great News: Endangered Species Act Restored!

The Endangered Species Act was returned to its old form today, when President Obama directed federal agencies to once again consult with independent scientists at the Fish and Wildlife Service …

Important Vote this Week–Help Secure 2 Million Acres of Public Lands

The past month has been huge for our public lands! In early January, the U.S. Senate passed sweeping legislation to provide historic protections for millions of acres of America’s cherished …

Ranger Rick Goes to Washington

Breaking News: A Washington Post article reports that raccoons have invaded White House grounds, and are causing the National Park Service no small amount of trouble. We at NWF would like …

Help is On the Way

Alright friends of wildlife, here’s the update: A green recovery package has passed the U.S. House of Representatives– with great provisions to create clean energy jobs while protecting wildlife and natural resources. …

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