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Historic Great Lakes Protections Become Law!

Less than two weeks ago, President Bush signed the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Compact, ensuring the protection of one of our country’s most important natural resources! The Compact culminates 10 …

U.S. House Votes to Leave No Child Left Inside!

Remember the good old days of field trips and watching your classroom’s tadpoles “magically” develop into frogs? Well, some Congressmembers must too, because on September 18th, the U.S. House voted …

Victory for No Child Left Inside

This week, we had a significant victory for getting kids outdoors. With significant bipartisan support, the House Committee on Education and Labor approved the No Child Left Inside Act. This …

Add Another Moderate to Climate Security Act?

Will Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) vote for the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act when it comes to the Senate floor? Sounds a lot more likely: The presumptive GOP nominee didn’t say …

Energy Bill Signed into Law

Wildlife to Benefit from this “Down Payment” on Strong Global Warming Legislation The package–which passed the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in the past week–will help reduce America’s oil …

Corps Reform Measures Included in WRDA

The Water Resources Development Act, which has passed both the House and Senate, includes key reform measures that would help better protect and mitigate for the loss of wetlands and …

Energy Bill Passes House–Details, Next Steps and More

As promised, here’s a breakdown of the energy package passed by the House of Representatives Saturday, Aug. 4. VICTORY: A Renewable Electricity Standard passed, 220-190, which would require electric suppliers …

Congress to the RES-cue!

The House Energy Bill will begin floor debate this morning, with amendments–including a Renewable Electricity Standard (RES)–voted on this afternoon. But if they like to talk as much as the …

Senate Energy Bill: Done

Yesterday afternoon the Senate voted to end debate on the energy bill, and then after a couple more hours of debate (huh?), but no important votes, the Senate passed the …

Senate Energy Bill: I want my MPG…

The Energy Bill will be wrapped up this week one way or another, as Majority Leader Harry Reid filed a motion for cloture yesterday, signaling debate and voting on the …

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