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A New Year’s Resolution: Protecting the Nation’s Waters for Wildlife

12/17/2010 // By Jan Goldman-Carter

In this season of New Year’s resolutions, we call upon the Obama Administration to resolve  to fix the broken Clean Water Act by restoring protection to the Nation’s wetlands, lakes, and streams that wildlife and people depend on. When Congress […] Read more >

Yep, There’s Something in the Water

2/10/2010 // By Kolleen Kawa

 The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was created to ensure protection of the public’s drinking water supply. BUT, not all processes that introduce pollutants into water are being supervised right now. In fact, since 2005, the process of hydraulic fracturing—used […] Read more >

Water Pollution Dampens Summer Fun

8/19/2009 // By Jan Goldman-Carter

August: the month where every spare moment is spent around water—swimming, fishing, boating, beachcombing. As summer wanes, you might consider how much clean streams, lakes and beaches mean to you and your loved ones. Sadly, this moment of reflection is […] Read more >

Will Congress Act Soon to Protect the Nation’s Waters?

4/7/2009 // By Jan Goldman-Carter

Given how much we all depend on clean water, the answer should be a no-brainer. But believe it or not, this is a decision that each member of Congress now faces and–remarkably–many seem to be struggling to do the right […] Read more >

Great Lakes, Raw Sewage, New Jobs and You

2/23/2009 // By Jennifer Janssen

How are the Great Lakes, raw sewage, new jobs and you related? Well, this week, National Wildlife Federation supporters like you are in our Capitol asking our leaders to restore the Great Lakes. That means saving them from every lake’s […] Read more >

Historic Great Lakes Protections Become Law!

10/15/2008 // By Jennifer Janssen

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 years worth of collaboration between conservation groups, government agencies, businesses […] Read more >