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A Silver Lining for Conservationists in 2017 — We’re Winning The War of Ideas

It hasn’t exactly been a banner year for conservation. The Paris Climate Agreement had two out of three remaining holdouts, Syria and Nicaragua, sign the accord — leaving the U.S. …

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No Cake (or Clean Water, Air, Environment) for Wildlife!

On the campaign trail and even since his election, President Donald Trump claimed to want to preserve “clean air and crystal clean water” for all Americans. But apparently his transition …

Bald Eagles have recovered in large part due to EPA regulation of chemicals. Photo by Robert Palmer.

Dourson and Wehrum Should Be Rejected by Senate

The Administration has put forth two nominees for important Environmental Protection Agency posts who have long and disturbing records of seeking to undermine the strong protections against dangerous chemicals and …

Save Our ______

As Congress and the White House continue the process of crafting the Fiscal Year 2018 budget, funding for environmental and other federal programs essential to protecting wildlife, maintaining our clean …

Full Throttle Reverse

The Administration has taken another step backwards in the effort to ensure a stable and safe climate for wildlife.  Administrator Scott Pruitt has announced that the Environmental Protection Agency plans …

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Restricting Problem Insecticides to Protect Bees and other Pollinators

Pollinators are an important part of the world’s biodiversity and food system. In the process of feeding on flowering plants for nectar, pollinators (including bees, wasps, butterflies, and other animals) …

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New Attempt to Muddy Clean Water Protections

The Trump Administration has just begun a two-step plan to remove protections from waters that have been safeguarded by the Clean Water Act for more than 40 years. In a …

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Wildlife, Public Health Endangered with Methane Rule Suspension

At the urging of fossil fuel interests, on June 12, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a two-year suspension or “stay” of core components of its 2016 final rule …

Budget Cuts in Energy Programs Undermine Wildlife

Budgets reflect priorities and values.  On renewable energy and science, the Administration’s proposed budget reflect the wrong priorities and the wrong values for wildlife. Instead of continuing and growing investment …

Otters. Phot Credit: Pixabay

EPA: Hear Our Voices, Protect Our Environmental Safeguards

Although you may not think about this every day, federal protections are what keep us safe. Environmental and public health safeguards prevent rivers like the Cuyahoga from catching on fire, …

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