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Louisiana Fishing Boat Captain Reels in Spilled Oil

This is one of the fishing boat captains we’d chartered yesterday to provide tours of critical Gulf Coast wildlife habitats guided by National Wildlife Federation staffers. Today, he went out …

The Scene in Louisiana: Disaster Looming

A local tells us the area economy is dependent on two businesses – fishing & oil, and now one might kill the other.

Big Oil Meets Big Nature in Louisiana

By Larry J. Schweiger I write this from Venice, Louisiana, a few days after the explosion at British Petroleum’s (BP) Deepwater Horizon oil rig set off a massive oil spill …

NWF President Visits Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Larry Schweiger, president & CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, is leading a team of NWF staffers to the areas impacted by the Gulf Coast oil spill. Oil continues to …

Breaking: Gulf Coast Oil Spill Now Projected to Make Landfall Tonight

The oil spill forecast is now looking like some of the worst-case scenarios we’ve been hearing.

This Week’s Climate Capsule: Earth Day Recap & Dirty’s Fuel

In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule, pushing the Senate to move now on clean energy & climate action, an Earth Day thank you & Dirty the Global Warming Denier Sock Puppet channels Napoleon Dynamite.

How Much Oil Under Arctic Refuge? Drilling Proponents Wildly Off

How much oil sits under the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? An informal survey shows some of the people yelling “drill baby drill” the loudest have very little idea.

Let’s Go Slow on Oil Shale

Underneath a 1,300 square mile area along the T-shaped border of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming lies more estimated oil–in the form of oil shale–than all the oil in of Saudi …

In the West it’s Cookin and It Ain’t Good Lookin

In Western states, land is literally being cooked to extract oil. Long avoided due to its intense water and energy demands, industries are starting to look at oil shale development …

5 Facts on Big Oil’s Campaign Against a Clean Energy Recovery

President Obama has asked Congress to deliver comprehensive energy legislation that invests in clean energy, creates millions of green jobs, cuts our dependence on dirty fossil fuels, and holds energy …

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