Tag: National Wildlife Federation

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Senate fails to override President’s Clean Water veto

The Senate failed on Thursday to override President Obama’s veto of S.J. 22, a resolution to block the federal Clean Water Rule.


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Clean water under attack?

The House voted in favor of a resolution blocking the Clean Water Rule, which clarifies which streams and wetlands are covered by the Clean Water Act.


Poll: Hunters, anglers support EPA Clean Water Rule

A new nationwide, bipartisan survey found broad support among hunters and anglers for applying Clean Water Act protections to smaller streams and wetlands.


Court decision protects Chesapeake Bay water, wildlife

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the historic clean-up plan for the Chesapeake Bay.


Earth Talk: Tar sands oil development’s impact on birds

Each year tens of million of migratory birds “overwinter” in the Canadian Boreal forest, a vast tract of mostly uninhabited coniferous woodlands and wetlands stretching from Newfoundland to the Yukon.


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Wildlife Center of Virginia certified as official National Wildlife Federation site

The National Wildlife Federation® (NWF) is pleased to recognize that the Wildlife Center of Virginia in Waynesboro has successfully created an official Certified Wildlife Habitat™ site.


Keystone pipeline on track for rejection?

The State Department on Friday released its final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The report release begins a critical final stage where Secretary Kerry will provide a final recommendation to President Obama based on this report.


NWF: Obama climate goals call for all of the above on carbon pollution cuts

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address last night, reiterating his commitment to industrial carbon pollution standards and declaring, “Climate change is a fact.”


Earth Talk: Protecting private lands

Indeed, private property makes up about 60 percent of the total land base across the United States. In 42 states there is more private land than public, and by a wide margin in most cases. (Only Alaska, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Arizona, Wyoming and California have more public land—that is, land owned by a federal, state, county or municipal government—than private.) Of course, all this private land isn’t just the parcels where our houses sit.