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Jul 28, 2014, 13:03 ET

Clean Air Leaders Hail EPA Public Hearings On Climate Action To Protect Health, Wildlife, And The Environment

With climate change a present danger to the American people's health, environment and the nation's wildlife, clean air leaders today hailed the...

Jul 25, 2014, 10:00 ET

Clean Air Leaders To Preview EPA Hearings On Historic Climate Pollution Plan, GFA To Release Poll Findings On Communities Of Color & Climate Change

With historic public hearings fast approaching, clean air leaders will hold a national telephone press conference on July 28, 2014 discussing...

Jun 26, 2014, 06:48 ET

Miller Street Elementary School Awarded Eco-Schools USA Bronze Award

 Students at the Miller Street Elementary School are getting creative with their trash, turning everyday disposable items into art! Their...

Dec 05, 2012, 08:42 ET
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Ranger Rick Goes Digital with the First Truly Interactive Magazine for Kids

 Ranger Rick, everyone's favorite raccoon and the flagship character of the oldest and biggest children's nature magazine Ranger Rick, is...

Nov 16, 2012, 08:20 ET

Ranger Rick Celebrates 50 Years with Debut of New Ranger Rick Jr. Magazine and "Ranger Rick Jr. Appventures"

 National Wildlife Federation, publisher of Ranger Rick, one of the longest-running, most successful children's magazines of all time, today...

Sep 06, 2012, 07:00 ET

National Wildlife Federation Announces 2012 Hike & Seek™ Program

 National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America's largest conservation organization, announces the third annual Hike & Seek™ program....

Jul 02, 2012, 13:57 ET

Conservation and Wildlife Advocates Throw Support Behind CA Flood Board's Plan

California conservation and wildlife organizations announced today that the Central Valley Flood Protection Board has adopted the Central Valley...

Apr 06, 2012, 13:19 ET

Conservation Groups Call for Levee Set-Backs and Increased Use of Bypasses as Central Strategy in Long-Term Flood Management Plan

 The Central Valley Flood Protection Board is holding a series of public outreach meetings regarding the Draft Program Environmental Impact...

Sep 20, 2011, 13:42 ET

Estudio encuentra que los latinos corren un mayor riesgo a la salud por los retrasos de las normas de contaminación de aire

Los latinos se encuentran entre los grupos que enfrentan el mayor riesgo por los esfuerzos para bloquear las actualizaciones a las normas de salud...

Sep 20, 2011, 13:00 ET

Study: Latinos Face Major Health Risks from Delays of EPA Air Pollution Rules

Serious Impacts Will be Felt by the Fast-Growing U.S. Latino Population; Worst Harms Seen to Latinos in AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, MA, NV, NJ, NY, PA and...

Aug 09, 2011, 13:00 ET

Cleaner Vehicles Create Opportunities for Jobs, Economic Growth, Study Shows

Report Names Top 15 States That Employ Autoworkers in Clean, Efficient Technologies:  MI, OH, IN, NC, KY, PA, TX, AL, CA, SC, TN, NY, IL, VA,...

Apr 07, 2011, 12:59 ET

Reid Stands Tall Against the 'House that Polluters Bought'

House Wants Kids to Breathe Toxic Air as Favor to Oil Companies House budget negotiators are threatening to shut down the government because the...

Jul 28, 2010, 10:00 ET
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BP $5 Billion Down Payment Among Recommendations to Restore Coastal Louisiana

How Obama Can Fulfill Pledge to Make Coastal Louisiana Better Than It Was Before Spill A new report released today on the 100th day of the BP oil...

Jan 28, 2010, 16:25 ET

Global Warming Bringing More Oddball Winter Weather

Peculiar Winter Weather Includes More Heavy Snowfalls, Disruptions to Local Economies – Map of Recent Oddball Weather Events Reflects Trends...

Jul 09, 2008, 01:00 ET

Region Unites to Approve Great Lakes Water Compact

SAUGATUCK, Mich., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Great Lakes states took an historic step toward protecting the lakes from water...

Jun 06, 2008, 01:00 ET

Salazar Leads, Allard Obstructs, on Climate Vote

DENVER, June 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of an historic vote today on comprehensive climate change legislation in the U.S. Senate,...

Apr 09, 2007, 01:00 ET

Conservation Groups Fight Back in Court to Uphold Law to Stop Invasive Species

DETROIT, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As shipping interests seek to strike down the region's first law to protect boaters, anglers,...

Apr 13, 2004, 01:00 ET

National Wildlife Federation Unveils Sweeping Redesign of National Wildlife Magazine, Increases Rate Base

RESTON, Va., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) today unveiled a sweeping redesign of the organization's flagship...

Sep 06, 2002, 01:00 ET

National Wildlife Federation(R) and The Home Depot(R) Offer Home Improvement Projects to Benefit the Environment

WASHINGTON and ATLANTA, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans love do-it- yourself home improvement. Now, the nation's largest conservation group...

Mar 01, 2002, 00:00 ET

Briggs & Stratton, in Cooperation With the National Wildlife Federation(R), Launches National Mower Tune-Up Month in March 2002

MILWAUKEE, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Regular lawnmower tune-ups can pay big dividends in improved air quality and better equipment...