Latest National Wildlife Federation Stories

2011-08-09 12:00:00

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, AZ WASHINGTON, Aug.

2011-08-01 10:02:00

As Senators consider bill on oil spill penalties, conservationists urge lawmakers to invest fines in Gulf's natural systems and communities that need them WASHINGTON, Aug.

2011-07-11 16:15:00

Conservation groups say prompt review necessary so restoration can begin NEW ORLEANS, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservation groups today expressed support for Louisiana's swift action to identify and propose potential restoration projects that qualify for BP's $1 billion down payment toward the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) stemming from the unprecedented Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

2011-06-21 13:34:00

ATLANTA, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new wetland and riparian conservation grants through the Five Star Restoration program were announced today by Georgia Power and its environmental stewardship partners.

2011-06-16 13:15:00

Conservation Group Urges Senate to Restore Reasonable Funding Levels WASHINGTON, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2011-05-31 13:44:00

Ag, conservation groups call on lawmakers to "ensure that reasonable funding levels are continued" WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of more than 50 agriculture and conservation groups representing millions of Americans today are urging lawmakers to reject nearly $1 billion in proposed cuts to farm bill conservation programs.

2011-05-17 06:00:00

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether living in an apartment, tending an urban plot or farming multiple acres, gardens attract beautiful wildlife and help restore habitat in commercial and residential settings. Scotts Songbird Selections encourages Americans to garden for wildlife.

2011-04-21 17:03:00

This week marks first anniversary of spill and first step toward restoration WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- News broke today that BP has agreed to provide $1 billion toward early restoration projects in the Gulf of Mexico under an unprecedented agreement announced today by the Natural Resource Trustees for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

2011-04-14 13:02:00

"Go60MPG" Sets Record Straight As Both New York Auto Show and DC EDTA Conference Near NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auto fuel efficiency is going up and high-MPG auto sales are surging today, but a handful of persistent myths continue to cloud the understanding of some policymakers and members of the general public, according to Go60MPG, a joint effort of Environment America, the National Wildlife Federation, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Safe Climate...

2011-04-07 11:59:00

House Wants Kids to Breathe Toxic Air as Favor to Oil Companies WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House budget negotiators are threatening to shut down the government because the Senate and President Obama refuse to cave in to a list of polluter favors that would open loopholes in the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act.

Word of the Day
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.