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National Offshore Wind Energy Report Promotes Action Now

676 days ago From Freepress Online   View Archived Article

ROCKLAND, MAINE - A new report on offshore wind energy by the National Wildlife Federation, an environmental advocacy group, makes a case that the coast of New England has some of the best offshore wind resources in the world, that the technology is ready or near read ...

Environmentalists Backing Offshore Wind

678 days ago From Offshore Wind Wire   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The National Wildlife Federation's report, The Turning Point for Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy (56-page PDF), concludes that =93action is urgently needed to ensure that appropriately-sited offshore wind energy becomes a reality for America.=94 Am ...

S.C. Has Enormous Offshore Wind Energy Potential

678 days ago From Free Times   View Archived Article

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA - The Palmetto State could be a national leader in offshore wind energy, according to a recent report by the National Wildlife Federation. The state currently receives just over half its power from nuclear energy. In 2009, plans to build a new coal-fir ...

Study pushes offshore wind for Georgia

679 days ago From Savannah Morning News   View Archived Article

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA - Georgia has greater potential for wind energy than six of the other 13 Atlantic coast states, but a recent National Wildlife Federation report details how the Peach State is falling behind in developing that potential. =93Georgia has a little over 60 ...

National Wildlife Federation scientist says drought is clear sign of global warming

685 days ago From Radio Iowa   View Archived Article

DES MOINES, IOWA - A new report from an environmental watchdog group the says the long drought Iowa's endured this summer is a clear sign of where the state and region are heading under climate change. Doug Inkley, senior scientist with the National Wildlife Federa ...

Time to Reel in the Benefits of Offshore Wind

685 days ago From Public News Service   View Archived Article

PORTLAND, MAINE - A new report from the National Wildlife Federation, backed by such groups as the Sierra Club and the National Audubon Society, says it will help stave off climate change, which they consider the major threat to living creatures, and turbines also wil ...

New poll shows support for re-introduction of MT bison

691 days ago From KBZK Bozeman News   View Archived Article

BOZEMAN, MONTANA - The National Wildlife Federation and the Wildlife Conservation Society commissioned the survey of Montanans. The groups say 68% of those surveyed support restoration of wild bison on federal or state land, with 26% opposed. A similar percentage said ...

Canadian firm proposes new Neb. oil pipeline route

693 days ago From Fremont Tribune   View Archived Article

FREMONT, NEBRASKA - Joe Mendelson of the National Wildlife Federation said the Keystone XL pipeline puts too much natural habitat at risk. "The best approach is to ditch Keystone XL entirely and embrace clean energy solutions that don't spill or explode," ...

Climate change promises more tough summers

698 days ago From The Hill   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Whether related to wildfires, fish deaths or temperatures, the numbers from this summer all point to the effects humans are having on the climate, according to a National Wildlife Federation (NWF) report released Thursday. While it is difficult to .. ...

Environmental groups warn Cuomo on fracking

707 days ago From Niagara Falls Reporter   View Archived Article

NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK - =93The environmental impacts of fracking, like air and water pollution, are being ignored,=94 said Larry Schweiger, president of the National Wildlife Federation. In recent months, the New Jersey State Legislature voted to ban fracking waste and Verm ...

Two years later at the Kalamazoo River

734 days ago From Battle Creek Enquirer   View Archived Article

BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN - The event was put on by the =93We Are The Kalamazoo=94 steering committee, a coalition of environmental groups such as the National Wildlife Federation and the Sierra Club. It held more than 10 events Wednesday across the United States and Canada in ...

Group criticizes pipeline company's safety record

737 days ago From WJTV   View Archived Article

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI - The National Wildlife Federation says Enbridge Inc. had 804 pipeline spills in 1999-2010, releasing a combined 6.8 million gallons of oil. Federation Senior Vice President Jeremy Symons says mistakes and bad luck can't explain the high number, an ...

Helping wildlife makes sense in Milton

739 days ago From NorthFulton.com   View Archived Article

ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA - Everything from deer and birds to butterflies and bees are the subject of the new wildlife conservation effort through the National Wildlife Federation. The NWF is devoted to helping wildlife thrive in the face of ever-encroaching sprawl and human .. ...

Wildlife garden is cultivated with love

741 days ago From Shore News Today   View Archived Article

TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY - GALLOWAY =96 All of Joanne Stanks' gardening work paid off this year, as her property in the Pomona section of the township was designated a Certified Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. "The gardens consist of an eclectic ...

National Wildlife Federation and Earth Networks Partner to Foster K-12 STEM Education, Environmental Literacy and Sustainability Programs

762 days ago From Market Watch   View Archived Article

WOODBRIDGE, NEW JERSEY - "The National Wildlife Federation is committing to building environmental awareness among children of all ages through learning both inside and outside the ...

Fracking rules need more teeth in Michigan and Ohio, wildlife federation says

764 days ago From Petoskey News-Review   View Archived Article

PETOSKEY, MICHIGAN - As the potential for hydraulic fracturing =97 or fracking =97 grows in the Great Lakes region, the National Wildlife Federation in Michigan and Ohio released a report ...

Md. encourages residents to create wildlife habitats

779 days ago From WTOP   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Maryland natural resources officials and the National Wildlife Federation are pushing for more residents to slow the loss of wildlife habitats. Following just four simple guidelines is enough to qualify. Residents must look to provide food, water, .. ...

Jack Johnson receives top award from National Wildlife Foundation

801 days ago From KyPost.com   View Archived Article

CINCINNATI, OHIO - The Better Together hitmaker was presented with the 2012 National Conservation Achievement Award in Communications in recognition of his efforts to raise awareness about eco issues throughout his career and his charity work with the Kokua Hawaii ...

We should bring back bison as wildlife in Montana

803 days ago From Great Falls Tribune   View Archived Article

GREAT FALLS, MONTANA - Those of us at the National Wildlife Federation agree. But we conservationists feel that the "no bison on public lands" position taken by the livestock industry is equally extreme. Saying there's no room for wild bison anywhere in Monta ...

Sen. Richard Shelby to be recognized by National Wildlife Federation

803 days ago From al.com   View Archived Article

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA - Richard Shelby, normally not a favorite of environmental organizations, will accept an award tonight from the National Wildlife Federation for his work on the RESTORE Act, which would direct the fines from the 2010 oil spill to coastal restoration an ...

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