Halloween is the annual time to celebrate all the creepy things that go bump in the night, but what’s really fightening are the many very real threats to our waterways and drinking water. Nothing is more important to life than clean water, yet few things are taken more for granted. We turn on our taps or swim in a local lake without fear because we believe the systems are working to keep our water clean. The fact is, those systems don’t always work, and in many cases, are failing to keep water safe.
[ Renewable energy advocates call for guidelines to spur clean energy and avoid conflict on public lands ]
The wind and solar leasing rule would improve how wind and solar energy projects are approved on public lands – and ultimately establish a framework for a stable and long lasting program for clean energy.
“Today’s announcement of a bipartisan budget agreement is a welcome development after a long partisan standoff over how to fund federal programs in the coming year,” said Alan Rowsome of The Wilderness Society.
President Obama used his weekly radio address to call on Congress to reauthorize and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
[ Local and National Parks Lose Millions Each Day that Congress Neglects the Land and Water Conservation Fund ]
On November 30th, leaders from around the world will sit down and make an international agreement on how each country will work together to cut global warming pollution.
Legislation being considered in the U.S. Senate would undermine important environmental laws and increase unsustainable logging in our national forests–unless you speak out against it.
Managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), National Conservation Lands were established in 2000 to conserve, protect and restore nationally significant lands recognized for their outstanding cultural, ecological and scientific values.
[ E.P.A. Recognizes 2015 Green Power Leaders/Agency acknowledges achievements in helping to fight … ]
WASHINGTON -Today, the E.P.A. (EPA) declares its yearly Green Power Leadership Awards, recognizing 22 Green Power Partners and 3 renewable energy suppliers across the country-including Apple, Microsoft, TD Bank, Intel, Kohl’s, the National Hockey League and Northwestern University — for achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable energy market and reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
“These organizations are leading the way in cutting U….
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