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National Wildlife Refuges

Andrew Perez

Congressman Who Praised Duct Tape Oil Repairs Vows To Fix Three In His District

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maybe repairing leaky oil pipes with duct tape and trash bags isn't something to be glad about. Rep. Vance McAllister (R-La.) charact...

Michael McAuliff

Congressmen Defend Repairing Oil Pipes With Trash Bags And Duct Tape

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressmen who are angry at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service enforcement of environmental regulations were not outraged by an activist's ...

On the Edge of the Fiscal Cliff

Caitlin Balch-Burnett | Posted 02.20.2013 | Denver
Caitlin Balch-Burnett

We've all heard of the fiscal cliff, but what you may not know is that these cuts, scheduled to take effect in early January 2013, will also hurt America's wildlife.

Fiscal Cliff an Opportunity for Congress to Finally End Oil Subsidies

Gene Karpinski | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Gene Karpinski

Across the country, candidates who stood by the environmental community and a clean energy agenda -- including President Obama -- were overwhelmingly elected, while candidates tied to oil and coal companies lost.

Judge Sides With Environmental Groups Over GMOs In National Wildlife Refuges

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. judge sided on Tuesday with environmental groups that challenged the planting of genetically-modified crops on National Wil...

Providing Refuge for All Americans

Jim DiPeso | Posted 12.22.2012 | Green
Jim DiPeso

That's the timeless lesson Americans learned when Theodore Roosevelt established America's first refuge on Pelican Island 109 years ago -- and one that we must diligently remind our elected political leaders of today.

Taking Our Message to Capitol Hill

Caitlin Balch-Burnett | Posted 06.18.2012 | Denver
Caitlin Balch-Burnett

Without sufficient funding, national wildlife refuges in Colorado may not be able to continue protecting wildlife, which would, in turn, hurt local economies.

Coastal Refuges Face Destruction

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Rappaport Clark

I've come to one conclusion on the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon ore oil rig: we may be looking at the destruction of some of our most iconic and important coastal wildlife refuges.