In January of 2011, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that biomass energy facilities and other biogenic stationary sources will not need to account for their net carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions under the Clean Air Act’s
The Protect Our Winters coalition of skiers and snowboarders, including two-time Olympic snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler, joined The Wilderness Society and other environmental groups to call on Congress and the Administration to help curb climate-change causing carbon emissions that are threatening
Congress’ Great Outdoors Giveaway continued this week with the Aug. 2 passage of a debt-ceiling deal that will make it significantly more difficult for the government to invest in conservation funding over the next ten years.
On March 9, 2011 The Wilderness Society sent this letter to the subcommittee of the House of Representatives about to consider legislation to prevent the EPA from protecting public health. The bill, HR 910, introduced by Rep Upton (R-MI), is premised on bad science and the pleadings of pol
Easy-bake ovens have been a childhood staple for generations (even landing in the National Toy Hall of Fame). But with the vital organs of the classic Easy-Bake (100-watt incandescent bulbs that waste so much energy as heat that they can bake cookies) disappearing from shelves next year, it looked like Easy-Bake ovens had baked their last miniature goodies.
In a letter to Congress, The Wilderness Society's Vice President for Public Policy, Melanie Beller asks Members and Senators to send a message to the EPA thanking them for doing all they can do to protect our public health.