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Global Warming News

Supreme Court Decision Temporary Setback for Wildlife  

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not properly weigh the costs and benefits of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) it issued in 2012. Mercury is a potent neurotoxin that is emitted from coal power plants that eventually enters waters through precipitation. The rule would have required mercury to be removed from power plant emissions using existing and affordable technology. 

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Protecting Wildlife and Habitat News

BP Settlement: "Time for Gulf Restoration to Begin"

This morning, BP, the U.S. Justice Department, and the five Gulf states made public the terms of a $18.7 billion settlement agreement regarding the company's role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. BP will pay $12.6 billion in penalties and damages under the Clean Water Act and Oil Pollution Act.

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Get Outside News

Tens of Thousands of Campers Joining National Wildlife Federation's 11th Annual Great American Campout, Kicking off June 27

Tens of thousands of people across the nation will be camping for a cause on Saturday with the kickoff of the 11th Annual National Wildlife Federation Great American Campout. In conjunction with Great Outdoors Month, the annual event runs through September 7, 2015 encouraging people of all ages to camp in their parks, campgrounds, backyards and neighborhoods as a way to reconnect with nature.

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