Washington, DC — The National Wildlife Federation expresses grave concerns about Andrew Wheeler’s ability to effectively lead the Environmental Protection Agency and advance its critical mission, as the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works advanced his nomination to the full U.S. Senate.
“By refusing to acknowledge the public health and environmental consequences of his recent decisions to rollback critical protections from the neurotoxin mercury, water pollution, toxic chemicals, and climate pollution, Andrew Wheeler is clearly demonstrating an unwillingness to fulfill the mission of the Environmental Protection Agency,” said Collin O’Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation. “The American people deserve an EPA Administrator that will put our health and welfare first.”
The crisis isn't just a global problem—we're facing it in our own backyards. Meet some of the species that are already seeing an impact.Read More
The unprecedented threats facing wildlife must be a clarion call to action, the National Wildlife Federation says following the release of a new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.Read More
What's on deck with the National Wildlife Federation? Check out our scheduled events—we just might be coming to a city near you!See Events
Place your order today for the themed box that delivers everything you need to create family memories while discovering nature and wildlife.Learn More
More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. We're on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 51 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.