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U.S. Senate fails to renew Land and Water Conservation Fund

Today, the Senate passed a Continuing Resolution that funds the government into February, but fails to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), a successful bipartisan conservation and recreation program that has funded projects in all 50 states since it began in 1965. The program, which expired in September and now remains dormant, supported everything from the expansion and maintenance of local parks and recreation centers, to national forests, national parks and historical sites.

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Mayors for solar showcases how cities plan to reach renewable goals

Twenty-eight mayors and city staff logged on to discuss how their cities can harness more of the sun's power...

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Congress passes long overdue measures to protect our drinking water from lead, sewage

Victories for clean water are rare in Washington, D.C., these days, so this is one to savor.

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At a packed public hearing, Americans stand up for the world's largest temperate rainforest

A group of concerned Americans packed a hearing room in Washington, D.C., to speak up for Alaska's Tongass National Forest.

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