2009 Press Releases
Dec 8, 2009
Launch of America's Great Water Coalition (12/8/09)
The League helps launch a national alliance to preserve, protect, and restore America's great waters.
Dec 3, 2009
Minnesota Rate Case Decision Protects Consumers and the Environment (12/3/09)
A decision by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission provides incentives for CenterPoint Energy and its customers to conserve energy.
Nov 6, 2009
Coal-Fired Power Plant Defeated: League Achieves Victory for the Environment (11/6/09)
The League and its allies achieved a significant victory this week when a plans to construct a new coal-fired power plant in South Dakota were scrapped.
Nov 3, 2009
League and Other Clean Energy Advocates Tour Energy-Efficient Factory (11/3/09)
Upgrades Underscore Critical Role of Energy Efficiency in Growing Minnesota Businesses
Oct 28, 2009
Business Leaders, Legislators and Clean Energy Advocates Hold Factory Tour (10/28/09)
AmeriStar Manufacturing and The Retrofit Companies discuss vast potential for energy efficiency business development in Minnesota.
Oct 23, 2009
EPA To Issue Strict Rules for U.S. Power Plant Air Toxics
Deadline of November 2011 for EPA Rules to Cut Power Plant Toxic Air Pollution Emissions
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Oct 15, 2009
League and other sportmen's groups tell Congress: Clean water critical as hunting seasons open across the country (10/15/09)
As the U.S. House of Representatives investigated enforcement efforts under the Clean Water Act, the League and other sportsmen's groups reiterated the need to protect waters that may lose protection under the Act.
Oct 15, 2009
EPA Ties Clean Water Enforcement Challenges Directly to Supreme Court Cases and Calls for Legislative Solution (10/15/09)
The Izaak Walton League calls for Congressional action after EPA states that two recent Supreme Court decisions have "negatively impacted EPA's ability to enforce" the Clean Water Act.
Oct 6, 2009
Drinking water at risk: Congress must restore Clean Water Act protections (10/6/09)
The League and othe sportsmen's groups call for Congress to resore Clean Water Act protection to small streams that supply drinking water to 117 million Americans. (SAMPLE PRESS RELEASE)
Sep 15, 2009
League and dozens of chapters join call for investment in fish, wildlife, and habitat protection (9/15/09)
As the U.S. Senate prepares to consider comprehensive climate and energy legislation this fall, more than 600 national, regional, and grassroots groups -- including the League and more than 30 of our chapters, divisions, and committees -- are urging Senators to use climate legislation to invest in habitat conservation and the long-term health of fish and wildlife.
Sep 9, 2009
Statement on the Transition of Senate Agriculture Committee Chair (9/9/09)
IWLA statement regarding Sen. Tom Harkin (IA) stepping down from the chairmanship of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, and Sen. Blanche Lincoln (AR) assuming the chair.
Jun 26, 2009
League and other Sportsmen’s Groups Applaud Passage of Climate Legislation (6/26/09)
The Izaak Walton League joined other groups representing hunters, anglers and Americans who enjoy the outdoors in commending the U.S. House of Representatives for passing comprehensive climate and clean energy legislation. In addition to reducing emissions of climate warming pollution, this legislation invests funds to conserve and protect fish and wildlife, habitat and other natural resources in the face of a changing climate.
Jun 18, 2009
Senate Committee Passes Clean Water Legislation (6/18/09)
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed an amended version of the Clean Water Restoration Act. The bill as approved reaffirms the original intent of the Clean Water Act to broadly protect water quality and the streams, lakes and wetlands important to our country.
May 28, 2009
Administration Takes Action to Safeguard Roadless Areas (5/28/09)
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack took important action to safeguard tens of millions of acres of undeveloped roadless areas in America’s National Forests.
May 22, 2009
League Applauds Administration Support for Clean Water Legislation (5/22/09)
The League and other national organizations representing hunters, anglers, and conservationists applauded the Administration for offering clear support for legislation to restore traditional Clean Water Act protections to stream, lakes, and wetlands.
May 15, 2009
House Climate Natl Resources Funding Allocation (5/15/09)
Comprehensive energy and climate legislation introduced today in the House Energy and Commerce Committee includes dedicated funding to safeguard wildlife and natural resources impacted by global warming.
Apr 22, 2009
Senator Klobuchar Holds Key to National Clean Water Legislation (4/22/09)
A coalition of leading sportsmen’s and conservation groups from across Minnesota today urged U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar to continue her leadership on conservation issues by supporting critical clean water legislation that will protect drinking water for nearly one million Minnesotans and the streams, lakes and wetlands essential to the State’s heritage and economic health.
Apr 2, 2009
Coalition Calls for Restored Clean Water Protections (4/2/09)
A coalition of hunting, fishing and conservation organizations today applauded the introduction of the Clean Water Restoration Act and the members of Congress focused on finding a lasting legislative solution to our national clean water and wetlands protection crisis.
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