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Philly.com
Bills would permit commercial development in Pa. state parks"These bills rip at the heart of Pennsylvania's park system." Lawyer John Chil
Bills would permit commercial development in Pa. state parks
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
"These bills rip at the heart of Pennsylvania's park system." Lawyer John Childe, representing the Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Fund, sent a letter Wednesday to the governor and legislators warning that the organization could file... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Chemical safety law won’t change things overnight; EPA has years of testing aheaddesignate high priority chemicals, at least 25 in the first couple of years.”
Chemical safety law won’t change things overnight; EPA has years of testing ahead
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
designate high priority chemicals, at least 25 in the first couple of years.” Richard Denison, a senior scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, which supports the new law, said it will likely take decades for all chemicals now in use to be... Read more
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The Advocate
Sweeping chemical regulation bill before President Barack Obamaoverall, the bill had wide support, with 60 congressional cosponsors and backer
Sweeping chemical regulation bill before President Barack Obama
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
overall, the bill had wide support, with 60 congressional cosponsors and backers from groups usually at odds, such as the Environmental Defense Fund, a nonprofit advocacy group, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, an association of some of the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Obama just signed a law that affects nearly every product you usehailing the bill as a new way forward and others calling it a disappointment.
Obama just signed a law that affects nearly every product you use
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
hailing the bill as a new way forward and others calling it a disappointment. Richard Denison, a lead scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, called it “a strong new [Toxic Substances Control Act].” Unlike the old version, the new law... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Obama signs bipartisan chemical safety billindustry groups like the American Chemical Association and S.E. Johnson, and fr
Obama signs bipartisan chemical safety bill
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
industry groups like the American Chemical Association and S.E. Johnson, and from advocates like the March of Dimes and the Environmental Defense Fund — all of which attended the signing ceremony. "You don’t get all these people in the same room... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Obama signs bipartisan chemical safety billindustry groups like the American Chemical Association and S.E. Johnson, and fr
Obama signs bipartisan chemical safety bill
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
industry groups like the American Chemical Association and S.E. Johnson, and from advocates like the March of Dimes and the Environmental Defense Fund — all of which attended the signing ceremony. "You don’t get all these people in the same room... Read more
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The Hill
Obama signs chemical safety overhaul into lawalso has the support of major business groups such as the American Chemistry Co
Obama signs chemical safety overhaul into law
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
also has the support of major business groups such as the American Chemistry Council and the National Association of Manufacturers, as well as safety and health groups like the Environmental Defense Fund and Safer Chemicals, Healt... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
EPA gets new powers to regulate toxic chemicals, but progress takes timewith regulations. "This isn't going to be an overnight success," said Richard
EPA gets new powers to regulate toxic chemicals, but progress takes time
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
with regulations. "This isn't going to be an overnight success," said Richard Denison, a senior scientist at the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund who spent years pushing for an overhaul of the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act, the only major... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lawmakers seek to crack down on natural gas leaksat National Grid, the region’s largest provider of natural gas, said the compan
Lawmakers seek to crack down on natural gas leaks
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
at National Grid, the region’s largest provider of natural gas, said the company is working on pilot programs with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York and HEET in Massachusetts to identify the larger leaks. “The industry has been... Read more
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The Hill
Justices reject new challenge to air pollution rulebreathe easier knowing that these life-saving limits on toxic pollution are int
Justices reject new challenge to air pollution rule
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
breathe easier knowing that these life-saving limits on toxic pollution are intact," Vicki Patton, general counsel at the Environmental Defense Fund, said in a statement. The EPA said it is "pleased" with the decision. "These practical and... Read more
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The Hill
SCOTUS rejects new air pollution rule challengebreathe easier knowing that these life-saving limits on toxic pollution are int
SCOTUS rejects new air pollution rule challenge
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
breathe easier knowing that these life-saving limits on toxic pollution are intact,” Vicki Patton, general counsel at the Environmental Defense Fund, said in a statement. The EPA said it is “pleased” with the decision. “These practical and... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Shrugging shoulders, holding noses on passage of TSCA reform billpassed unanimously because of intense lobbying by and on behalf of two groups:
Shrugging shoulders, holding noses on passage of TSCA reform bill
ScienceBlogs / Posted 12 days ago
passed unanimously because of intense lobbying by and on behalf of two groups: the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). Their marriage gave lawmakers from both sides of the aisle the validation to support ACC... Read more
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The Hill
Supreme Court rejects new challenge to Obama air pollution rulebreathe easier knowing that these life-saving limits on toxic pollution are int
Supreme Court rejects new challenge to Obama air pollution rule
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
breathe easier knowing that these life-saving limits on toxic pollution are intact,” Vicki Patton, general counsel at the Environmental Defense Fund, said in a statement. The EPA said it is “pleased” with the decision. “These practical and... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Shrugging shoulders, holding noses on passage of TSCA reform billpassed unanimously because of intense lobbying by and on behalf of two groups:
Shrugging shoulders, holding noses on passage of TSCA reform bill
ScienceBlogs / Posted 16 days ago
passed unanimously because of intense lobbying by and on behalf of two groups: the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). Their marriage gave lawmakers from both sides of the aisle the validation to support ACC... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Feud over methane oil industry's emissions is almost as hot as the gasconcerns to David Allen, the University of Texas researcher who used the device
Feud over methane oil industry's emissions is almost as hot as the gas
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 days ago
concerns to David Allen, the University of Texas researcher who used the device for a study of methane emissions for the Environmental Defense Fund. In spite of Howard's objections, the study found that methane emissions were lower than EPA... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Feud over methane oil industry's emissions is almost as hot as the gasconcerns to David Allen, the University of Texas researcher who used the device
Feud over methane oil industry's emissions is almost as hot as the gas
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 days ago
concerns to David Allen, the University of Texas researcher who used the device for a study of methane emissions for the Environmental Defense Fund. In spite of Howard's objections, the study found that methane emissions were lower than EPA... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Whistleblower: EPA Official Covered Up Methane Leakage Problems across US Natural Gas Industry — News Release from NC WARNwhere he has been funded by the oil and gas industries for years. The studies
Whistleblower: EPA Official Covered Up Methane Leakage Problems across US Natural Gas Industry — News Release from NC WARN
CommonDreams.org / Posted 16 days ago
where he has been funded by the oil and gas industries for years. The studies were published in 2013 and 2014 by the Environmental Defense Fund as concerns were rising about the climate impacts of methane emissions from hundreds of thousands... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Key government reports were wrong about methane leaks' severity, environmental group allegesAllen’s studies could be underreporting emissions as much as 100-fold. The stu
Key government reports were wrong about methane leaks' severity, environmental group alleges
Los Angeles Times / Posted 17 days ago
Allen’s studies could be underreporting emissions as much as 100-fold. The studies were published in 2013 and 2014 by the Environmental Defense Fund at a time of concern about the impact of methane emissions on climate and as the fracking boom led... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California presidential campaigns enter home stretchEnergy Commission and the U.S. Department of Energy, as well as members of rese
California presidential campaigns enter home stretch
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
Energy Commission and the U.S. Department of Energy, as well as members of research institutions like Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and advocacy groups like the Environmental Defense Fund. Starting at 8:15 a.m. at the Cal/EPA headqu... Read more
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Boston Globe
Rising water levels threaten the Louvre. Should the MFA plan ahead?to put in jeopardy. The scenes in Paris are troubling. But, as Jonathan Schrag
Rising water levels threaten the Louvre. Should the MFA plan ahead?
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
to put in jeopardy. The scenes in Paris are troubling. But, as Jonathan Schrag, senior director for clean energy at the Environmental Defense Fund, points out, connecting individual storm or flood events with the long-term trend of rising sea... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Roger Enrico Dead: Former Chairman of DreamWorks Animation Dies at 71grateful for his leadership, his counsel and, most of all, his friendship." En
Roger Enrico Dead: Former Chairman of DreamWorks Animation Dies at 71
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 23 days ago
grateful for his leadership, his counsel and, most of all, his friendship." Enrico also was a former board member of the American Film Institute, the National Geographic Society, the Environmental Defense Fund and the Solar Electric Li... Read more
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OJornal News
Fishing fleets turning to technology to meet monitoring mandateto provide a useful and cost-effective solution to help in meeting the informat
Fishing fleets turning to technology to meet monitoring mandate
OJornal News / Posted 26 days ago
to provide a useful and cost-effective solution to help in meeting the information needs of the NE ground fish fishery.”The Environmental Defense Fund has been calling for electronic monitoring of all groundfish boats for the last two years, saying... Read more
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Columbia County Observer
High-Tech Tool Turns Up Dozens of Natural Gas Leaks in Florida Cityanswer that question, while potentially sparing damage to the environment and y
High-Tech Tool Turns Up Dozens of Natural Gas Leaks in Florida City
Columbia County Observer / Posted 26 days ago
answer that question, while potentially sparing damage to the environment and your wallet. The collaboration between the Environmental Defense Fund and Google Earth Outreach sent cars equipped with special sensors driving all across Jacksonville... Read more
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The Washington Times
Former top Obama energy official calls EPA’s Clean Power Plan ‘all pain, no gain’thrown their support behind the plan as a “flexible, common-sense approach to r
Former top Obama energy official calls EPA’s Clean Power Plan ‘all pain, no gain’
The Washington Times / Posted 29 days ago
thrown their support behind the plan as a “flexible, common-sense approach to reducing harmful pollution,” according to the Environmental Defense Fund. The CPP requires states to meet targets for reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from... Read more
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Breitbart
Paul Thwarts GOP Leadership’s Quick-Pitch Passage of New EPA Powersfor president Sen. Rand Paul (R.-Ky. when he slammed the brakes on one of the t
Paul Thwarts GOP Leadership’s Quick-Pitch Passage of New EPA Powers
Breitbart / Posted 29 days ago
for president Sen. Rand Paul (R.-Ky. when he slammed the brakes on one of the top legislative priorities of the left-wing Environmental Defense Fund. “Every day in my office, business comes into my office, and what do they say? ‘We’re regulated... Read more
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Newsmax
Cellphones Cause Cancer: 'Game Changer' Government Studydirector of the NTP, who commissioned the study, told Mother Earth. Portier is
Cellphones Cause Cancer: 'Game Changer' Government Study
Newsmax / Posted 29 days ago
director of the NTP, who commissioned the study, told Mother Earth. Portier is now a contributing scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund. "I think this is a game changer," he said. "We seriously have to look at this issue again in... Read more
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