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The Washington Times
Chemical industries tarnished by junk scienceIARC’s only “invited specialist” to evaluate the weed killer — he was a paid em
The Washington Times / Posted 10 hours ago
IARC’s only “invited specialist” to evaluate the weed killer — he was a paid employee of the anti-chemical activist group, Environmental Defense Fund. It’s curious how an agency that claims moral authority for weeding out conflicts of interest... Read more
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The Mercury News
When pollution discriminates: Feds to investigate alleged civil rights violations in West Oaklandin June, said Brian Beveridge, co-founder of the WOEIP. For that study, researc
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
in June, said Brian Beveridge, co-founder of the WOEIP. For that study, researchers from the Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Defense Fund teamed up with researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and Google Earth Outreach. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
When pollution discriminates: Feds to investigate into civil rights violations in West Oaklandin June, said Brian Beveridge, co-founder of the WOEIP. For that study, researc
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
in June, said Brian Beveridge, co-founder of the WOEIP. For that study, researchers from the Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Defense Fund teamed up with researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and Google Earth Outreach. The... Read more
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Philly.com
Maryland to sue EPA over Pennsylvania coal-fired plant pollutionweather,” the petition says. An EPA spokesman said the agency “does not commen
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
weather,” the petition says. An EPA spokesman said the agency “does not comment on potential litigation.” But the Environmental Defense Fund lauded the notice to sue, said Vickie Patton, a lawyer for the group. “We stand with Maryland in... Read more
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Salon.com
Republicans helped Jerry Brown cement California’s big climate initiativean iron-clad law that replaces weaker … shall we say, aluminum-foil-clad rules.
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
an iron-clad law that replaces weaker … shall we say, aluminum-foil-clad rules. Erica Morehouse, a senior attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund, used a different metallic metaphor to describe the bill passed Monday night: “This is the... Read more
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The Scientist
Trump Nominates Toxicologist for Key EPA Positionover the nomination of Michael Dourson to head the toxics office at EPA,” Richa
The Scientist / Posted 5 days ago
over the nomination of Michael Dourson to head the toxics office at EPA,” Richard Denison, lead senior scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, an environmental advocacy group, wrote in a recent blog post. “Unfortunately, this nomination... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Exelon rivals appeal ruling upholding Illinois nuke subsidiesefforts to reduce climate pollution, expand clean energy and create jobs," said
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 5 days ago
efforts to reduce climate pollution, expand clean energy and create jobs," said Michael Panfil, senior attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund, in a release. "It is vital that we secure states' fundamental authority to craft clean energy... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How cap-trade bill will help the state while reducing greenhouse gasManufacturers and Trade Association, California Chamber of Commerce and Califor
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Manufacturers and Trade Association, California Chamber of Commerce and California Farm Bureau Federation, as well as the Environmental Defense Fund. This is the first time in memory that fees, taxes and regulations will have been reduced on a... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
| St. Augustine Recordwidely different anglers’ seasons in their waters and federal seasons getting s
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 7 days ago
widely different anglers’ seasons in their waters and federal seasons getting shorter and shorter, Robert Jones of the Environmental Defense Fund said Monday. But, he said, “I don’t want to return to the bad old days when my dad and I could... Read more
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TribLIVE
Environmentalists sue over extended red snapper seasonadministration for stretching the red snapper season for recreational anglers i
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
administration for stretching the red snapper season for recreational anglers in the Gulf of Mexico. Robert Jones of the Environmental Defense Fund and Chris Dorsett of the Ocean Conservancy said during a conference call with reporters Monday... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Environmentalists sue over extended red snapper seasonadministration for stretching the red snapper season for recreational anglers i
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
administration for stretching the red snapper season for recreational anglers in the Gulf of Mexico. Robert Jones of the Environmental Defense Fund and Chris Dorsett of the Ocean Conservancy said during a conference call with reporters Monday... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Angler's org: suing is what environmentalists doenvironmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public r
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
environmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public resources." The Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund say in their suit that the decision ignored scientific assessments and promotes... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Angler's org: suing is what environmentalists doenvironmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public r
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 7 days ago
environmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public resources." The Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund say in their suit that the decision ignored scientific assessments and promotes... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Angler's org: suing is what environmentalists doenvironmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public r
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 days ago
environmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public resources." The Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund say in their suit that the decision ignored scientific assessments and promotes... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Angler's org: suing is what environmentalists doenvironmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public r
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
environmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public resources." The Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund say in their suit that the decision ignored scientific assessments and promotes... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Angler's org: suing is what environmentalists doenvironmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public r
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 7 days ago
environmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public resources." The Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund say in their suit that the decision ignored scientific assessments and promotes... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
2 groups sue feds for extending red snapper seasonprocedures, such as giving adequate notice and time for public comment before m
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 7 days ago
procedures, such as giving adequate notice and time for public comment before making changes. The Ocean Conservancy and Environmental Defense Fund sued Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the National Marine Fisheries Service and the National... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Angler's org: suing is what environmentalists doenvironmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public r
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
environmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public resources." The Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund say in their suit that the decision ignored scientific assessments and promotes... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Angler's org: suing is what environmentalists doenvironmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public r
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
environmental groups "hate it when Americans enjoy America's plentiful public resources." The Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund say in their suit that the decision ignored scientific assessments and promotes... Read more
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The Hill
Web, broadband companies sound off on net neutrality | Elon Musk calls for regs on artificial intelligence | EPA to keep key pollution standardrun in 10 GOP-held House districts and in Washington, D.C., through early Septe
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
run in 10 GOP-held House districts and in Washington, D.C., through early September. EDF Action, the political arm of the Environmental Defense Fund, is the group behind the ads. "These new cuts would mean more toxic mercury, smog, and carbon... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
2 Groups Sue Feds for Extending Anglers' Red Snapper Seasonwidely different anglers' seasons in their waters and federal seasons getting s
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
widely different anglers' seasons in their waters and federal seasons getting shorter and shorter, Robert Jones of the Environmental Defense Fund said Monday. But, he said, "I don't want to return to the bad old days when my dad and I could... Read more
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Darien News-Review
2 groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper seasonpromoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed
Darien News-Review / Posted 7 days ago
promoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed Monday for the Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund. "What we want to do, first and foremost, is to make sure we keep red snapper rebuilding on... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
2 groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper seasonpromoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 7 days ago
promoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed Monday for the Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund. "What we want to do, first and foremost, is to make sure we keep red snapper rebuilding on... Read more
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Al.com
Environmental groups suing Trump administration for extending red snapper seasonpromoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed
Al.com / Posted 7 days ago
promoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed Monday for the Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund. The prized sport and table fish has rebounded under fishing limits and procedures set by the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
2 groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper seasonpromoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
promoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed Monday for the Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund. The prized sport and table fish has rebounded under fishing limits and procedures set by the... Read more
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11 News Houston
2 groups sue feds for extending Gulf red snapper seasonpromoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
promoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed Monday for the Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund. The prized sport and table fish has rebounded under fishing limits and procedures set by the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
2 groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper seasonpromoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 days ago
promoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed Monday for the Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund. The prized sport and table fish has rebounded under fishing limits and procedures set by the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
2 groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper seasonpromoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
promoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed Monday for the Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund. The prized sport and table fish has rebounded under fishing limits and procedures set by the... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
2 groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper seasonpromoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 7 days ago
promoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed Monday for the Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund. The prized sport and table fish has rebounded under fishing limits and procedures set by the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
2 groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper seasonpromoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
promoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed Monday for the Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund. The prized sport and table fish has rebounded under fishing limits and procedures set by the... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
2 groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper seasonprocedures, such as giving adequate notice and time for public comment before m
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
procedures, such as giving adequate notice and time for public comment before making changes. The Ocean Conservancy and Environmental Defense Fund sued Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the National Marine Fisheries Service and the National... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
2 groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper seasonpromoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
promoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed Monday for the Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund. The prized sport and table fish has rebounded under fishing limits and procedures set by the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
2 groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper seasonpromoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
promoting overfishing, and failing to follow required procedures. It was filed Monday for the Ocean Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund. "What we want to do, first and foremost, is to make sure we keep red snapper rebuilding on... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
2 groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper seasonprocedures, such as giving adequate notice and time for public comment before m
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
procedures, such as giving adequate notice and time for public comment before making changes. The Ocean Conservancy and Environmental Defense Fund sued Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the National Marine Fisheries Service and the National... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
2 groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper seasonprocedures, such as giving adequate notice and time for public comment before m
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 7 days ago
procedures, such as giving adequate notice and time for public comment before making changes. The Ocean Conservancy and Environmental Defense Fund sued Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the National Marine Fisheries Service and the National... Read more
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The Mercury News
Judgment day for California climate-change programare supporting the measure, as are mainstream environmental groups such as the
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
are supporting the measure, as are mainstream environmental groups such as the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Environmental Defense Fund, which say the cap-and-trade program needs to be extended now to strengthen the program that has... Read more
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The Hill
Greens launch ad campaign to defend EPA budgetrun in 10 GOP-held House districts and in Washington D.C. through early Septemb
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
run in 10 GOP-held House districts and in Washington D.C. through early September. EDF Action, the political arm of the Environmental Defense Fund, is the group behind the ads. ADVERTISEMENT “These new cuts would mean more toxic mercury, smog,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Will cap and trade survive Capitol politics?win over two-thirds of the Legislature – 54 Assembly votes and 27 in the Senate
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
win over two-thirds of the Legislature – 54 Assembly votes and 27 in the Senate. Still, it has won endorsements from the Environmental Defense Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council and billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer, as well as the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Washington news in briefrally wrapped up shortly before a heat advisory was to take effect. Moms Clean
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
rally wrapped up shortly before a heat advisory was to take effect. Moms Clean Air Force is a "special project" of the Environmental Defense Fund, a New York City-based nonprofit organization. Terry, a University of Arkansas graduate student,... Read more
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Salon.com
How environmentalists can regroup for the Trump eraovernight. When Reagan’s EPA announced indefinite suspensions of environmental
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
overnight. When Reagan’s EPA announced indefinite suspensions of environmental regulations, the courts ruled in the Environmental Defense Fund, Inc. v. Gorsuch case that it was illegal to do so without first providing notice and an... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas should listen to own experts on methaneand gas methane pollution in the country, Texas is about to bare the biggest br
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
and gas methane pollution in the country, Texas is about to bare the biggest brunt of this proposed rule suspension. The Environmental Defense Fund estimates that without national methane reduction policies, Texas companies could pump up to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
What’s in your child’s mac and cheese? Toxic chemicals, a new study saysthough the petition has been delayed temporarily for technical reasons, said To
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
though the petition has been delayed temporarily for technical reasons, said Tom Neltner, chemicals-policy director for the Environmental Defense Fund, which is coordinating the petition process for 11 advocacy groups, including the Center for... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Brown threatens “intrusive” climate rules if cap and trade failshave lined up on both sides. Supporters include such environmental groups as t
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
have lined up on both sides. Supporters include such environmental groups as the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Environmental Defense Fund, as well as the California Chamber of Commerce — the organization that sued to upend cap and... Read more
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Boston Globe
The chemicals in your mac and cheesethough the petition has been delayed temporarily for technical reasons, said To
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
though the petition has been delayed temporarily for technical reasons, said Tom Neltner, chemicals policy director for the Environmental Defense Fund, which is coordinating the petition process for 11 advocacy groups, including the Center for... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Q&A: California looks to keep landmark climate policy aliveSAYING? Large national environmental groups support the bill, including the Na
KWWL Iowa / Posted 12 days ago
SAYING? Large national environmental groups support the bill, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Environmental Defense Fund and billionaire Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate. But local environmentalists, particularly... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Q&A: California looks to keep landmark climate policy aliveSAYING? Large national environmental groups support the bill, including the Na
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
SAYING? Large national environmental groups support the bill, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Environmental Defense Fund and billionaire Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate. But local environmentalists, particularly... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Q&A: California looks to keep landmark climate policy aliveSAYING? Large national environmental groups support the bill, including the Na
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 days ago
SAYING? Large national environmental groups support the bill, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Environmental Defense Fund and billionaire Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate. But local environmentalists, particularly... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Q&A: California looks to keep landmark climate policy aliveSAYING? Large national environmental groups support the bill, including the Na
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 12 days ago
SAYING? Large national environmental groups support the bill, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Environmental Defense Fund and billionaire Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate. But local environmentalists, particularly... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Q&A: California looks to keep landmark climate policy aliveSAYING? Large national environmental groups support the bill, including the Na
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
SAYING? Large national environmental groups support the bill, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Environmental Defense Fund and billionaire Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate. But local environmentalists, particularly... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Q&A: California looks to keep landmark climate policy aliveSAYING? Large national environmental groups support the bill, including the Na
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
SAYING? Large national environmental groups support the bill, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Environmental Defense Fund and billionaire Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate. But local environmentalists, particularly... Read more
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