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The Hill
EPA meetings on safety of weed killer drawing scrutinyretirement, Portier, who was an “invited specialist” to the IARC review on glyp
EPA meetings on safety of weed killer drawing scrutiny
The Hill / Posted yesterday
retirement, Portier, who was an “invited specialist” to the IARC review on glyphosate, has done some part-time work for the Environmental Defense Fund. Portier and more than 90 other international scientists have issued a detailed report laying out... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
In Texas, value of environmental regs debatablePower Plan forces up Texas electricity prices 40 percent or more, as some predi
In Texas, value of environmental regs debatable
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Power Plan forces up Texas electricity prices 40 percent or more, as some predict, he said. However, John Hall of the Environmental Defense Fund said that with its mix of natural gas, wind and solar-generated electricity, Texas is on track to... Read more
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The Hill
Flint deal clears government funding impassedirection from the bench. “I was very pleased with the way the arguments went,
Flint deal clears government funding impasse
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
direction from the bench. “I was very pleased with the way the arguments went,” said Sean Donahue, an attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund who argued for 15 green and health groups. “The court had obviously dug beneath the rhetoric of... Read more
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The Hill
Both sides optimistic on EPA climate rule casethe EPA were equally optimistic. “I was very pleased with the way the argument
Both sides optimistic on EPA climate rule case
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
the EPA were equally optimistic. “I was very pleased with the way the arguments went,” Sean Donahue, an attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund who argued for 15 green and health groups, told reporters. “The court had obviously dug beneath... Read more
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Breitbart
An Exciting Debate? Maybe Next Timeparties, and watched the debate at one co-sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian Vict
An Exciting Debate? Maybe Next Time
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
parties, and watched the debate at one co-sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, the Latino Victory Fund, and the Environmental Defense Fund. Congressman Mark Tanaka and Veep wannabe Julian Castro tried to warm up the crowd on a bad sound... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Landmark deal to curb airline emissions expected in Montrealto operate by consensus, with most states supporting a deal, said Annie Petsonk
Landmark deal to curb airline emissions expected in Montreal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
to operate by consensus, with most states supporting a deal, said Annie Petsonk, international counsel for the green group Environmental Defense Fund. "What is at stake is the aviation sector's commitment to deal with its climate impact," Petsonk... Read more
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Food Business Review
Smithfield Foods expands grain operations in Ohiowill be part of the company's existing fertilizer optimization program, a colla
Smithfield Foods expands grain operations in Ohio
Food Business Review / Posted 8 days ago
will be part of the company's existing fertilizer optimization program, a collaborative project between Smithfield and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). The program, called SmithfieldGro, provides agronomy resources and tools to help farmers... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Interior Department touts efforts to protect sage grousesaid it is important to balance conservation with the economic benefits of oil
Interior Department touts efforts to protect sage grouse
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 days ago
said it is important to balance conservation with the economic benefits of oil and gas development. Will McDowell of the Environmental Defense Fund praised habitat exchanges as an innovative solution. Follow Dan Elliott at... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Interior Department touts efforts to protect sage grousesaid it is important to balance conservation with the economic benefits of oil
Interior Department touts efforts to protect sage grouse
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 9 days ago
said it is important to balance conservation with the economic benefits of oil and gas development. Will McDowell of the Environmental Defense Fund praised habitat exchanges as an innovative solution. Follow Dan Elliott at... Read more
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CTV News
China cap-and-trade market could transform climate change battle: UNand paper making, construction materials, non-ferrous metals and steel. Josh M
China cap-and-trade market could transform climate change battle: UN
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
and paper making, construction materials, non-ferrous metals and steel. Josh Margolis, a China expert with the U.S.-based Environmental Defense Fund, said the pilot projects have had prices between $2 and $5 per tonne of emissions but the Chinese... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern UShas been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sh
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US
NBC Connecticut / Posted 11 days ago
has been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sharyn Stein, a climate scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, said that though many factors can affect the spread of a disease like Zika, mosquito seasons are... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern UShas been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sh
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 11 days ago
has been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sharyn Stein, a climate scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, said that though many factors can affect the spread of a disease like Zika, mosquito seasons are... Read more
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NBC New York
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern UShas been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sh
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US
NBC New York / Posted 11 days ago
has been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sharyn Stein, a climate scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, said that though many factors can affect the spread of a disease like Zika, mosquito seasons are... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern UShas been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sh
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
has been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sharyn Stein, a climate scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, said that though many factors can affect the spread of a disease like Zika, mosquito seasons are... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern UShas been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sh
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US
NBC Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
has been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sharyn Stein, a climate scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, said that though many factors can affect the spread of a disease like Zika, mosquito seasons are... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern UShas been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sh
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US
NBC Bay Area / Posted 11 days ago
has been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sharyn Stein, a climate scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, said that though many factors can affect the spread of a disease like Zika, mosquito seasons are... Read more
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NBC Miami
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern UShas been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sh
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US
NBC Miami / Posted 11 days ago
has been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sharyn Stein, a climate scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, said that though many factors can affect the spread of a disease like Zika, mosquito seasons are... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern UShas been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sh
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 11 days ago
has been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sharyn Stein, a climate scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, said that though many factors can affect the spread of a disease like Zika, mosquito seasons are... Read more
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NBC Washington
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern UShas been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sh
Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US
NBC Washington / Posted 11 days ago
has been the role climate change is playing in the widespread Zika epidemic. Sharyn Stein, a climate scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, said that though many factors can affect the spread of a disease like Zika, mosquito seasons are... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Book Train Staff Pick: 'We Are Unprepared' by Meg Little Reillybeen a spokesperson for the U.S. Treasury, deputy associate director at the Whi
Book Train Staff Pick: 'We Are Unprepared' by Meg Little Reilly
Aspen Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
been a spokesperson for the U.S. Treasury, deputy associate director at the White House Office of Management and Budget, and has worked with the Environmental Defense Fund. She has crafted an exciting, entertaining and thought-provoking eco-thril... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Most states on track to meet emissions targets they call burdentarget by 2030, even if the law never takes effect. A 2015 analysis by consult
Most states on track to meet emissions targets they call burden
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
target by 2030, even if the law never takes effect. A 2015 analysis by consulting firm M.J. Bradley & Associates for the Environmental Defense Fund found that 21 of the 27 states suing to block the Clean Power Plan are on track to meet its 2024... Read more
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Fortune
Most States On Track to Meet Emissions Targets They Call Burdentarget by 2030, even if the law never takes effect. A 2015 analysis by consult
Most States On Track to Meet Emissions Targets They Call Burden
Fortune / Posted 12 days ago
target by 2030, even if the law never takes effect. A 2015 analysis by consulting firm M.J. Bradley & Associates for the Environmental Defense Fund found that 21 of the 27 states suing to block the Clean Power Plan are on track to meet its 2024... Read more
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Reuters
Most states on track to meet emissions targets they call burdentarget by 2030, even if the law never takes effect. A 2015 analysis by consult
Most states on track to meet emissions targets they call burden
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
target by 2030, even if the law never takes effect. A 2015 analysis by consulting firm M.J. Bradley & Associates for the Environmental Defense Fund found that 21 of the 27 states suing to block the Clean Power Plan are on track to meet its 2024... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Governments look to finalize aviation deal on capping emissionsagreed – it’s the carbon neutral growth after 2020 – but it’s the participation
Governments look to finalize aviation deal on capping emissions
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
agreed – it’s the carbon neutral growth after 2020 – but it’s the participation that is the outstanding question right now,” said Annie Petsonk, a lawyer with the U.S-based group, Environmental Defense Fund. With a report from Greg Keenan in Tor... Read more
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Quartz
Your 401(k) fund could be helping to destroy the world’s precious rainforestsof cool creatures, deforestation directly contributes to climate change and atm
Your 401(k) fund could be helping to destroy the world’s precious rainforests
Quartz / Posted 14 days ago
of cool creatures, deforestation directly contributes to climate change and atmospheric degradation around the world. The Environmental Defense Fund, a leading green group, estimates that as much as 15% of global carbon dioxide emissions come from... Read more
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PhysOrg
Can farmed fish feed the world sustainably?to protect New England cod stocks from future collapse. In another example, UC
Can farmed fish feed the world sustainably?
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
to protect New England cod stocks from future collapse. In another example, UC Santa Barbara is partnering with the Environmental Defense Fund and Rare on Fish Forever, which is empowering small-scale fishers in coastal communities of... Read more
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Daily Mail
SoCal Gas Co reaches $4M settlement over massive methane leakthe environment and the surrounding communities,' Lacey said in a statement. T
SoCal Gas Co reaches $4M settlement over massive methane leak
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
the environment and the surrounding communities,' Lacey said in a statement. This infrared image released by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) shows methane gas leaking from the Aliso Canyon facility near the Porter Ranch suburb of Los... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
As Flint water improves, details scarce about how crisis can endsaid Michigan should move to a limit of 10 parts per billion by 2020. Tom Nelt
As Flint water improves, details scarce about how crisis can end
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
said Michigan should move to a limit of 10 parts per billion by 2020. Tom Neltner, Chemicals Policy Director at the Environmental Defense Fund argues that meeting the EPA's Lead and Copper Rule does not mean a water system has a "safe" level... Read more
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FOX News
The FDA has failed the public by letting companies determine 'safe' food additivesthey also cause serious problems. It’s time to end the GRAS loophole that makes
The FDA has failed the public by letting companies determine 'safe' food additives
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
they also cause serious problems. It’s time to end the GRAS loophole that makes us all less safe. Tom Neltner is the chemicals policy director for the Environmental Defense Fund. His work focuses on food additives and other chemical safety i... Read more
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Fortune
China, US and Europe Pledge Support for Global Aviation Emissions Pactshowing fewer signs of movement on aviation, he said. Annie Petsonk, internati
China, US and Europe Pledge Support for Global Aviation Emissions Pact
Fortune / Posted 27 days ago
showing fewer signs of movement on aviation, he said. Annie Petsonk, international counsel at the Washington D.C.-based Environmental Defense Fund, said 80-90% of emissions above 2020 levels would need to be covered by the agreement for the... Read more
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Reuters
China, U.S. and Europe pledge support for global aviation emissions pactshowing fewer signs of movement on aviation, he said. Annie Petsonk, internati
China, U.S. and Europe pledge support for global aviation emissions pact
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
showing fewer signs of movement on aviation, he said. Annie Petsonk, international counsel at the Washington D.C.-based Environmental Defense Fund, said 80-90 percent of emissions above 2020 levels would need to be covered by the agreement for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China, US and Europe pledge support for global aviation emissions pactshowing fewer signs of movement on aviation, he said. Annie Petsonk, internati
China, US and Europe pledge support for global aviation emissions pact
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
showing fewer signs of movement on aviation, he said. Annie Petsonk, international counsel at the Washington D.C.-based Environmental Defense Fund, said 80-90 percent of emissions above 2020 levels would need to be covered by the agreement for... Read more
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Reuters
China, U.S. pledge support for global aviation emissions pactshowing fewer signs of movement on aviation, he said. Annie Petsonk, internati
China, U.S. pledge support for global aviation emissions pact
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
showing fewer signs of movement on aviation, he said. Annie Petsonk, international counsel at the Washington D.C.-based Environmental Defense Fund, said 80-90 percent of emissions above 2020 levels would need to be covered by the agreement for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China, US pledge support for global aviation emissions pactshowing fewer signs of movement on aviation, he said. Annie Petsonk, internati
China, US pledge support for global aviation emissions pact
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
showing fewer signs of movement on aviation, he said. Annie Petsonk, international counsel at the Washington D.C.-based Environmental Defense Fund, said 80-90 percent of emissions above 2020 levels would need to be covered by the agreement for... Read more
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The Hill
A great week for America’s wildlifesolutions, we can make lasting strides that will help both people and nature th
A great week for America’s wildlife
The Hill / Posted 28 days ago
solutions, we can make lasting strides that will help both people and nature thrive. Eric Holst is associate vice president of working lands at Environmental Defense Fund. The views expressed by authors are their own and not the views of The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefand quantifying practices aimed at improving soil health. Cargill, General Mil
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
and quantifying practices aimed at improving soil health. Cargill, General Mills, Kellogg Co., PepsiCo, Monsanto, Environmental Defense Fund, The Nature Conservancy and the World Wildlife Fund also are collaborative members. -- Robbie... Read more
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The Hill
Green groups hit the air for Florida Republicanis hitting the airwaves to support a vulnerable Republican congressman in Flori
Green groups hit the air for Florida Republican
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
is hitting the airwaves to support a vulnerable Republican congressman in Florida. EDF Action, the political arm of the Environmental Defense Fund, released an ad backing Rep. Carlos Curbelo’s reelection campaign on Monday. The group highlighted... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Scientists: Saving the coast does not necessarily mean destroying fisheriesof levees without ruining an entire way of life. The Sediment Diversion Operat
Scientists: Saving the coast does not necessarily mean destroying fisheries
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 1 months ago
of levees without ruining an entire way of life. The Sediment Diversion Operations Expert Working Group, organized by the Environmental Defense Fund, represents a diverse collection of biologists, hydrologists, community, and other experts. “I'm... Read more

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