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examiner.com
OARS Rim to River Grand Canyon hike starts by exploring Native American sitesfurther these ideals, including: the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics,
OARS Rim to River Grand Canyon hike starts by exploring Native American sites
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
further these ideals, including: the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, American Whitewater, Friends of the River, Environmental Defense Fund, Waterkeeper Alliance, the Grand Canyon Trust, Hells Canyon Preservation Council, Idaho Rivers... Read more
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The Advocate
Economist: Policy changes needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; voluntary actions alone won’t do the trickhour, don’t make a dent in where we’re headed with global temperature increases
Economist: Policy changes needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; voluntary actions alone won’t do the trick
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
hour, don’t make a dent in where we’re headed with global temperature increases, Gernot Wagner, senior economist with the Environmental Defense Fund, told the crowd at the Challenges of Natural Resources Economics and Policy conference. “It can’t... Read more
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Boston Globe
Fishing monitors to accompany fewer trips, officials announcefor the upcoming fishing season, Brogan and others noted. Matt Tinning, senior
Fishing monitors to accompany fewer trips, officials announce
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
for the upcoming fishing season, Brogan and others noted. Matt Tinning, senior director of the US oceans program at the Environmental Defense Fund, called the agency’s decision “an abdication of their legal duty … to end overfishing and rebuild... Read more
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The Mercury News
California's Hetch Hetchy Reservoir draining dealt setback by courtwhich has the support of actor Harrison Ford, three former Yosemite park superi
California's Hetch Hetchy Reservoir draining dealt setback by court
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
which has the support of actor Harrison Ford, three former Yosemite park superintendents, the Sierra Club and the Environmental Defense Fund, also lost a ballot measure in a landslide in 2012, when 77 percent of San Francisco voters... Read more
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The Mercury News
Court rejects lawsuit to drain Hetch Hetchy Reservoirwhich has the support of actor Harrison Ford, three former Yosemite park superi
Court rejects lawsuit to drain Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
which has the support of actor Harrison Ford, three former Yosemite park superintendents, the Sierra Club and the Environmental Defense Fund, also lost a ballot measure in a landslide in 2012, when 77 percent of San Francisco voters... Read more
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examiner.com
No, Roundup does not cause cancerhave had an agenda. In this case, it was Christopher Portier, an American anti-
No, Roundup does not cause cancer
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
have had an agenda. In this case, it was Christopher Portier, an American anti-pesticide activist formerly employed by the Environmental Defense Fund, whose views on pesticides are well known and not science based. This is explained in detail in... Read more
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The Mercury News
Court rejects lawsuit to drain Hetch Hetchy Reservoirwhich has the support of actor Harrison Ford, three former Yosemite park superi
Court rejects lawsuit to drain Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
which has the support of actor Harrison Ford, three former Yosemite park superintendents, the Sierra Club and the Environmental Defense Fund, also lost a ballot measure in 2012 in a landslide when 77 percent of San Francisco voters... Read more
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The Auto Channel
EPA 2016 Safer Choice Partner of the Year AwardsCouncil (Alexandria, Va.), The Ashkin Group (Los Angeles), Consumer Specialty P
EPA 2016 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards
The Auto Channel / Posted 5 days ago
Council (Alexandria, Va.), The Ashkin Group (Los Angeles), Consumer Specialty Products Association (Washington, D.C.), Environmental Defense Fund (New York, N.Y.), Federal Sustainable Acquisitions and Materials Management Practices (SAMM)... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Federal agency says it must approve profit guarantees for Ohio utilitiesand defended fair markets and competition, sending a clear signal to any utilit
Federal agency says it must approve profit guarantees for Ohio utilities
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
and defended fair markets and competition, sending a clear signal to any utility trying to bail out their uneconomic power plants through political prowess," said John Finnigan, lead counsel for climate and energy for the Environmental Defense... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Colleges Face Student Protests Over Fossil Fuel Investmentstied to the fossil fuel industry." One of them, famed investor Stanley Druckenm
Colleges Face Student Protests Over Fossil Fuel Investments
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 days ago
tied to the fossil fuel industry." One of them, famed investor Stanley Druckenmiller, who is also on the board of the Environmental Defense Fund, dismissed the allegation as nonsense. Bowdoin won't dump its investments in fossil fuel... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
EPA recognizes EDF SmartWay Affiliate for Efforts to Reduce Pollution - DALLAS – (April 21 2016) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) for environmentally responsible endeavors that move more g...DALLAS – (April 21, 2016) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizi
EPA recognizes EDF SmartWay Affiliate for Efforts to Reduce Pollution - DALLAS – (April 21 2016) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) for environmentally responsible endeavors that move more g...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
DALLAS – (April 21, 2016) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) for environmentally responsible endeavors that move more goods more miles with lower emissions and less energy. “Organizations that... Read more
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PhysOrg
New tool calculates economic costs of methane leak detectionInfrared footage of methane gas leak in Southern California’s Aliso Canyon neig
New tool calculates economic costs of methane leak detection
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Infrared footage of methane gas leak in Southern California’s Aliso Canyon neighborhood. Credit: Environmental Defense Fund A new "virtual gas field simulator" developed by Stanford scientists aims to help companies and government agencies weigh the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Special Report: How the World Health Organization's cancer agency...concerns about potential conflicts of interest at IARC: It involves an adviser
Special Report: How the World Health Organization's cancer agency...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
concerns about potential conflicts of interest at IARC: It involves an adviser to the agency who is closely linked to the Environmental Defense Fund, a U.S. campaign group opposed to pesticides. (See). In the face of its critics, IARC steadfastly... Read more
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TribLIVE
EQT gets Sustainable Shale certificationthe collaborative. In addition to the energy companies, participants include th
EQT gets Sustainable Shale certification
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
the collaborative. In addition to the energy companies, participants include the Benedum Foundation, Clean Air Task Force, Environmental Defense Fund, the Group Against Smog and Pollution, and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council. Show... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
To spray or not to spray: Is your weed killer carcinogenic?prefer IARC’s judgment instead. The letter was led by the American scientist C
To spray or not to spray: Is your weed killer carcinogenic?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
prefer IARC’s judgment instead. The letter was led by the American scientist Chris Portier, who has long had links to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), a U.S. non-governmental campaign group. The EDF opposes the use of pesticides and describes... Read more
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Reuters
How the World Health Organization's cancer agency confuses consumersconcerns about potential conflicts of interest at IARC: It involves an adviser
How the World Health Organization's cancer agency confuses consumers
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
concerns about potential conflicts of interest at IARC: It involves an adviser to the agency who is closely linked to the Environmental Defense Fund, a U.S. campaign group opposed to pesticides. (See). In the face of its critics, IARC steadfastly... Read more
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The Economic Times
Is your weed killer carcinogenic?prefer IARC's judgment instead. The letter was led by the American scientist C
Is your weed killer carcinogenic?
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
prefer IARC's judgment instead. The letter was led by the American scientist Chris Portier, who has long had links to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), a U.S. non-governmental campaign group. The EDF opposes the use of pesticides and describes... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Oil industry targeted: EPA issues large upward revision to U.S. methane emissionsthe better data, that has been collected from the field," said Mark Brownstein,
Oil industry targeted: EPA issues large upward revision to U.S. methane emissions
The Daily Comet / Posted 17 days ago
the better data, that has been collected from the field," said Mark Brownstein, who heads the oil and gas program at the Environmental Defense Fund, which has focused heavily on the methane issue in recent years. "What has long been thought is... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Oil industry targeted: EPA issues large upward revision to U.S. methane emissionsthe better data, that has been collected from the field," said Mark Brownstein,
Oil industry targeted: EPA issues large upward revision to U.S. methane emissions
The Houma Courier / Posted 17 days ago
the better data, that has been collected from the field," said Mark Brownstein, who heads the oil and gas program at the Environmental Defense Fund, which has focused heavily on the methane issue in recent years. "What has long been thought is... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
The failed promise to eradicate child lead poisoningrestored, to $15 million, in 2014. “We have to remain vigilant,” said Tom Neit
The failed promise to eradicate child lead poisoning
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 days ago
restored, to $15 million, in 2014. “We have to remain vigilant,” said Tom Neiter, chemical policy director at the Environmental Defense Fund. But “the CDC, the primary agency that is supposed to be vigilant, cut the program.” Every state... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
State of Waste: Advocates say curbing flares and leaks from natural gas development could boost the state’s bottom line by millionsthat rely on that as a big source of budget revenue for state services,” says J
State of Waste: Advocates say curbing flares and leaks from natural gas development could boost the state’s bottom line by millions
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 21 days ago
that rely on that as a big source of budget revenue for state services,” says Jon Goldstein, senior policy manager for the Environmental Defense Fund. Every day, the oil and gas industry brings more than $6 million in taxes and royalties to the... Read more
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Roll Call
The Failed Promise To Eradicate Child Lead Poisoningrestored, to $15 million, in 2014. “We have to remain vigilant,” said Tom Neit
The Failed Promise To Eradicate Child Lead Poisoning
Roll Call / Posted 21 days ago
restored, to $15 million, in 2014. “We have to remain vigilant,” said Tom Neiter, Chemical Policy Director at the Environmental Defense Fund. But “the CDC, the primary agency that is supposed to be vigilant, cut the program.” Every state... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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First Coast News
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
First Coast News / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
KTVB Boise / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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11 News Houston
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
11 News Houston / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
KING5 Seattle / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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USA Today
EPA lax in protecting drinking water from energy wasteon approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national dat
EPA lax in protecting drinking water from energy waste
USA Today / Posted 21 days ago
on approved aquifer exemptions throughout the nation, to develop a national data set.” Adam Peltz, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York, pointed out the report did not say states and the federal government are doing a bad... Read more
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The Daily Comet
U.S. taxpayers subsidize BP oil spill settlement, group saysgroups working in the Gulf says. They include the National Wildlife Federation,
U.S. taxpayers subsidize BP oil spill settlement, group says
The Daily Comet / Posted 24 days ago
groups working in the Gulf says. They include the National Wildlife Federation, the National Audubon Society, the Environmental Defense Fund, the Ocean Conservancy and the Nature Conservancy. -- “It's finally time for BP to pay for what... Read more
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The Houma Courier
U.S. taxpayers subsidize BP oil spill settlement, group saysgroups working in the Gulf says. They include the National Wildlife Federation,
U.S. taxpayers subsidize BP oil spill settlement, group says
The Houma Courier / Posted 24 days ago
groups working in the Gulf says. They include the National Wildlife Federation, the National Audubon Society, the Environmental Defense Fund, the Ocean Conservancy and the Nature Conservancy. -- “It's finally time for BP to pay for what... Read more
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The Hill
A better model for fisheries management: Cooperation not confrontationunique coalition of community leaders, federal fisheries managers and fishermen
A better model for fisheries management: Cooperation not confrontation
The Hill / Posted 25 days ago
unique coalition of community leaders, federal fisheries managers and fishermen joined with The Nature Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund to develop a creative solution. The Conservancy acquired a number of permits, which we then... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Julian Robertson joins Republican clean energy pushpublicly. Robertson, 83, is a major supporter of environmental causes in his o
Julian Robertson joins Republican clean energy push
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
publicly. Robertson, 83, is a major supporter of environmental causes in his own right. He serves on the board of the Environmental Defense Fund, and gave that group $40 million between 2005 and 2009 to advocate for a "cap and trade" policy to... Read more
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Al.com
Texas charter captains use loophole to get around federal red snapper limits"That's why the commercial guys are pushing for this inter-sector trading, so t
Texas charter captains use loophole to get around federal red snapper limits
Al.com / Posted 26 days ago
"That's why the commercial guys are pushing for this inter-sector trading, so they can sell shares to the charter guys. The Environmental Defense Fund is behind all of this. They want to get the charter fleet under catch shares. The first step to... Read more
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