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Slate
Labeling Food as Natural Won’t Get Us Better Fooda food consumer. Tell the FDA to do more. Comments are due May 10, 2016. Margo
Labeling Food as Natural Won’t Get Us Better Food
Slate / Posted 2 hours ago
a food consumer. Tell the FDA to do more. Comments are due May 10, 2016. Margot Pollans is an assistant professor of law at Pace University and faculty director of the Pace–Natural Resources Defense Council Food Law Initiative. Follow her on Twitt... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAwith exposure to carbon black in various industries.” In Chicago, a number of
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 8 hours ago
with exposure to carbon black in various industries.” In Chicago, a number of environmental organizations—including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Environmental Law and Poverty Center, and the Sierra Club—submitted a 45-page comment... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Groups sue EPA for failure to update oil, gas industry waste regsproduced along with the oil.” But it isn’t only saltwater disposal from fracki
Groups sue EPA for failure to update oil, gas industry waste regs
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 hours ago
produced along with the oil.” But it isn’t only saltwater disposal from fracking that concerns the three groups: EIP, Natural Resources Defense Council and Earthworks. The oil and gas industry also has disposed of waste in open pits and... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Lawsuit: EPA needs new rules to address manmade earthquakesfracturing operations and then pumped back underground. The lawsuit filed by t
Lawsuit: EPA needs new rules to address manmade earthquakes
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 18 hours ago
fracturing operations and then pumped back underground. The lawsuit filed by the Environmental Integrity Project, the Natural Resources Defense Council and other groups cites the sharp increase of earthquakes in states where oil and gas... Read more
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Salon.com
Lawsuit: EPA needs new rules to address manmade earthquakesfracturing operations and then pumped back underground. The lawsuit filed by t
Lawsuit: EPA needs new rules to address manmade earthquakes
Salon.com / Posted 18 hours ago
fracturing operations and then pumped back underground. The lawsuit filed by the Environmental Integrity Project, the Natural Resources Defense Council and other groups cites the sharp increase of earthquakes in states where oil and gas... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Lawsuit Seeks To Force EPA To Regulate Fracking Wasteor impoundments on site, shipped to regular landfills, or spread on fields and
Lawsuit Seeks To Force EPA To Regulate Fracking Waste
The Huffington Post / Posted 19 hours ago
or impoundments on site, shipped to regular landfills, or spread on fields and roads. The Environmental Integrity Project, Natural Resources Defense Council, Earthworks, Responsible Drilling Alliance, San Juan Citizens Alliance, West Virginia... Read more
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The Hill
Greens sue EPA over fracking wasteAgency (EPA) to try to compel better regulation of waste fluids from hydraulic
Greens sue EPA over fracking waste
The Hill / Posted 23 hours ago
Agency (EPA) to try to compel better regulation of waste fluids from hydraulic fracturing. The groups, led by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Environmental Integrity Project, said regulations are about 30 years overdue to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Fracking: environmental groups sue EPA in call for strict rules on wastestricter controls on dumping waste on landfills. The groups filing the suit in
Fracking: environmental groups sue EPA in call for strict rules on waste
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 23 hours ago
stricter controls on dumping waste on landfills. The groups filing the suit include the Environmental Integrity Project, Natural Resources Defense Council, Earthworks, Responsible Drilling Alliance, San Juan Citizens Alliance, West Virginia... Read more
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The Economic Times
IREDA may be converted into a Green Bankto clean and low-carbon projects. Meanwhile, a study by IREDA, Council on Ener
IREDA may be converted into a Green Bank
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
to clean and low-carbon projects. Meanwhile, a study by IREDA, Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), and Natural Resources Defense Council said that India's goal to ramp up solar and wind energy capacity could get a major boost... Read more
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Roll Call
Felicia Marcus: Controlling the Spigot in Californiasome criticism of the drought response managed by her board. For example, a Dec
Felicia Marcus: Controlling the Spigot in California
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
some criticism of the drought response managed by her board. For example, a December report on the state’s efforts from the Natural Resources Defense Council yielded mixed results, offering solid marks on urban water conservation but significantly... Read more
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The Economic Times
Green banks, green bonds could boost India's energy goal: AnalysisRenewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) in partnership with the Council on
Green banks, green bonds could boost India's energy goal: Analysis
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) in partnership with the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Noting that the availability of finance has not kept pace with the commitments... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Federal judge recuses himself from Flint water lawsuitis now in Detroit. Goldsmith said he has no bias against the state or Flint, b
Federal judge recuses himself from Flint water lawsuit
News 10 WILX / Posted yesterday
is now in Detroit. Goldsmith said he has no bias against the state or Flint, but he agreed last week to give up a case. The Natural Resources Defense Council and American Civil Liberties Union are suing for new pipes for... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Judge who drank Flint water recuses himself from casenow in Detroit. Goldsmith said he has no bias against the state or Flint, but
Judge who drank Flint water recuses himself from case
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
now in Detroit. Goldsmith said he has no bias against the state or Flint, but he agreed last week to give up a case. The Natural Resources Defense Council and American Civil Liberties Union are suing for new pipes for Flint residents. Copyright... Read more
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Salon.com
Judge who drank Flint water recuses himself from caseis now in Detroit. Goldsmith said he has no bias against the state or Flint, b
Judge who drank Flint water recuses himself from case
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
is now in Detroit. Goldsmith said he has no bias against the state or Flint, but he agreed last week to give up a case. The Natural Resources Defense Council and American Civil Liberties Union are suing for new pipes for... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Judge who drank Flint water recuses himself from casenow in Detroit. Goldsmith said he has no bias against the state or Flint, but
Judge who drank Flint water recuses himself from case
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted yesterday
now in Detroit. Goldsmith said he has no bias against the state or Flint, but he agreed last week to give up a case. The Natural Resources Defense Council and American Civil Liberties Union are suing to try to get new pipes for Flint... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Judge who drank Flint water recuses himself from casenow in Detroit. Goldsmith said he has no bias against the state or Flint, but
Judge who drank Flint water recuses himself from case
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted yesterday
now in Detroit. Goldsmith said he has no bias against the state or Flint, but he agreed last week to give up a case. The Natural Resources Defense Council and American Civil Liberties Union are suing to try to get new pipes for Flint... Read more
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The Economic Times
Green banks and green bonds can boost Indian renewable energy capacitygreen bonds—according to new analysis released by the Indian Renewable Energy D
Green banks and green bonds can boost Indian renewable energy capacity
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
green bonds—according to new analysis released by the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency in partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Council on Energy, Environment & Water. These new advanced financing tools could... Read more
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New Kerala
DiCaprio joins advisory board of beverage company - newkerala.com #58151facing our entire species." DiCaprio is a longtime supporter of environmental
DiCaprio joins advisory board of beverage company - newkerala.com #58151
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
facing our entire species." DiCaprio is a longtime supporter of environmental organisations and has sat on the boards of the World Wildlife Fund, Global Green USA, International Fund for Animal Welfare and the Natural Resources Defense... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EPA takes offline report that says glyphosate not likely carcinogenicthey're doing is reviewing studies that are funded by the industry," said Jenni
EPA takes offline report that says glyphosate not likely carcinogenic
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
they're doing is reviewing studies that are funded by the industry," said Jennifer Sass, a senior scientist at Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental and public health advocacy group. In addition to the cancer assessment... Read more
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Denver Post
Deception on Denver's air qualityInstitute, a free-market think tank. So, in fairness, it's my job to question t
Deception on Denver's air quality
Denver Post / Posted 6 days ago
Institute, a free-market think tank. So, in fairness, it's my job to question the work of the ALA, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council and other like-minded activist groups. Also, before going into advocacy, I was a news... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Climate change may mean more smoggy days to cometo the energy infrastructure could accomplish this, she added. John Walke, dir
Climate change may mean more smoggy days to come
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
to the energy infrastructure could accomplish this, she added. John Walke, director of the clean air project for the Natural Resources Defense Council, said that the Clean Air Act could ensure that these necessary changes are implemented in... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Offshore Drilling Opponents Rally Outside D.C. HearingLennox Yearwood of the Hip Hop Caucus. The event was organized by a coalition o
Offshore Drilling Opponents Rally Outside D.C. Hearing
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
Lennox Yearwood of the Hip Hop Caucus. The event was organized by a coalition of groups including 350.org, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, League of Conservation Voters, Alaska Wilderness League, Hip Hop Caucus, Center for... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
McDonald's says it will begin using chicken free of most antibioticscontinue to "responsibly use ionophores, a type of antibiotic not used for huma
McDonald's says it will begin using chicken free of most antibiotics
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
continue to "responsibly use ionophores, a type of antibiotic not used for humans that helps keep chickens healthy." The Natural Resources Defense Council said McDonald's is "setting the bar for the entire fast-food industry." Still, Jonathan... Read more
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The Morning Call
McDonald's says it will begin using chicken free of most antibioticscontinue to "responsibly use ionophores, a type of antibiotic not used for huma
McDonald's says it will begin using chicken free of most antibiotics
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
continue to "responsibly use ionophores, a type of antibiotic not used for humans that helps keep chickens healthy." The Natural Resources Defense Council said McDonald's is "setting the bar for the entire fast-food industry." Still, Jonathan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
McDonald's says it will begin using chicken free of most antibioticscontinue to "responsibly use ionophores, a type of antibiotic not used for huma
McDonald's says it will begin using chicken free of most antibiotics
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
continue to "responsibly use ionophores, a type of antibiotic not used for humans that helps keep chickens healthy." The Natural Resources Defense Council said McDonald's is "setting the bar for the entire fast-food industry." Still, Jonathan... Read more
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Breitbart
Miniaturized Fusion Device Turns Drones into Bomb-Sniffing Dogsincluding the ability to locate lead- or steel-shielded nuclear weapons. Matthe
Miniaturized Fusion Device Turns Drones into Bomb-Sniffing Dogs
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
including the ability to locate lead- or steel-shielded nuclear weapons. Matthew McKinzie, a nuclear physicist of the Natural Resources Defense Council, explains: Detection of illicit materials is a really difficult problem, especially for... Read more
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TechCrunch
Regulators order environmental impact study of Lyft Line and UberPOOLtake over 20 million UberPOOL rides every month. Both companies are currently
Regulators order environmental impact study of Lyft Line and UberPOOL
TechCrunch / Posted 8 days ago
take over 20 million UberPOOL rides every month. Both companies are currently participating in a study conducted by the Natural Resources Defense Council and UC Berkeley that aims to provide the first comprehensive look at the environmental... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Offshore Drilling Opponents Rally Outside D.C. Hearingand Gulf communities from the dangers of offshore drilling. Groups organizing
Offshore Drilling Opponents Rally Outside D.C. Hearing
CommonDreams.org / Posted 8 days ago
and Gulf communities from the dangers of offshore drilling. Groups organizing the event include: 350.org, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, League of Conservation Voters, Alaska Wilderness League, Hip Hop Caucus, Center for... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California water board denies bias claims in Delta tunnels disputeaccused Marcus of being unable to give the tunnels a fair hearing because she p
California water board denies bias claims in Delta tunnels dispute
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
accused Marcus of being unable to give the tunnels a fair hearing because she previously worked as western director of the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group that has blamed Delta habitat decline on excessive water... Read more
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The Mercury News
Delta battle over water and fish lands in courtand the thousands of jobs it supports to suffer death by a thousand cuts," said
Delta battle over water and fish lands in court
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
and the thousands of jobs it supports to suffer death by a thousand cuts," said Kate Poole, senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council. The relaxed standards, the three groups said, could lead to extinction of native species... Read more
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Daily Mail
Forget data centers, the future could have data skyscrapersto power 180,000 homes and consumption is expected to increase to 140 billion k
Forget data centers, the future could have data skyscrapers
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
to power 180,000 homes and consumption is expected to increase to 140 billion kilowatt-hours per year by 2020, reports the Natural Resources Defense Council. By building the structure in Iceland, it can use hydropower and geothermal energy – 100... Read more
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BlackNews.com
Report: African Americans, Latinos, Low-Income Americans Pay Up To Three Times More Than Others For Household Energylike food and, medical expenses.” Khalil Shahyd, representative, Energy Effici
Report: African Americans, Latinos, Low-Income Americans Pay Up To Three Times More Than Others For Household Energy
BlackNews.com / Posted 9 days ago
like food and, medical expenses.” Khalil Shahyd, representative, Energy Efficiency for All coalition (which includes the Natural Resources Defense Council where he is a project manager of the Urban Solutions Program), said: “Increasing... Read more
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The Hill
Clean water crisis threatens USabout 75 years. “It’s a huge problem nationwide,” said Erik Olson, director of
Clean water crisis threatens US
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
about 75 years. “It’s a huge problem nationwide,” said Erik Olson, director of the health and environment program at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). “A lot of [the water infrastructure is] now 100 years old or more. We haven’t been... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Bomb-sniffing drone technology developed at UW could become nightmare for terroristsby lead or steel will be the ultimate test of the new technology, said Matthew
Bomb-sniffing drone technology developed at UW could become nightmare for terrorists
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 10 days ago
by lead or steel will be the ultimate test of the new technology, said Matthew McKinzie, a nuclear physicist for the Natural Resources Defense Council, a New York-based environmental group. Like Kulcinski and Weidner, McKinzie worked earlier... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Stricter offshore oil rules apply to Ventura County platformsconsiderations," API said in a statement, adding that offshore oil and gas deve
Stricter offshore oil rules apply to Ventura County platforms
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 days ago
considerations," API said in a statement, adding that offshore oil and gas development "is safer than ever before." Natural Resources Defense Council senior attorney David Pettit, based in Santa Monica, did work in the aftermath of the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lawsuit accuses regulators of loosening Sacramento Delta water rulesDistrict Court in San Francisco claims the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Lawsuit accuses regulators of loosening Sacramento Delta water rules
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
District Court in San Francisco claims the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency failed to enforce the Clean Water Act. The Natural Resources Defense Council, The Bay Institute and Defenders of Wildlife say they sued in response to nearly two dozen... Read more
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Salon.com
The simplest ways Americans can dramatically reduce their carbon footprintcan affect the environment. The report’s release coincides with a separate nati
The simplest ways Americans can dramatically reduce their carbon footprint
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
can affect the environment. The report’s release coincides with a separate national public service campaign launched by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Ad Council to educate consumers about ways to reduce household food waste. “Other... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
175 nations sign historic Paris climate deal on Earth Daygroups praised the event. “We won’t beat climate change with a piece of paper,
175 nations sign historic Paris climate deal on Earth Day
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
groups praised the event. “We won’t beat climate change with a piece of paper," said Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council. "Today marks a beginning, a historic start." "We’re leaving the age of Jurassic fuels... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Why Even President Trump Won't Kill The Climate Dealgo along, can totally shape U.S. climate policy and can reshape it,” David Gold
Why Even President Trump Won't Kill The Climate Deal
The Huffington Post / Posted 12 days ago
go along, can totally shape U.S. climate policy and can reshape it,” David Goldston, director of government affairs at the Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund, told Public Radio International in March. There’s a history of newly elected... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. rethinks approach to conserving water in droughtto the board. In a letter submitted by several environmental organizations, Tr
Calif. rethinks approach to conserving water in drought
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 12 days ago
to the board. In a letter submitted by several environmental organizations, Tracy Quinn, a senior policy analyst for the Natural Resources Defense Council, cautioned against abandoning conservation measures in response to outcry from water... Read more
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Lake Placid News
US says world closer to key goal on climate dealgo. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhe
US says world closer to key goal on climate deal
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
go. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhea Suh, the president of the New York-based Natural Resources Defense Council, said in a statement. David Waskow of the World Resources Institute in Washington said he... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
US says world closer to key goal on climate dealgo. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhe
US says world closer to key goal on climate deal
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 12 days ago
go. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhea Suh, the president of the New York-based Natural Resources Defense Council, said in a statement. David Waskow of the World Resources Institute in Washington said he... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
175 nations sign historic Paris climate deal on Earth Daygroups praised the event. “We won’t beat climate change with a piece of paper,
175 nations sign historic Paris climate deal on Earth Day
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
groups praised the event. “We won’t beat climate change with a piece of paper," said Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council. "Today marks a beginning, a historic start." "We’re leaving the age of Jurassic fuels... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
175 nations sign historic Paris climate deal on Earth Daygroups praised the event. “We won’t beat climate change with a piece of paper,
175 nations sign historic Paris climate deal on Earth Day
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 12 days ago
groups praised the event. “We won’t beat climate change with a piece of paper," said Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council. "Today marks a beginning, a historic start." "We’re leaving the age of Jurassic fuels... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
US says world closer to key goal on climate dealgo. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhe
US says world closer to key goal on climate deal
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 days ago
go. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhea Suh, the president of the New York-based Natural Resources Defense Council, said in a statement. David Waskow of the World Resources Institute in Washington said he... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
US says world closer to key goal on climate dealgo. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhe
US says world closer to key goal on climate deal
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 days ago
go. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhea Suh, the president of the New York-based Natural Resources Defense Council, said in a statement. David Waskow of the World Resources Institute in Washington said he... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
US says world closer to key goal on climate dealgo. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhe
US says world closer to key goal on climate deal
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
go. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhea Suh, the president of the New York-based Natural Resources Defense Council, said in a statement. David Waskow of the World Resources Institute in Washington said he... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lawsuit accuses regulators of loosening water quality rules in Sacramento DeltaCourt in San Francisco alleges the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency failed
Lawsuit accuses regulators of loosening water quality rules in Sacramento Delta
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
Court in San Francisco alleges the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency failed to enforce the Clean Water Act. The Natural Resources Defense Council, The Bay Institute, and Defenders of Wildlife say they sued in response to nearly two dozen... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
US says world closer to key goal on climate dealgo. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhe
US says world closer to key goal on climate deal
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 12 days ago
go. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhea Suh, the president of the New York-based Natural Resources Defense Council, said in a statement. David Waskow of the World Resources Institute in Washington said he... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
US says world closer to key goal on climate dealgo. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhe
US says world closer to key goal on climate deal
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
go. "We'll hold our leaders to account. We'll hold each other to account," Rhea Suh, the president of the New York-based Natural Resources Defense Council, said in a statement. David Waskow of the World Resources Institute in Washington said he... Read more
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