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The Clarion-Ledger
Ethanol mandate is relic of a different time: Columnto help improve air quality, reduce carbon emissions and increase wildlife habi
Ethanol mandate is relic of a different time: Column
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 hours ago
to help improve air quality, reduce carbon emissions and increase wildlife habitat. A major environmental organization, the Natural Resources Defense Council, even issued a 96-page report in support of ethanol in our gasoline. The environmental... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arsenic in Hopis' water has twice the EPA limit, and it may be making them sickthe tainted water. “The cancer risk is clearly unacceptable,” said Erik Olson,
Arsenic in Hopis' water has twice the EPA limit, and it may be making them sick
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
the tainted water. “The cancer risk is clearly unacceptable,” said Erik Olson, director of health services for the Natural Resources Defense Council and an expert on arsenic in drinking water. The Hopi Tribe is doing its best to remedy the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Federal judge rules against Edwards coal-fired energy plantmust work to clean emissions from the facility. The Sierra Club, along with th
Federal judge rules against Edwards coal-fired energy plant
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
must work to clean emissions from the facility. The Sierra Club, along with the Environmental Law and Policy Center, Natural Resources Defense Council and Respiratory Health Association, filed a lawsuit in 2013 alleging violations of the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Federal judge sides with environmentalists in lawsuit against Edwards coal plantmust work to clean emissions from the facility. The Sierra Club, along with th
Federal judge sides with environmentalists in lawsuit against Edwards coal plant
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
must work to clean emissions from the facility. The Sierra Club, along with the Environmental Law and Policy Center, Natural Resources Defense Council and Respiratory Health Association, filed a lawsuit in 2013 alleging violations of the... Read more
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The Columbian
Ugly veggies get welcome to the plateto America’s waste epidemic. No matter how you slice it, the United States thro
Ugly veggies get welcome to the plate
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
to America’s waste epidemic. No matter how you slice it, the United States throws away tons of edible food every year. The Natural Resources Defense Council estimates that 40 percent of food grown and produced in the United States each year goes... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Legal Protest Filed Against Fossil Fuel Auction of Public Lands in Montanaprotesting the lease auction include the Center for Biological Diversity, Great
Legal Protest Filed Against Fossil Fuel Auction of Public Lands in Montana
CommonDreams.org / Posted 3 days ago
protesting the lease auction include the Center for Biological Diversity, Great Old Broads for the Wilderness, Natural Resources Defense Council and the Montana chapter of the Sierra Club. This lease sale of public fossil fuels on... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
FDA has a few questions for makers of hand sanitizerbut had never been formally reviewed. The agency agreed to complete its review
FDA has a few questions for makers of hand sanitizer
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
but had never been formally reviewed. The agency agreed to complete its review under a legal settlement in 2013 with the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group that accused the government of delaying action on potentially... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Styrofoam recycling, already scarce in the region, takes another hitto be transported through storm drains to waterways and marine environments, ac
Styrofoam recycling, already scarce in the region, takes another hit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
to be transported through storm drains to waterways and marine environments, according to a January 2015 report by the Natural Resources Defense Council. Polystyrene is rarely collected in curbside municipal recycling programs. Because of its... Read more
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The Hill
Coal leasing reform benefits wildlife and ranchersremaining to reclaim and repair the landscape. According to a joint report from
Coal leasing reform benefits wildlife and ranchers
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
remaining to reclaim and repair the landscape. According to a joint report from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and the Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC) Undermined Promise II, the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Waste Not, Want Not: How To Cut A Household’s Amount Of Food WasteAccording to Dana Gunders, Natural Resources Defense Council senior scientist,
Waste Not, Want Not: How To Cut A Household’s Amount Of Food Waste
The Post-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
According to Dana Gunders, Natural Resources Defense Council senior scientist, as a country America is spending up to $218 billion each year on wasted food, as she told the House Committee on Agriculture in May. "Imagine walking out of the grocery... Read more
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The Columbian
Offshore wind farm to usher in new erathat changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry,” said Kit Kennedy,
Offshore wind farm to usher in new era
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
that changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry,” said Kit Kennedy, an energy and transportation expert at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Offshore wind farms, which benefit from strong winds because of their location, are being... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
In the Wake of Devastating Flooding in Louisiana, Groups Urge Obama Administration to Cancel Upcoming Gulf Drilling Lease Salein Louisiana, Groups Urge Obama Administration to Cancel Upcoming Gulf Drilling
In the Wake of Devastating Flooding in Louisiana, Groups Urge Obama Administration to Cancel Upcoming Gulf Drilling Lease Sale
CommonDreams.org / Posted 6 days ago
in Louisiana, Groups Urge Obama Administration to Cancel Upcoming Gulf Drilling Lease Sale 350.org, CREDO, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, Center for Biological Diversity, MoveOn.org Civic Action, Oil Change International,... Read more
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FOX Business
This High-Yield Dividend Stock Is Ridiculously Cheap!to add to its customer count. Another risk Enviva faces comes from environment
This High-Yield Dividend Stock Is Ridiculously Cheap!
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
to add to its customer count. Another risk Enviva faces comes from environmentalgroups. Both the Dogwood Alliance and the Natural Resources Defense Council have said that Enviva's practices are far more destructive than just taking the "leftovers"... Read more
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FOX Business
This High-Yield Dividend Stock Is Ridiculously Cheap!to add to its customer count. Another risk Enviva faces comes from environment
This High-Yield Dividend Stock Is Ridiculously Cheap!
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
to add to its customer count. Another risk Enviva faces comes from environmentalgroups. Both the Dogwood Alliance and the Natural Resources Defense Council have said that Enviva's practices are far more destructive than just taking the "leftovers"... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
California still dry, but water rules easemidst of the hottest summer on record and fighting raging wildfires," said Trac
California still dry, but water rules ease
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
midst of the hottest summer on record and fighting raging wildfires," said Tracy Quinn, senior water policy analyst at the Natural Resources Defense Council environmental group. Water agencies, however, say they have built water-conservation into... Read more
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FOX News
California remains in severe drought, but mandatory water cuts still offmidst of the hottest summer on record and fighting raging wildfires," said Trac
California remains in severe drought, but mandatory water cuts still off
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
midst of the hottest summer on record and fighting raging wildfires," said Tracy Quinn, senior water policy analyst at the Natural Resources Defense Council environmental group. Water agencies, however, say they have built water-conservation into... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
KGW investigates: Can you eat foods after their 'best by' dates?substantially beyond that date,” said retail expert Tom Gillpatrick of Portland
KGW investigates: Can you eat foods after their 'best by' dates?
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 8 days ago
substantially beyond that date,” said retail expert Tom Gillpatrick of Portland State University. A 2013 report from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic found many Americans prematurely threw... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
KGW investigates: Can you eat foods after their 'best by' dates?substantially beyond that date,” said retail expert Tom Gillpatrick of Portland
KGW investigates: Can you eat foods after their 'best by' dates?
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 8 days ago
substantially beyond that date,” said retail expert Tom Gillpatrick of Portland State University. A 2013 report from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic found many Americans prematurely threw... Read more
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The Signal
Most California water districts can ease conservationis a bulwark against further impacts." Not everyone agrees with the new standa
Most California water districts can ease conservation
The Signal / Posted 8 days ago
is a bulwark against further impacts." Not everyone agrees with the new standards. Tracy Quinn, a policy analyst with the Natural Resources Defense Council, said it is unlikely that almost nine out of 10 water districts would have adequate supply... Read more
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The Mercury News
California water saving: 84 percent of agencies choose zero as conservation targetmandatory conservation is a terrible message to send to Californians," said Tra
California water saving: 84 percent of agencies choose zero as conservation target
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
mandatory conservation is a terrible message to send to Californians," said Tracy Quinn, a water policy analyst with the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group. State officials confirmed Tuesday that although they required... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Louisiana flood: Is this what climate change looks like?type of analysis is not yet available for the flooding in Louisiana. Rob Moore
Louisiana flood: Is this what climate change looks like?
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
type of analysis is not yet available for the flooding in Louisiana. Rob Moore, a senior policy analyst at the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council who focuses on climate change’s effect on water resources, said state and local governments... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Report outlines vision for Chicago rivers: more accessible, inviting, cleanerrivers aren't there yet and probably won't be clean enough to swim in for some
Report outlines vision for Chicago rivers: more accessible, inviting, cleaner
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
rivers aren't there yet and probably won't be clean enough to swim in for some time, said Josh Mogerman, spokesman for the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group. "Swimming in any of the city's rivers right now is definitely a... Read more
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The Mercury News
California drought: 84 percent of water agencies choose zero as conservation targetmandatory conservation is a terrible message to send to Californians," said Tra
California drought: 84 percent of water agencies choose zero as conservation target
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
mandatory conservation is a terrible message to send to Californians," said Tracy Quinn, a water policy analyst with the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group. State officials confirmed that although they required each agency... Read more
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The Hill
Greens move to defend methane ruleslook forward to vigorously defending the legal merits of these vital safeguards
Greens move to defend methane rules
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
look forward to vigorously defending the legal merits of these vital safeguards for our public health and climate.” The Natural Resources Defense Council, Environmental Defense Fund, Sierra Club, Clean Air Council, Earthworks and Environmental... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Obama's environmental legacy: 24 national monumentshas been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is gr
Obama's environmental legacy: 24 national monuments
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
has been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is great or not," said Sharon Buccino of the Natural Resources Defense Council. Proponents of the various monument proposals know that the next administration will have... Read more
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Boston Globe
Groups urging Obama to declare new national monumentshas been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is gr
Groups urging Obama to declare new national monuments
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
has been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is great or not,’’ said Sharon Buccino of the Natural Resources Defense Council. One of the proposals calls for a marine sanctuary off Massachusetts. Some in Congress are... Read more
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The Columbian
Obama’s environmental legacy: Some 24 national monumentshas been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is gr
Obama’s environmental legacy: Some 24 national monuments
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
has been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is great or not,” said Sharon Buccino of the Natural Resources Defense Council. Proponents of the various monument proposals know that the next administration will have... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Obama's environmental legacy: Some 24 national monumentshas been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is gr
Obama's environmental legacy: Some 24 national monuments
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
has been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is great or not,” said Sharon Buccino of the Natural Resources Defense Council. Proponents of the various monument proposals know that the next administration will have... Read more
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Daily Herald
Obama's environmental legacy: Some 24 national monumentshas been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is gr
Obama's environmental legacy: Some 24 national monuments
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
has been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is great or not," said Sharon Buccino of the Natural Resources Defense Council. Proponents of the various monument proposals know that the next administration will have... Read more
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Deseret News
National monument proposals in vogue as Obama prepares exithas been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is gr
National monument proposals in vogue as Obama prepares exit
Deseret News / Posted 11 days ago
has been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is great or not," said Sharon Buccino of the Natural Resources Defense Council. Proponents of the various monument proposals know that the next administration will have... Read more
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Salon.com
National monument proposals in vogue as Obama prepares exithas been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is gr
National monument proposals in vogue as Obama prepares exit
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
has been good, but what he does next is how we measure whether his legacy is great or not,” said Sharon Buccino of the Natural Resources Defense Council. Proponents of the various monument proposals know that the next administration will have... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
First U.S. ocean wind farm nearsthat changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry," said Kit Kennedy,
First U.S. ocean wind farm nears
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
that changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry," said Kit Kennedy, an energy and transportation expert at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Offshore wind farms, which benefit from strong winds because of their location, are being... Read more
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Fortune
California Lawmaker to Float Zero Emission Vehicle Billflexibility in meeting the sales target, has led to a glut of credits, accordin
California Lawmaker to Float Zero Emission Vehicle Bill
Fortune / Posted 13 days ago
flexibility in meeting the sales target, has led to a glut of credits, according to experts. Environmental groups like the Natural Resources Defense Council and electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors tsla told CARB at a recent meeting that auto... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
New rules require fish imports to meet US standardsfor the past 40 years, the federal government has largely ignored the ban, cent
New rules require fish imports to meet US standards
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
for the past 40 years, the federal government has largely ignored the ban, center officials said. In 2014 the center, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Turtle Island Restoration Network sued to enforce the import requirement, which... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Luis Reservoir at lowest level in 27 yearsand the water got so hot it fried virtually all of the salmon," said Doug Obegi
San Luis Reservoir at lowest level in 27 years
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
and the water got so hot it fried virtually all of the salmon," said Doug Obegi, an attorney with the San Francisco-based Natural Resources Defense Council. "Because the salmon that are returning this year are perhaps the last winter-run that... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Ask Eartha: The woes of Earth Overshoot Dayof us have access to abundant food, clean water and all sorts of fancy products
Ask Eartha: The woes of Earth Overshoot Day
Summit Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
of us have access to abundant food, clean water and all sorts of fancy products, but we’ve gotten greedy. For example, the Natural Resources Defense Council reports that food production in the United States uses 80 percent of our freshwater, 50... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
U.S. aims to restore water, return fish to diverted California...of the water being so thick with salmon that you could practically walk across
U.S. aims to restore water, return fish to diverted California...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
of the water being so thick with salmon that you could practically walk across it," said Doug Obegi, an attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). In 1988, that environmental group sued the federal government, saying diverting... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
New Rules Ban Seafood Imports That Don’t Meet Strict U.S. Standards for Marine Mammal ProtectionBut for the past 40 years, the federal government has largely ignored the ban.
New Rules Ban Seafood Imports That Don’t Meet Strict U.S. Standards for Marine Mammal Protection
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 14 days ago
But for the past 40 years, the federal government has largely ignored the ban. In 2014 the Center for Biological Diversity, Natural Resources Defense Council and Turtle Island Restoration Network sued to enforce the import requirement, and today’s... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. aims to restore water, return fish to diverted California riverof the water being so thick with salmon that you could practically walk across
U.S. aims to restore water, return fish to diverted California river
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
of the water being so thick with salmon that you could practically walk across it," said Doug Obegi, an attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). In 1988, that environmental group sued the federal government, saying diverting... Read more
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The Manila Times
California drought: San Luis Reservoir at lowest level in 27 yearsand the water got so hot it fried virtually all of the salmon,” said Doug Obegi
California drought: San Luis Reservoir at lowest level in 27 years
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
and the water got so hot it fried virtually all of the salmon,” said Doug Obegi, an attorney with the San Francisco-based Natural Resources Defense Council. “Because the salmon that are returning this year are perhaps the last winter run that... Read more
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BBC News
KFC told to stop using chicken treated with antibioticsusage. "KFC is lagging woefully behind - diners around the country want KFC to
KFC told to stop using chicken treated with antibiotics
BBC News / Posted 14 days ago
usage. "KFC is lagging woefully behind - diners around the country want KFC to step up," said Lena Brook of the Natural Resources Defense Council, which is one of the groups delivering petitions to KFC headquarters in Louisville,... Read more
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The Mercury News
California drought: San Luis Reservoir at lowest level in 27 yearsand the water got so hot it fried virtually all of the salmon," said Doug Obegi
California drought: San Luis Reservoir at lowest level in 27 years
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
and the water got so hot it fried virtually all of the salmon," said Doug Obegi, an attorney with the San Francisco-based Natural Resources Defense Council. "Because the salmon that are returning this year are perhaps the last winter run that... Read more
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Salon.com
1st US offshore wind farm to usher in new era for industrythat changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry,” said Kit Kennedy,
1st US offshore wind farm to usher in new era for industry
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
that changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry,” said Kit Kennedy, an energy and transportation expert at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Offshore wind farms, which benefit from strong winds because of their location, are being... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
1st U.S. offshore wind farm to usher in new erathat changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry," said Kit Kennedy,
1st U.S. offshore wind farm to usher in new era
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
that changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry," said Kit Kennedy, an energy and transportation expert at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Offshore wind farms, which benefit from strong winds because of their location, are being... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
U.S. to World: Protect Dolphins, Whales or Lose Access to U.S. Seafood Marketmay assume that the fish they grab in the store is whale- and dolphin-safe,” sa
U.S. to World: Protect Dolphins, Whales or Lose Access to U.S. Seafood Market
CommonDreams.org / Posted 15 days ago
may assume that the fish they grab in the store is whale- and dolphin-safe,” said Zak Smith, a senior attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Marine Mammal Protection Project. “That simply is not true. But with this rule we can... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
1st US offshore wind farm to usher in new era for industrythat changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry," said Kit Kennedy,
1st US offshore wind farm to usher in new era for industry
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
that changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry," said Kit Kennedy, an energy and transportation expert at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Offshore wind farms, which benefit from strong winds because of their location, are being... Read more
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Island Packet
1st US offshore wind farm to usher in new era for industrythat changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry," said Kit Kennedy,
1st US offshore wind farm to usher in new era for industry
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
that changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry," said Kit Kennedy, an energy and transportation expert at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Offshore wind farms, which benefit from strong winds because of their location, are being... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
1st US offshore wind farm to usher in new era for industrythat changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry," said Kit Kennedy,
1st US offshore wind farm to usher in new era for industry
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 15 days ago
that changed everything for the U.S. offshore wind industry," said Kit Kennedy, an energy and transportation expert at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Offshore wind farms, which benefit from strong winds because of their location, are being... Read more
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USA Today
Study suggests fracking could release radon from groundbeen linked to a wide spectrum of health problems for Americans across the coun
Study suggests fracking could release radon from ground
USA Today / Posted 15 days ago
been linked to a wide spectrum of health problems for Americans across the country, according to a December report by the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group. That report said Americans who live near oil and gas drilling... Read more
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PhysOrg
Officials skeptical $57M fish project will worknot work and the best solution is to restore a free-flowing Yellowstone River,"
Officials skeptical $57M fish project will work
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
not work and the best solution is to restore a free-flowing Yellowstone River," Proctor said. Defenders of Wildlife and the Natural Resources Defense Council sued to stop the project last year.As a result, U.S. District Judge Brian Morris blocked... Read more
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