Latest Natural Resources Defense Council Stories

2009-05-20 10:04:00

Coalition of Corporate and Conservation Leaders Creates Breakthrough Consensus on Tropical Forests in Climate Legislation WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several of the nation's top environmental groups, conservation organizations, and corporate leaders today released details of an agreement on policies aimed at protecting the world's tropical forests.

2009-05-08 15:01:00

Legislation will support research, surveillance, planning and interagency coordination WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Trust for America's Health (TFAH), and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) praised legislation introduced late yesterday to improve the public health response to climate change.

2009-04-17 15:32:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ATA Vice President of Public Affairs issued the following advisory in response to reporters' questions about the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) lawsuit against the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach: A judge's denial on Wednesday of an injunction in the case of FMC vs.

2009-03-25 14:29:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations Vice President of Public Affairs Clayton Boyce today criticized officials of the City of Los Angeles, the Port of Los Angeles and the Natural Resources Defense Council for misleading the public and press about the purpose and results of ATA's lawsuit against the Concession Plans of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. "These parties continue to mislead the citizens of Los Angeles and Long Beach by claiming...

2009-03-12 12:30:00

New Analysis Ranks "Filthy 15" States by Coal Ash Produced by Proposed Plants WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposed coal plants across the United States would produce nearly 18 million tons of dangerous waste, including toxic metals, each year.

2009-03-03 09:30:00

New Push Comes Nearly 5 Years After 125 Groups Pressed EPA to Prevent Kingston-Like Catastrophe; Groups Seek End to Wet Dumping of Coal Ash WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 100 leading national and grassroots environmental organizations -- including Environmental Integrity Project, Earthjustice, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, Greenpeace, National Wildlife Federation, Public Citizen, Environment America and the Clean Air Task Force -- today joined...

2009-02-27 16:20:00

Environment protection campaigners say extra-soft, quilted and multi-ply toilet paper made from virgin forest causes more damage than gas-guzzlers, fast food or McMansions.

2009-02-18 15:50:00

Document Outlines Agency Funding Needed to Sustain Environmental Programs WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-01-27 15:15:00

California's first-in-the-nation requirement that mileage be considered in annual premiums will benefit the environment, says NRDC SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

2009-01-15 12:02:00

OneRail Coalition Encourages Transportation Policies that Increase Mobility, Reduce Emissions, Promote Economic Growth WASHINGTON, Jan.

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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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