Latest Natural Resources Defense Council Stories

2009-07-15 12:11:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Planet Green announced the world premiere of ACID TEST: THE GLOBAL CHALLENGE OF OCEAN ACIDIFICATION on Wednesday, August 12 at 10:30PM ET.

2009-07-08 13:40:00

Experts say more than half of the states in the US now have mosquitoes that are known to spread dengue fever.

2009-06-13 15:10:00

President Barack Obama announced the creation of a high-level Ocean Policy Task Force on Friday that will craft a national policy for sustainably managing the oceans.

2009-06-09 11:50:00

http://blog.cleanandsafeports.org/ or www.cleanandsafeports.org LOS ANGELES, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad alliance of national, state and local environmental, public health, community and labor organizations today applauded President Barack Obama for his appointment of Joseph E.

2009-06-08 07:00:00

- The Natural Resources Defense Council, Ocean Conservancy, Oceana and the United Nations Environment Programme join the effort - - World premiere of Acid Test: The Challenge of Ocean Acidification with Sigourney Weaver - SILVER SPRING, Md., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Planet Green presents Blue August, a robust month of on-air and on-line programming that brings to life the wonders and mysteries of the aquatic -- from the majesty of our oceans to the critical issue of clean...

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.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.