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2011-08-03 09:08:00

AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA and WV, analyzed in NRDC web tool WASHINGTON, Aug.

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2011-07-21 14:10:00

Two leading American environmental groups said on Wednesday that Ohio tops the list for the top 20 US states with toxic emissions from coal and oil-fired power plants.

2011-07-20 10:00:00

Worst States OH, PA, FL, KY, MD, IN, MI, WV, GA, NC, SC, AL, TX, VA, TN, MO, IL, WI, NH, IA WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida live in states with the most toxic air pollution from coal- and oil-fired power plants, according to an analysis by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The study used publicly-available data in the Environmental Protection Agency's Toxics Release Inventory (TRI).

2011-07-13 12:30:00

Five Major Parks In or Near Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin Highlighted; Significant and Growing Impact on Beaches, Wildlife, Tourism Revenue and Jobs Detailed. CHICAGO, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five major Great Lakes national parks are already feeling the impact of climate change in the forms of rising temperatures, decreased winter ice, eroding shorelines, spreading disease, and a crowding out of key wildlife and plant life, according to a major new...

2011-06-30 11:44:00

STAMFORD, Conn., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- America's energy consumption is a 24/7 addiction. Be it the lights in our home, charging our iPods, or running our computers, people are continuously using energy even when not actually using the technology.

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2011-06-30 05:05:00

The number of US beach closings and health advisories reached 24,091 in 2010, the second-highest level in 21 years.

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2011-06-27 11:49:28

A new study from the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) finds that your set-top boxes are the single largest electricity guzzler in American homes, with some home entertainment systems devouring more power than a refrigerator and even some central AC systems.

2011-04-26 13:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pam Marrone, founder and CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI), a leading developer of environmentally responsible biopesticides based in Davis, California, was recognized today by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) as a recipient of a prestigious 2011 Growing Green Award.

2011-04-14 13:02:00

"Go60MPG" Sets Record Straight As Both New York Auto Show and DC EDTA Conference Near NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auto fuel efficiency is going up and high-MPG auto sales are surging today, but a handful of persistent myths continue to cloud the understanding of some policymakers and members of the general public, according to Go60MPG, a joint effort of Environment America, the National Wildlife Federation, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Safe Climate...

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2011-03-29 05:55:00

A new report released Monday by the Natural Resources Defense Council documents 42 "disease clusters" in 13 states, each of which includes incidences of numerous types of cancer, birth defects or other chronic diseases.


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