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Colorado Front Range storm in 2013 caused 1,000 years of erosion

We can be concerned about erosion due to man-made causes but it is nothing like what nature will randomly do in a single year, without ever once consulting Natural Resources Defense Council or other industry-funded groups. read more

Subway Faces Pressure to Serve Antibiotic-Free Meats

An environmental group is turning up the heat. The Natural Resources Defense Council, which works to "protect the world's natural resources, public health, and the environment," is taking Subway to task. The NRDC wants the sandwich giant...Show More Summary

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Energy efficiency: In the Aug. 20 Business section, an article about a Natural Resources Defense Council report calling on California officials to expand energy efficiency programs said that such programs would shrink utility bills by $2 billion this year. The date range began in 2014 and the article...

NRDC: EPA’s Clean Power Plan Is Economically Beneficial For USA Due To Health Benefits

“It’s time to act,” says the Natural Resources Defense Council in Clean Power: The Case For Carbon Pollution Limits, its new report (aka R-15-06-B). Widely thought to be the nation’s most effective environmental group, NRDC is calling...Show More Summary

Scare culture is making people enjoy food less

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is making $100 million per year scaring people about food and other science. It isn't helping the public be any safer, it is just making people enjoy food less, according to a new study. read more

Advertising Jobs: The Ad Council, Fallon, Acxiom

This week, The Ad Council is hiring a data manager in its digital media analytics department, while Fallon is looking for a digital media planner. Acxiom needs a digital media copywriter, and Natural Resources Defense Council is seeking a creative director. Show More Summary

BREAKING: The EPA Just Protected Millions Of Miles Of Streams

"It's a big and very important step forward," said Jon Devine, an attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council. The post BREAKING: The EPA Just Protected Millions Of Miles Of Streams appeared first on ThinkProgress.

6 Billion Pounds Of Perfectly Edible Produce Is Wasted Every Year, Simply Because It's Ugly

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

An estimated six billion pounds of fruits and vegetables are wasted every year in the U.S. because they are ugly, according to report by the Natural Resources Defense Council. That means more than 20 percent of the produce grown forShow More Summary

Chicago Is The Sixth "Wheeziest" City In America

A report by the Natural Resources Defense Council named Chicago the sixth "sneeziest and wheeziest" city in America. [ more › ]

Enviro Groups Put the Squeeze on Capri Sun Packaging Waste

A coalition of environmental groups is pressuring Kraft Foods to reduce its Capri Sun packaging waste. According to the Make It, Take It Campaign, whose 14 members include Greenpeace, Natural Resources Defense Council and Sierra Club Extended Producer Responsibility Team, Kraft’s Capri Sun pouches that are made by bonding aluminum and several layers of plastic […]

Tyson Foods Chickens Soon Antibiotic-Free

On Monday, Tyson Foods announced it will phase out the use of antibiotics in its U.S. broiler chicken flocks, chickens raised for meat, by September 2017. The Natural Resources Defense Council called Tyson's decision a “tipping point” for removing antibiotics from the nation’s chicken supply chain.

New Report Warns of West Coast Tar Sands Oil Invasion

The West Coast of the United States and Canada is facing an imminent tar sands oil invasion, according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council ( NRDC ). Tags: tar sands oilsands Keystone XL Tesoro-Savage NRDC

NRDC Misfires on Nuclear in Illinois Energy Poll

We have to hand it to the Natural Resources Defense Council. Their recent poll tries as hard as it can, but it can’t quite hide the truth about Illinois energy and its relative cleanliness, the subject of the poll. It finds, quite reasonably, that people there are much in favor of clean energy, which NRDC is quite sure includes only renewables. Show More Summary

NRDC Analysis Finds Data Gaps in Fracking Reports

The Natural Resources Defense Council and FracTracker Alliance launched an investigation of the publicly provided information on oil and gas company violations. What they found is that state and federal agencies aren’t providing information on violations “in a transparent, easily accessible or comprehensive way.”

You Waste $43 of Food Each Month

4 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Is your refrigerator crisper a graveyard of spoiled produce and expired goods? Those squandered products add up — and fast. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, the average American family throws out up to $43 worth of food each month. Show More Summary

Earth Day: A Two-step Strategy Makes a Sustainable Difference

Sustainability is top of mind as this week we mark Earth Day and Arbor Day, tributes aimed at raising respect for the environment. That makes this the perfect moment to note a new Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report thatShow More Summary

INTERVIEW: Linda Greer and Clean by Design are creating a cleaner fashion future

Natural Resource Defense Council's director Linda Greer is spearheading the way to a cleaner fashion future. Greer is leading fashion's "toxic avengers" in a bid to clean up the toxic fashion industry in China through the Clean by Design initiative. up

New National Report Underscores Health and Economic Benefits of Clean Energy to People of Color and Low-Income Communities

Last week, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released an important new report, Bridging the Clean Energy Divide, that refutes highly misleading fossil fuel claims about clean energy policies and communities of color. The report...Show More Summary

Environmental group calls Xbox One energy-saving efforts insufficient

Microsoft is addressing the Xbox One's excessive latent power consumption ($6-$15 worth per year) with an update, but Natural Resources Defense Council scientist Noah Horowitz says on the non-profit's website, "It may be premature to...Show More Summary

Microsoft is addressing the Xbox One's latent power consumption

Since the launch of the Xbox One, it hasn't exactly been a power-friendly console. The Natural Resources Defense Council came down hard on Microsoft last year for the "Instant On" feature, which consumed a ton of power while in its standby state. Show More Summary

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