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The Risks of the Massive California Gas Leak

Natural Resources Defense Council: On October 23, 2015, the Southern California Gas Aliso Canyon underground storage facility in Los Angeles's Porter Ranch neighborhood started spewing natural gas into the soil and air at the rate of 66,000 pounds per hour. Show More Summary

A Waste-Free Thanksgiving

This week, Food Tank is grateful for the farmers, researchers, and activists who are working tirelessly to improve the food system every day. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), getting food onto Americans' plates...Show More Summary

Solutions To Grocery Store Food Waste

Forty percent of food goes uneaten in the U.S., a National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report found. While some of it is thrown away by consumers, some of it is also thrown out by retailers. In-store food losses totaled about 43 billion pounds in 2008, equal to 10 percent of the nation’s total food supply at the retail level.

These Michigan residents are suing the city because their drinking water is contaminated with lead

The drinking water in Flint, Michigan is contaminated with lead. And the city may be at fault. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) alleges that officials there knew about the risks of shifting the city’s water supply from Detroit's Lake Huron to the Flint River, but did so anyway — ostensibly to cut costs. Show More Summary

New CIA Admissions About 9/11, Targeted Drone Killings and More!..

On today's BradCast, the winning streak for environmentalists continues...as does the losing streak for the CIA. GUEST: Kit Kennedy of Natural Resources Defense Council...

New Study Takes Aim At Uber And Lyft’s Impact On The Environment

A new study by researchers from UC Berkeley’s Transportation Sustainability Research Center and the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) aims to determine if Uber and Lyft help reduce fossil fuel emissions. “Some hypothesize that...Show More Summary

Study Aims To Determine If Ride-sharing Services Are Putting More Cars on The Road

The National Resources Defense Council’s Urban Solution program will study the impact ride-sharing services have on the environment, the group announced Friday. The study will be conducted with the University of California Berkley Transportation...Show More Summary

SOCAN webinar: “Vulnerability and adaptation of US shellfisheries to ocean acidification”, 20 October 2015

Speaker: Lisa Suatoni, Natural Resources Defense Council Date & time: Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 12:00pm ET Link to register: http://bit.ly/1LaHADW Ocean acidification is a global, long-term problem whose ultimate solution requires carbon dioxide reduction at a scope and scale that will take decades to accomplish successfully. Show More Summary

14 Fridge Tricks That Will Save You Big

One of the most painless ways to reduce your carbon footprint and save money is to stop wasting food. A study by the Natural Resources Defense Council found that 40% of the food produced in the United States goes uneaten. While there is significant waste in every link of the supply chain between...

Navy Ordered To Limit Sonar Use In Order To Protect Marine Life

The United States Navy has recently been given a reprieve from the previous lawsuits brought against them by organizations such as Natural Resources Defense Council and Earthjustice. The Navy has agreed to the put forth in the settlement and will limit their testing of sonar and explosive equipment in key whale territory such as that... Show More Summary

Report Ranks Antibiotics Policies at Fast Food Chains

Only Chipotle and Panera get an A grade on antibiotics policies and sourcing practices, and most other fast food chains fail, according to a report by the Friends of the Earth, Natural Resources Defense Council, Keep Antibiotics Working, Consumers Union, Center for Food Safety, and Food Animal Concerns Trust. Chick-fil-a gets a B, while Dunkin’ Donuts... Continue Reading

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

For the record

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

John Oliver bashes ‘ahole’ Donald Trump while tackling America’s astounding food waste

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On this week’s edition of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver examined the findings of a recent report by the National Resources Defense Council that “Americans throw away about 165 billion worth of food ever year — about 20 pounds per person every month.”...

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

ASMO Charger ends vampire power draw and helps prevent home fires

There have been lot's of talk about vampire power. About how electronic devices continue sucking energy even when they are on standby mode. A recent study by the National Resources Defense Council found this vampire power costs just for Americans a of

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.

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