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Map: Is There Lead in Your Town's Water?

Natural Resources Defense Council: The devastating lead contamination of the tap water in Flint, Michigan, highlights potentially disastrous gaps in the provision of safe drinking water to all Americans -- especially the most vulnerable.... Show More Summary

Four Million Americans Have Dangerously High Lead Levels in Their Water

A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has found that there are many other cities facing extreme lead contamination in their drinking water, just like in Flint, Michigan.

Good Video Technique, But How Appealing?

Take a look at this video appeal from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). I think it’s a very well crafted online appeal in a technical sense. Try putting your clinician hat on and see if you agree. The appeal consists of a video embedded in an email appeal. Here’s what I like about the […]

Why Diablo Destruction Deal Will Fail

This morning I received a press release from the Natural Resources Defense Council bragging about signing a deal with PG&E that — if approved by the California Public Utilities Commission — would result in the plant’s license extension application being withdrawn. Show More Summary

California's last nuclear power plant to be retired by 2025

By 2030, California hopes to gain 50 percent of its energy from renewable sources and a proposal signed today brings Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) closer to that goal. Together with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC),...Show More Summary

Breaking: NRDC Announces PG&E Has Agreed To Kill Diablo Canyon

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has just issued a press release stating that they have signed a deal with PG&E, IBEW local 1245, the Coalition of California Utility Employees, Friends of the Earth, Environment California, and the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility. There is an implied quid pro quo. The [...]

NRDC Co-Founder Fights Eco-Friendly Community Near His Home

The media often cite the National Resources Defense Council when covering environmental issues, but one of the group’s founders appears opposed to going “green”’ when it’s near his own back yard. James Gustave “Gus” Speth recently expressed vehement opposition to a plan to build 20 self-sustaining, eco-friendly communities in Vermont. Show More Summary

Rooftop Solar Could Provide Millions In Benefits To Nevada Residents, Say SolarCity & NRDC

Rooftop solar could provide $7 million in benefits annually for all Nevada utilities, according to a new report published by SolarCity and the Natural Resources Defense Council. The new peer-reviewed paper, Distributed Energy Resources...Show More Summary

Eco-coalition sues to force EPA to update its obsolete rules on disposal of fracking wastewater

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Seven environmental organizations—including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Center for Health, Environment and Justice—filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday to force the first upgrade in three decades of disposal rules covering hydraulic fracturing   waste. Show More Summary

Should You Buy Carbon Offsets?

Brian Palmer, Natural Resources Defense Council: You don't have to live in a cave to live a carbon-neutral life. Start by reducing your emissions. Then, after you've done all you can to shrink your personal carbon footprint, it's time to consider buying offsets. Show More Summary

The Power of Simple

How the Natural Resources Defense Council effectively unearthed and reframed compelling research to raise public awareness and effect policy change around food waste.

5 Tips to Reduce Food Waste

2 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

A whopping 40 percent of food goes to waste in the United States, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. Learn what you can do. The post 5 Tips to Reduce Food Waste appeared first on Yoga Journal.

Follow a Strawberry From Birth to Grave in This Oddly Emotional Ad About Food Waste

2 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

Strawberries make a powerful statement in "Save the Food," a public service campaign breaking today from the Natural Resources Defense Council. Developed pro-bono by SapientNitro through The Ad Council, the initiative focuses on a sad reality: Some 40 percent of all food purchased in the U.S. Show More Summary

India Solar Power Push May Produce Over 1 Million Jobs

India’s massive solar power capacity addition target is expected to be a revolution in the Indian jobs market as well. According to a report by the Natural Resources and Defense Council (NRDC), India may end up creating over a million...Show More Summary

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

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