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Environmental Defense Fund Receives Grant to Reduce Impacts Related to Natural Gas Operations

2060 days ago From AZoCleantech   View Archived Article

WARRIEWOOD, AUSTRALIA - By Cameron Chai. Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) declared that it has received a $6 million worth grant for a 3-year long initiative. The work focuses on using hydraulic fracturing to reduce the environmental impacts of natural gas operations. The . ...

Bloomberg endorses fracking

2062 days ago From New York Post   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - But they also wrote that fracking should only be done under strong environmental regulations. Bloomberg's foundation said Friday that it would give $6 million to the Environmental Defense Fund to help push for those regulations in 14 gas producin ...

Environmental Groups: BP Must Restore Gulf Coastland

2100 days ago From Revmodo   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The groups =97 Environmental Defense Fund, National Audubon Society, National Wildlife Federation, The Nature Conservancy, Ocean Conservancy and Oxfam America =97 want BP to rebuild coastal wetlands, reefs and other buffer zones and protect large ...

Pentagon cites climate, energy concerns

2173 days ago From UPI.com   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - "In the 21st century, the reality is that there are environmental threats which constitute threats to our national security," Panetta said in a speech in Washington this week to the Environmental Defense Fund. He cited rising sea levels, .. ...

NYC announces plans for solar, wind power

2220 days ago From CBS News   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - ... the project will more than double the city's renewable energy capacity. Andrew Darrell of the Environmental Defense Fund's New York office said clean energy projects like this one "put us on a path to a future with healthy air and ec ...

EPA Not Very Much Happy With Anti-Fracking Study

2227 days ago From French Tribune   View Archived Article

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - That's in accordance with a probe carried out by the Environmental Defense Fund as well as Southwestern Energy. The findings of the study, which were made available in the recent edition of the Wall Street Journal report, will prove a big shocker ...

Gas Boom Brings Environmental Concerns Industry Needs to Address

2235 days ago From CNBC.com   View Archived Article

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NEW JERSEY - "We do in fact need stronger state and somewhat even stronger federal regulation," said Mark Brownstein, deputy director of the energy program, Environmental Defense Fund, speaking earlier at the conference.. "We need that regulation t ...

Farmers and Conservationists Working Together in the Colorado River Basin

2235 days ago From National Geographic   View Archived Article

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - Members of the coalition include the California Farm Bureau Federation, Trout Unlimited, Wyoming Stock Growers Association, The Nature Conservancy, Arizona Public Lands Council, Environmental Defense Fund, Family Farm Alliance, Public Lands Council, ...

USDA Conservation Reserve Program Initiative Praised by Conservation Group

2238 days ago From Sacramento Bee   View Archived Article

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - By Environmental Defense Fund WASHINGTON, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised Agriculture Secretary Vilsack's announcement today to offer producers the option to preserve grasslands, wetlands and wild ...

Marco Rubio, Environmental Groups Uniting for Gulf Coast Funding

2240 days ago From Sunshine State News   View Archived Article

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA - According to an article today in The Hill, the Environmental Defense Action Fund and the National Wildlife federation are working with local officials on the Gulf Coast and federal officials such as Florida US Sen. Marco Rubio to pass the Restore Act ...

Groups seek to protect NY environment fund

2256 days ago From Wall Street Journal   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AP ALBANY, NY =97 More than 100 demonstrators representing 50 environmental groups are seeking to protect the state's Environmental Protection Fund, ...

Oil drilling set to begin off Cuba

2274 days ago From Sun-Sentinel   View Archived Article

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA - Cuban energy leaders are prepared to talk about contingency plans to deal with any emergency, said Daniel Whittle of the Environmental Defense Fund, who met with officials in Cuba last week. =93They are ready for more practical discussions now that t ...

Duke Energy to retire some coal-fired plants

2282 days ago From Charlotte Observer   View Archived Article

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - The center represented the Environmental Defense Fund, National Parks Conservation Association, the Sierra Club and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. The new Cliffside unit will sport the most stringent acid gas controls in the United States, . ...

Feds say rig that will drill in Cuban waters generally meets standards

2291 days ago From FuelFix   View Archived Article

HOUSTON, TEXAS - Dan Whittle, Cuba program director for the Environmental Defense Fund, an environmental group, said he's =93encouraged that dialogue has begun in earnest that ...

Groups Praise Quick Release of Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Plan

2317 days ago From Sacramento Bee   View Archived Article

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - By Environmental Defense Fund WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Groups working on Gulf Coast restoration praised the quick release of a Draft Phase I Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment today by the Deepwater Horizo ...

Oil drilling in Cuban waters stirs unease in Florida

2354 days ago From The Republic   View Archived Article

COLUMBUS, INDIANA - "They're proceeding cautiously, and in my opinion, a bit too cautiously," said Daniel Whittle, senior attorney and Cuba Program director at the Environmental Defense Fund. The clock is ticking: Spanish oil giant Repsol could begin drill ...

EDF Climate Corps Unearths $650 Million in Energy Savings

2401 days ago From WebWire    View Archived Article

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - Today, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) announced the results of this summer's EDF Climate Corps fellowships, which placed 96 specially-trained MBA and MPA students in 78 companies, cities and universities to sleuth out energy savings and carbon ...

New Report on Gulf Oil Spill Damage Reinforces Need for Restoration

2407 days ago From Sacramento Bee   View Archived Article

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - The penalties that they will pay for these errors should go directly to restoring the ecosystems and economies of the region, where the damage was done," said a joint statement issued by Environmental Defense Fund, National Audubon Society, ...

Environmental Groups Re-assert Legal Efforts to Protect Clean Air

2437 days ago From Environmental Defense Fund    View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - On August 8, 2011 the American Lung Association, Environmental Defense Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council, National Parks Conservation, and Appalachian Mountain Club filed the motion, requesting that the court establish a deadline for EPA to ...

Maine Voices: Washington must clear the air by updating pollution standards

2448 days ago From Press Herald   View Archived Article

PORTLAND, OREGON - One drop of mercury can kill all the fish in a 20-acre lake, according to the Environmental Defense Fund. That neurotoxin is created when coal is burned and poses a serious health problem for children and pregnant women. For me, and for many others, ...

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