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New forest-management plan weakens wildlife protection

2304 days ago From The News Tribune   View Archived Article

TACOMA, WASHINGTON - "This plan is much less protective than the 1982 Reagan-era one on wildlife protection," said Niel Lawrence, an attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council. "This provision is the single strongest protection for the national fo ...

Atlantic sturgeon 'endangered'

2306 days ago From Baltimore Sun   View Archived Article

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - Acting on a petition by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's fisheries service classified four populations of sturgeon from New York to Florida, including the bay's, as endangered. ...

Court: NY water pollution needs more oversight

2314 days ago From Thomson Reuters News & Insight   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The case is Natural Resources Defense Council et al. v. the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, New York State Supreme Court, Westchester County, No. 16132/10. (Reporting by Joseph Ax and Joan Gralla) ...

Global Warming and Water Shortages

2331 days ago From Health News Digest   View Archived Article

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA - A recent study commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a leading environmental group, and carried out by the consulting firm Tetra Tech found that one out of three counties across the contiguous US should brace for water shortag ...

Environmental groups line up star power against Northern Gateway pipeline

2334 days ago From Vancouver Sun   View Archived Article

VANCOUVER, CANADA - (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for HFPA) Fresh off its win helping delay the Keystone XL oil pipeline in the United States, the Natural Resources Defense Council is directing its star-studded cast against the $5.5-billion Northern Gateway ...

Maine's ocean plunge focuses on global warming

2336 days ago From Bangor Daily News   View Archived Article

BANGOR, MAINE - The Natural Resources Defense Council's annual Polar Bear Plunge raises money to support the group's work to reduce pollution it says contributes to global warming. Saturday's plunge takes place at noon at Portland's East End Beach. . ...

Clock winding down on L.A. River park decision

2341 days ago From Los Angeles Times   View Archived Article

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - The story unfolds in a very good blog post by Damon Nagami on the Natural Resources Defense Council site. The 44-acre parcel, called G2, is a part of the old Taylor Yard railroad complex on the east bank of the Los Angeles River, across the river fro ...

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Pushes for a Very Green Christmas

2368 days ago From Loudwire   View Archived Article

GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT - Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and his wife Adrienne have joined forces with the Natural Resources Defense Council to debut this year's 'Green Gifts Guide,' hoping to sway holiday shoppers in an environmentally conscious direction w ...

Environmentalists attack Pacific pipeline plan

2370 days ago From AFP   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - A report by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Pembina Institute and the Living Oceans Society said the project posed risks to communities, salmon-bearing rivers, and coastal ecosystems, including the habitat of a rare white bear. ...

Limerick nuclear plant license renewal challenged

2370 days ago From Beaver County Times   View Archived Article

BEAVER, PENNSYLVANIA - The Natural Resources Defense Council filed a petition last week saying plant owner Exelon hasn't conducted a legally adequate environmental analysis. A spokesman for the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission says an independent three-person panel wil ...

Nashville Tree Service Specialist Lauds City for Environmental Successes

2377 days ago From PR.com   View Archived Article

MELVILLE, NEW YORK - This week, Kaily's Tree Service (http://www.kailystreeservice.com) along with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) water program commended the city for its efforts. =93The city has done a tremendous job of helping the environment and the ...

Kevin Bacon Calls for Action to Save Last Remaining Spirit Bears

2384 days ago From Ecorazzi   View Archived Article

MIAMI, FLORIDA - Kevin Bacon has joined forces with the Natural Resources Defense Council to protect some of the world's last Spirit Bears and their rainforest home. In the video below, Bacon narrates how Spirit Bear's could be no more thanks to a tar sands p ...

Site maps best spots for renewable power projects

2390 days ago From San Francisco Chronicle   View Archived Article

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - So the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group, and the US Department of Defense have created an interactive database to help renewable power developers find construction sites that won't incur the Pentagon's ire. ...

Hayden Panettiere praises Obama for anti-whaling stance

2443 days ago From Mother Nature Network   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The 22-year-old has been involved in efforts to end whaling around the world for several years, most notably as a spokesperson for the Save the Whales ...

Oil rivals team up to cut toxic sludge

2464 days ago From San Antonio Express   View Archived Article

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - ... senior adviser for international programs at the Natural Resources Defense Council. =E2=80=9CThey could eventually make a small dent in the growing problem, but that's only if they become universal in tar sands operations, and that's just ...

Golf carts on the streets mean cleaner air

2465 days ago From The Desert Sun   View Archived Article

PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA - And, considering the recent report by the Natural Resources Defense Council that this valley had 36 days of =93Code Orange=94 levels of unhealthy air so far this year =97 sixth-highest in country =97 it stands to reason that we should encourage resid ...

Climate Change Assessed, State By State

2473 days ago From EarthTechling   View Archived Article

PORTLAND, OREGON - by Susan DeFreitas, August 17th, 2011 Climate change due to greenhouse gas emissions will affect different areas of the country in different ways, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and their new online resource aims to help . ...

Cleanup fund part of the drill

2481 days ago From Albany Times Union   View Archived Article

ALBANY, NEW YORK - ... wastewater through our communities," according to a joint statement from Catskill Mountainkeeper, Environmental Advocates of New York, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York Public Interest Research Group, Riverkeeper, Inc. and other gr ...

No Asian carp found during four-day fishing trip

2485 days ago From WBEZ   View Archived Article

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - According to attorney Thom Cmar for the Natural Resources Defense Council, this doesn't mean there aren't Asian carp out there somewhere. "These fishing techniques are very hard to use in catching Asian carp -- very inefficient -- it' ...

Industry goes to court to burn forests for fuel

2485 days ago From Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The Southern Environmental Law Center and the Environmental Defense Fund had appealed the commission's decision, arguing that wood waste products, but certainly not the southeast's diminishing forest lands, should count as a renewable energy ...

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