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Environmental groups line up star power against Northern Gateway pipeline

1177 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

1179 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

1184 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

1211 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

1213 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

1213 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

1220 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

1227 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

1234 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

1286 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

1307 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

1308 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

1316 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

1324 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

1328 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

1328 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 ...

Tennessee lands on NRDC 'most toxic' list

1333 days ago From Bizjournals.com    View Archived Article

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE - Tennessee has been named to yet another list, and although the latest ranking isn't determined by Forbes , many residents may be wishing that it was: according to the Natural Resources Defense Council, Tennessee ranks 15th among the top 20 states ...

Pollution, climate change to bring rise in ocean, alter coast, study says

1334 days ago From Sun-Sentinel   View Archived Article

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA - South Florida can't afford to ignore growing dangers from pollution-fueled climate change, according to new findings from the Natural Resources Defense Council. Rising seas, more flooding from storm surge and saltwater seeping in and fouling drin ...

New Orleans is one of a dozen cities at risk from global warming, environmental group says

1338 days ago From NOLA.com   View Archived Article

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - View full sizeSusan Poag,The Times-PicayuneNew Orleans' survival depends on use of the sediment resources of the Mississippi River, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. This sediment pipeline near the Plaquemines Parish levee in Ir ...

Top 'Toxic 20': States With Most Air Pollution From Power Plants

1341 days ago From Christian Post   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - A study by the Natural Resources Defense Council determined that coal- and oil-fired power plants produce almost half the toxic air pollution in the United States. The facilities that generate our electricity are also our biggest sources of air ...

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