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High Bacteria Levels Reported at Evanston Beaches

1152 days ago From Evanston Review   View Archived Article

EVANSTON, ILLINOIS - By Patch Staff | Email the author | 2:20pm A report from the Natural Resources Defense Council shows that Evanston beaches reported high bacteria levels in 2010, including high E.coli counts. The Evanston Review reported that water samples are taken ...

Environmental report: Area water is polluted

1155 days ago From Daily News   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By Katie Terhune Results of a Natural Resources Defense Council report on beach water quality in Texas were released and discussed Wednesday by Environment Texas, a citizen-based environmental advocacy program. Pollution-related advisory days for ...

Environmental group rates SC beaches 9th

1156 days ago From Live 5 News   View Archived Article

MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA - The Natural Resources Defense Council issued its report Wednesday, saying Horry County beaches had the biggest problems. Myrtle Beach spokesman Mark Kruea told the Sun News of Myrtle Beach that the report doesn't recognize all of the improvements ...

Weather helps N.J. beaches to No. 2 ranking

1156 days ago From newjerseynewsroom.com   View Archived Article

TRENTON, NEW JERSEY - Cynthia Zipf of Clean Ocean Action from Sandy Hook said we were number two because it didn't rain much. According to the Courier Post, only two percent of ...

Mixed news for Keys beach-water quality

1156 days ago From KeysNet   View Archived Article

MARATHON, FLORIDA - By LARRY KAHN The Natural Resources Defense Council on Wednesday released its annual survey of beach-water quality and public notification of health advisories against swimming or complete closures, and it's a mixed bag for the Florida Keys for 2 ...

Tybee gets good grades for beach water quality

1157 days ago From Savannah Morning News   View Archived Article

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA - The Natural Resources Defense Council lists Georgia beaches as the eighth cleanest nationwide in its annual beach water quality report. Two Tybee beaches received four of a possible five stars. Tybee Island council member Paul Wolff wasn't surpri ...

Beach Closings Rise As Pollution Grows, National Resources Defense Council Reports

1157 days ago From Peter Greenberg.com Travel News (blog)   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Just in time for the largest beach weekend of the year, the Natural Resources Defense Council's annual report indicates that beach pollution is a growing problem for our public health. Per the NRDC report, 2010 had the second-highest level of bea ...

Dirty Beaches in NYC: Which Ones Need a Bath?

1158 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The Natural Resources Defense Council released its annual beach water quality report yesterday and found water at a total of 134 beaches in the five boroughs and its surrounding areas had bacteria levels that exceeded state health standards. ...

Judge rules polar bears still 'threatened'

1158 days ago From Los Angeles Times   View Archived Article

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - Judge Emmet Sullivan ruled that the US Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to ... Natural Resources Defense Council and Greenpeace filed a petition arguing ...

Report: NC ranks 7th in beach quality water

1159 days ago From WECT-TV6   View Archived Article

WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA - SOUTHEASTERN, NC (WECT) =97 The Natural Resources Defense Council released its 21 st annual beach report Wednesday. During a conference call with officials from the NRDC, 2010 statistics were released about North Carolina's beaches. ...

California Widens Clean-Fuel Zone for Ships

1162 days ago From New York Times (blog)   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The move to expand the clean-fuel zone off California's coast was supported by air quality management districts in the state as well as environmental groups, including the Natural Resources Defense Council and Friends of the Earth. ...

Great Lakes face increasing pressure for water from world, own backyard

1167 days ago From WBEZ   View Archived Article

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - An upcoming Natural Resources Defense Council report finds some states already missed deadlines for water efficiency and conservation goals. Several environmentalists worried that could put the compact at risk, as water scarcity increases. ...

Three Gorges tarnishes new hydropower?

1167 days ago From UPI.com   View Archived Article

BEIJING, CHINA - "The dam operators lack experience in managing the water flow," said Yang Fuqiang, a senior adviser on climate and energy at the Natural Resources Defense Council, The New York Times reports. "They waited for too long until the drought ...

Environmental groups sue over Shell offshore plan

1179 days ago From Houston Chronicle   View Archived Article

HOUSTON, TEXAS - The legal complaints were filed in the Atlanta-based 11th Circuit Court of Appeals =97 one by the Defenders of Wildlife, Center for Biological Diversity and the Natural Resources Defense Council and the other by Earthjustice, the Gulf Restoration ...

Administration, farmers hold talks on river restoration

1180 days ago From Kansas City Star   View Archived Article

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - "We are concerned that if the result of the case is less water going down the river channel, that would threaten the restoration," Natural Resources Defense Council attorney Jennifer Sorenson said Wednesday. The negotiations remain sealed t ...

Drew Barrymore: Chanel & NRDC Dinner with Will Kopelman!

1183 days ago From Just Jared   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Drew Barrymore arrives at Chanel's benefit dinner for the Natural Resources Defense Council's Ocean Initiative on Saturday (June 4) at the home of Ron & Kelly Meyer in Malibu, Calif. The 36-year-old actress was joined by her boyfriend, Wi ...

Administration opposes bill to scuttle San Joaquin River restoration

1186 days ago From McClatchy Washington Bureau   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The Friant Water Users Authority and the Natural Resources Defense Council signed the river settlement in 2006. Without the agreement, negotiators reckoned that a federal judge would control the water decisions. Barry Nelson of the Natural Resources ...

Plans to cap California's greenhouse gases go back to the drawing board

1196 days ago From 89.3 KPCC   View Archived Article

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA - The Natural Resources Defense Council's David Pettit points out the final ruling leaves other major parts of AB 32 alone. "It's the narrowest possible result given what his initial decision was." Pettit says he expects state air off ...

Parties looking for the 'magic number' of wolves

1198 days ago From The Missoulian   View Archived Article

MISSOULA, MONTANA - Wolves also have proved a poster target for politicians who want to leash the Endangered Species Act. Natural Resources Defense Council staff scientist Sylvia Fallon said the US Fish and Wildlife Service knew it would face public resistance if it ...

Solar farms a key part of the green revolution

1202 days ago From The Desert Sun   View Archived Article

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA - First Solar had started with a much larger footprint, but worked with the Natural Resources Defense Council to cut down the project as it learned where tortoises lived, bighorn sheep roamed and the location of culturally sensitive areas. ...

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