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  1. KB Home Sets Industry Record for Water ConservationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Environmental Leader

    ... gallons of water annually. KB Home is currently collaborating with RESNET, EPA and the Natural Resources Defense Council to develop a national water-efficiency rating system, similar to the HERS national rating system for energy efficiency, that is ...

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  2. AIBS Helps AERC Brief LawmakersRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)

    ... science under a pretense of increased transparency," said Tina Swanson, Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council's Science Center. "They want everything publicly accessible, including the raw data, and that just doesn't happen with ...

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  3. Stick With Senate Farm Bill or Extend Existing Law, Groups SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Roll Call

    ... Action, Food Research and Action Center, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, Natural Resources Defense Council and Union of Concerned Scientists said no new farm bill is better than one that borrows heavily from a House farm bill that ...

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  4. Herring, key to coastal health, slowly returning to riversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTNH

    ... consideration of adding river herring to the endangered species list was spurred by the Natural Resources Defense Council in 2011. Brad Sewell, who oversees fisheries work for the council, said warming waters off New England remain an "extinction ...

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  5. PPG, Kelly-Moore to Discontinue Paint StripperRead the original story

    Sunday | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

    ... Sherwin's decision came after a letter was penned to the company - by groups including the Natural Resources Defense Council; Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families; and Mind the Store - urging Sherwin to "take immediate action to phase out the sale of ...

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  6. Truckers' cancer risk highRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Press-Telegram

    ... are big, but actions now could have measurable benefits," said Adrian Martinez of the Natural Resources Defense Council, a nonprofit environmental organization that helped fund the study. Researchers placed highly sensitive air-quality monitors, ...

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  7. EPA scraps pair of air pollution science panelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and state governments more room to participate instead. John Walke, who directs the Natural Resources Defense Council's clean air work, highlighted on Twitter the "alarming, outlier view" of one of those state officials appointed to the board. Three ...

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  8. FILE - In this May 31, 2005, file photo, volunteers load a bushel of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | SFGate

    ... consideration of adding river herring to the endangered species list was spurred by the Natural Resources Defense Council in 2011. Brad Sewell, who oversees fisheries work for the council, said warming waters off New England remain an "extinction ...

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  9. Birdseye says she has skills Benicia needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... proactive thinking," she explained. Birdseye, 52, the strategic communications manager at Natural Resources Defense Council, also serves as chair of the city's Planning Commission. She says diversifying the tax base by attracting clean tech ...

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  10. The country's cheapest water is in the West's driest citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | High Country News

    ... the next nonessential 6,000 to 12,000 gallons they might use. The researchers used the Natural Resources Defense Council's 2010 Water Sustainability Index rankings - which combine factors such as climate change projections, drought vulnerability and ...

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  11. The Scourge of 'Diversity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Law School. She clerked for the liberal Judge Stephen Reinhardt, volunteered for the Natural Resources Defense Council, and took a job at the Environmental Protection Agency. But she pined for the classroom. "I realized," she says, "things in the ...

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  12. New Jersey city touts safe drinking water despite fears of lead in thousands of homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Fox News

    ... and could take five to eight years to complete. This water filter distribution follows a Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) investigation and lawsuit against the city for elevated levels of lead and non-compliance of the Lead and Copper Rule. ...

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  13. Newark said it was fixing the lead in its water. Now there's a problem with the treatment.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The Jersey Journal

    ... lines do not need to be concerned with lead in the tap water. But representatives with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), which sued Newark over its "dangerously" high levels of lead on behalf of local residents in June, said lead can ...

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  14. When It Comes to Climate Crisis and Kavanaugh's First Day on the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Common Dreams

    ... our planet-even though safer alternatives exist," David Doniger, an attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), said in a statement. Kavanaugh was not involved in the decision to dismiss the lawsuit, but critics expressed concern that ...

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  15. FDA Bans Seven Artificial Food FlavoringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | WebMD

    ... Health, Consumers Union, Environmental Working Group, Improving Kids' Environments, Natural Resources Defense Council, WE ACT for Environmental Justice, and James Huff, former associate director for chemical carcinogenesis at the National Institute ...

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  16. [Update] FDA Removes 7 Synthetic Flavors from Food Additives ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | Perfumer & Flavorist

    In response to two food additive petitions, the FDA has announced that seven synthetic flavoring substances and flavor enhancers will be removed from the list of acceptable food additives. Following an analysis of data submitted by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Breast Cancer Fund, Center for Environmental Health, Center for Food Safety and other organizations, the FDA has removed the following synthetic ingredients: In the data presented in one of the petitions, it was shown that these ingredients at a much higher dosage induce cancer in lab animals during case studies; whereas the de-listed ingredients, which are present in a lower dosage in US products, are safe to use.

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  17. FDA Bans Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Environmental Groups SueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | KQED

    ... in response to a petition brought by environmental and consumer groups, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Center for Food Safety, and the Center for Science in the Public Interest. " Our petition laid out the science" linking ...

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  18. Climate crisis spurs UN call for $2.4 trillion fossil fuel shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Iol.co.za

    ... them should be replaced by renewables, said Han Chen, who follows energy finance for the Natural Resources Defense Council. "Large quantities of current gas plants will need to be retired early, while those under construction or in planning stages ...

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  19. Kavanaugh Confirmation Shakes Public Confidence in Courts IntegrityRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 6 | PressReleasePoint

    Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, made the following statement in response to today's Senate confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court: "This is a sad day for the country. The bare knuckles tactics used to ram this nomination through the Senate are a far cry from the advice and consent role the founders envisioned.

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  20. FDA Bans Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Environmental Groups SueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... in response to a petition brought by environmental and consumer groups, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Center for Food Safety, and the Center for Science in the Public Interest. " Our petition laid out the science" linking ...

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