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Fact Sheet for Environmental Defense

Country: United States
Observations: Environmental Defense is a US-based nonprofit environmental advocacy group. The group is known for its work on issues including global warming, ecosystem restoration, oceans, and human health. Its works often advocates market-based solutions to environmental problems. The organization advocates using sound science, good economics and good law to find solutions that work.
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First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Meeting to discuss silicon plant project

IUKA -- A North Carolina group plans a meeting Saturday in Iuka to call on local residents to press state regulators to hold a hearing on what it believes is health risks connected to a silicon metal plant under construction in Tishomingo County.Blue ... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Outside groups flood market with political ads

Northeast Iowa is being bombarded with political advertising, and not much of it is coming from the candidates themselves.The general election is four months away, and outside groups are flooding the airwaves in Iowa, particularly it seems in the state's ... [Published TH Online - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Lawsuit Over Air Pollution Permits Targets Oregon Oil Terminal

The operator of an an oil-shipping terminal near Clatskanie in Northwest Oregon is being sued by environmental groups that say the facility lacks the proper permits and is doing environmental harm to local communities.In 2012, an ethanol plant near Clatskanie ... [Published Wallowa County Chieftain - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Fracking too risky for WNC, green group tells citizens

As state geologists prepare to test for natural gas potential in seven mountain counties this summer or fall, a regional environmental group held a meeting Thursday in Brevard to warn residents of the risks of an extraction method called hydraulic fracturing, ... [Published - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Coalition Launches Nearly $1 Million Effort to Defeat Joni Ernst

WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by the Sierra Club:A coalition of environmental groups including the League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club and Environmental Defense Action Fund today announced a new nearly $1 million effort to ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Environmental group targets Ernst

A coalition of environmental groups said today it will spend $1 million this campaign season to try to defeat Iowa Senate hopeful Joni Ernst, a Republican from Red Oak.The announcement raises even further the profile of environmental issues in the state's ... [Published QC Times - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Shellfish Sucking Showdown at Canary Hotel

The event creates relationships with local restaurants and chefs,” said Finch &But he’s also looking to win, of course. “With any good contest, there is competition,” said Siao. “It’s good to have bragging rights. For how close it was last year, we came ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

IISD RS @ Stakeholder Day & CIF 2014 Partnership Forum | 22-24 June 2014 | Montego Bay, Jamaica | Highlights for Sunday, 22 June 2014

From L-R: John Clark, The Policy Practice Ltd; Andrea Rodríguez, Inter-American Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA); Moderator Amal-Lee Amin, E3G; Jonathan Coony, InfoDev Climate Technology Program, World Bank Group; Grace Balawag, Tebtebba; ... [Published IISD - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Noesis Energy and EDF Present: Leveling the Playing Field -- Securing the Green Light for Efficiency Projects

AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Noesis Energy, the fastest-growing financing and savings platform for energy efficiency projects, and the Environmental Defense Fund's (EDF) Investor Confidence Project are offering a free webinar ... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 2 reports

Northern Gateway nod a small step, Enbridge says

CALGARY, Alberta, June 18 (UPI) -- A nod by the federal Canadian government to build the Northern Gateway oil pipeline is just one step in a longer process, planner Enbridge Inc. said.A Canadian review panel announced it approved of the pipeline's construction. ... [Published UPI - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Canada approves oil pipeline project

The Canadian government has approved the construction of a major oil pipeline that would run from the Western province of Alberta to the Pacific Ocean, triggering protests by indigenous people and environmentalists. The Northern Gateway project, which ... [Published Press tv - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Op-Ed: What's missing from the mayor's housing plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio's $41 billion affordable-housing pla n shows how seriously he takes his promise of tackling economic inequality, but he's been silent on clean energy and energy efficiency.That's a missed opportunity. Retrofitting buildings to become ... [Published Crains NY Business - Jun 13 2014]


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CRA Audit: Environmental Defense Breaking The Law [Published small dead animals - Feb 19 2014]
EDF Climate Corps Expands Internationally, Focu... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - May 20 2014]
NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Environmental Defense Fund's Climate Corps announces its expansion into China, the world's largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. Now in its seventh year, EDF Climate Corps is an innovative ...
Noesis Energy and EDF Present: Leveling the Pla... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - Jun 20 2014]
AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Noesis Energy, the fastest-growing financing and savings platform for energy efficiency projects, and the Environmental Defense Fund's (EDF) Investor Confidence Project are offering a free webinar ...
CRS — Whether Logging Road Runoff Requires a Cl... [Published Full Text Reports... - Mar 19 2014]
Whether Logging Road Runoff Requires a Clean Water Act Permit: Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center (PDF) Source: Congressional Research Service (via National Agricultural Law Center) U.S. forests are crisscrossed by thousands of miles of ...
Why is Environmental Defense Fund backing Linds... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - May 01 2014]
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is not exactly what you’d call an environmentalist. His lifetime score from the League of Conservation Voters is a paltry 12 percent. Lowlights include voting for an amendment sponsored by Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) ...
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Nigerian Radio Drama for Social Change Expandin... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 16 2014]
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ACETO Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2014 Financ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 06 2014]
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