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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 Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Environmental groups challenge nuke spent fuel rule

Environmental groups challenge nuke spent fuel ruleEnvironmental groups on Sept. 29 challenged the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's long-awaited rule on the storage of spent fuel at nuclear reactor sites, claiming that it is unlawful for the agency ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Greens launch $1 million campaign against Ernst in Iowa

Sierra Club Independent Action launched a $1 billion advertising campaign Tuesday as a final push to against Republican Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst.The television ad focuses on two of Ernst’s statements that her opponent Rep. Bruce Braley (D) and ... [Published The Hill - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Environmental groups seek to black new Duke nuclear power plants in SC

COLUMBIA, SCA coalition of 17 environmental groups filed a legal action Monday in an effort to stop the licensing of about two dozen atomic power plants, including two reactors near the Broad River in South Carolina. Other sites in the region potentially ... [Published South Carolina State - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Measure P forum brings up pros and cons of legislation

ago by Olivia DeGennaro, KSBY NewsPeople in Santa Maria gathered on Saturday to voice their opinions on an issue that will be on the ballot this November.The League of Women Voters of Santa Maria Valley held a forum about the pros and cons of Measure ... [Published KSBY - TV - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Green goes across the aisle for November elections

The November elections might mean big changes for the congressional makeup of Washington. If the GOP intends to win the Senate majority and retain it down the road, they must cultivate vital relationships with their green allies.Republicans are expected ... [Published The Hill - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Local Environmental Group Hopeful About UN Climate Summit

. -All eyes were on New York Tuesday, as world leaders met at a United Nations summit to address climate change.The one-day meeting comes after a rallying cry from people all over the world and here at home.The Environmental Defense Center in Santa Barbara ... [Published KEYT3 - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Groups file lawsuit against Duke Energy Power Plant in Hamlet

On Wednesday at a press conference in Raleigh, the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League and the Concerned Citizens of Richmond County released their legal challenge to the state air permit for Duke Energy’s combustion turbine electric power plant in ... [Published Anson Record - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Questions raised about group at fracking meeting

Conservationists are asking questions about how a small group of apparent pro-fracking folks from Winston-Salem, including a homeless veteran, wound up at a public meeting Friday, about 200 miles away in Cullowhee, on the issue of shale-gas explorati ... [Published - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

TRANS ENERGY : Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree

Citation: "79 FR 54290"Page Number: "54290""Notices"In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United States , et al. v. Trans Energy, Inc. , Civil Action No. 5:14-cv-00117-FPS, was lodged ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Organizations hosting forum on whale protection and pollution prevention

3 minutes 19 seconds ago by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY NewsThe Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Air Pollution Control District, NOAA's Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, and the Environmental Defense Center are hosting a forum on whale protection ... [Published KSBY - TV - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Environmentalists’ campaign spending on midterms to see huge jump this year

By ,The League of Conservation Voters will spend $25 million in campaign funding this election season, a five-fold increase over what the group devoted to the last mid-term elections, LCV president Gene Karpinski said in an interview.The spending will ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Seafood Watch OKs snapper, sole, sand dabs

Love the velvety texture of black cod? It’s back on the guilt-free side of the Seafood Watch guide. (Karen T. Borchers/Staff archives)What’s for dinner? How about Pacific red snapper or petrale sole?The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch guide — the ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Sep 03 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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