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GAO Report: Drinking Water at Risk from Underground Fracking Waste Injection

) – The Environmental Protection Agency’s program to protect drinking water sources from the underground injection of fracking waste needs improvement, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. Underground injection of fracking ... [Published NRDC Worldview - 23 mins ago]
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Selifies and Civilization: two youths blog about interning at NRDC

Guest blog by  Maya Ward and Nick Bruce. Maya is an intern with Voces Verdes, she blends her love of Hispanic language and culture with the development of environmental policy. She is pursuing a Masters degree in Economics at Duke University, and ended ... [Published NRDC Worldview - 2 hours ago]
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Don't be a Stooge: What's at stake in the Republican assault on environmental protection

Congress’ departure from Washington for its annual August recess is a traditional time to take stock of what our legislators have been up to.  In recent years, this has too often degenerated into mere lampooning, obscuring how deadly in earnest right-wing ... [Published NRDC Worldview - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Ohio Fracking Spill Highlights Problems with State Disclosure Laws

After tens of thousands of gallons of fracking chemicals flowed into a creek last month in Ohio, officials with the state and federal environmental protection agencies, who oversee the safety of drinking water, were forced to wait for five days before ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

We Need President Obama to Save Whales from Navy Exercises

Home › Contributors › › Posted July 25, 2014 in , This week, the Natural Resources Defense Council launched a . It’s action the world’s marine mammals desperately need. At home, the Navy is engaged in exercises that will inflict more than 31 million instances ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Latin America Green News: Chile's biodiversity, Costa Rica's crocodiles, Mexico's fisheries

Latin America Green News  is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America.July 20th – July 25th, 2014ChileThe Environmental Assessment Commission of the Metropolitan region has rejected the Environmental ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

California and Mexico to Forge Shared Solutions on Climate Change and the Economy

Home › Contributors › › Posted July 25, 2014 in Environmental Justice, NRDC has been working for years in both California and Mexico to combat climate change and protect natural resources. Although each has its own political challenges and opportunities, ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

China Environmental News Alert

Home › Contributors › › Posted July 25, 2014 in Greening ChinaChina Environmental News AlertNRDC has been working in China for over fifteen years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, environmental law, and green ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

BUSTED: Big Ag's Big Myths About the Clean Water Protection Rule

Home › Contributors › › Posted July 24, 2014 in Curbing Pollution, Green Enterprise, , , One of my kids’ (and my) favorite TV shows is “Mythbusters.” It’s got a great combination of fact-based scrutiny of popularly held beliefs and a healthy dose of excellently ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Clock is Ticking to Craft a Good, BDCP-Neutral Water Bond for California

This November, California voters will almost certainly vote on whether to authorize billions of dollars of taxpayer spending for a water bond. But crucially, the next few weeks will determine what water bond will be on the ballot in November – how much ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Poll: Overwhelming Support for Climate Action, Holding Polluters Accountable

Home › Contributors › › Posted July 24, 2014 in Curbing Pollution, Environmental Justice, , , Most Californians are concerned about climate threats and continue to support the state’s clean energy laws to reduce global warming emissions, including requiring ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Governor Quinn Signs Clean Water Initiative

) – Governor Patrick Quinn will sign into law today legislation that will help Illinois cities better prepare for the impacts of climate change. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) worked with the ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 23 2014]

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...Outdated rules and insufficient enforcement are largely to blame. EPA needs to rein in this industry run amok.” "Protect our natural resources for our health and future generations. Join me and take action."
...5 percent for this year and 7.4 percent for 2015, said a report released by the bank on Friday. "In the long run, China will grow more slowly, but in comparison with the performance of some developed countries, it's still doing well. As the economy gets bigger, the base is getting bigger, too, and high-speed growth will be more difficult" he said. Trying to achieve a balance between economic growth and ecological and environmental problems remains the biggest challenge facing China, said...
...Therefore the Cold War situation of Mutual Assured Destruction continues as Winston Churchill described it in 1955: "safety will be the sturdy child of terror, and survival the twin brother of annihilation."
...In sum, the audit showed that DEP is " unprepared to effectively administer laws and regulations to protect drinking water and unable to efficiently respond to citizen complaints."

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Don't be a Stooge: What's at stake in the Repub... [Published NRDC Worldview - 4 hours ago]
Ohio Fracking Spill Highlights Problems with St... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
California and Mexico to Forge Shared Solutions... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
We Need President Obama to Save Whales from Nav... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
Latin America Green News: Chile's biodiversity,... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
China Environmental News Alert [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
The Clock is Ticking to Craft a Good, BDCP-Neut... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
BUSTED: Big Ag's Big Myths About the Clean Wate... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 25 2014]
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