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Ohio Fracking Spill Highlights Problems with State Disclosure Laws
posted by Matthew McFeeley, 7/25/14
Matthew McFeeley, Attorney, Washington, D.C.: After tens of thousands of gallons of ...
Latin America Green News: Chile's biodiversity, Costa Rica's crocodiles, Mexico's fisheries
posted by Denée Reaves, 7/25/14
Denée Reaves, Program Assistant, International, Washington, D.C.: Latin America Green ...
California and Mexico to Forge Shared Solutions on Climate Change and the Economy
posted by Victoria Rome, 7/25/14
Victoria Rome, California Legislative Director, San Francisco and Sacramento: This ...
We Need President Obama to Save Whales from Navy Exercises
posted by Zak Smith, 7/25/14
Zak Smith, Attorney, Marine Mammal Protection Project, Santa Monica: This week, the ...
Big Polluters Cry Wolf over EPA Plan to Protect Health and Fight Climate Change
posted by Frances Beinecke, 7/25/14
Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City: Next week the Environmental Protection ...
China Environmental News Alert
posted by Greenlaw from NRDC China, 7/25/14
Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing: China Environmental News Alert ...
BUSTED: Big Ag's Big Myths About the Clean Water Protection Rule
posted by Jon Devine, 7/25/14
Jon Devine, Senior Attorney, Washington, D.C.: One of my kids’ (and my) favorite ...
The Clock is Ticking to Craft a Good, BDCP-Neutral Water Bond for California
posted by Doug Obegi, 7/24/14
Doug Obegi, Staff Attorney, Western Water Project, San Francisco: This November, California ...
Poll: Overwhelming Support for Climate Action, Holding Polluters Accountable
posted by Simon Mui, 7/24/14
Simon Mui, Director, Clean Vehicles and Fuels, San Francisco: Most Californians are ...
New Study Confirms That Some Biomass is Dirtier Than Coal
posted by Sami Yassa, 7/24/14
Sami Yassa, Senior Scientist, Director of NRDC’s Markets Initiative, San Francisco: ...

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Congrats to the Big Winners of Our Latest Photo Contest!
posted by Gail Henry, 7/11/13
By Gail Henry We're happy to announce the Summer 2013 winners ...
Solar Warrior
posted by Mark Andrew Boyer, 7/11/13
By Mark Andrew Boyer On a sunny but blustery morning on the Pine ...
A Shift in the Wind: Mourning the Arizona Wildfire Hotshots
posted by Michael Kodas, 7/2/13
By Michael Kodas “We are the land of the free because of the brave,” ...

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Regulaciones para vehículos ligeros en México
posted by Leticia Pineda, 7/23/14
Tuvimos oportunidad de reflexionar acerca de los retos y oportunidades en torno a la armonización ...
A luchar
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 7/23/14
Este verano marca un hito en la lucha contra el cambio climático. Desde ahora hasta el 12 de ...
Domando el caos climático
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 7/14/14
Después de una caótica Copa Mundial, donde se vieron genialidades y fatalidades, he quedado ...
Vive verde: Héroe del reciclaje en el pulmón del mundo
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 6/27/14
El mes pasado tuve la oportunidad de viajar a la amazonia colombiana a visitar a un empresario que ...

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Two Zijin Senior Staff Fined 1.15 Million RMB and Other Recent China Environmental Law, Public Participation, and Climate Change News
posted by Greenlaw, 1/14/11
紫金矿业两高管被罚115万以及其他最近的中国环境法、公众参与及气候变化的新闻 Two Zijin senior staff fined 1.15 million RMB, Zijin to donate ...
NRDC Beijing Office-DSM Staff Engineer – Job Opening
posted by JingJing Qian, 1/12/11
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a full-time staff engineer for the Demand Side ...
The Warriors of Qiugang – A New Documentary on the Struggle to Save China’s Environment
posted by Alex Wang, 1/10/11
A great deal has been written about the struggles to resolve China’s overwhelming environmental problems, ...
Progress and Retreat for Environmental Transparency in China: Announcing the 2009-10 Pollution Information Transparency Index (PITI) Results
posted by Alex Wang, 1/4/11
Environmental transparency in China showed both progress and retreat over the past year, and many ...

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