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Litigation at NRDC - Brochure (PDF)

NRDC opened its doors in 1970 as America’s first litigation-focused nonprofit dedicated to making dirty industries clean up their pollution. Since then, our attorneys have led the battle to protect America’s air, land, water, and wildlife.

Toplines from the NRDC poll (PDF)

This survey and analysis from NRDC shows that Latinos are particularly strong in their views on the need for action on climate change and carbon pollution.

Table 1. NRDC estimate of the current stockpile as of 2004 (PDF)

The recent announcement by the Bush administration to significantly reduce the U.S. nuclear weapon stockpile is a welcome and positive step, but there are several caveats that warrant further discussion. An NRDC analysis of the proposal found it lacking for...