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The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth - its people,
its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
The state’s thriving lobster industry owes a lot to smart fishery conservation measures implemented over the past three decades. But given the Gulf of Maine’s rapid warming, how far can these interventions go?
This fall, a Meatless Mondays initiative will go into effect across all 1,800 NYC public schools.
Denials and delays from city officials have failed to keep residents safe from high levels of lead in their drinking water. These community organizers are busy picking up the slack.
The tireless efforts of locals are reshaping one of New Jersey’s most polluted areas.
The federal government wants to sell off a wildlife-rich island in Long Island Sound to the highest bidder. No way, say advocates.
The city has developed a bold new food waste management and recovery strategy to protect residents from harmful air pollution, boost its economy, and help feed those most in need.
The state now requires its public schools to test their drinking water for lead. But few districts have made it clear how they’re addressing the troubles at their taps.
A new waste equity law aims to remedy a decades-long injustice that has turned certain outer-borough neighborhoods into de facto dumping grounds.
As Northeast states make impressive commitments to this clean energy source, scientists are helping them stay out of the way of marine mammals.
Trains carrying combustible crude oil barrel on rickety rails through the Garden State, threatening the safety of millions of people—and their drinking water—every single day.
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