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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.
Following a landmark settlement agreement, $8.6 million will be invested back into projects that uplift the community of Peoria, Illinois, where a dirty coal plant is scheduled to close by the end of 2022.
KFC will eliminate medically important antibiotics in its U.S. chicken supply chain by the end of 2018.
Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah will protect some of America’s most striking landscape—and its earliest history.
The California garbage dump project would have desecrated sacred tribal lands, destroyed vital wildlife habitat, and put local waters at risk.
After years of work by NRDC and its partners, about 5,000 square miles of ocean—with massive canyons, majestic underwater mountains, and more than 1,000 species—have received permanent protection.
How NRDC helped protect the Tahuamanú Rainforest from illegal logging.
How NRDC joined a small town’s fight to protect Mexico’s Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park from big resorts and other destructive development.
A huge California utility is closing the state’s last nuclear reactors—proving to the rest of the country that we can transition to clean energy.
By working with the U.S. Department of Defense, NRDC is mapping the way for renewable energy production near military bases in the West.
Since the 1970s, NRDC has been fighting to protect the earth—and its citizens—from the serious risks that come with nuclear power.
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