Articles by Natural Resources Defense Council

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As Scientists Warn of Biodiversity Crisis, Trump Administration Guts Endangered Species Act
Natural Resources Defense Council – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Aug 2019

12 Aug 2019 – The Trump administration finalized its drastic rollback of the Endangered Species Act, just months after the UN released a dire report warning that one million species could go extinct if business continues as usual.

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Where We Drill, We Spill: Commemorating Exxon Valdez
Franz Matzner | EcoWatch, Natural Resources Defense Council – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Mar 2017

24 Mar 2017 – Twenty eight years ago today the world experienced a massive wake-up call on the hazards and harms of oil spills when the Exxon Valdez oil tanker split open and poured oil into Alaskan waters. At the time, images of oil coated wildlife and a devastated ecosystem in one of the world’s most delicate, iconic and majestic environments drew global attention. Today, oil still lurks under the surface of Prince William Sound, impairing wildlife and human lives.

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Trump Administration Sued for Suspending Protections for Endangered Bumble Bee
Natural Resources Defense Council | EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Feb 2017

The Natural Resources Defense Council sued the Trump administration Tuesday [14 Feb 2017] for illegally suspending the rule to put the rusty patched bumble bee on the endangered species list. It has lost approximately 90 percent of its range in the past 20 years and is the first bumble bee ever listed under the Endangered Species Act.

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Renewable Energy Soars in 2015
Nathanael Greene, Natural Resources Defense Council, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Dec 2015

With Tax Incentives’ Renewal, Expect More of the Same in Years to Come – The truth is, 2015 has been one in a series of very good years for these pollution-free, renewable resources—years that are helping us get on track for the low-carbon future we need and need now.

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How California Will Use Renewables to Replace Massive Nuclear Plant
Sierra Martinez, Natural Resources Defense Council – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Mar 2014

California took another major and symbolic step this month [Mar 2014] with its decision to rely significantly on energy efficiency and other clean energy resources to help replace electricity once generated by the San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station serving San Diego and the greater Los Angeles area.

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