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NRDC Analysis Finds Data Gaps in Fracking Reports

The Natural Resources Defense Council and FracTracker Alliance launched an investigation of the publicly provided information on oil and gas company violations. What…
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Report: Food Industry Needs to Take Responsibility for Its Packaging Waste

Nearly a third of the United States’ solid waste stream is product packaging – a Capri Sun drink pouch, a Starbucks coffee cup…
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NRDC Files Lawsuit Over Toxic Pesticide Used In Pet Flea Control Products

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a lawsuit this week against the Environmental Protection Agency challenging the EPA's decision to allow the…
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Op-Ed: Latest Global Roundtable on Sustainable Beef Criteria ‘Falls Short’

This past Friday, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and our partners at Rainforest Alliance, Food Alliance and Friends of the Earth U.S.…
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Study: Video Game Consoles to Cost Consumers $1 Billion a Year in Electric Bills

Of this total, $400 million will come from "vampire" usage, the electricity used while video game consoles are in stand-by mode and aren't…
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Rio Tinto Pulls Out Of Pebble Mine, Gifts Shares to Nonprofits

In an extraordinary move, Rio Tinto announced it would divest its 19.1 percent equity stake in Pebble Mine project owner Northern Dynasty Minerals…
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Southeast Manufacturers Join to Spur Job Creation Through Recycling

Recycling is a growth industry, but recycling's beneficial economic impacts in terms of job creation and boosting local economies are underappreciated and undervalued.…
Activists from Greenpeace, named as a “brand challenged” NGO in a recent report ranking nonprofits, protest illegal shipments of timber from the Democratic Republic of Congo to France.

Corporations Rank Nonprofits in First-of-Its-Kind Report

GreenBiz Group released its first-ever GreenBiz NGO Report this week, asking 200 companies to scrutinize 30 of the largest NGOs.
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No Beer, No Cheer: Small Brewers Push to Defend Clean Water Act

The NRDC so far has signed up almost two dozen craft beer breweries to ensure local water supplies across the country remain clean.
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How Baseball Could Usher in a Greener American Future

Major League Baseball broke the color barrier 7 years before The Supreme Court ruled in favor of desegregation. Today, MLB is stepping up…

“Use-By” Dates: a Myth that Needs Busting

Here’s a superbly-kept secret:  You know all those dates you see on food products—sell by, use by, best before? Those dates do not…
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The Light Bulb as We Know It Is Changing

This Switchboard article was reprinted with permission from the Natural Resources Defense Council. Switchboard.nrdc.org By Noah Horowitz In late 2007, President Bush signed…