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Natural Resources Defense Council

Kaid Benfield of the NRDC thinks it is time to add more specifics to the definition of smart growth. He prescribes a set of six new focus areas, including equity and health, that he argues should be emphasized in the 21st-century smart growth agenda.
Dec 7, 2010   Natural Resources Defense Council
Housing on city fringes may be cheaper, but research has shown that after a certain threshold (about 15 miles), the high cost of commuting is no longer offset by it.
Feb 19, 2009   Natural Resources Defense Council
A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council reveals that electrical utilities are a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, and that the majority of this pollution is concentrated among a small group of producers.
Apr 12, 2006   Natural Resources Defense Council
NRDC studies 19 municipal water systems and finds that pollution, old pipes and outdated treatment threaten tap water quality.
Jun 12, 2003   Natural Resources Defense Council
Conservation groups have learned that the Bush Administration is planning to undermine one of the most important protections offered by the federal Endangered Species Act: critical habitat designation.
Jun 1, 2003   Natural Resources Defense Council
As U.S. gas mileage hits a 22-year low, the heated debate over America's dependence on Middle East oil returns to the airwaves this week with a provocative new ad campaign challenging both Detroit car companies and Washington policy makers.
May 9, 2003   Natural Resources Defense Council
The NRDC charges that the American Auto Club has a questionable political agenda that damages the environment.
Dec 28, 2000   Natural Resources Defense Council
Which state's coastline was cited as one of the most frequently polluted in the nation according to the Natural Resources Defense Council?
Sep 18, 2000   Natural Resources Defense Council