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...influential role in the international climate negotiations this December," said Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental think tank based in New York.India plans a fivefold boost in renewable energy capacity...
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit

...the United States to be using public resources to promote that development," said Niel Lawrence of the Natural Resources Defense Council. "We have to make clear to the rest of the world that we are all in on a clean energy future. And we've...
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...worse place to look for oil, I don't know what it is," says Niel Lawrence, Alaska director for the Natural Resources Defense Council. "There aren't any proven effective ways of cleaning up an oil spill in the Arctic."But global demand...

...pending litigation.The six groups - Alaska Wilderness League, Center for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club and Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands - say petroleum exploration and...
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...The sale would produce 116 million board feet of timber.The three conservation groups, along with the Natural Resources Defense Council, are plaintiffs in a second lawsuit brought by Earthjustice against the USFS over the forest-wide Tongass...
Rio Tinto to review Pebble Mine

...value and lowest risks within its portfolio.Northern Dynasty has said it will look for a new partner.The Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group, said Rio Tinto's announcement is the latest indication from the mining industry...

...Cellulosic has been five years away for 20 years now," said Nathanael Greene, a biofuels expert at the Natural Resources Defense Council. "Now the first projects are up and running, but actually it's still five years away."Cellulosic...
New NPR-A plan released

...step to protect one of America's wildest places from energy development," said Charles Clusen of the Natural Resources Defense Council, by email.Critics, however, said Salazar picked the most restrictive plan under consideration for the...
Murkowski unveils blueprint for energy plan

...she said. "Well, how do you keep warm when it's forty degrees below zero?"A spokesman for the Natural Resource Defense Council said the proposal reads like a longtime wish list for the petroleum industry. It contains far fewer specifics...
Groups sue to protect beluga whales in Alaska

...seismic testing will harm endangered beluga whales. The plaintiffs are the Native Village of Chickaloon, Natural Resources Defense Council, Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Water Advocacy. They claim the National Marine Fisheries...


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