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Entries by Frances Beinecke from 02/2011

Testifying to Congress: It's Time to Keep Our Families Safe from Toxic Chemicals

| Posted 02.03.2011 | Green

For the 22,000 chemicals introduced since 1976, manufacturers have provided little or no information to the Environmental Protection Agency about potential health and environmental impacts.

Keeping Our Air Clean Puts Americans to Work

| Posted 02.07.2011 | Green

We can have economic growth without stinking up our communities. We can generate jobs without making workers breathe in air that causes cancer, asthma, and cardiac disease.

House Budget Proposal Cuts Environmental Protections and Clean Energy Investments

| Posted 02.10.2011 | Green

Drafting a budget is about choices, and the leaders of the Republican Party have made clear what they favor. They choose going soft on polluters instead of protecting Americans from dangerous toxins.

Obama Presents NRDC Founder John Adams with a Presidential Medal of Freedom

| Posted 02.15.2011 | Green

Today NRDC Founder John Adams will travel to the White House to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United St...