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

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

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...

Obama Will Award Presidential Medal to NRDC Founder John Adams

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

In order to grasp all that John has accomplished, you have to remember what America was like 40 years ago -- raw sewage floated through cities and waterways were so polluted they caught on fire.

The Force That Fights Deep-Pocketed Polluters and Wins

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

The oil and gas industry poured $174 million into the political system in 2009. When one dirty industry can purchase that much influence, who will step into the ring for average Americans?