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NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) The Earth's Best Defense
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NRDC 🌎🏑 2h
β€œ gives us all a voice.” —’s Given the crises our nation is facing, we cannot ignore the risk of more pollution or neglect the health and needs of people in low-income communities and communities of color. ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽
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NRDC 🌎🏑 3h
πŸŒŽπŸŽ‰Great News! advanced out of the California Senate Natural Resources Committee. Thank you and Senator Bill Monning for helping to protect our lands & waters and expand equitable access to nature!
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NRDC 🌎🏑 4h
A must listen from πŸ—£οΈ β€œThe Trump administration’s new interpretation of narrows the types of impacts studied, sets a higher bar for public comments and exempts some projects from review entirely.”
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NRDC 🌎🏑 6h
Addressing climate change in future green stimulus plans would not only help get the economy back on track but also the environment. πŸ‘πŸ‘
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NRDC 🌎🏑 7h
. has named Dr. one of their Women of the Century for putting her life on the line to uncover the Flint water crisis and for her courageous leadership in their recovery.πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½
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NRDC 🌎🏑 8h
Not even a deadly explosion can convince Chicago officials and to shut down a polluting, metal shredding operation.
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J.C. Kibbey 11h
Replying to @JCNRDC
To recover from COVID-19, Illinois will need to protect public health, create jobs, and advance equity and workers' rights. This goes hand-in-hand with action. What Does a Just Recovery Look Like for Illinois? Part 2 of 3 in my blog series:
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J.C. Kibbey Aug 11
COVID-19 has highlighted stunning, longstanding inequities in our society. Addressing them requires understanding the connections between race, wealth, health, and our environment. Why Illinois Needs a New β€œNormal.” Part 1 of 3 in my blog series:
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NRDC 🌎🏑 9h
A hotter planet does not hurt equally with those least contributing to climate change facing the biggest burden. We must to protect our planet and its people.
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NRDC 🌎🏑 9h
‡️ THIS! ‡️ We need racial justice to achieve climate justice.
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NRDC 🌎🏑 10h
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Our new report brings together the latest research along with new reporting to better understand the many climate-related risks workers face, and how we can address them to improve worker safety in our changing world. Read it here:
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NRDC 🌎🏑 10h
Workers are bearing the brunt of extreme heat. Exposure to heat can reduce productivity, lead to loss of wages, cause life-altering illnesses, and even kill people. Here are 3 ways Congress and the administration can act now to address this urgent problem:
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NRDC 🌎🏑 21h
Breaking: A huge win for bird protection as federal judge rules to throw out the Department of the Interior’s gutting of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) which would have rolled back enforcement of industrial bird kills.
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SUWA Aug 11
". made the right decision to pull back from leasing 87,000 acres of wild public lands in southeast Utah’s redrock country for oil and gas development at the agency’s upcoming September 2020 lease sale,” said Steve Bloch, legal director for SUWA... /2
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NRDC 🌎🏑 Aug 11
Good news for Utah’s red rock wilderness! Under public pressure, will cancel 87,000 acres of public lands for oil and gas drilling.
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NRDC 🌎🏑 Aug 11
A former coal plant is set to become a warehouse & diesel truck hub in Little Village, Chicago. Little Village is home to a vibrant community of primarily Latinx families. They do not need more diesel trucks.
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NRDC 🌎🏑 Aug 11
"The pandemic dramatically upended the lives of our residents but still, we’ve been tasked with standing up against environmental racism and the planned move of a dangerous metal recycler... to our working-class, Latinx majority area."
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Lauren Bowles Aug 11
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is one of the few tools communities of color and low-income communities have to protect themselves against polluting projects -- and Trump is rolling it back. Learn more via
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NRDC 🌎🏑 Aug 11
β€œI saw how traditional environmentalism was failing people of color, so I had to reimagine what environmental activism looks like for me.” - Zaria Howell 🌿 Read more on Zaria's work and Afro-Environmentalism: .
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NRDC 🌎🏑 Aug 11
Replying to @NRDC
🚨 The proposal called for developing a natural gas pipeline from southern Virginia to central North Carolina that would connect to the larger Mountain Valley Pipeline and poses unnecessary risks to local water resources. 🚨Learn more here: .
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