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Ga., SC on 'Toxic 20' list for dirty air

...power plants earned spots on the Toxic 20 list released Tuesday by a pair of environmental groups. The National Resources Defense Council and Physicians for Social Responsibility compiled the list based on data in the federal Toxics Release Inventory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-07-19/ga-sc-toxic-20-list-dirty-ai
A 'lot of talk' delays action

...Department of Health and Environmental Control, Ms. Petersen said. On Wednesday, DHEC mailed notices to the National Resources Defense Council and other groups opposed to some burial methods, alerting them that the agency's board had decided against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-02-24/lot-talk-delays-action
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
SRS support is harder to find

...nuclear materials and the cleanup of waste, political leaders agreed. Watchdog groups are more active. The National Resources Defense Council, for example, has stalled the U.S. Department of Energy's cleanup of roughly 90 million gallons of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/26/met_423303.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Across the region

...power plants earned spots on the Toxic 20 list released Tuesday by a pair of environmental groups. The National Resources Defense Council and Physicians for Social Responsibility compiled the list based on data in the federal Toxics Release Inventory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-19/across-region
Delay causes waste concerns

...radioactive waste. The designation landed it in the middle of a federal legal battle in 2002, when the National Resources Defense Council sued to block the burial of radioactive waste at the Idaho National Environmental and Energy Laboratory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/26/met_59513.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Federal oil reduction program increases oil use

...E85 use that the flex-fuel credit program requires, said Roland Hwang, a senior policy analyst for the National Resources Defense Council. "If this is the beginning and the end, this is less than a drop of the bucket," said Hwang. He said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/09/bus_41134.shtml
Business
Vehicles must improve mileage

...Lashof, a global-warming expert with the National Resources Defense Council in Washington. "The increase they are...Lashof, a global-warming expert with the National Resources Defense Council in Washington, estimated that the price...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/24/met_4348.shtml
Metro
Claims propaganda clouds ANWR issue

...million barrels, would provide the nation with only 51 day's worth of fuel, according to a report by the National Resources Defense Council. Drilling in the refuge would destroy one of America's last great wilderness areas, while lining the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/22/edi_214991.shtml
Editorials
U.S. gas demand falling steadily

...shift from SUVs began in 2004 and has saved Americans $15 billion on gasoline this year, according to the National Resources Defense Council. By 2020, improved fuel economy is expected to lower annual carbon dioxide emissions by 400 billion pounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-12-20/us-gas-demand-falling-stea
Business
Microscopic bugs used to gin up ethanol

...who has been studying termite guts for 15 years. "But most microbes are beneficial." On the Net: National Resources Defense Council: http://www.nrdc.org Iogen: http://www.iogen.ca Leadbetter's lab: http://www...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/13/liv_55589.shtml
Life & style