March 17, 2014
by Frances Beinecke
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While Some Lawmakers Offer Outdated Ideas for Drought, California Proves Power of Water Efficiency

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
A few weeks ago, I got to see Californians experience something they hadn’t in a long time: a downpour.  It was a welcome gift, but it wasn’t enough. Even with the wet … Continue reading

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September 6, 2013
by Elizabeth Shope
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World Water Week – Water Cooperation, Building Partnerships: Some Reflections

Elizabeth Shope, Advocate, Washington, D.C.
I spent the last week in Stockholm, Sweden at World Water Week, an international water conference held annually in Stockholm which brings together a wide ranging group of individuals from doze… Continue reading

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April 22, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Facebook launches live data center efficiency dashboard

You can now view the energy and water efficiency performance of the company’s North Carolina and Oregon data centers in real-time. Continue reading

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April 9, 2013
by Kristin Eberhard
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LADWP is walking the walk on energy efficiency

Kristin Eberhard, Legal Director, Western Energy and Climate Projects, Santa Monica
LADWP recently released its “Energy Efficiency Portfolio Business Plan” for fiscal years 2012-2014. For the past few years, LADWP has been t… Continue reading

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March 14, 2013
by Kate Poole
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What to Look For in The New Bay Delta Conservation Plan

Kate Poole, Senior Attorney, San Francisco
NRDC, Defenders of Wildlife, the Planning and Conservation League, and The Bay Institute released the following statement today about the latest draft plan from the State of California for… Continue reading

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October 19, 2012
by Tracy Quinn
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San Francisco’s Green Credentials in Question when it comes to Water Efficiency

Tracy Quinn, Water Policy Analyst, Santa Monica, California
San Francisco has a reputation as one of the most environmentally progressive cities in the country, if not the world, and in many respects that assertion is correct.  Acc… Continue reading

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May 25, 2012
by Jonathan Kaplan
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Food becomes an official NRDC interest area

Jonathan Kaplan, Senior Policy Specialist, San Francisco
In the latest indicator of NRDC’s growing commitment to sustainable food systems, our communications team posted the first ever NRDC food page last week.  My favorite a… Continue reading

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February 14, 2012
by Barry Nelson
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The Path to Success in the Bay-Delta

Barry Nelson, Senior Policy Analyst, Water Program, San Francisco
In his State of the State address, Governor Brown emphasized his commitment to developing a visionary Bay-Delta plan that will restore the estuary and its fish, and ensur… Continue reading

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November 2, 2011
by Kelly Coplin
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Building Rivers: A Million Toilets Can’t Be Wrong

Kelly Coplin, Water Program Assistant, San Francisco

Building Rivers Blog Series

A New Era of California Water Solutions

Santa Monica and Other Cities Increase Water Self-Reliance

The Yolo Bypass – Hiding in Plain Sigh… Continue reading

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October 25, 2011
by NRDC News
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NRDC in the News 10/25: Keystone XL concerns, air pollution rule delay, water shortages, and more…

NRDC News, NRDC News Team, NRDC Offices Worldwide
Anthony Swift was quoted in a Bloomberg BusinessWeek story about Nebraska Gov. Heineman’s call for a special legislative session to consider ways the state may change the prop… Continue reading

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August 18, 2011
by Ed Osann
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Yet Another Wake Up Call for the Colorado Basin States

Ed Osann, Senior Policy Analyst, Santa Monica How many alarms can you sleep through?  Two or three, maybe?  How about ten years’ worth, or twenty, or thirty?  Over the last several decades, the weight of evidence has steadily grown… Continue reading

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March 22, 2011
by Barry Nelson
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Building Rivers – a New Era of California Water Solutions

Barry Nelson, Senior Policy Analyst, Water Program, San Francisco World Water Day is an appropriate time to mark the start of a new era in the history of California water policy.  Sometimes, the start of a new chapter in our collective history is … Continue reading

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March 22, 2011
by Barry Nelson
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Building Rivers – a New Era of California Water Solutions

Barry Nelson, Senior Policy Analyst, Water Program, San Francisco World Water Day is an appropriate time to mark the start of a new era in the history of California water policy.  Sometimes, the start of a new chapter in our collective history is … Continue reading

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November 2, 2010
by David Beckman
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No Need to Get Water from the Moon: We Can Use It More Efficiently Right Here

Scientists announced recently that there is more water on the moon than previously thought.  In the floor of one crater, they found up to a billion gallons of frozen water—enough to fill 1,500 Olympic-size swimming pools.
This is interesting… Continue reading

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