Environmental Defense

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Environmental Defense

Address:257 Park Ave S
New York, NY 10010

Web: www.environmentaldefense.org
Established: 1967. Description:Links science, economics, and law to create solutions to environmental problems. Goals include stabilizing the earth's climate, safeguarding the world's oceans, protecting human health, and defending and restoring biodiversity. Maintains regional offices throughout the United States. Members: 500,000. Dues: $25/year.
Publications: Solutions (bimonthly); free. Wide variety of other print and online materials.

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A guide released by Canada's Environmental Defence said parents should avoid purchasing school supplies that contain the compound polyvinyl chloride.
The release of this guide comes just in time for back-to-school shopping, and will help parents avoid filling their children's backpacks with toxic products," Rick Smith, Executive Director of Environmental Defence, said in a press release.
Looking to Canada's Tar Sands to guarantee US energy security puts candidates on a collision course with their commitments to tackle global warming," said Aaron Freeman of Environmental Defence Canada.
ForestEthics and Environmental Defence Canada and other NGO's are calling on the Canadian government to ensure a cap and trade program that doesn't continue to allow "intensity based targets" (Canada's current position).
CONTACT: William Craven of ForestEthics, cell: (415) 407-3426; Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence Canada: (416) 323-9521 ext.
The same group that tested our politicians, Environmental Defence, published a similar headline-grabbing study, "Polluted children, toxic nation," in June 2006.
Even had it wanted to, the Globe could not have answered this question, since Environmental Defence was curiously silent about dose and risk, saying nothing about what risk experts call the toxic reference values.

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