Documents and publications archive

  • Facing the Challenge Type: Report

    Date: March 4, 2003

    As the HPV Challenge Program passes its halfway mark, this status report examines the significant progress to date, and also identifies several trends
  • Leading Transformational Change Type: Information about EDF

    Date: November 12, 2009

    EDF mission, goals, new directions for our work, and core capabilities for 2010-2014.
  • The Economic Case for Transit Investment Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: April 22, 2009

    Through 16 selected projects, this map illustrates just some of the positive economic returns from transit investment around the country.
  • Policy Actions for a 21st Century Transportation System Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: April 22, 2009

    Recommendations for specific policy actionsto ensure that our transportation investments deliver the best results for the environment and the economy.
  • By making smart investments in a "smart" green grid, we can enable significantly greater use of clean, renewable energy, non-polluting electric vehicl
  • Denison Testimony Nanotech Nov 2005 Type: Testimony

    Date: November 17, 2005

    Statement of Dr. Richard A. Denison before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science concerning environmental and safety impacts of nanot
  • Letter on federal research into nanotechnology Type: Letter

    Date: February 14, 2006

    Letter to Senate and House Appropriations Committees signed by 14 organizations, including large and small businesses as well as environmental groups,
  • Letter on NAS federal nanotechnology research Type: Letter

    Date: February 22, 2007

    Letter to Senate and House Appropriations Committees signed by 19 organizations, including large and small businesses as well as environmental groups,
  • Supplemental Testimony Nanotech October 2007 Type: Testimony

    Date: October 31, 2007

    Supplemental testimony submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science for a hearing on "Environmental and Safety Impacts of Nanot
  • Denison Testimony Nanotech Oct 2007 Type: Testimony

    Date: October 31, 2007

    Statement of Richard Denison before the U.S. House of Representatives at a hearing on research on environmental and safety impacts of nanotechnology.
  • Letter on TSCA and nanotechnology Type: Letter

    Date: September 2, 2004

    Letter from Environmental Defense to U.S. EPA addressing the Toxic Substances Control Act and nanotechnology issues.
  • Letter on status of nanomaterials under TSCA Type: Letter

    Date: May 22, 2006

    Letter from Environmental Defense to U.S. EPA addressing why engineered nanomaterials should be considered "new" chemical substances under the Toxic S
  • Envestors Update Summer 2005 Type: Newsletter

    Date: October 5, 2005

    Envestors Update Summer 2005 issue on nanotechnology.
  • Common Ground Type: Report

    Date: July 28, 2010

    Agenda for restoration compiled by Environmental Defense Fund, the National Wildlife Federation, and the National Audubon Society that details specifi
  • Public Transit Buses Type: Report

    Date: October 26, 2009

    12th installment of the series, "Manufacturing Climate Solutions: Carbon-Reducing Technologies and U.S. Jobs," prepared by researchers at the Duke Uni
  • EDF Helped Shape CPUC Requirements; Now Releasing Framework to Assess California Utilities' Progress Meeting Those Goals
  • Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced the findings of a major study analyzing the impact of information-based energy efficiency programs at
  • Texas Lawmakers Urged to Take Action on Climate Change Type: Report

    Date: January 22, 2009

    New report says inaction leading to missed economic opportunities.
  • The Federal FREIGHT Act of 2010 Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: September 10, 2010

    he FREIGHT Act of 2010 (S 3629 and HR 5976) offers an important step toward making America’s freight transportation system work for the 21st Century.
  • Smaller, Closer, Dirtier Type: Report

    Date: August 1, 2002

    Public health dangers of BUGs' unregulated emissions; study found that BUGs tend to be located in heavily populated areas, near where people live, wor