Documents and publications archive

  • Keys to smart grid success Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: March 1, 2011

    A well-designed smart grid can significantly reduce the environmental costs of producing and delivering electric power, and save money doing so.
  • Green building is becoming a reality Type: Report

    Date: August 23, 2007

    New report shows how urban investment can spark environmental improvement, in large part by responding thoughtfully and creatively to local, regional
  • When Wonder Drugs Don't Work Type: Report

    Date: December 12, 2001

    2001 report explains antibiotic resistance and focuses on why it poses a particular threat to three very vulnerable groups: children, the elderly, and
  • Blueprint for Breathing Easier Type: Report

    Date: May 10, 2002

    Air quality in the Southeast is among the worst in the nation, threatening human health, the environment, and the long-term economic viability of this
  • Are We Ready? Coping with health dangers Type: Report

    Date: April 24, 2008

    2008 report reveals critical gaps in our public health system's ability to respond to growing health threats from climate change.
  • Resistant Bugs and Antibiotic Drugs Type: Report

    Date: June 1, 2005

    Massive quantities of antibiotics are added to the feed used in raising chickens, hogs and beef cattle, which helps spur the development of antibiotic
  • Across the Pond: How Europe's rules affect U.S. Type: Report

    Date: September 30, 2008

    2008 report identifies U.S. companies making chemicals that Europe classifies as dangerous.
  • Benefits of EPA Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: July 14, 2011

    Fact sheets of economic and health benefits by state.
  • Report calls for chemicals policy reform Type: Report

    Date: April 4, 2007

    2007 EDF report provided—for the first time—a comprehensive comparison of the European Union's new REACH regulation with existing policies in the Unit
  • Mercury from power plants Type: Report

    Date: March 15, 2011

    EDF identifies the top 25 emitters of mercury from the electric sector.
  • Low marks for voluntary chemicals program Type: Report

    Date: July 24, 2007

    More than a year and a half after it was supposed to be completed, the voluntary federal program to deliver hazard data on the most widely used chemic
  • Orphan Chemicals in the HPV Challenge Type: Report

    Date: June 1, 2004

    Determining how many HPV Challenge program chemicals continue to be manufactured at HPV levels but remain unsponsored is complicated for a variety o
  • 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,