Publications and documents

  • 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
  • Texas Lawmakers Urged to Take Action on Climate Change Type: Report

    Date: January 22, 2009

  • 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
  • Incentives for Healthy Communities Type: Report

    Date: August 15, 2005

    Suggestions for improving/redrafting San Joaquin Valley air district’s proposed Indirect Source rule.
  • Denison Testimony TSCA February 2009 Type: Testimony

    Date: February 26, 2009

    EDF scientist Richard Denison’s statement before the U.S. House of Representatives at a hearing on Revisiting the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976
  • Denison Testimony HR5820 July 2010 Type: Testimony

    Date: July 29, 2010

    Statement of Richard A. Denison before U.S. House of Representatives at a hearing on H.R. 5820, the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010.
  • Toxic Ignorance Type: Report

    Date: April 22, 1997

    Documents how few high-production-volume (HPV) chemicals are tested and how little data are available to the public.
  • Clean Energy Economy Research Study Wave IV Type: Report

    Date: November 23, 2010

    EDF and its research partner Frost & Sullivan has been tracking the progress of the new energy economy since 2008; Wave four represents an opportunity
  • Getting the Job Done Right Type: Report

    Date: December 2, 2008

    By Steven Moss, M.Cubed. Examines analyses conducted by California Air Research Board and others to assess potential economic impacts of AB 32, findin
  • EDF California Letter Supporting AB 32 Scoping Plan Type: Letter

    Date: December 5, 2008

    Letter from EDF’s Derek Walker, Director, California Climate Initiative, to California Air Resources Board supporting the adoption of the Global Warmi
  • Fred Krupp Letter Support AB 32 Scoping Plan Type: Letter

    Date: December 5, 2008

    Krupp’s letter to the California Air Resources Board in support of the AB 32 Scoping Plan to address climate change.
  • Governor Schwarzenegger Letter to Senators Type: Letter

    Date: February 28, 2008

    Key points in Schwarzenegger administration’s plan for addressing water supply/environmental crisis.
  • Finding the Water Type: Report

    Date: October 27, 2005

    This Environmental Defense Fund study describes the environmental crisis of the Bay-Delta and proposes seven ways to find water to dedicate to the eco
  • Finding the Balance Type: Report

    Date: July 21, 2008

    Providing water for fish is the surest way to create water supply reliability for California farms and cities.