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Article: Environmental Protection Agency may revisit science behind chemical limit in toys

Richard Denison, EDF's lead senior scientist, provides insight on a request from three companies to analyze a chemical's use in toys.

 ⋮ Bloomberg Environment, Oct. 29, 2019
Feature: New Mexico’s oil boom: Bounty for one of the country’s poorest states

Jon Goldstein, an oil and gas policy expert at EDF, says much of the profit from the boom is flowing out of state, when it should remain in New Mexico.

 ⋮ The New York Times, Oct. 27, 2019
Article: Farmland owners look to solar as groundwater restrictions loom in California

Ann Hayden, a water policy expert at EDF, says solar projects posing minimal impact to native plants and animals are possible with coordination.

 ⋮ The Bakersfield Californian, Oct. 26, 2019

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  • Type: Report
    Date: October 29, 2019
    K. Kritee, Drishya Nair, Daniel Zavala-Araiza, Malla Reddy, Jeremy Proville and Richie Ahuja (2019). Climate smart farming in India: A pathway to poverty alleviation, food security, and climate adaptation and mitigation. An online report with greenhouse gas flux data from rice and non-rice cropping systems from four agro-ecological regions in India. Published by Environmental Defense Fund, New York, NY.
  • Type: Report
    Date: October 28, 2019
    <p>An interview with Suzy Friedman</p>
  • Type: Fact Sheet
    Date: October 24, 2019
    The Salton Sea, the state’s largest lake, has shrunk by some 40 square miles, exposing tens of thousands of acres of playa, increasing dust and salinity, and reducing habitat. The state of California has a 10-year plan to reduce dust and build habitat around the Salton Sea, and more than $365 million in funding has been approved. However, work at the Sea has been stalled and the region has been ignored far too long.

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