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Stories with organization: Natural Resources Defense Council
  • More legal moves ahead in New Jersey's settlement with Exxon 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 12:19 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - For a decade, New Jersey and Exxon Mobil Corp. were adversaries in a lawsuit the state filed seeking to make the oil giant pay for environmental damage it did at two sites where it operated refineries.

  • Planned US ivory rules not fazing California Chinatown shops story has photos
    Updated: Jul-28-15 2:41 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - Ivory dealers in San Francisco's Chinatown stood in their shop doors next to windows full of carved ivory tusks and trinkets, unfazed by proposed federal rules that the White House says go as far as possible to ban the U.S. trade of ivory from the world's endangered elephants.

  • NY farmer group proposes gas well fracking using propane 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 5:35 pm

    ALBANY, New York - A group of five farm families is seeking a state permit for a natural gas well using gelled propane instead of water for fracking, thus avoiding New York's ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing.

  • Environmental groups, Lesniak to argue against Exxon deal 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 1:50 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - A coalition of environmental groups are about to have their day in court in an attempt to derail the state's proposed $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil, which critics say falls short by billions of dollars.