July Was Hottest on Record — and Dangerous Heat Hits Home

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By Vijay Limaye, Natural Resources Defense Council The heat is on. The summer of 2019 has been brutally hot around the world, from the United States to the Netherlands to Japan, and last month was the warmest summer recorded since reliable temperature recordkeeping began in 1880. The science...
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You Can Now Weigh in on New Right Whale Protections

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By Francine Kershaw, Natural Resources Defense Council You can now make your voice heard on North Atlantic right whale protections. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; also known as the National Marine Fisheries Service, or NMFS) recently announced a “scoping’...
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Lack of Heat Safety Standard a Risk to Postal Worker Health

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By Clare Morganelli, Natural Resources Defense Council My grandfather was a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail carrier for over two decades. “Tony the Mailman,” as he was affectionately known along his route, delivered mail on foot throughout neighborhoods in Queens, New York all year long and in...
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