The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is one of the most most effective environmental action groups in the united States. They combine the grassroots power of 1.3 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.

NRDC was Founded in 1970 with a mission “To safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depends.”

NRDC is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt, membership organization, with an annual operating budget of around 95 million dollars.

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