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Natural Recources Defence Council

Through the use of law, science and the support of more than 1 million members, the NRDC strives to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things Acknowledged as one of the most effective lobbying and litigating group on environmental issues, the NRDC has numerous victories to it's credit. From the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1971 to the present, whether working for clean air standards, renewable energy, the protection of our national forests, parks and public lands, rainforests, biodiversity, habitats, oceans and marine life, or fighting against environmental health threats and global warming, the NRDC was, and still is, in the front line of these battles.

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NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of more than 2 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of nearly 500 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.

The Maue Kay Foundation is a non profit 501(c) (3) charitable foundation formed in 2004 by John Kay and Jutta Maue Kay supports individuals and organizations engaged in the protection of WILDLIFE, THE ENVIRONMENT and HUMAN RIGHTS