Enviro ‘Charity’: ‘Our job is to making sure [Obama anti-coal rules] are as strong as possible’

The Natural Resources Defense Council is supposed to be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization — or at least that is why it has its tax exemption. This sort of lobbying is inappropriate.

Minnesota NPR reports:

Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, also sees the control of power plant emissions as the most important element of the president’s plan.

“I think it’s a major step forward,” Beinecke says. She anticipates a fight to make those standards tough enough to make a dent in carbon pollution, but says that’s familiar territory for environmental groups like hers.

“Our job is making sure [the standards are] as strong as possible,” she says.

Read more at Minnesota NPR.

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  1. If it was a conservative or religious group the ACLU would be all over them. It seems like NRDC gets by with a lot.

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