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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an environmental activist organization. While it is considered a special interest group that has an agenda, the depth and scope of the NRDC is far greater than that of most environmental activist groups. The NRDC has not only the support of 1.2 million members but also experts in law and science who work with many different groups to not merely criticize but to lend their expertise to these various groups in helping develop more efficient methods in such areas as renewable energy, coal technology, nuclear energy, and cleaner fuel burning cars. It is venues like this that give the NRDC credibility among various stakeholders in the United States and abroad. For example, the NRDC has partnered with Environmental ...

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