Environmental Defense Fund

In Brief

1967, New York; $120 million budget

Description

(1967, NYC; www.edf.org).

“To preserve the natural systems on which all life depends, guided by science and economics.” A leading national nonprofit organization representing more than 750,000 members. Total program and supporting services expenses in 2013 were $120.5 million, a 14% increase over the previous year. Major interests: oceans, ecosystems, climate and energy, and health (safeguards for toxic chemicals). Publishes Annual Report. President: Fred Krupp.

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