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    We promote Carson's ecological ethic that combines scientific concern for the environment and human health with a sense of wonder and reverence for all forms of life in order to build a sustainable, just, and peaceful future.
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    The RCC, founded in 1965, is the national environmental organization envisioned by Rachel Carson to carry on her work after her death.
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    "There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter." -Rachel Carson
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RCC responds to FERC’s Final Environmental Impact Statement on the ACP

Yesterday, FERCommission released its long-awaited Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) about the proposed 600 mi, $5.5B Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).

A Quiet Day in the Woods

Enough of being an office-bound environmentalist. I want, no, I need, to get out in the nature that as head of the Rachel Carson Council, I am sworn to protect.

Trump’s ‘drill, baby, drill’ energy policies are being met by ‘sue, baby, sue’

The first round of legal skirmishes has mostly gone to the environmentalists.