$3.1 million grant includes goal of land conservation in conjunction with increase in renewable energy sources

From a June 24, 2010, press release:

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation announced today a grant totaling nearly $3.1 million over three years to support a project aimed at promoting wildlife-friendly and environmentally responsible renewable energy development. The grant will provide support to Defenders of Wildlife, Natural Resources Defense Council and The Wilderness Society.

Andrew Bowman, director of the foundation’s Environment Program, explains, “The ultimate objective should be a uniform, predictable, and proactive approach to renewable energy siting and to land conservation that protects wildlife and wildlands while allowing renewable energy production to ramp up quickly.”

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