Natural Resources Defense Council
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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an environmental activist group which challenged the safety of Alar, a compound that was sometimes sprayed on apple trees before apples formed, to reduce early drop.
- a well-known anti-chemical, anti-business activist group, best know[n] heretofore for promulgating (with the crucial assistance of CBS News) the great Alar scare of 1989. 
- Alar: The Great Apple Scare - by Jay Lehr and Sam Aldrich - Environment & Climate News