Richard N. Goldman dies at 90; co-founder of Goldman Environmental Prize

Spurred by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, Goldman and his wife, Rhoda, started the prize in 1989 to recognize grass-roots environmental activists and organizers with an annual award that has grown to $150,000. Richard N. Goldman, a San Francisco philanthropist and civic leader who co-founded the Goldman Environmental Prize to recognize grass-roots environmental activism around the world, has died. He was 90.

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Richard N. Goldman dies at 90; co-founder of Goldman Environmental Prize