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Noticias Ambientales de NRDC

En el Centro de Prensa encontraras la perspectiva de NRDC sobre las últimas noticias de medio ambiente. Para más noticias y perspectivas, visita nuestro blog, Pulsoverde. También puedes visitar nuestro Centro de Prensa en ingles y el blog Switchboard.

NRDC, Allies Urge Supreme Court to Deny Industry’s Bid to Block Carbon Pollution Limits

WASHINGTON (February 4, 2016) -- The Natural Resources Defense Council today urged the U.S. Supreme Court to deny a coal industry request to block President Obama's Clean Power Plan, saying the industry’s assertions of irreparable harm have no substance.
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Obama’s Plan to Increase Transportation Investments also is Good for Climate

WASHINGTON (February 4, 2016) -- President Obama in his budget proposal next week will propose increased  U.S. investments in public transit, high-speed rail and a new generation of energy-efficient cars, trucks and aircraft, to be paid for with a $10-per-barrel fee on oil that would be phased in over five years, the White House announced Thursday.
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NRDC: Flint Hearing Most Notable for Key Absences

NEW YORK (February 3, 2016) – The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing today to explore the Flint water crisis.
 
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A Fix for Flint: Groups File Federal Lawsuit to Secure Safe Drinking Water in Flint

FLINT, Mich. (January 27, 2016)- A coalition of  local citizens and national groups filed suit today seeking federal court intervention to secure access to safe drinking water for the people of Flint, Michigan.
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NRDC: U.S. Supreme Court Decision Great News for Consumers and the Environment

WASHINGTON (January 25, 2016) — The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) authority to design rules and incentives that allow electricity customers to get paid for reducing consumption during periods of high energy demand. The decision keeps the door open for important clean energy resources to compete with traditional fossil plants in regional energy markets and save customers money on their electricity bills.
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NRDC Statement on Federal Standard for Methane Pollution on Public Lands

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 22, 2016) – The federal Bureau of Land Management today released a standard to address methane pollution from oil and gas industry operations on public lands. Más »

NRDC: Clean Power Plan Ruling a “Huge Win” for Clean Air and Climate Action

WASHINGTON (January 21, 2016) –The U.S. Court of Appeals today rejected a stay requested by opponents seeking to block implementation of the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, which will cut dangerous carbon pollution from America’s power plants. 
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NRDC: EPA Action is Good but Flint's “Poisoned Pipes” Need Fixing

CHICAGO (January 21, 2016) – The Environmental Protection Agency just released an emergency Safe Drinking Water Act order to address the ongoing drinking water issues in Flint, Michigan, nearly  four months after the Natural Resources Defense Council, ACLU of Michigan and residents of Flint petitioned the EPA to take similar action. In addition, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy announced she had accepted the resignation of EPA Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman.  Más »

Obama Vetoes GOP bid to Kill Clean Water Rule

WASHINGTON (January 20, 2016) — President Obama has acted promptly to veto a measure passed by the Republican-led Congress designed to kill the Clean Water Rule.
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Coal Leasing Moratorium is Good for Taxpayers and Climate

WASHINGTON (January 15, 2016) –The following is a statement by Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, on the Obama Administration's moratorium on issuing new leases for coal extraction on federal lands:
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