NRDC Expert Blog

Budget Gimmicks Plunder Public Lands, Taxpayer Pockets

The United States Senate passed its budget resolution yesterday, prying open the door to massive cuts to funding for critical public safeguards from food safety to protections for America’s public lands and oceans.

3 Easy Ways to Raise a Billion Dollars

This week, Congress will return to its annual budget debate.

The Budget Is an Oil-Filled Trojan Horse

Congress has officially launched the next phase in the ongoing budget battle, with the House holding a mark-up of budget legislation that, if ultimately successful, will lay out the framework for the federal budget going forward. 

Opposition to Offshore Drilling Comes in Bipartisan Wave

The Federal Government just spent three years painstakingly assessing the nation’s offshore drilling policies, following the dictates of the law governing management of our public coastal waters.