Court Battles


The Keystone XL Pipeline

NRDC is challenging the Trump administration’s ongoing attempts to approve the Keystone XL pipeline without an adequate review of its impacts.

Status:
Active
Last Updated:
July 29, 2020


Clean Water Rule

NRDC is fighting to protect the much-needed Clean Water Rule, which returns the Clean Water Act’s protections to many important streams, wetlands, and drinking water sources.

Status:
Active
Last Updated:
May 29, 2020


The California WaterFix project

The California WaterFix project was no fix at all. In a victory for the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta, California abandoned its two-tunnel project in May 2019.

Status:
Closed
Last Updated:
May 13, 2019


NRDC et al. v. County of Dickson et al.

In the 1960s, manufacturing companies in Tennessee dumped a toxic industrial solvent that causes cancer, as well as reproductive and neurological harm, into an unlined landfill. NRDC helped to hold...

Status:
Closed
Last Updated:
October 03, 2017

Concerned Pastors for Social Action v. Khouri

In a citizen-led case, NRDC and partners filed a lawsuit against the City of Flint and Michigan state officials for unlawfully exposing the people of Flint to lead-contaminated drinking water.

Status:
Active
Last Updated:
March 28, 2017