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Map of Over 600 Known PFAS Contamination Sites (PDF)

Prepared written testimony of Erik Olson, NRDC’s Senior Director for Health and Food, before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, regarding the risks of PFAS contamination and exposure.

Testimony of Mae Wu on Strengthening the Safe Drinking Water Act (PDF)

Testimony of NRDC's Mae Wu for a hearing titled “There’s Something in the Water: Reforming Our Nation’s Drinking Water Standards,” held remotely in front of the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Testimony of Mae Wu on Bottled Water, September 10, 2008 (PDF)

NRDC Attorney Mae Wu testifies before a Senate subcommittee that the bottled water that millions of Americans drink each day is allowed to contain more toxic chemicals than tap water. Wu calls for testing bottled water and labels that would...

Rebuilding U.S. Fisheries - Fact Sheet (PDF)

Fact Sheet
Efforts to protect and rebuild America’s ocean fish populations are working. Rebounding fish populations create jobs, support coastal economies, repair damaged marine ecosystems, provide increased recreational fishing opportunities and bring back fresh, local seafood. The benefits of ending overfishing and...