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Complaint Against CA DPR Policy on Pesticide Treated Seeds (PDF)

Legal filings
Complaint filed February 17, 2023 to challenge a California Department of Pesticide Regulation's policy allowing pesticide-treated seeds—one of the largest uses of pesticides in the state—to go unregulated by the agency.

Edwards Coal-Fired Plant Settlement

Legal filingsIllinois, PeoriaSelena Kyle, Jared Knicley, Alyssa Brown
In 2019, the court approved a settlement that required the E.D. Edwards plant to close and provides $8.6 million in funding for projects to benefit the Peoria region. Read more about these programs and grantees.

Complaint Challenging NEPA Review for Lease Sale 258 (PDF)

Legal filings
Complaint filed by NRDC and partner organizations challenging the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Lease Sale 258 in Cook Inlet, Alaska. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has failed to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), threatening the...

EPA, NRDC, Others Reach HFC Leak and Reclaim Agreement (PDF)

Legal filings
NRDC and a coalition of states and cities have reached an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency, whereby the agency agreed to a timeline for implementing a congressional mandate to issue federal standards curbing leaks of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), super-potent climate-warming...

CAFE Penalty Rule Case Documents

Legal filingsUnited States
Browse some of the cases and documents related to our efforts to protect and strengthen the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards that benefit consumers, public health, and the planet.