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NRDC Comments on the NYNJHAT Study - Comments (PDF)

Comments
NRDC's public comments on the New York-New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Tier 1 Environmental Impact Assessment in which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks to develop a plan to protect...

NRDC Comments on EPA’s Draft White Paper ‘Availability of New Approach Methodologies (NAMs) in the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP)’

Comments
Comments to EPA submitted on behalf of NRDC and the 35 groups and individuals which include: farmworker advocates; environmental justice leaders; fenceline community representatives; health professionals; environmental health groups; grassroots activists; lawyers; scientists; and technical experts. The comments conclude that...

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...

Joint Comments in Response to EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund RFI (PDF)

Comments
Written comments submitted by a small group of experts with deep experience in developing and advising on the green bank model; designing and implementing national and local financing programs; and building and operating financial institutions, programs, and initiatives focused on...