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BOEM Call for Information - Comments (PDF)

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A coalition of environmental non-governmental organizations , including NRDC, commented on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) request for information and nominations for areas to consider for offshore oil and gas leasing in the Gulf of Mexico under the...

Gulf of Mexico PEIS Scoping - Comments (PDF)

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A coalition of environmental non-governmental organizations , including NRDC commented on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s scoping notice in advance of preparing a programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) for offshore oil and gas leasing in the Gulf of Mexico...

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Proposed Regulations - Comments (PDF)

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A coalition of environmental non-governmental organizations , including NRDC, commented on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s proposed regulations, which would increase requirements for companies to pay supplemental financial assurances to cover the costs of decommissioning offshore oil and gas...

NRDC Comments on the NYNJHAT Study - Comments (PDF)

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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...

Building Climate-Ready Fisheries and Fishing Communities

Issue BriefUnited StatesDr. Lisa Suatoni, Molly Masterton
Warming waters are driving a mass migration of life beneath the sea—and a decades-old fishery law cannot keep up without climate-ready science and policy.

Comment Letter on Lease Sale 258 in Lower Cook Inlet (PDF)

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Letter submitted by NRDC and seven other organizations to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, urging the revision of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and cancellation of Lease Sale 258, which would open up over a million acres in the...

Joint Comments to U.S. DOI on the Incidental Take of Migratory Birds (PDF)

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Joint comments submitted to the U.S. Department of the Interior on the incidental take of migratory birds from The American Bird Conservancy, Defenders of Wildlife, Edison Electric Institute, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, National Audubon Society, NRDC, Large Public Power...

Comments on Federal Agency Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plans (PDF)

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Contributing authors: Teniope Adewumi-Gunn, Lara Bryant, Yvette Cabrera, Allison Johnson, Matthew Kaplan, Kim Knowlton, Yukyan Lam, Rob Moore, Irene Nielson, Neela Ram, Nina Sevilla, Khalil Shahyd, Zak Smith, Anna Weber In October 2021, 26 federal agencies issued Climate Adaptation and...