CHICAGO – The Natural Resources Defense Council today sued the Trump Administration for illegally suspending the rule to put the rusty patched bumble bee on the endangered species list. The rusty patched bumble bee has lost approximately 90 percent of its range in the past 20 years. It is the first bumble bee ever listed under the Endangered Species Act.
WASHINGTON – The Natural Resources Defense Council, together with Public Citizen and the Communications Workers of America, sued the Trump administration today, seeking to block a January 30 executive order requiring agencies to repeal two existing regulations for each new regulation it puts in place.
WASHINGTON – Despite a commitment to perform a full environmental assessment of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Army Corps of Engineers announced the approval of the controversial project today. The move comes soon after President Trump’s memorandum calling for a fast-tracking of the project, over objections from the Standing Rock Sioux related to impacts on important cultural sites and threats to their drinking water.
NEW YORK – The Natural Resources Defense Council today sued the Environmental Protection Agency for illegally rescinding a rule that would protect the public from more than five tons of mercury discharges each year.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump called for creating jobs, restoring government to the people and investing in the economy of tomorrow in his inaugural address today.
NEW YORK, NY – Today, the Women’s March on Washington announced the Natural Resources Defense Council as a presenting partner focusing on climate action and the protection of our rights to clean air, safe water and healthy communities. Women, low-income communities and people of color frequently bear the heaviest burdens from climate change and industrial pollution. These communities face a greater risk of getting sick, losing their livelihoods, living in poverty, and being displaced when weather disasters strike.
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