SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge today ruled the Trump administration illegally stalled four energy efficiency standards that could save U.S. households and businesses at least $8 billion, agreeing with the Natural Resources Defense Council, other public interest groups, 11 states, and the City of New York that the year-long delay was unwarranted.
WASHINGTON – President Trump today released his proposed FY19 budget which continues his drive to decimate federal funding for widely supported health, environmental, lands and climate safeguards.
WASHINGTON - The White House unveiled President Trump’s infrastructure plan this weekend, one that falls woefully short of providing the critical upgrades our nation needs and sacrifices critical environmental protections.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today rejected Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s controversial proposal designed to prop up aging and financially failing coal and nuclear plants.
New Mapping Tool Links Chinese Factory Environmental Impact to Brand Name Retailers; Bold Embrace of Radical Transparency Driving New Wave of Corporate Sustainability
NEW YORK, NY – Today, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in the U.S. and the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) in China launched the IPE Green Supply Chain Map, the only tool in the world to openly link leading multinational corporations to their suppliers’ environmental performance. Based on publicly available data from the Chinese government, IPE’s database and map provide real-time data and historical trends in air pollution emissions and wastewater discharge for nearly 15,000 major industrial facilities in China and access to environmental supervision records for over half a million more.
WASHINGTON - The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance—together with Earthjustice on behalf of nine other groups—today filed a lawsuit to block the Trump administration from revoking Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument
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