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Report: Homeowners Trapped by Repeated Flooding Under Troubled Flood Insurance Program

CHICAGO – The nation’s flood insurance program has repeatedly rebuilt some of the most flood-prone properties in the country, unintentionally trapping owners of modest homes who would prefer to move out of harm’s way, according to a new national report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).

July 25, 2017

Trump Rolls Back Fracking Protections on Federal Lands

Proposes to Remove Safeguards for Drinking Water, Communities

July 25, 2017

Senate Confirms Lobbyist Bernhardt as Interior Deputy Secretary

WASHINGTON – The Senate today confirmed lobbyist David Bernhardt as the deputy Interior secretary.

July 24, 2017

North Carolina Joins Fight Against Offshore Drilling

WASHINGTON – North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper today said he will oppose the Trump administration’s moves—and efforts by GOP leaders—to open up large swaths of America’s coastlines to oil and gas leasing.

July 20, 2017

Court Invalidates EPA Rollback of Methane Pollution Protections

WASHINGTON – A federal court today struck down an Environmental Protection Agency attempt to suspend critical protections against leaks of methane and other dangerous air pollution from oil and gas operations. The 2-1 ruling by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals here resulted from the first lawsuit filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council and others against the EPA over of its attempts to undo federal efforts to fight climate change.

July 03, 2017

NRDC President: Trump’s “Grave Mistake” on Paris Hurts America

WASHINGTON —President Trump has announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the global accord to fight the dangers of climate change approved by nearly 200 nations in 2015.

June 01, 2017

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