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.
Reinstates Limits on Health-Harming, Climate-Changing Methane Pollution from Oil and Gas Industry
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.
WASHINGTON –– A federal appeals court in California today revoked the Environmental Protection Agency’s conditional approval of a nanosilver product used in a wide range of consumer products – including a variety of household, office, plastic and textile products, such as clothing, cell phones, computers, and office supplies – as an antimicrobial agent.
"Trump’s slash and burn budget puts polluters first and the rest of us dead last," said Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council.
WASHINGTON – The Natural Resources Defense Council and Earthjustice filed a lawsuit today challenging President Trump's executive order of April 27 that aims to open the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, and potentially other areas, to oil and gas leasing. The groups filed the complaint in federal court in Alaska on behalf of a coalition of indigenous and environmental groups.
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