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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

Reinstates Limits on Health-Harming, Climate-Changing Methane Pollution from Oil and Gas Industry

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

NRDC, Partners Succeed in Push to Revoke EPA Approval of Nanosilver Products

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 Budget Betrays Our Values and Puts Polluters First

"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.

May 23, 2017

NRDC, Partners Sue Trump Administration over Order to Remove Arctic and Atlantic Drilling Ban

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.

May 11, 2017

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