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).
Proposes to Remove Safeguards for Drinking Water, Communities
WASHINGTON – The Senate today confirmed lobbyist David Bernhardt as the deputy Interior secretary.
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.
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.
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.
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