SACRAMENTO — The California Legislature today approved the California Cooling Act, which will lead to the replacement of super-polluting hydrofluorocarbons with climate friendlier coolants in new refrigerators, air conditioners, and other products, and in supermarkets and other large buildings. T
A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council, endorsed by the City of Los Angeles, offers cutting-edge recommendations for tackling the city’s notorious transportation challenges, as technology in the form of rides-on-demand and autonomous vehicles revolutionizes how people move around
Several experts from Natural Resources Defense Council are scheduled to testify today at the EPA's listening session on the repeal of the Clean Power Plan, a rule that established the EPA's first-ever national standards to limit carbon pollution from stationary sources like power plants.
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, c
LOS ANGELES , CA – California Governor Jerry Brown today signed historic legislation to establish North America’s most aggressive emissions reduction targets, requiring California—the world’s sixth-largest economy—to reduce carbon pollution to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.
SAN FRANCISCO – In a unanimous rebuke, the Ninth Circuit court ruled Friday that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) had illegally approved a permit authorizing the Navy to use its high-intensity long-range sonar – called low-frequency active sonar (or LFA) – in more than 70 percent of t
SAN FRANCISCO—The Natural Resources Defense Council today signed a historic proposal with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), labor unions, and other environmental groups to replace Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant with zero-emissions energy--including energy efficiency, wind, and sol
IRVINE – Taco Bell today announced a new policy limiting antibiotic use in its beef supplies—committing to a 25% reduction in all medically important drugs, but allowing for a lengthy six-year implementation timeline, omitting details about how reductions will be measured, and failing to include
LOS ANGELES – A federal court today dismissed a lawsuit seeking to remove the imperiled coastal California gnatcatcher from the Endangered Species Act list, ensuring the bird is protected.