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
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 — Conservation groups took to the courts again today to protect the threatened coastal California gnatcatcher – a tiny, gray bird that lives in the rapidly declining sage brush habitat in Southern California.
LOS ANGELES — The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) yesterday filed suits against the cities of Pasadena and Murrieta for their failure to comply with California’s Water Conservation in Landscaping Act.
SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco will now require large chain grocers to provide information about the antibiotic use associated with each line of raw meat sold in their stores.