The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) today asked a federal court to vacate the registrations of nearly one-hundred products containing three widely-used neonics – acetamiprid, dinotefuran, and imidacloprid – until the U.S.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today took action against a bulk storage facility over emissions of the neurotoxin manganese in close proximity to neighborhoods and schools on Chicago’s Southeast Side. The EPA issued a notice of violation to S. H.
The nation’s flood insurance program has repeatedly rebuilt some of the most flood-prone properties in the country, unintentionally setting a trap for 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 (
The disappearing rusty patched bumble bee won a victory today when the Trump Administration reversed course and listed the bee as endangered after having frozen the listing a few weeks ago.
CHICAGO – The Natural Resources Defense Council today sued the Trump Administration for illegally suspending the rule to put the rusty patched bumble bee on the endangered species list. The rusty patched bumble bee has lost approximately 90 percent of its range in the past 20 years.
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held confirmation hearings yesterday for Michael Dourson to head the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention.
The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) concluded a controversial energy efficiency case today by allowing Ameren Illinois to lower its energy efficiency targets required under the Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA).
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources today approved its first permit under the state’s high volume fracking law. Experts at the NRDC had criticized the controversial permit application submitted by Woolsey Energy as lacking in key pieces of information.
Southeast Side community leaders met yesterday with City of Chicago officials and Alderwoman Sue Garza to discuss the City’s role in protecting residents from toxic manganese near neighborhoods and schools.
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has partnered with Chicago-based art collaborative Luftwerk to bring White Wanderer, a free public art installation that allows visitors to experience the sounds, scale and scope of climate change.