CHICAGO – As Michigan ignores a court order requiring “immediate” action to secure safe drinking water for Flint, residents and organizations filed an emergency motion to force the State of Michigan and City of Flint to comply.
Environmental groups have settled long-running litigation against the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) over pollution from three of its Chicago-area sewage treatment plants. The agreement requires the parties to work together to curb phosphorous discharges from t
Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar sent additional questions to Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions about his readiness to defend the integrity of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, after it was learned that President-elect Trump had a high-level meeting with representatives of Bayer
Health and wildlife experts at the NRDC are disappointed by a decision from EPA today to expand use of the controversial herbicide Enlist-Duo into 19 new states.
State of Michigan officials met with regional Environmental Protection Agency staff behind closed doors to discuss water safety data for Flint yesterday and will share data with community members in a town hall meeting tonight.
The Illinois General Assembly passed legislation that will require public schools built before 2000 with pre-kindergarten through fifth grade classes to test their drinking water for lead contamination.
The rusty patched bumble bee was added to the federal Endangered Species List today, the first native bee to be protected under the law in the continental U.S. Threatened by disease, habitat loss, and pesticides, the rusty patched bumble bee is now listed as "endangered," which will require acti
Making good on his promise, Governor John Kasich vetoed legislation today that would have weakened and delayed implementation of the state’s successful clean energy standards that had been “frozen” by the Ohio legislature two years ago (SB 310).
Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit denied a request by Michigan state officials and the City of Flint to halt an order requiring them to immediately provide water filter installation and maintenance services or bottled water delivery to Flint.