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.
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.
The Garfield Park Conservatory, Land and Sea Dept., and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) are excited to partner on a special Earth Day celebration, held on April 22, at the Garfi
CHICAGO – In a last-minute reversal of fortune that could push the rusty patched bumble bee beyond the brink, federal protections for the first bumble bee to be listed as an endangered species were frozen due to a Trump administration order, just one day before the listing was to take effect.
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