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.
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.
CHICAGO – Reports of an Asian carp caught today in the Chicago Area Waterways beyond the electric barrier—the last line of defense to prevent the invasive fishes from gaining access to Lake Michigan—illustrate the dangers of continued inaction, according to experts at the Natural Resources Defens
The Future Energy Jobs Act will bring significant public health benefits for people living in Illinois and across the region by reducing dangerous air pollution from power plants, according to a new report released by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Respiratory Health Associa
Overturning a lower court order, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a decision today that would remove Wyoming’s wolves from the federal endangered species list. The Court stayed the decision pending further appeals.