With water infrastructure costs expected to exceed $1 trillion, a new report shows that only a few states are adequately leveraging federal dollars to shrink the infrastructure funding gap.
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.
Officials from the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) heard from residents of the Southeast Side about proposed rule changes that would increase requirements for facilities that handle neurotoxic manganese, similar to what is required for petcoke and coal. The proposal comes as U.S.
Community leaders called for a moratorium on manganese handling on Chicago’s Southeast Side in response to new data presented by the City at a public meeting last night. The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) released soil sample data, showing substantial manganese contamination at homes
Officials from the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) confirmed that soil samples taken from Southeast Side homes near the S.H. Bell facility show substantial toxic manganese contamination, with at least one sample reaching more than twice the U.S.