The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) announced today that Rhea Suh is stepping down as president on June 30, 2019, after four transformative years leading the organization.
NEW YORK, NY – Today, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in the U.S.
NEW YORK – More than half of the top 25 chain restaurants in the U.S.
NEW YORK, NY – Today, the Women’s March on Washington announced the Natural Resources Defense Council as a presenting partner focusing on climate action and the protection of our rights to clean air, safe water and healthy communities.
NEW YORK – The New York Public Service Commission today issued an order requiring that 50 percent of New York’s electricity come from renewable, clean energy resources like wind and solar power by 2030.
ALBANY, N.Y. – Governor Andrew Cuomo today signed the Child Safe Products Act into law, which requires manufacturers to disclose chemicals of concern in children’s products and phases out some of the most toxic chemicals, such as benzene, chlorinated tris and asbestos.
NEW YORK – The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has released a proposal for protecting the world’s biodiversity and ecosystems, which are experiencing dramatic declines and degradation. This draft will be key in setting targets for international action.
ALBANY, N.Y. – Governor Andrew Cuomo today signed into law legislation to phase out the use of toxic chemicals known as PFAS in firefighting foam. PFAS have been found to contaminate a significant portion of New York’s drinking water sources.
ALBANY, N.Y. – Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday signed paint recycling legislation, a bill designed to tackle a long-standing solid waste disposal problem by making it possible for businesses and residents to recycle leftover paint at hundreds of convenient locations throughout the state.
ALBANY, N.Y. – Governor Cuomo today announced, as part of his 2020 State of the State, that he will propose legislation to enact a statewide ban on polystyrene food and beverage containers, as well as packing peanuts made of polystyrene.