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BREAKING: Critical Victory for Standing Rock Sioux

Army Corps Denies Key Permit for Dakota Access Pipeline

December 04, 2016

Federal Court Orders Bottled Water Delivery for Flint Residents

DETROIT, MI – Federal judge David M. Lawson today ordered the Michigan state officials and the City of Flint to deliver bottled water door-to-door to homes in Flint, a victory for residents who have been living without access to safe drinking water for more than two years. Until this point, the burden of tracking down safe drinking water every day has been resting on residents, an exhausting struggle that has disrupted their lives and sense of normalcy.

November 10, 2016

NRDC Report: Latinos Are Especially Hard-hit by Climate Change

WASHINGTON – The nation’s 56 million Latinos are especially vulnerable to the health threats posed by climate change because of where they live, work and lack access to health care, a report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council said. Latinos therefore stand to benefit greatly from concerted efforts to reduce carbon pollution, which fuels global warming, according to “Nuestro Futuro: Climate Change and U.S. Latinos.”

October 13, 2016

Global Experts Call for the Close of All Domestic Ivory Markets

HONOLULU — After a series of delays and diplomatic maneuvering, the World Conservation Congress today adopted a motion that calls on all countries to close their legal domestic markets for elephant ivory.

September 10, 2016

Gov. Brown Signs Historic Climate Package

LOS ANGELES , CA – California Governor Jerry Brown today signed historic legislation to establish North America’s most aggressive emissions reduction targets, requiring California—the world’s sixth-largest economy—to reduce carbon pollution to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

September 08, 2016

NRDC President: U.S.-China Paris Approval Marks “Pivotal Moment for our Planet”

WASHINGTON – The joint formal approval today of the Paris Climate Agreement by the United States and China marks a crucial milestone, signaling that the largest contributors of climate pollution are committed to protecting future generations from catastrophic climate change.

September 03, 2016

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