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KFC to Clean Up Antibiotics Practices in Chicken Supply by End of 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky Fried Chicken—the largest chicken-on-the-bone quick service restaurant in the U.S.—today committed to phasing out chicken raised with antibiotics important to human medicine in its U.S. stores by the end of 2018. The announcement follows a national call to action launched by the Natural Resources Defense Council nearly a year ago that urged the company to improve its antibiotics policies.

April 07, 2017

Court Upholds California’s Landmark Cap-and-Trade Program

Carbon auctions are not an illegal tax, state appeals court rules

April 06, 2017

NRDC Takes Trump Administration To Court Over Refusal to Ban Pesticide Linked to Learning Disabilities in Children

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to evade a federal court order by refusing to proceed with its proposed ban of chlorpyrifos—a pesticide linked to learning disabilities in children—according to litigation filed today by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network. Just last fall, EPA’s own health analysis of the chemical showed that residues on fruits and vegetables led to exposures in children up to 14,000 percent higher than EPA’s safety limit.

April 05, 2017

Flint’s Lead Pipes Will Be Replaced Under Settlement in Federal Safe Drinking Water Case

Citizen suit brings funding and timeline for pipe replacement, more water quality testing, transparency, and other resources to help Flint.

March 28, 2017

Trump Launches All-out Assault on Our Health, Environment and Climate

President Trump reportedly will sign an executive order Tuesday directing his administration to rewrite the Clean Power Plan; roll back carbon standards for new power plants; stop the current court cases; throw out the government’s method for counting the benefits of cutting dangerous carbon pollution; abandon a moratorium on new coal leases on public lands; and rescind methane standards.

March 27, 2017

NRDC: Keystone XL Pipeline is ''All Risk, No Reward"

WASHINGTON -- The Trump Administration today issued a permit authorizing construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, removing one of many obstacles blocking its construction through America’s heartland.

March 24, 2017

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