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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 Defense Council. Scientists and government regulators all agree that the invasive fish pose a dire threat to the Lakes because of their size and voracious appetites.
SAN FRANCISCO – The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons has committed to ending the use of all antibiotics important to human medicine in their chicken supply by the end of 2018, according to news reports today.
NRDC & Other Environmental and Consumer Groups, 11 States & NYC Sue Over Stalled Efficiency Standards
Bill savings and pollution reductions from 5 standards at risk
WASHINGTON – The Trump administration violated the Clean Air Act in suspending critical protections against methane leaks and other dangerous air pollution from the oil and gas industry last week, according to a lawsuit filed today by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The President announced the rollback last week, shortly before declaring he was withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, a landmark global commitment to combat climate change pollution.
WASHINGTON —President Trump has announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the global accord to fight the dangers of climate change approved by nearly 200 nations in 2015.
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