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.
Carbon auctions are not an illegal tax, state appeals court rules
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.
Citizen suit brings funding and timeline for pipe replacement, more water quality testing, transparency, and other resources to help Flint.
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.
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.
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