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Biden Should Veto Clean Water Act CRA

Press ReleaseWashington, D.C.
WASHINGTON — Today, 53 Senators attacked the Clean Water Act by passing a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution. The measure would overturn the Biden Administration’s Clean Water Restoration rule and prevent any future administration from issuing similar protections. 

Judge Approves Multi-Million Dollar Clean-Up for Penobscot River

Press ReleaseMaine
BANGOR, ME — Today, a Federal District Court in Maine approved a settlement that requires Mallinckrodt US LLC to pay for mercury remediation in the Penobscot River Estuary, concluding a more than two decade long legal fight led by Maine…

EPA Announces Plan for Largest Clean Water Investment in U.S. History

Press ReleaseUnited States
The Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced its guidelines for distributing $50 billion dollars in infrastructure funding for clean water, which represents the largest single investment in drinking water and wastewater systems in U.S. history.

Salmon Dying from Hot Water in Columbia River

Press ReleaseUnited States
Portland, OR—New underwater video footage shows heat-stressed sockeye salmon dying because the Columbia River is too hot. The video shows sockeye with dramatic lesions and fungus, which affects fish subject to thermal stress.

NRDC’s Poticha Testifies on Communities and Climate

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WASHINGTON – Our nation needs a robust investment in our communities to ensure greater resilience to climate change, a more equitable recovery and cleaner economy, an NRDC climate expert will tell Congress today.

Environmental Justice and National Environmental Groups Urge Congress to Pass Recovery Bill Addressing Climate Crisis, Pollution, Clean Energy, Racial Injustice, and Jobs in Vulnerable Communities

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Washington – Leading environmental justice and national environmental groups today urged Congress to advance a major economic recovery package that addresses climate change, environmental injustice, and air and water pollution while also creating jobs in vulnerable communities hardest hit by…

Groups File Proposed Settlement in Penobscot River Mercury Clean-Up Case

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BANGOR, Maine – The Maine People’s Alliance (MPA), NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) and Mallinckrodt US LLC today filed a proposed consent decree to settle more than two decades of litigation over mercury contamination in the Penobscot River estuary. If…