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PFAS: No Forever Exemptions for Forever Chemicals

Expert BlogUnited StatesDr. Anna Reade, Alex Hillbrand, Dr. Richie Kaur, Dr. Katie Pelch
The goal is safer and better solutions, so any exemptions from laws and regulations restricting PFAS must be temporary.

The Significance of Chevron Deference

Expert BlogUnited StatesDavid Doniger

Two new SCOTUS cases, Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo and Relentless Inc. v. Dept. of Commerce, may impact federal agencies’ ability to perform their duties.

Considering Health and Energy Efficiency Together: A Pilot

Expert BlogLos Angeles, CaliforniaOlivia Walker, Dr. Veena Singla
As California continues to ramp up its efforts to support building retrofits targeting energy efficiency, decarbonization, and electrification, other housing issues regarding health and safety have also become more apparent. While existing and emerging energy retrofit programs present an opportunity…

Vessel Strike Severely Wounds Right Whale Calf

Expert BlogUnited StatesDr. Francine Kershaw

One of the endangered North Atlantic right whales calves born this season has been found with serious injuries caused by a vessel’s propeller.

2023 Review: Offshore Drilling

Expert BlogUnited StatesValerie Cleland, Zanagee Artis
Litigation, legislation, advocacy: our snapshot of NRDC’s work to stop new offshore drilling in 2023.

NOAA Puts Endangered Whale in the Spotlight

Expert BlogUnited StatesLexi Nutkiewicz
Yesterday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) added Rice’s whale to its “Species in the Spotlight” initiative, as one of ten species in need of immediate, targeted action to prevent extinction.