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What Is the Keystone XL Pipeline?

GuideNorth Dakota, Alberta, Montana, South Dakota, NebraskaMelissa Denchak, Courtney Lindwall
How a single pipeline project became the epicenter of an enormous environmental, public health, and civil rights battle.

Henry Henderson (1952–2018)

Expert BlogNRDC
Remembering the achievements of a tireless champion of environmental justice and public health.

Climate Change Is Making the Chicago River Run Backwards

Expert BlogHenry Henderson
33,000,000,000. That’s the number of gallons of contaminated Chicago River water that have flowed into Lake Michigan—source of drinking water and quality of life for millions of Americans—in the last decade.

Trump vs. Chicago: Potential EPA Office Closure

Expert BlogHenry Henderson
President Trump clearly doesn’t like Chicago. He takes a swipe at the city every chance he gets. But the latest salvo in his war on Chicago is likely to impact a lot more than just the Second City.

Congressional Lead Contamination Should Spur Flint Fix

Press Release
WASHINGTON – Members of Congress may be gaining a new perspective on the plight of Flint, MI residents with the news of elevated lead levels in water from the Cannon House Office Building, where many lawmakers have staff offices.

Governor Snyder Outlines Bold Vision for Michigan’s Energy Future

Press Release
CHICAGO (March 13, 2015) – In a highly-anticipated address, Governor Rick Snyder today laid out his vision for securing Michigan’s energy needs through a mix of renewables and energy savings, while dramatically reducing the state’s reliance on coal by 2015…