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Edwards Coal-Fired Plant Settlement

Legal filingsIllinois, PeoriaSelena Kyle, Jared Knicley
In 2019, the court approved a settlement that required the E.D. Edwards plant to close and provides $8.6 million in funding for projects to benefit the Peoria region. Read more about these programs and grantees.

Comments on Federal Agency Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plans (PDF)

Contributing authors: Teniope Adewumi-Gunn, Lara Bryant, Yvette Cabrera, Allison Johnson, Matthew Kaplan, Kim Knowlton, Yukyan Lam, Rob Moore, Irene Nielson, Neela Ram, Nina Sevilla, Khalil Shahyd, Zak Smith, Anna Weber In October 2021, 26 federal agencies issued Climate Adaptation and...

Joint Comments on NSR Revisions (PDF)

NRDC submitted individual and joint comments October 31, 2018 on EPA’s proposed ACE Rule to repeal and replace the Clean Power Plan.

NRDC Opening Merits Brief (PDF)

Legal filings
NRDC filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit against EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt for unlawfully suspending the agency’s limits on uses of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), the super-potent climate-changing pollutants used in refrigeration, air conditioning, insulation...

NRDC TV Ads Call Out Kirk on Climate

Press Release
CHICAGO (July 7, 2015) – A new public education advertising effort chastises Illinois Senator Mark Kirk for a recent, decisive vote to block climate action. The ads running on television stations throughout Chicagoland and social media highlight Senator Kirk’s vote…

Ohio TV Ad Criticizes Sen. Portman for Siding with Polluters

Press Release
WASHINGTON (April 7, 2015) – A new statewide television ad chastises Ohio Senator Rob Portman for leading the charge in Congress to let power plants keep fouling our air with pollution that contributes to “catastrophic climate change” and leads to…