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Comments on EPA’s Proposed MCLs for Six PFAS with Exhibits (PDF)

NRDC, as part of a coalition of 36 organizations, submitted comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed National Primary Drinking Water Regulation for six PFAS. Also included as exhibits are technical comments and further review of EPA’s quantified health...

Letter to EPA Regarding New Approach Methods for Chemical Testing (PDF)

Letter submitted to EPA Administrator Michael Regan from 38 environmental, health, and justice organizations. The letter asks for a meeting with EPA leadership to convey shared concern regarding EPA’s efforts to prematurely reduce or eliminate whole rodent testing of chemicals...

NRDC Comments on EPA’s Draft White Paper "Availability of New Approach Methodologies (NAMs) in the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP)" (PDF)

Comments to EPA submitted on behalf of NRDC and the 35 groups and individuals which include: farmworker advocates; environmental justice leaders; fenceline community representatives; health professionals; environmental health groups; grassroots activists; lawyers; scientists; and technical experts. The comments conclude that...

Comments from NRDC, Earthjustice and PANNA Re: EPA-Exponent Approach (PDF)

Public comments to EPA and the Science Advisory Panel (SAP) on US EPA’s proposed use of New Approach Methodologies (NAMs) to evaluate developmental neurotoxicity. Comments from NRDC, Earthjustice and PANNA raising both scientific and legal concerns with the EPA-Exponent approach...

Testimony of Mae Wu on Strengthening the Safe Drinking Water Act (PDF)

Testimony of NRDC's Mae Wu for a hearing titled “There’s Something in the Water: Reforming Our Nation’s Drinking Water Standards,” held remotely in front of the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Appendix to Amicus Brief (PDF)

Legal filings
In 2019, New Hampshire issued rules regulating four Per- and polyfluoroalkyl in the state’s drinking water and groundwater. 3M has produced these dangerous chemicals for years and is now challenging the new rules. Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) and NRDC (Natural...

Joint NGO Comments on EPA’s Proposed Low Priority Chemicals under TSCA (PDF)

These comments were filed jointly by Safer Chemicals Healthy Families, NRDC, Earthjustice and Environmental Health Strategy Center, responding to EPA’s proposal to designate 20 chemicals as “low priority” under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Under TSCA, EPA is required...

NRDC Perchlorate Comments (PDF)

NRDC legal comments opposing EPA’s proposed drinking water standard for perchlorate, and supporting an MCL no higher than 2 ppb.