Many communities across the nation are concerned about their water quality—especially the presence of lead. Here, Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician who helped expose the lead water crisis in Flint, Michigan, talks about the dangers of lead in children and why we must protect them from this toxic metal.

June 24, 2020

Allan Saganash Jr. grew up in the bush, living off the land—then watched as industry shrank and changed his beloved boreal forest home. He’s determined to save what’s left.

June 18, 2020

Members of the veterans community traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet their representatives and voice their concerns about the Trump administration’s efforts to weaken the Endangered Species Act.

May 15, 2020

Members of the evangelical community traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet their representatives and voice their concerns about the Trump administration’s efforts to weaken the Endangered Species Act.

December 12, 2019

NRDC’s Dawone Robinson discusses how social, political, and economic inequities lead to environmental injustice.

September 10, 2019

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha is helping to bring attention to the high lead levels in Newark, New Jersey’s drinking water—some of the highest recently recorded by a large water system in the United States.

September 03, 2019

More than 100 craft breweries from across the country, including Brooklyn Brewery and New Belgium Brewing Company, are joining NRDC to explain why clean water is essential for great-tasting beer.

March 25, 2019

These chemicals don’t make our homes safer from fire—they pose health risks to firefighters and consumers.

August 20, 2018

Audrey Peterman, a long-time advocate of natural and cultural American treasures, describes the transformative nature of the first-ever national monument dedicated to honor an African American.

December 21, 2017

The Trump administration’s review of national monuments threatens America’s culture and natural beauty.

August 16, 2017

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