The Trump administration is dismantling two of our country’s most spectacular national monuments, Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, to open these stunning lands to dangerous drilling, mining, and other reckless exploitation.
Help us fight to save them. Take action: on.nrdc.org/2L... View More
Two out of every three privately-owned facilities that ship New York’s trash to beyond the city, are located in just THREE communities of color – north Brooklyn, the South Bronx and southeast Queens.
Today, New York has taken a stand against environmental injustice and has enacted legislation ... View More
A new report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the Energy Efficiency for All Coalition shows that people living in rural areas spend about 29 percent more of their income to power their homes than the national average. Coordinated efforts, like subsidies for energy effici... View More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said today that it is delaying important safeguards from the toxic waste festering in about 2,000 dangerous coal ash ponds.
“In his first action as head of the EPA, Andrew Wheeler is giving his former clients in the coal industry a pass on having to clean ... View More
Bloomberg Philanthropies, in partnership with NRDC has launched a $70 million American Cities Climate Challenge. The rules are simple: Mayors of the 100 most populous cities have been challenged to submit their plans for reducing their climate pollution. The 20 cities with the most ambitious and inn... View More
"Michigan's government has no business hiding facts about the harm of water contamination from residents. Again. The people of Michigan deserve a strong, health-based, enforceable standard for PFAS chemicals in their tap water." - NRDC's Erik Olson View More
Having already killed 22 whales during this summer’s controversial fin whale hunt, Hvalur hf may have illegally killed a blue whale—protected worldwide by the International Whaling Commission since the 1960s.
Send a message to Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson demanding that the gover... View More