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California’s Fracking Bill Passes Assembly with Flawed Amendments
SACRAMENTO, CA (rushPRNews) By: NRDC 2013-09-11

NRDC, California League of Conservation Voters, Clean Water Action and Environmental Working Group Oppose New Amendments, No Longer Support SB4   The only remaining California bill this term to address fracking (SB 4)...
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ComEd Adopts Plan to Save Customers Half Billion Dollars Through Energy Efficiency
CHICAGO (rushPRNews) By: NRDC 2010-11-21

NRDC, ELPC reach agreement with the utility to offset need for new coal plants An agreement between Commonwealth Edison, environmentalists, and regulators will result in massive savings for ratepayers...
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NRDC and Gulf Groups Call on Federal Agencies to Improve Seafood Safety Testing Post Oil Spill
NEW YORK, NY (rushPRNews) By: NRDC 2010-08-18

Groups Concerned that FDA and NOAA Safety Protocols Lack Transparency and Could Be Strengthened to Ensure Long-Term Public Health  - The Natural Resources Defense Council and almost two...
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Environmental News: Federal Court Halts Oil and Gaz from Drilling in Alaska's Chukchi Sea
NEW YORK (rushPRNews) By: NRDC 2010-07-29

Victory for the polar bears Great news: a federal court has just halted oil and gas companies from moving ahead with drilling operations in millions of acres spanning...
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Whale Protections Remain Intact at International Meeting
AGADIR, MOROCCO (rushPRNews) By: NRDC 2010-06-24

Ban on Commercial Whaling Upheld, Pro-Whaling Compromise Postponed  -- In a move welcomed by conservationists and pro-whale countries around the world, the International Whaling Commission today announced that...
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Court Lifts Moratorium, Green Lights More Deepwater Drilling in the Gulf
NEW ORLEANS , LA (rushPRNews) By: NRDC 2010-06-23

Decision Jeopardizes Safety for Short-term Oil Profits Environmental groups expressed disappointment over a federal district court decision today to halt a six-month federal moratorium on new deepwater oil drilling...
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Report Shows U.S. Drinking Water and Watersheds Still Widely Contaminated by Hormone Disrupting Pesticide, Atrazine
Chicago, IL (rushPRNews) By: NRDC 2010-05-04

Updated Groundbreaking Report Shows U.S. Drinking Water and Watersheds Still Widely Contaminated by Hormone Disrupting Pesticide, Atrazine New Water Data Reveals Broad Contamination Missed by EPA Monitoring --...
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Poison Pulled: Bee Toxic Pesticide Removed from Store Shelves
NEW YORK (rushPRNews) By: NRDC 2010-03-31

Illegally registered Spirotetramat no longer available for sale   -- After rounds of legal wrangling in federal court, a bee-toxic pesticide may no longer be sold or distributed because...
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Don't give up the fight for polar bears!
New York, NY (rushPRNews) By: NRDC 2010-03-22

I won’t try to sugarcoat it. It’s a heartbreaking setback for polar bears. Last week, a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered...
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Polar Bear Trophy Hunt Ban Shot Down
CHICAGO, IL (rushPRNews) By: NRDC 2010-03-19

Polar Bear Trophy Hunt Ban Shot Down Most important populations still imperiled by international trade in bear parts  -- A proposal to end international trophy hunting and commercial trade in...
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