Trump Administration Moves Forward in Rolling Back Clean Water Protections

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By Natural Resources Defense Council The EPA’s new definition of the Obama-era safeguard would allow polluters to dirty our critically important streams, tributaries, and wetlands—and threaten the water supply of millions of Americans. The Trump administration released its new proposed plan for...
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Trump and DeVos Refuse to Listen to Survivors: Title IX Coalition Rallies at Dept. of Ed.

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By Tori Slatton, People For the American Way In November, Secretary of Education Betsey DeVos released a highly controversial proposal that would effectively strip student survivors of sexual assault of their basic rights by fundamentally altering Title IX, which was enacted to prohibit sex...
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Trump Administration Emissions Plan “Flawed and Misleading” Says New Report

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By Shannon Baker-Branstetter, Consumer Reports The analysis underlying the Trump Administration’s plan for rolling back fuel efficiency and greenhouse standards in vehicles is based on “fundamental flaws and inconsistencies, is at odds with basic economic theory and empirical studies, and is...
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NRDC and Partners Sue to Protect Marine Life from Seismic Blasting

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By Natural Resources Defense Council Leading conservation groups sued the National Marine Fisheries Service for its issuance of five new seismic blasting permits in an area twice the size of California, arguing that they violate the Marine Mammal Protection Act, the Endangered Species Act, and...
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Scientists to EPA: Stop Sidelining Science in the Air Pollution Standard Update for Particulate Matter

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By Gretchen Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists More than 200 air quality and public health experts have penned a letter expressing concern about the limited scientific input into an air pollutant standard update. The 206 scientists are deeply troubled by recent actions of the EPA on its...
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