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NRDC in the News 5/30: Greening the LA Convention Center, Growing Green Award winner, fracking dislosure, and more...


Posted May 31, 2012

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NRDC’s comment letter to the Los Angeles City Planning Department regarding the proposed construction of a 72,000-seat football stadium and Convention Center expansion in downtown Los Angeles served as the foundation for a Los Angeles Times editorial, supporting NRDC’s work and pushing for improvements in the project’s environmental review and planning …

Eric Goldstein spoke to the New York Times in response to a proposal to build a waste-to energy plant in New York City, saying “The most economical and environmentally sound first step is to recreate and reform our recycling program”… The Wall Street Journal named NRDC as supporters of a compromise that would shrink and move a high-profile resort project away from New York City’s water supply, following public opposition and an environmental review… The Washington Post published a Q&A with NRDC’s Young Food Leader Andrea Northup and highlighted her Growing Green Award honors….

Thom Cmar said that fracking chemical disclosure provisions in Ohio do not go far enough or “give the public enough information to know if they’re being exposed to something” in Nature Amy Mall commented that the International Energy Agency’s call for governments and the oil and gas industry to better measure environmental impacts of shale gas production stands as “a good start” in a San Antonio Express article… covered the release of NRDC’s heat report

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