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NRDC in the News 8/24: Fuel efficiency standards, Keystone XL pipeline protest, oil shale development dangers and more...


Posted August 24, 2011

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Peter Lehner voiced his support for stronger fuel efficiency standards that will create jobs in the United States in EarthTechling…The Financial Times quoted Susan Casey-Lefkowitz as she recognized the diligent public protest about the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline…

With more concerns surrounding the construction of Keystone XL, Anthony Swift was quoted in a piece by Greenwire (picked up by The New York Times), sharing his concern about the dearth of information available on dilbitJosh Mogerman emphasized the importance of protective standards for clean water after contaminants were found in the local tap water for Chicago residents in the Chicago Tribune

NRDC’s report, "Between a Rock and a Dry Place" about the threats of oil shale development and clmate change on the Colorado River Basin, was mentioned in Circle of Blue HealthNews Digest notes NRDC’s “Testing the Waters” report after mentioning that sewage treatment and storm water contamination caused beach closings across the country…

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