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NRDC in the News 3/13: Greener NYC, fracking, appliance efficiency standards and more...


Posted March 13, 2012

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Peter Lehner was quoted in an E&E News article about New York City’s new groundbreaking green infrastructure project to clean New York Harbor, saying that “by making the cityscape literally greener, New York will make its rivers cleaner, too -- and with much greater return on investment than conventional solutions”… Larry Levine commented on the green infrastructure project as “a historic moment in solving water pollution in New York City” in the New York Times' Green blog… An Associated Press article picked up by the Wall Street Journal and the Houston Chronicle’s Fuel Fix blog noted NRDC’s call for a health impact study on hydraulic fracturing in New York State …

In an E&E News article, Thom Cmar and Briana Mordick discussed public health concerns and the need for more regulation on hydraulic fracturing in Ohio… The Roger Williams University Law Review published a co-authored piece by David Pettit about federal public law and the future of oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico… David Hawkins explained his concern about air capture technology that extracts CO2 from the atmosphere using chemical processes in

David Goldstein was quoted in a Consumer Reports piece about a new study on efficiency standards for appliances, lighting, and other home gear… An AOL Energy article linked to NRDC’s online mapping tool that shows the potential for fallout from nuclear disasters in the United States…

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