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NRDC in the News 3/19: Fighting plan to drill in wilderness, Dead Zone pollution, BPA ban and more...


Posted March 19, 2012

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Sharon Buccino criticized the Interior Department’s decision to approve drilling natural gas wells on federal land in Utah in Bloomberg BusinessWeek. NRDC was also quoted in the Salt Lake Tribune about BLM’s approval of natural gas development in Utah's Desolation Canyon… A Christian Science Monitor article cited NRDC’s study warning the Keystone XL pipeline would undermine U.S. energy security…

In the San Francisco Chronicle, Roland Hwang responded to the politicization of electric cars, noting that the electric vehicle market was outperforming the first-year introduction of hybrids… Roland was quoted in the Contra Costa Times defending the California Air Resources Board’s clean gasoline program as “one of the most important pollution standards to protect public health that we have”… Geoffrey Fettus was quoted in an E&E News article about the potential environmental impact of storing spent nuclear fuel at sites around the country…

Ann Alexander’s blog post on the dead zone pollution in the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River Basin and US waterways was cited in the Chicagoist… A Washington Post article on BPA cited an NRDC lawsuit against the FDA that seeks to ban the use of the chemical in food and drink containers… Larry Levine was featured in a NY1 segment about an NRDC lawsuit to compel New York State to reduce polluted stormwater runoff…

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