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Lessons learned from Gulf disaster; Disappointment with pollution lawsuit; Tar sands still polluting; Greening textiles; Recycling help


Posted September 23, 2010

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USA Today carried an Op-Ed by Peter Lehner about lessons learned from the Gulf oil spill and the need to break our dangerous addiction to oil; another Editorial on a similar topic in the Charlotte Observer also quoted Peter… In the Miami Herald, David Hawkins expressed disappointment that the Obama administration is not supporting a major lawsuit to strengthen limits on global warming pollution from power plants… Simon Mui spoke with the Calgary Herald about a new report on pollution caused by tar sands oil…


Reuters circulated a blog by Frances Beinecke on NRDC’s Clean by Design project, which helps companies green their supply chains; the blog was also carried by GreenBiz.comFast Company explained that with NRDC’s guidance, Walmart, H&M, Nike, Levi and other companies will be able to reduce pollution while saving significant amounts of money… In the New York Times’ Green blog, Eric Goldstein discussed the need to strengthen a bill pending in New York City that would help consumers identify environmentally responsible dry cleaners… Darby Hoover spoke about the progress made in recycling nationwide on

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