August 28, 2013
by Roland Hwang
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Electric Cars Rising in the South

Roland Hwang, Transportation Program Director, San Francisco
With climate changed-fueled wildfires raging in the West, the cost of unabated climate change is becoming increasingly clear. To avoid even worse outcomes, we need to mov… Continue reading

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March 6, 2013
by NRDC News
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Week of 3/1: Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, TEDx on food waste, threats from climate change, and more NRDC in the News….

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MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry spoke with Frances Beinecke on a panel discussing the Keystone XL pipeline and the growing coalition of people who are fighting to stop it… Fran… Continue reading

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November 14, 2012
by Amanda Maxwell
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Reasons to celebrate on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border – and for presidents to act together

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Good news for people on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border who don’t want to breathe dirty air: efforts in Mexico to align our two countries’ car fuel economy standard… Continue reading

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August 6, 2012
by NRDC News
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NRDC in the News 8/6: Enbridge spill, carbon reduction plans, fuel efficiency targets and more…

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Pierre Delforge spoke to Scientific American about how we can reduce the energy consumption necessary to keep the Internet humming by relying on natural ways to keep server rooms cool, l… Continue reading

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August 3, 2012
by NRDC News
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NRDC in the News 8/3: Nontoxic cotton dyes, pipeline oversight, strong fuel-economy standards and more…

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In a Bloomberg Businessweek article about a new nontoxic treatment for dyeing cotton, Susan Egan Keane explains how the textile dyeing industry can create hundreds of tons of water pollu… Continue reading

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October 20, 2011
by Roland Hwang
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Why does NADA say fuel efficiency is "hot" but more MPG is not?

Roland Hwang, Transportation Program Director, San Francisco
Today’s auto dealers have come a long way from their past, less than flattering image.  Unfortunately, National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA)… Continue reading

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August 17, 2011
by NRDC News
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NRDC in the News 8/17: Climate change inaction, tar sands, air pollution standards and more…

NRDC News, NRDC News Team, NRDC Offices Worldwide The Washington Post quoted Dan Lashof expressing concern about Congress getting in the way of any climate change action… Josh Mogerman criticized the Canadian tar sands oil industry’s greenwashin… Continue reading

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August 16, 2011
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NRDC in the News 8/16: Fracking, water shortages, coal ash and more…

NRDC News, NRDC News Team, NRDC Offices Worldwide An Inside EPA Blog [subscription required] post noted that Frances Beinecke emphasized the importance of considering shale gas production’s potential public health impacts at a DOE public hearing&… Continue reading

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August 10, 2011
by Roland Hwang
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German Automakers Diverge on 54.5 MPG: VW and Mercedes Fight, but BMW Embraces

Roland Hwang, Transportation Program Director, San Francisco For decades, automakers claimed they lack affordable technologies to meet higher fuel economy targets.  So it’s no surprise that some companies are struggling to pull themselves in… Continue reading

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May 24, 2011
by NRDC News
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NRDC in the News 5/24: Biofuels, AB32, Alaska drilling, Go60MPG, and more

NRDC News, NRDC News Team, NRDC Offices Worldwide Nathanael Greene spoke to the Financial Times about the progress the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels is making on setting standards for the global biofuels market… David Pettit was interviewed… Continue reading

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April 4, 2011
by NRDC News
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Media scan 4/4: Pipeline safety, uranium storage, e-waste, electric vehicles, and more…

NRDC News, NRDC News Team, NRDC Offices Worldwide Anthony Swift was quoted in the New York Times about the Secretary of Transportation’s plan to introduce pipeline safety measures in Pennsylvania… Robert Norris spoke with the New York Time… Continue reading

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December 14, 2010
by NRDC News
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Critical goals for Cancun; Electric cars make history in CA; Smarter transportation policy; Gulf seafood safety in question; EPA’s Lisa Jackson; Eco-friendly toilet paper; Rat poison regulations

In the Beijing Review, Jake Schmidt discussed Copenhagen, Cancun, and the fate of the Kyoto Protocol as well as China’s role in the fight against climate change… In an Associated Press piece, Roland Hwang commented on the California Plug-I… Continue reading

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