26 May '11, 3pm

NRDC found that CA OR MA NY & NJ are doing the most to wean themselves from oil. NE ND AK IA and AR are doing the least.

NRDC found that CA OR MA NY & NJ are doing the most to wean themselves from oil. NE ND AK IA and AR are doing the least.

Oil dependence affects all states, but some states’ drivers are hit harder economically than others. Drivers in almost every state in 2010 spent a higher percentage of their income on gasoline than they did in 2009, and drivers in the most vulnerable states spent more than twice as large a percentage of their income on gasoline as drivers in the least vulnerable states. Drivers are being hit even harder right now than they were in 2010. While some states are pioneering solutions and many are taking some action, many states are still taking few (if any) of the steps listed in this report to reduce their oil dependence.

Full article: http://www.nrdc.org/energy/states/

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