26 May '11, 11pm

"One rig closed down the fishing industry, the oil industry, and the tourism industry,That cannot happen again."

More from OnEarth smarter living : The BPA Battle: The Clear Case for TSCA Reform smarter living : Love Match: NRDC and a Greener US Open "'One rig closed down the fishing industry, the oil industry, and the tourism industry,' said Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council and a member of the spill commission. 'That cannot happen again.'" -- From "Vigils Mark Year After BP Spill " USA Today, April 21, 2011 "'The near-death experience of the auto companies when they got hit with the last gas price spike finally convinced them to get off the gas-guzzling business model,' said Roland Hwang, the transportation program director at the Natural Resources Defense Council." -- From "Conventional Gas-Powered Cars Starting to Match Hybrids in Fuel Efficiency " Washington Post, March 9, 2011 "'It's closing the loop,'said Allen Hershkowitz, a senior scientist...

Full article: http://www.onearth.org/article/nrdc-in-the-news-summer-2011

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renewableenergyworld.com 23 May '11, 7pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 24 May '11, 1am

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renewableenergyworld.com 24 May '11, 1am

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renewableenergyworld.com 20 May '11, 2pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 20 May '11, 2pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 17 May '11, 11pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 19 May '11, 2pm

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nrdc.org 17 May '11, 11pm

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