Natural Resources Defense Council
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14: Scott Jenkins speaks onstage at the 2013 Natural Resources Defense Council Game Changer Awards at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on March 14, 2013 in New York City.
It burns more cleanly, with fewer emissions. And a switch to natural gas could curtail our reliance on oil. The Natural Resources Defense Council has estimated that [a] proposal to switch the U.S. truck fleet to compressed natural gas could reduce oil consumption by one-quarter, or 4.9 million barrels per day.
There are certain environmental organizations—especially the Union of Concerned Scientists, the Rocky Mountain Institute, the Natural Resources Defense Council—which are just dead set against nuclear power. And I understand where they were coming from, several decades ago.
The major undertaking will be development of regulations affecting existing power plants ... Some environmental organizations, such as NRDC and the World Resources Institute, have suggested that EPA could structure regulations that would achieve very substantial reductions from the power sector. However, the scope of the agency's regulatory authority under the relevant provisions of the Clean Air Act is unclear and untested in the courts.More quotes »
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