NRDC in the News

Daily Media Coverage Highlights Monday January 27, 2014

1. Bloomberg BNA, “EPA Defends Three Fracking Investigations, Will Work With States to Prevent Pollution”

January 24, 2014

By Alan Kovski

Bloomberg BNA -- The Environmental Protection Agency is working with states and will continue to do so to prevent or investigate groundwater contamination from shale gas drilling, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a prominent environmental advocate.

Daily Media Coverage Highlights Thursday, January 23, 2014

1. New York Times, “New Forces Join Lawsuit Fighting Palisades Tower”

January 22, 2014

By Robin Pogrebin

Two months after work began on LG Electronics USA’s new headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., new opponents have jumped in the battle to scale back the project, which they see as a blight on the Hudson River landscape.

Daily Media Coverage Highlights Tuesday, January 21, 2014

1. MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry Show, “Is W. Va. 'On Sale To The Highest Bidder'?”

January 19, 2014

Watch the Interview:

Josh Fox, Frances Beinecke and Bob Kincaid join the MHP panel to talk about the chemical spill in West Virginia and if corporate interests are affecting the water supply in the state.

2. Bloomberg News, “Water Utilities Review Plans After West Virginia Spill”
January 18, 2014

By Mark Drajem

Daily Media Coverage Highlights Thursday, January 16, 2014

1. National Journal, “EPA Versus Greens, Fracking Edition”

January 15, 2014

By Amy Harder, Clare Foran and Ben Geman

The brewing battle between environmentalists and President Obama over fracking is ramping up.

In a letter to Natural Resources Defense Council President Frances Beinecke, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is seeking to address concerns about the agency's policies and actions around the controversial drilling technology called fracking. Beinecke wasn't happy with that letter, according to EnergyWire.


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