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The latest opinion and analysis from NRDC’s science, legal, and policy experts.

How Green Is Toyota?

Last week, the price of a barrel of oil reached historic levels -- $80 a barrel – as concerns about Hurricane Humberto’s impact on America’s refining capacity...

September 17, 2007

Making history in the Senate

As the media picks up on the remarkable events in the Senate earlier tonight, it's worth putting this vote in context. The fuel economy program was put in...

June 22, 2007

A Vote for the Future

Heads are still spinning here. This transpired in just the past hour: After a press conference announcing a compromise on fuel economy standards, featuring...

June 22, 2007

On track to energy security

The Senate is debating the energy bill again, and fuel economy is likely to come up. Amazingly, Senator Barbara Mikulski of my home state of Maryland just...

June 22, 2007