April 4th Oil Fact and Photo of the Day
Oil spill off the coast of Norway, 2011. Photo credit - Norwegian Coast Guard.
Consumers strongly support more fuel efficient vehicles. According to a 2011 poll from the Consumer Federation of America, 63% of respondents support vehicle standards of of at least 60 miles per gallon in 2025. (Consumer Federation of America - PDF)
The Sierra Club is participating in an action that has us delivering a photo of and a fact about the effects of our oil addiction to members of Congress between now and the BP oil disaster anniversary on April 20. We'll also post them here each day. Some of the facts will also be about solutions to our oil dependence.