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Written By: marjorie on August 7, 2008 No Comment
EPA to Texas: keep blending that ethanol

BY MARJORIE KORN, MEDILL NEWS SERVICE

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency denied a waiver request made by the State of Texas to reduce by half the amount of ethanol blending mandated in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on Thursday. Thus the currently mandated 9 billion gallons […]

Written By: Sara E. Sargent on August 7, 2008 No Comment
Oil 101: five most important points of the presidential candidates’ energy proposals

By SARA SARGENT – MEDILL NEWS SERVICE

Oh. Presidential candidates offering their solutions to our nation’s energy crisis? Loves it!

One big question on everyone’s mind is, come November, will Americans end up throwing their support at Sen. John McCain’s Lexington Project or Sen. Barack Obama’s New Energy […]

Written By: marjorie on July 16, 2008 No Comment

By MARJORIE KORN – MEDILL NEWS SERVICE

Wall Street groans when Congress gets involved in its day-to-day activities, but Main Street is applauding S. 3268, the Stop Excessive Energy Speculation Act of 2008, introduced by Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada.

The bill seeks to reduce the amount […]

Written By: Sara E. Sargent on July 15, 2008 No Comment

By SARA E. SARGENT-MEDILL NEWS SERVICE

It might seem like a major blow, but General Motor Corp.’s announcement today that it’s selling assets and cutting costs is only the latest chapter in the story of America’s car industry woes.

But while things look bad […]

Written By: leenak14 on June 4, 2008 No Comment

By LEENA KRISHNASWAMY-MEDILL NEWS SERVICE

Uncle Sam is doing so much more than just collecting taxes these days.  The U.S. government could be mistaken for a venture capital firm because of its large and continued investment in clean technology.  The World Bank announced last week that the U.S., along with the United Kingdom and Japan will […]

Written By: Frank Carlson on May 8, 2008 One Comment

BY FRANK N. CARLSON – MEDILL NEWS SERVICE

Global food prices have been skyrocketing in recent months, with global food commodities 60 percent higher than just two years ago. But can increased demand, driven by developing nations, explain such a meteoric increase? If China has been humming along at […]

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