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California Low Carbon Fuel Standard Reconsideration: CA-GREET Model Update

California Environmental Protection Agency, Air Resources Board

[InsideEPA.com, sub. req'd]  California regulators are planning to increase the carbon intensity scores for numerous liquid fuels under the state’s low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS), including natural gas, biodiesel and sugarcane ethanol, alarming industry officials who are scrambling to determine the implications of the state’s newly unveiled plan. 95 more words

Energy And Climate

The Clean Alternative

Now for the second, less humorous, political post.  I am sick of hearing that natural gas is the clean alternative to gas and coal because I question the validity of this statement.   399 more words


The Right Way to Pump Your Gas...

And 6 Other Tips to Save Money and Protect Your Car

Gasoline plays a big role in daily life for many of us, fueling our journeys and draining our wallets. 788 more words


Did the US DOE win the debate over Biofuel Crops vs. Food Crops?

In Washington, USDA just released its August 2014 World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE – 532) report. Relevant to this discussion, the report stated: “Corn use for ethanol and exports are raised 45 million bushels and 20 million bushels, respectively, for 2013/14, based on reported data to date. 579 more words

Department Of Energy

King of the Netherlands to Visit Emmetsburg

EMMETSBURG, Iowa – The king is coming to Emmetsburg.

The King of the Netherlands, Willem Alexander, said he will visit the new “Project Liberty” Ethanol Plant in Emmetsburg on September 3rd. 51 more words



Everybody knows oil is finite and dirty, and we can agree it served a purpose. Funny thing is, gasoline has been around about as long as the telephone. 1,534 more words


5 environmentalist ideas that have spectacularly backfired

“Save the Earth.” “Fight Global Warming.” You see those slogans on car bumpers quite a bit. But when it comes to actual public policy, environmentalists have a habit of producing horrific unintended consequences that harm the earth more than they help. 775 more words

The Green Fraud