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Cheaper ethanol contributes to steady drop in gasoline prices
Posted 1 October 2013 in
From the New Jersey Star Ledger:
The average price for a gallon of gasoline in New Jersey is now $3.31, about 6 cents below last week’s price and 41 cents less than this time a year ago.
Cheaper ethanol — retail gasoline contains 10 percent ethanol — is contributing to the drop, according to Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at GasBuddy.com.
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Do you make $13.8 million an hour? If you do, you might be an oil company
Posted 2 May 2013 in
The top five oil companies have released their quarterly financials, and it should come as no surprise that the fossil fuel industry continues to excel in one area: making money at your expense.
We did a little math and found that with profits averaging $6 billion, the top five oil companies made $13.8 million every hour during the first quarter of 2013. To put that in perspective, the median annual household income in the US is $52,762. In other words, it would take the average American family 261 years to make what the oil companies do in one hour!
So the next time you hear oil companies trying to attack the petroleum alternatives we desperately need, just remember what they’re trying to protect: a monopoly on your gas tank and more money than most people will ever see in their lifetime.
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Oil companies renounce petroleum, invest profits in renewable fuel
Posted 1 April 2013 in
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USDA unveils new conservation collaboration with DuPont to promote cellulosic ethanol
Posted 29 March 2013 in
Today, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled a new private-public agreement with DuPont to “safeguard natural resources on private lands used to supply bio-based feedstocks for cellulosic ethanol production.”
As part of this announcement, Sec. Vilsack visited DuPont’s research facility in Iowa this afternoon:
For more, read the full release from USDA.
E15: Saving the planet, saving you money at the pump
Posted 20 March 2013 in
A local NBC news station just ran this great segment on the renewable fuel known as E15. It’s reducing greenhouse gas emissions and saving you money when you fill your tank, but the oil companies want to restrict access to any and all competition.