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Ford offers nat gas, propane pickups for fleets 7.6.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Ford Motor Co. will soon offer engines that run on natural gas or propane to fleet customers that use the F-450 and F-550 line of pickup trucks.
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Lisa P. Jackson: The Murkowski Resolution: A Step Backward for American Clean Energy 7.6.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Going back to a failed approach and deepening our oil addiction, as Sen. Murkowski's amendment would do, at the very moment a massive spill is devastating families and businesses runs contrary to our national interests.
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Will risky offshore oil exploration be tamed by spill? (AFP) 7.6.2010 Yahoo: Business
AFP - For decades the oil industry pushed deeper and farther into the sea in search of black gold while the US government did little to ensure they had the resources needed to prevent blowouts and mitigate massive spills. ...
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Novelties: Shock Absorbers That Generate Power for Cars 6.6.2010 NY Times: Business
Shock absorbers now under development can improve a car’s fuel efficiency by turning bumps and jolts into extra energy.

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Oil spill closes more Gulf waters to fishing (AP) 6.6.2010 Yahoo: Business
AP - Fishing has been banned in more waters off Florida because of the creeping oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Obama Needs to Come Clean on Conservation 5.6.2010 Common Dreams: Views
by Derrick Z. Jackson

WE STILL AWAIT a landmark declaration of independence from oil by President Obama. He hinted at it in a speech on the economy this week at Carnegie Mellon University, where he noted the "inherent risks'' of drilling deep for oil, and said it was time to "aggressively accelerate'' the transition to a clean energy future and not hand the next generation a nation run solely on fossil fuels. But in a speech of nearly 5,000 words, one critical word was missing: Conservation.

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College, nonprofit group get federal funds 5.6.2010 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
College, nonprofit group get federal funds
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Have pen, will travel: Ritter to hold bill-signing ceremonies 5.6.2010 Denver Post: News: Local
Have pen, will travel: Ritter to hold bill-signing ceremonies
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Bodine becomes 6-time NASCAR Trucks winner 5.6.2010 Seattle Times: Top stories
Todd Bodine stayed in front for two late restarts, including a green-white-checkered finish, to become a six-time winner in the NASCAR Trucks Series at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night.
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Obama needs to come clean on conservation 5.6.2010 Boston Globe: Opinion
Obama needs to come clean on conservation
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Ready To Wean Off Oil Yet? DIY Fuel for $1 Per Gallon 5.6.2010 TreeHugger
Ready To Wean Off Oil Yet? DIY Fuel for $1 Per Gallon
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Part of federal fishing area in Gulf reopens (AP) 5.6.2010 Yahoo: Business
AP - More than 16,000 square miles of fishing waters off the Florida coast are reopening after officials said Gulf oil did not move into the area.
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Big Fuel Savings Are Possible, But It Will Cost Us 4.6.2010 Wired Top Stories
Current technology can cut automotive fuel use by up to 50 percent, but it won't be cheap. See what your options are if you want to up your efficiency quotient.


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Today on Planet 100: Top 5 Eco Athletes (Video) 4.6.2010 TreeHugger
Today on Planet 100: Top 5 Eco Athletes (Video)
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Peninsula College tries to reduce carbon footprint 4.6.2010 Seattle Times: Local
Peninsula College is reducing its carbon footprint by urging bus ridership, recycling paper products and using environmentally friendly construction methods.
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Tesla Battery Car Credit Sales to Honda Ease Roadster Losses 4.6.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Tesla Battery Car Credit Sales to Honda Ease Roadster Losses
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Portland's Green Drop auto shop offers a bike loaner while a car gets repaired 4.6.2010 PDX Green - A blog about sustainable living - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Green Drop Garage in Southeast Portland didn't loan him a car while it serviced his Toyota, but instead offered him a bike. Quach pedaled to the park, read a book and took a nap. When Green Drop called to say his car was ready, Quach pedaled back.
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Oil by the numbers: While waiting and hoping for an end to the spill, let’s address our insatiable demand 4.6.2010 Houston Chronicle: Editorial
We'll offer one number that hasn't received the attention it deserves: 20 million. That's roughly the number of barrels of oil consumed each day by this country's cars, trucks, heavy equipment — everything.


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Chrysler CEO sees natural gas powering more cars 4.6.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Chrysler CEO sees natural gas powering more cars
BP cuts ruptured oil pipe (Reuters) 4.6.2010 Yahoo: Top Stories

A contract worker carries a bag filled with oil globs oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Dauphin Island, Alabama June 2, 2010. REUTERS/Lee CelanoReuters - BP inched ahead on Thursday with a painstaking attempt to cap its ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico and to safely siphon off some of the billowing crude in a high-stakes bid to curtail the 45-day-old deep-sea gusher


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