User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-Regional
Category: Alternative Fuel :: Ethanol
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US safety board: Oil train tank cars need urgent upgrades 7.4.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Fuel-hauling tank cars need safety upgrades to keep fires from spreading after train derailments, and the public can't wait another decade for the improvements as the industry suggests, U.
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Prohibition’s unintended consequences 30.3.2015 Durango Herald
Despite its title, The Poisoner’s Handbook, by Deborah Blum, is not a how-to-do-it manual for getting rid of an enemy, spouse or wealthy relative.Instead, it documents New York City’s common poisonings of the 1920s and 1930s and the committed efforts of forensic-medicine’s pioneers to bring perpetrators to justice.
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Firm to convert sawdust, pine needles into jet fuel 17.3.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
Terry Kulesa can't turn a sow's ear into a silk purse, but he can make a pretty fair jet fuel out of pine needles and sawdust.
Walker draws scrutiny from GOP rivals for changing positions 14.3.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scott Walker's rivals see him as an up-and-comer in the Republican race for president, so they are focusing on the Wisconsin governor's changing positions on a number of issues.
Editorial: Ethanol rules need revamping 12.3.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
The realization that corn ethanol fuel is a bad deal has been building over the last half-dozen years.
Trains hauling oil, ethanol could derail at 10 per year, study says 23.2.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades, causing more than $4 billion in damage and possibly killing hundreds of people if an accident happens in a densely populated area.
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Editorial: The truth behind biofuels glitz 31.1.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Yet another major environmental organization has concluded that biofuels, including ethanol, are a net detriment to the world — both in environmental and economic terms.
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Most of Hawaii's coral recover from mass bleaching 29.1.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
HONOLULU (AP) — Coral rely on algae for food and their survival. So when the stress of warmer-than-average ocean temperatures prompted many of Hawaii's corals to expel algae last year — a phenomenon called bleaching because coral lose their color when they do this — many were worried they might die.
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Gasoline prices far cheaper in Denver and the U.S. than a year ago 27.10.2014 Denver Post: Business
The cost of gasoline in the United States has dropped so much that Americans are spending almost $110 million less daily on gasoline than they did this time a year ago, according to ...
Unique products made in Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa and Tempe 23.10.2014 azcentral.com | news
From rocket launchers to algae, southeast Valley companies produce a wide array of ...
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Biofuels made by Fort Collins firm to power Southwest, military jets 25.9.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Biofuels made by Fort Collins-based Red Rock Biofuels power Southwest Airlines jets and military aircraft beginning in 2016.
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Storms dump Town Lake headaches on Tempe 19.9.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Republic Front Page
Construction on the costly steel dam is on hold; foul sludge mars the lake and popular swim/run race ...
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Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy 17.9.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.
Thousands of tank cars likely to be scrapped under new rules 17.8.2014 Denver Post: Business
Thousands of tank cars will probably be scrapped or redeployed as a result of recently proposed federal regulations to make cars hauling flammable liquids safer and ...
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Toledo mayor keeps water advisory in place for now 4.8.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A water ban entered its third day in northwest Ohio on Monday as Toledo's mayor extended the advisory, even as the latest tests suggested the city's tap water was probably safe.
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Algae woes that contaminated Toledo's water go back a decade 4.8.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The toxins that contaminated the drinking water supply of 400,000 people in northwest Ohio didn't just suddenly appear.
Toxins foul water in Toledo, Ohio; residents told not to drink it 3.8.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Toxins possibly from algae on Lake Erie fouled the water supply of the state's fourth-largest city Saturday, forcing officials to issue warnings not to drink the water.
INFLUENCE GAME: Shaping railroad safety rules 14.7.2014 azcentral.com | business
INFLUENCE GAME: Shaping railroad safety ...
EPA mulls ethanol change as industry profits soar 21.5.2014 azcentral.com | business
The federal government is considering whether to lower the amount of the corn-based fuel that must be blended into gasoline.
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Study: Fuel from corn waste not better than gas 21.4.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative.
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