| Aug 7, 2012
Eastbound lanes of 10 Freeway reopened...
| Oct 23, 2012
Seminole school district officials are eying compressed natural gas as cheaper fuel source for their fleet of buses. Right now the district is spending about $7,773 a year on diesel fuel for each of its buses. But Leon County (Tallahassee) has switched to...
| May 7, 2009
About 8,000 fuel oil customers who locked into contracts at record-high heating oil prices last summer are in for a nice surprise — that is, if they're still looking to buy oil.
Standard Oil of Connecticut, a Bridgeport company that sells heating...
| Jan 25, 2010
Chicago is the only U.S. metro area that would fail to meet a tougher standard for smog-forming nitrogen oxides proposed Monday by the Obama administration.
The more stringent limit is intended to help protect people who suffer from asthma and other...
| Jun 15, 2008
Shirley Reimann powers up her computer most mornings at the social services agency she supervises in Killingly and immediately runs a Google search: Windham County foreclosures.
What she sees has her worried.
The number of houses and condominiums for...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 8:26 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The Catalina Flyer, a popular 500-passenger catamaran that makes daily trips to Santa Catalina Island from the Balboa Pavilion, may halt operations for a few months to buy and install a new engine that complies with a state...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 8:10 PM
Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority officials considered acquiring diesel-electric hybrid buses in earnest in 2007 and 2008, when crude-oil prices topped $100 per barrel, pushing the cost of diesel fuel for the agency's buses from $2.15 to $3....
| Nov 5, 2010
| 6:56 PM
Day after day, thousands of commuters are breathing high levels of toxic diesel pollution trapped in Chicago's two major rail stations and even inside the trains they ride, a Tribune investigation has found.
Testing by the newspaper found the amount of...
| Nov 21, 2010
| 4:16 PM
As fans left Wrigley Field after a late-season Cubs loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, they were greeted by clouds of noxious diesel exhaust from charter buses idling outside the ballpark, some for nearly an hour.
On another fall afternoon, three tour...
| Jun 29, 2010
Given all the talk about electric cars, clean diesel, ethanol and more, it can be confusing to know how fuels work and their advantages and disadvantages. Here's a guide.
Atomically, the gas we pour into our tanks is a mix of hundreds of...
| Jun 26, 2008
I???m relieved because I just figured something out. Jeep is getting better fuel efficiency from its SUVs with its turbo-diesel V-6 engine. In the past, I???ve likened its environmental efforts to my son???s feelings about any green vegetable — a...