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  • Eastbound 10 Freeway in Baldwin Park reopens after fuel spill

     
    Eastbound lanes of 10 Freeway reopened...
  • Seminole eyes cheaper bus fuel options

     
    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...
  • Standard Oil Of Bridgeport Dropping Fuel Oil Price For Lock-Ins

    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...
  • Chicago is the only U.S. metro area that would fail proposed nitrogen oxides limits

    Chicago is the only U.S. metro area that would fail proposed nitrogen oxides limits
    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...
  • As Foreclosures Grow, Cities, Eastern Towns Hardest Hit

    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...
  • Catalina Flyer looking for substitute

    Catalina Flyer looking for substitute
    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...
  • LANTA hybrid buses hit the road in the Lehigh Valley

    LANTA hybrid buses hit the road in the Lehigh Valley
    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....
  • Metra riders subjected to high amounts of diesel soot

    Metra riders subjected to high amounts of diesel soot
    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...
  • Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling

    Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling
    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...
  • Fuel 101: Know what you put in your car

    Fuel 101: Know what you put in your car
    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. Gasoline Atomically, the gas we pour into our tanks is a mix of hundreds of...
  • 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review

     
    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...