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2008-06-21 15:00:27

Everybody wants someone to blame when gasoline goes above $4 a gallon.

2008-06-18 15:00:39

By TIM DEVANEY; OF THE NEWS STAFF BREWER - Union members lamented the skyrocketing price of gasoline and oil on Tuesday and called for national policy changes and an investment in alternative energy sources to reverse the trend.

2008-06-18 12:00:50

W2 Energy Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) (FRANKFURT: WJD), a waste-to-energy and renewable energy company, is pleased to announce its entry into the biodiesel market.

2008-05-16 09:00:00

By NED FARQUHAR In the West If you oppose drilling in the Arctic Refuge, if you think Washington has stood idly by for the past five years as the price of oil quadrupled, if you think America is hooked on oil, if you offer substitutes without endorsing oil development almost everywhere -- you must be radical, "anti-oil," an industry-hater, an environmentalist against capitalism.

2006-03-14 11:10:22

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government is planning a tax of 10 euro cents ($0.12) per liter on biodiesel fuel and a 15 cent tax per liter on biodiesel used for blending with conventional fuels, according to a copy of a draft law obtained by Reuters.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.