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Top 4 Environmentally Friendly Cars Get 4 Leaf Rating!

Greenopia announced today that it has released the green industry’s most comprehensive automobile ratings. Available on its popular website, www.greenopia.com, the car ratings use Greenopia’s EPA-recognized 4-Leaf rating system to provide definitive indications of over 100 models’ impact on the environment resulting from their manufacture and operation.

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America and China and India, Oh My!

India’s Auto Expo, Picture Credit: Swapan22sadar’s photostream The economic consensus has been that China and India could withstand an economic slowdown in America because of their booming economies. China and India have been depending on America for their economies to keep running strong. Gee, do you think that as Americans’ hunger for goods from these […]

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Has the Ethanol Boom Run Out of Gas?

VeraSun files for bankruptcy! News Flash: VeraSun, one of the largest ethanol producers announces filing for bankruptcy protection. From the Los Angles Times: VeraSun Energy Corp., the second-largest U.S. ethanol producer, filed for bankruptcy protection after making bad hedging bets on corn, a raw material used to make the fuel. The petition for Chapter 11 […]

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The Impossible Dream? 50% Cellulosic Ethanol

Picture Credit: Anemergencystop Is the U.S. Falling behind on Meeting its 2022 Goal of 50% Mandated Cellulose Ethanol (biofuels)? The government has ordered (mandated) that 36 billion gallons of biofuel be blended into the fuel supply by 2022. Of that, 16 billion must be cellulosic ethanol. No more than 15 billion can be corn ethanol, […]

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