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Oregon Sets Biodiesel Mandate

Oregon has become the fifth state to enact a biodiesel requirement and the first to require strict testing of the fuel.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
August 13, 2007
Business, Fuel

Panel Recommends Chicago Retrofit Program

The Chicago Agency for Metropolitan Planning said the city should adopt an on-road diesel fleet retrofit project, which would provide up to $1 million for emission-reducing technology.

Transport Topics
August 13, 2007
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government

Oberstar Proposes Bridge Repair Fund

The chairman of the House Transportation Committee last week called for a special bridge-repair fund, following the Interstate 35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis, and said a temporary federal fuel tax increase was among the options to pay for it.

August 13, 2007
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government

Oberstar Proposes Bridge Repair Fund, Says Fuel Tax Hike an Option to Pay for It

The chairman of the House Transportation Committee last week called for a special bridge-repair fund, following the Interstate 35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis, and said a temporary federal fuel tax increase was among the options to pay for it.

August 13, 2007
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government

Oberstar Proposes Bridge Repair Fund, Says Fuel Tax Hike an Option to Pay for It

The chairman of the House Transportation Committee last week called for a special bridge-repair fund, following the Interstate 35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis, and said a temporary federal fuel tax increase was among the options to pay for it.

August 13, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Atlas Air’s Second-Quarter Earnings Rise

Air cargo company Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings said Wednesday it earned $43.2 million or $2.01 a share in the second quarter, up from $10.7 million or 51 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
August 8, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises 1.2 Cents to $2.898 a Gallon

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The national average price of diesel fuel rose to its highest level this year, climbing 1.2 cents to $2.898 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Monday.

Transport Topics
August 7, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Senate Panel Gives EPA October Deadline to Rule on Calif. Carbon Emissions Request

Just weeks after Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Stephen Johnson said he would delay ruling on California’s nearly 2-year-old request for approval to limit vehicle emissions of greenhouse gases until the end of the year, a Senate committee passed a bill directing him to decide by October.

August 7, 2007
Business, Fuel

Quality to Acquire Boasso America

Tanker carrier Quality Distribution, Tampa, Fla., announced Thursday it will pay $60 million to acquire privately-held Boasso America Corp., a Chalmette, La., company that provides tanker cleaning and maintenance services, Bloomberg News reported.

Transport Topics
August 3, 2007
Business, Government, Fuel

Oil Closes at Record $78.21 a Barrel

Crude oil futures closed at a record $78.21 a barrel Tuesday, breaking the previous closing-price record of $77.03 set last summer, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
August 1, 2007

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