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EPA Completes Draft ‘Greenhouse’ Regs

The Environmental Protection Agency has completed its draft of new regulations to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from cars and trucks, Bloomberg reported.

January 16, 2008
Business, Fuel, Government

Panel Proposes 40-Cent Gas-Tax Boost

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Federal fuel taxes should be boosted as much as 40 cents a gallon to finance highway, bridge and transit work, a panel created by Congress said Tuesday, Bloomberg reported.

January 15, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Drops a Nickel to $3.326

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The national average price of retail diesel fuel declined 5 cents to $3.326 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday.

January 15, 2008
Fuel, Business, Government

Drivers Reducing Miles from High Fuel Prices, Report Says

U.S. drivers are taking fewer highway trips, slowing down and bidding up the price of more fuel-efficient vehicles in response to a doubling of gasoline prices since 2003, according to a new government report, Bloomberg reported.

January 15, 2008
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government, Logistics, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Panel to Back Fuel Tax Hike

The commission charged with examining the future of the national transportation system is set to recommend a significant increase in federal fuel taxes to Congress, according to wire service reports and other sources.

January 14, 2008
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Rises Again; DOE Sees $3.40 Average Into Spring

Diesel fuel prices rose again last week, gaining 3.1 cents to $3.376 a gallon in the Department of Energy’s weekly average of filling stations. DOE said average gasoline prices increased 5.6 cents to $3.109.

January 14, 2008
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Polar Air Cargo to Begin U.S.-Japan Flights

Polar Air Cargo Worldwide said Wednesday it will begin service to Japan, from Chicago, starting Feb. 21.

January 9, 2008
Fuel, Business, Government

Diesel to Average $3.40 Through March, DOE Says

Susan Goldman/Bloomberg News

Monthly diesel fuel average prices will be at least $3.40 a gallon for the first three months of 2008 before tailing off later in the year to near $3, the Department of Energy said Tuesday.

January 8, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises 3.1¢ to $3.376

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average pump price rose 3.1 cents from last week to $3.376 a gallon, while gasoline jumped 5.6 cents to $3.109, the Department of Energy said Monday.

January 7, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Letters to the Editor: CARB Reefer Rules, Intermodal Answers

The op-ed by the California Air Resource Board’s enforcement division chief, James Ryden, about the new refrigerated carrier rules is as expected with CARB: “Ready, FIRE, aim!”

January 7, 2008

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