Tag Archives: Fuel

TrendWatch: How Hurricane Season Can Lead to Gas Crisis

ATLANTA, May 24, 2011 — When Hurricane Katrina shut down the majority of oil      refining capabilities in the Gulf of Mexico in 2005, prices skyrocketed overnight and incited a rush on gasoline that led to a nationwide, weeks-long gas shortage. With prices currently nearing post-Katrina levels on their own, this hurricane season could prove even… Read More »

E.P.A. Oversteps Regulatory Authority on Auto Fuels – Groups File to Overturn

The National Petrochemical & Refiners Association joined with the International Liquid Terminals Association and the Western States Petroleum Association to file a law suit intended to overturn a recent regulatory overreach by the Obama Administration. The E15 Proposal and Granted Waiver In March of 2009, Growth Energy and several other alternative fuels organizations petitioned the… Read More »

Ethanol: What They Aren’t Telling You

Most information on Ethanol presents the corn-based fuel as a panacea for the worlds pollution woes, a green-jobs creator, and a needed boost to American farmers.  Digging into these claims brings some interesting data points to the surface. The American Coalition for Ethanol touts ethanol as: ..a high octane, clean burning, American-made renewable fuel. Its… Read More »