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Obama orders higher fuel rules for larger US trucks

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Eric Beech

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (Reuters) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday directed federal agencies to develop higher fuel standards for medium-sized and heavy trucks, another step in his efforts to slash oil consumption and carbon emissio…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Standing Rock woman dies with no propane to heat home

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — A woman with no propane to heat her mobile home has been found dead on an American Indian reservation in the Dakotas, as people around the country struggle to stay warm this winter due to a lack of affordable fuel.

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Standing Rock woman dies with no propane to heat home

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — A woman with no propane to heat her mobile home has been found dead on an American Indian reservation in the Dakotas, as people around the country struggle to stay warm this winter due to a lack of affordable fuel.

Debb…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Midwest propane prices rise as cold snap holds on

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

By David Pitt

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Several states in the upper Midwest are dealing with significantly higher prices for propane because of a supply problem caused by a late harvest, persistent very cold temperatures and the temporary shutdo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Midwest propane prices rise as cold snap holds on

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

By David Pitt

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Several states in the upper Midwest are dealing with significantly higher prices for propane because of a supply problem caused by a late harvest, persistent very cold temperatures and the temporary shutdo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Non-ethanol gas more difficult to find, needed for small engines

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

When customers bring a small engine to Bruce Trebil for repair, he always asks what type of fuel they use in it.

Trebil has been running Treb’s Small Engine Repair out of his Mitchell home on West Ash Avenue since 2011. He said gasoline that co…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Non-ethanol gas more difficult to find, needed for small engines

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

When customers bring a small engine to Bruce Trebil for repair, he always asks what type of fuel they use in it.

Trebil has been running Treb’s Small Engine Repair out of his Mitchell home on West Ash Avenue since 2011. He said gasoline that co…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

In US, nat gas struggles as a transport fuel despite low cost

December 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

Reuters

CHICAGO — Don’t believe the gassy hype.
The United States may be floating on an ocean of cheap, domestically sourced natural gas. But its transportation sector is more reliant on diesel fuel — and is using less natural gas — than …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

In US, nat gas struggles as a transport fuel despite low cost

December 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

Reuters

CHICAGO — Don’t believe the gassy hype.
The United States may be floating on an ocean of cheap, domestically sourced natural gas. But its transportation sector is more reliant on diesel fuel — and is using less natural gas — than …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

EPA to be hard hit in shutdown, could delay renewable fuel standard

September 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will take one of the biggest hits of any federal agency if the government shuts down this week, operating with under 7 percent of its employees, according to guidance issued by the agency. Continue Reading