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NEWS UPDATE June 25, 2013

Supreme Court won’t block sales of 15% ethanol

Matthew Daly, AP Business Writer  •    •  Posted June 25, 2013

Will drivers nationwide be pulling up to gas station pumps that sell E15 now that the Supreme Court has declined to block sales of the fuel that is a gas blend containing 15% ethanol? In a word: No. The reasons why are a bit more complex but have to do with the potential damage to older cars and motorcycles that E15 can do and the industry’s opposition to making the switch nationwide to the cheaper and cleaner fuel. [ read more … ]

Obama readies campaign to rally the nation to reduce greenhouse gases, adapt to climate change

Evan Lehmann, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted June 25, 2013

President Obama is expected to appeal to a cross section of Americans about the perils of rising temperatures and the economic benefits of dealing with climate change in a speech tomorrow that could establish a timeline for regulating carbon at existing power plants. The effort at depoliticizing the thorny topic of climate began Saturday in a campaign-style video in which Obama pointed to different areas of the public that he said can help address the effects of warming. He identified scientists, farmers, engineers and workers as the beneficiaries of an economy that runs on cleaner fuels. [ read more … ]

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