May 13, 2008
How Long Until Hybrids Save? (pdf file)
How long does it really take for hybrid vehicles to start generating a savings for their drivers? 2 years? 5 years? 102 years?
April 15, 2004
EPA Says 474 Counties Fail Air Standards
Posted on Thurs, Apr. 15, 2004 JOHN HEILPRIN - Associated Press The Environmental Protection agency told officials in 31 states Thursday they must develop new pollution controls because the air in some of their counties, home to more than 150 million people, does not meet air quality standards.
March 18, 2004
Analysts Predict Even Higher Gas Prices (pdf file)
As oil prices jump to a 14-year high, there is growing speculation that gasoline this summer could reach a national average of $2 per gallon, and even higher in some regions.
March 15, 2004
Diesel Prices Are Bringing Some Trucks to a Standstill (pdf file)
Diesel is often an afterthought when consumers and politicians are howling over high gasoline prices. But right along with gasoline, diesel prices have exploded throughout California in recent weeks. Price surges for diesel have historically been less dramatic than for gasoline in California. Farmers take a hit on high diesel prices too. The price of diesel's a big part of that. "I'm not hauling cheap freight and paying high diesel prices."