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Gas Prices Haven’t Been This Expensive in 6 Years

Getting to your town's fireworks display will cost you a little more than it has in years past: As of yesterday, a gallon of unleaded gas clocked in at an average $3.67. That's the highest it's been o…

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9 Ways to Save Gas

  Oh gasoline, how we love to hate you, and hate to depend on you. With all the environmental issues, questionable practices of big oil companies, and the outrageous expense, it can be painful…

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U.S. Senate Votes To End Ethanol Tax Credits

In a 73-27 vote, Senate members from both parties recently voted to put an end to the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit (VEETC) which many said was wasteful and costly in a time of extreme economic…

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Human-Made “Leaf” Could Generate Energy

Researchers at MIT are moving towards their goal of creating an artificial "leaf" made of a silicon solar cell combined with water, sunlight and a catalyst to make hydrogen gas, which could be used to…

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3 Ways To Put The Brakes On Vehicle Idling

Electric vehicles are gaining in popularity and dropping in price all over the world. But until they make up the majority of vehicles on the road, it's important for drivers to remain diligent in look…

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Coal Costs US $500 Billion Each Year

A study from Harvard University has pegged the cost to American society from the negative impacts of coal at about $500 billion. Full cost accounting means considering the entire range of benefits and…

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EcoMode Software Teaches Green Driving Tips

New Ford Focus drivers will be able to take advantage of a new in-car software application that monitors the impact of their behavior on fuel economy and then offers up simple hints on how to improve…

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Car Owners: Save Up to $100 a Month at the Pump (video)

This video demonstrates and discusses a lot of simple little fixes that you may not have thought about to get more gasoline mileage and be more green. Check these out and see how many you have been us…

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5 Gas-Station Dangers

By Allison Ford, DivineCaroline In what may be one of Hollywood’s most truly tragic death scenes, three really, really ridiculously good-looking male models meet a fiery end at a gas station. The…

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15 Easy Ways to Save Gas

By DivineCaroline via EcoSalon Did you know that regardless of the vehicle you drive, there are ways to drive more efficiently that can yield big savings over the course of a year? This means sav…

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Plenty of people I come in contact with use a lot less than 10%.