Over a Barrel Blog
This is the week we show our respect and gratitude to veterans for their service to our country. But that sentiment doesn’t have to be reserved just for Veterans Day.
It’s comforting for parents to know that all the most frightful aspects of Halloween — even candy corn — will be an afterthought come Nov. 1. All the candy will either be devoured, hidden away for rationing, or shipped off to the troops.
Gas is cheap, right? Last year the national average at the pump was a paltry $2.25/gallon. That means if you had a 12-gallon gas tank, you could fill up for less than $30. Gas this “inexpensive” should bring huge benefits to American families.
Reports of price-gouging for essential goods and services that came before, during and after the arrival of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma provoked widespread outrage.
Energy poverty is a global crisis. Millions of people all over the world don’t have access to basic resources they need to survive, and what’s being done today to address it isn’t working.
This summer, France and Britain declared their intent to ban all sales of new gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles by 2040, replacing them with electric or other zero-emissions cars. Scotland wants to do the same, but by 2032.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the most important thing is to ensure that those in its direct path are safe and have the help they need. We must work together to offer whatever support we can so the people impacted can return home and begin rebuilding their lives.
A 2007 federal law brought us a new fleet of flex-fuel vehicles, capable of running on any mixture of gasoline and ethanol, all the way up to 85 percent ethanol.
It’s “Energy Week,” and the Trump administration has been touting U.S. potential to achieve international dominance thanks to American-made sources for power generation and transportation fuel.
For nearly a decade now, most gasoline sold in the U.S. has contained 10 percent ethanol. This allowed us to do away with toxic additives like BTEX and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.