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Stations should require it themselves, Viers says

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- A Grand Strand lawmaker wants the South Carolina to keep local governments from passing laws requiring customers to pay for gasoline before they pump, reported the Associated Press. Instead of pushing cities for a new law, gas stations should simply require the practice...

"Our dependence on foreign oil is like a foreign tax on the American dream, he says

WEST POINT, Va. -- With gasoline prices soaring, President Bush urged Congress on Monday to encourage development of alternate fuels like biodiesel and ethanol to make the United States less dependent on foreign oil, said the Associated Press. "Our dependence on foreign oil is like a foreign tax on...

Began offering 10% blend over the weekend

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- After blending ethanol into its local gasoline in the 1980s and early 1990s before discontinuing it for economic reasons, Pilot Travel Centers is again bullish on the additive and is mixing it in local supplies, reported The Knoxville News Sentinel. Pilot began selling the 10%...

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La. ag panel defers bill to limit his power
House OKs bill to kill law; becomes referendum on Wal-Mart
Chevron approves Passport POS system; product now approved for all Major Oil brands
Will encourage stations to install, convert pumps to E85, he says
Commerce secretary orders new inspection rules
Minn. governor signs ethanol-doubling legislation