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Vows to block energy bill If MTBE liability waiver not removed

WASHINGTON -- Standing at the site of a methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) spill in the Capital Region, Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) released a new list of MTBE hotspots. The previously undisclosed list of MTBE spills in the Capital Region identifies threats to residential homes, commercial...

Consumer group pushing simple solution

LOS ANGELES -- The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) has called on the oil industry to be more open to ethanol as a means of assuaging gasoline prices, reported UPI. In a report, Over a Barrel: Why Aren't Oil Companies Using Ethanol to Lower Gasoline Prices?, the CFA chastised the oil industry...

City considering solutions to stem driveoffs

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- A prepay fuel law under consideration by the Myrtle Beach, S.C., City Council would make the city among the first in the nation to address what industry experts say is a growing problem because of increasing gas prices, reported the Myrtle Beach Sun News. The law would force...

Seeks civil penalty of $60,000 per violation; more per-day
Fuel volatility, credit card fees top SIGMA agenda
Bill would require Minn. stations to offer only gas with 20% ethanol by 2013
Three stations fined for allegedly selling cheap gas
Wis. lawmakers want answers from state Commerce Department
API publishes quarterly chart
Bush addresses nation on energy, social security