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Will encourage stations to install, convert pumps to E85, he says

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) has co-sponsored a bipartisan amendment to the Highway bill to help reduce American dependence on foreign oil by providing a tax credit to encourage gasoline stations to install or convert pumps that offer E85 ethanol. Millions of flexible fuel vehicles...

Commerce secretary orders new inspection rules

MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin Secretary of Commerce has ordered nearly a dozen changes to the agency's gasoline sampling and inspection practices Tuesday to better fight fraud at the pump, reported the Associated Press. Among the moves are requiring inspectors to check all premium and regular...

Minn. governor signs ethanol-doubling legislation

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Governor Tim Pawlenty on Tuesday signed one of his marquee initiatives for the 2005 legislative sessiona bill that will double the amount of ethanol in gasoline in Minnesota. Pawlenty signed the bill while sitting next to an E85 dispenser at a St. Paul SuperAmerica. He was...

Gas prices raising concerns in Louisiana, Alabama
ChevronTexaco Corp. changes name to Chevron Corp., unveils new logo
Supply enhanced, Lundberg says
LOMCSA hopes letting go of markup a major concession that will result in compromise legislation
Blanco supports gas tax at the rack
Vows to block energy bill If MTBE liability waiver not removed
Senator targets high gas prices with oil refinery bill