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EPA launches program to boost use of domestically grown, produced fuels

WASHINGTON -- Starting in 2006, Americans will be gassing up with nearly 3% of clean-burning, domestic renewable fuels such as ethanol under new standards issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Authorized by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the standard is the first step in EPA's...

Wis. station didn't violate law

WAUSAU, Wis. -- A Shawano, Wis., gas station was wrongly ordered to pay nearly $5,000 to each of six competitors after being accused of violating the state's minimum markup law in pricing its fuel below cost, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday, reported the Associated Press. Midwest Oil Mobil...

U.S. firms not keen on new refineries; overseas firms lead way

NEW YORK -- A surge in investment in new refineries is under way overseas even as U.S. refiners remain leery of adding facilitiesa development that could make America more reliant on imports of refined products like gasoline and heating oil in coming years, said the Wall Street Journal. About 100...

In a few days, Bill Greehey's tenure as the face of the nation's largest independent refiner and marketer will come to a close.
Some Ill. stations told they must donate to charity or face suit
Will repay customers
Will sign repeal of Wis. gas tax indexing
Annual program helps Kansas Highway Patrol, taxpayers
But commissioners vote extension
Goes after distributors as well as stations