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The SwampTom Hamburger and Julia Love have a must-read on how the oil industry has spent big money on lobbyists since the April 20 disaster at the Deepwater Horizon rig. The American Petroleum Institute, the chief advocacy group for the oil......
KickingTiresA sluggish economy and an overall increase in the fuel efficiency of the U.S. vehicle fleet have reduced demand for gasoline to levels not seen since June 2004, according to the American Petroleum Institute. In June, the U.S. needed 9.18......
GreenspaceFrom the early days of the Obama administration, environmentalists believed that they had found the message to carry them to victory in what promised to be a grueling debate over energy and climate policy. It was this: At a time......
GreenspacePresident Obama convened a meeting of more than a dozen Democratic and Republican senators this afternoon to discuss energy and climate legislation. Unlike some other recent White House bipartisan policy summits you may recall recently, there were no...
KickingTiresServing as a sign of both economic recovery and harbinger of troubles that lie ahead, demand for gasoline in the U.S. hit an all-time high in March. U.S. refineries produced more than 9.3 million barrels of gas per day, which......
Tags: Heavy Engineering
John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt dropped by the boardroom Tuesday to discuss their new book The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy. The book expands on an article Mearsheimer and Walt published in The London Review of Books last year. That...
Tags: Disasters, Lebanon, Lobbying, George W. Bush, National Security
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a broad energy bill that would impose the most significant increase in vehicle fuel-economy standards in three decades, and the White House said President Bush would sign it. The measure cleared the Senate, 86...
Sun StaffThe record high gasoline prices reached just a week ago in Maryland and much of the nation might seem like a bargain compared with what many experts say could occur at the pump once the effects of Hurricane Katrina are felt in the coming days. The...
Sun StaffWith the price of gas fluctuating with every strong wind, motorists locally and across the country are no longer just seeing the number change between trips to the pump. They may even see it from the morning commute to the drive home. "It's up to Exxon,...
Times Staff WritersThe motor homes showed up before dawn. Soon, hundreds of cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles joined the line, drawn by radio promotions for a new service station willing to sell gasoline for 90.3 cents a gallon for four hours. In her boyfriend's...
Sun StaffThe end of the summer travel season traditionally brings relief at the pump - but don't expect it this year. "There seems to be no end in sight to high gasoline prices," said Ragina Averella, spokeswoman for AAA Mid-Atlantic. The average price of a...
Tribune staff reporterSitting in a cluttered, windowless office here surrounded by pictures of her three grandchildren, Nancy W.Y. Ho did her best on a recent afternoon to show why everything you thought you knew about ethanol is wrong. It's not just about distilling auto...
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