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Dopey California

California pot heads are worried about damage to their lungs… not from marijuana, but from the air emissions resulting from their long drives to the pot dispensaries. Apparently, in the San Diego area the dispensaries are on the outskirts of...

/ August 14, 2014

Papers Can’t Handle the Truth: Refiners Have a Handle on Crude

Mark Twain once said, “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.”  In the case of lifting the restrictions on crude oil exports Mr. Twain would be right. Recent op-eds in the New...

/ August 13, 2014

RFA’s Dinneen Mad as…

All eyes are on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the wait continues for the agency to finalize the 2014 Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) required under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), but apparently some are growing more than impatient. Renewable Fuel...

/ August 13, 2014

Chicago puts the brakes on E15

A political maneuver that would strong-arm Chicago’s fuel retailers into selling E15 — gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol — came to a screeching halt late last month when members of the city council’s finance committee took no vote on the proposal...

/ August 11, 2014