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Texas RRC Touts Natural Gas Fueling-Station Growth

The Texas Railroad Commission (RRC) recently issued a comprehensive map of existing and planned natural gas fueling stations in Texas. The map shows that drivers of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) currently have 104 places to refuel in Texas—50% more than the 69 stations a year ago.

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Margins & Economics
Electric Power

Natural Gas Power Destined to Die - Energy Institute

Both natural gas and coal are doomed as feedstock for electricity generation in the U.S., overlooked but inevitable victims of the Clean Air Act, warned Christopher Guith, U.S. Chamber of Commerce senior vice president of policy for the Institute of 21st Century Energy.

Public Policy

U.S. RFS Would Reduce, Not Raise Fuel Prices - Report

Near-term statutory biofuel requirements under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS-2) would not have any meaningful impact on regular gasoline (E10) prices, a recent paper by Iowa State University’s Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) suggests.

Transportation & Logistics

EPA Offers $5 Million for U.S. Marine-Port Cleanups

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced September 22 that it’s making available $5 million in grants for diesel emission-cleanup projects at ocean and inland-marine ports that theoretically could be applied to scores of areas around the U.S.

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