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More Thanksgiving travelers; don't get stuck at airport

...average retail price for gasoline is now $2.15 per gallon, 74 cents cheaper than the same time last year. With the average car getting 18.5 miles per gallon, that means a family driving 300 miles will save $12 in fuel this holiday.Airlines...
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Prepare for future

...oil is not renewable. We can free ourselves of oil's grip on our economy. A 5 mpg increase in the mileage of the average car would save more oil in one year than there is in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. I don't believe the doomsayers...
Mine executive says Pebble, fishing can co-exist

...their costs of living," she said. Carroll said it's easy to take mining companies and minerals for granted. The average car, she said, carries 40 pounds of copper and hybrids nearly double that. Copper's essential properties make it irreplaceable...
Cyclists should be praised, not vilified

...Please consider these facts: For every gallon of gas burned, a car produces roughly 20 pounds of carbon dioxide. The average car, in terms of fuel economy, is driven about 15,000 miles per year, producing approximately 13,000 pounds of carbon...
My turn: The road to Skagway is still an environmentally friendly option becomes 28 gallons of fuel per person. Assuming the road would be approximately 60 miles long traversed by an average car getting nearly 30 miles per gallon with four occupants, the amount of fuel consumed per person is only about a gallon...


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