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Home Runs: Homegrown solutions can end fossil fuel rollercoaster

...industry.You don't have to join rallies to address the local economic woes and global social problems Alaska's oil dependence causes (though I applaud those who do). Not all who buy locally-grown vegetables at community markets are interested...
In the Stacks: New adult nonfiction

...over private property. But Zuckerman's goal in writing is to laud the wildcatters who have made the specter of oil dependence step back from the US. Pick this up to read about entrepreneurs who are changing the face and status of our nation...
Smart grid demystified?

...necessary to integrate renewable energy sources, make our homes and businesses more efficient, and help wean us from oil dependence. While the technological challenges of smart grid are being addressed by communication, information technology and...
Con: Should Congress eliminate federal subsidies for ethanol?

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The U.S. government supports domestic ethanol development to reduce America's oil dependence. Additionally, ethanol weakens OPEC's control over world oil prices, reduces tailpipe pollutants and supplies extra octane...
Prudhoe decline highlights U.S. oil dependence

Alaska North Slope crude oil production, once heralded as a domestic mother lode, has hit a new output low - embodying the precarious balance confronting the United States as it struggles for energy security in an era of volatility in the international oil market.
Senate to debate bill on ANWR

...good news for American consumers who "understand the ramifications of dependency on foreign sources of crude oil." "Dependence can lead to price shocks and fuel shortages. And this dependence on foreign oil is a matter of national security...
McCain is using Palin to pander to extremes a campaign with integrity and clear answers to the problems facing the American people: the economy, the war, oil dependence, health care, education, treatment of veterans, livable wages and so on. And when it comes to the valuation of...
Raising the gas tax a revenue-neutral way to treat oil addiction

...a nation are already suffering every day from our oil dependence, and decisive measures are needed. The alternative...national security is to dramatically reduce our oil dependence. A gas tax that returns money to Americans would...


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