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Diesel Clean Up Opportunities for Congress

"Diesel exhaust is among the substances that may pose the greatest risk to the U.S. population." That's the latest statement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, who recently released their updated National…

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Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Moves Forward, Needs Support

This week, the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee passed S.B. 3973, the "Voinovich-Carper Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2010". This is a significant step on the bill's path to (hopefully) becoming…

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Clean Energy Gulf Challenge Winner

Oceana's Vision 2020 is the winner of SACE's Clean Energy Gulf Challenge Today, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy announced the winner of its Clean Energy Gulf Challenge:  Oceana's Vision 2020. It is the best…

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New Fuel Efficiency Standards and Our Gas Guzzling Habits

This post was co-authored by Ulla-Britt Reeves and Toni Reale As the Gulf oil disaster worsens by the hour beyond epic proportions, our nation's fuel consumption from vehicles takes on entirely new…

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Turning Anger Into Action - Personal Actions In Response to Gulf Disaster

Last week, Jen Rennicks offered a blog for our readers about taking political actions to stop future offshore oil drilling as a response to our nation's largest, most horrific environmental disaster of…

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Wind Mills, Not Oil Spills - One Month and Counting

Today marks the one month anniversary of what will undoubtedly be known as the nation's worst environmental disaster: the sinking and uncontrollable leak of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil well. Remarkably, no…

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Tar balls found on beaches in Key West; oil in the loop current

The oil spill has gone from bad to worse as tar balls begin to wash up on the beaches in Key West, Fl. This coupled with satellite images showing the oil spill…

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SACE Announces the Clean Energy Gulf Challenge

The tragic and ongoing Deepwater Horizon drilling disaster provides an opportunity to spotlight a path away from our riskiest sources of oil. Today we're issuing a Clean Energy Gulf Challenge to demonstrate…

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Looking for Answers in all the Wrong Places

If the still-unfolding oil disaster in the Gulf has taught us anything, it’s that we have spent 40 years trying to solve the ‘wrong’ problem. When 3 million gallons of crude oil…

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Tracking the Biodiesel Industry

Policies that will Help Grow the Industry The past 12 months have been a rough time for the biodiesel industry and some believe much of the biodiesel industry’s problems are self-induced. The…