Thursday, September 24, 2009

Ethanol Hobbles Baltimore Police Fleet - Green Inc. Blog -
Baltimore officials are blaming an unusually high amount of ethanol in gasoline for breakdowns in the city’s police fleet last weekend.

According to The Baltimore Sun, over 200 police cars experienced engine problems after fueling up at a city-run pump, and more than 70 had to be “sidelined.”
Sarkozy’s popularity hit by contested carbon tax
A French government plan to impose a CO2 tax on sectors outside the EU emissions trading scheme has caused a significant drop in president Nicolas Sarkozy’s approval rating, according to an IFOP study released on Sunday.

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