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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 2.2 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.30/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.50/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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County’s carbon footprint revealed

County’s carbon footprint revealed

MEDIA RELEASE The County of Hawaii has released the state’s first government operation greenhouse gas emissions inventory. Prepared by a group of county employees with the assistance of the Department of Research and Development, the study quantifies emissions created by county government during the delivery of services to the public. Hawaii County’s first carbon footprint […]

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DOT, EPA propose efficiency standards for trucks, buses

DOT, EPA propose efficiency standards for trucks, buses

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation have announced the first national standards to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve fuel efficiency of heavy-duty trucks and buses. This comprehensive national program is projected to reduce GHG emissions by nearly 250 million metric tons and save 500 […]

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Starting with 2012 model year vehicles, the rules together require automakers to improve fleet-wide fuel economy and reduce fleet-wide greenhouse gas emissions by approximately five percent every year. NHTSA has established fuel economy standards that strengthen each year reaching an estimated 34.1 mpg for the combined industry-wide fleet for model year 2016.

DOT and EPA set new fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks

Starting with 2012 model year vehicles, the rules together require automakers to improve fleet-wide fuel economy and reduce fleet-wide greenhouse gas emissions by approximately five percent every year. NHTSA has established fuel economy standards that strengthen each year reaching an estimated 34.1 mpg for the combined industry-wide fleet for model year 2016.

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Input sought on reducing greenhouse gases (Nov. 16 & Nov. 17)

Input sought on reducing greenhouse gases (Nov. 16 & Nov. 17)

MEDIA RELEASE * Hilo – Monday, November 16 – 5:30-7 p.m. – Office of Aging Conference Room – 1055 Kinoole Street Suite 101 * Kona – Tuesday, November 17 – 5:30-7 p.m. – Department of Liquor Control – Kona Hearings Room 75-5722 Hanama Place, Suite 1107, Kailua The public is invited to workshops to be […]

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