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Michael Bastasch
Michael Bastasch

EPA Pushes Fuel Efficiency Mandates Before Trump Takes Office

3:41 PM 11/30/2016

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shocked the auto industry by finishing a report on fuel efficiency standards before its scheduled 2017 release date -- a move that has critics accusing the agency of rushing through rules before President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

OPEC Oil Cuts May Revive US Fracking Boom

11:21 AM 11/30/2016

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to cut crude oil production, and, though there are few details, it’s likely to good news for U.S. oil drillers.

EPA Increases The Federal Ethanol Mandate

1:01 PM 11/23/2016

The Obama administration raised the amount of biofuels refiners are mandated to blend into the U.S. fuel supply to more than 19 billion gallons, most of which will come from corn-based ethanol.