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Gas on the Cheap: Retailers in Missouri have slashed fuel prices by selling gas without ethanol, the grain-based alcohol that many states…

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Daily Sprout: A victory for environmentalists in Rhode Island, economic concerns going into the upcoming climate conference in Poland, the buzz of innovation in the energy storage industry, and more news from around the web.…

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Demand for Tata Motors Slumps, Nano Stays in Neutral

Tata Motors (s TTM), India's largest auto manufacturer and would-be maker of the ultra-cheap Nano and the electric Indica, shut down its factory in Jamshedpur today for the second time in less than a month. Set to last five days, the closure is an attempt to keep vehicles -- and losses -- from piling up as recession puts the brakes on demand.…

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Los Angeles Sets 10% Solar Goal for 2020

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveiled a proposal this morning to meet 10 percent of the city's energy needs with solar power by 2020. The announcement was made at Solar Integrated Technologies, an company contracted last month to supply thin-film solar panels for a 1.1 megawatt project by Oregon utility Portland General Electric.…

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