27 May '11, 6pm

Obama, Dow and Waste Management Unveil Latest Green Fleet Moves

Obama, Dow and Waste Management Unveil Latest Green Fleet Moves

You may never see President Barack Obama, Dow Chemical and Waste Management ever again used in the same sentence, but this week the three generated separate headlines making the case for how undertaking fleet improvements today may blunt some of the petroleum-related pain of tomorrow. Not that companies aren't feeling the pinch right now. With the summer driving season upon us, the outlook for gas prices is grim. Though the cost of a gallon of gas has fallen in recent weeks, the Energy Information Administration still predicts the retail price of a gallon will average $3.81 through late September . That's nearly 40 percent higher than last summer. This of course threatens many a bottom line at a time when the economy is still in the midst of recovery. Though commercial fleets have been moving down greener roads at varying speeds for years, it remains to be seen if or how t...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/05/27/obama-dow-and-was...

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