30 Jun '11, 4pm

If we can #go60mpg by 2025, we could save 44B gallons of #oil in 2030.

As we get ready to celebrate Independence Day, I’d like to focus on some recent, positive developments that are putting our nation on the path to energy independence. We’ve got new vehicle standards on the horizon, fuel-saving ideas in Congress, the rise of Bus Rapid Transit systems and support for renewable energy from unexpected quarters. Energy independence is within sight, even if there’s a long way to go. With American drive and ingenuity, we can and will break our dependence on oil and take charge of our energy future. Pentagon Boosts Alternative Fuels Among all the federal agencies right now, believe it or not, it’s the Pentagon that is taking a leadership role on energy . Since the U.S. military is the single largest industrial consumer of oil in the world, it’s an eminently practical decision for the Pentagon to aggressively pursue alternative energy solutions . T...

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Tracking Energy Efficient Standards Nationwide

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