Gasoline http://kplu.org en Does your gas tank hold enough food to feed 22 people? http://kplu.org/post/does-your-gas-tank-hold-enough-food-feed-22-people Here's a little math problem for you: How many calories go into the ethanol that's in your tank of gas?<p>Enough to feed 22 people, if you're talking the bare minimum calories needed in a single day, according to researchers at the <a href="http://www.necsi.edu/">New England Complex Sciences Institute</a>.<p><a href="http://necsi.edu/research/social/foodprices/foodforfuel/">Their calculation</a>, published today, is based on all the corn-based ethanol that's sloshing around in most U.S. Sat, 06 Oct 2012 01:54:58 +0000 6619 at http://kplu.org Does your gas tank hold enough food to feed 22 people? Study: NW gasoline consumption falling to 1996 levels http://kplu.org/post/study-nw-gasoline-consumption-falling-1996-levels <p></p><p>The high price of gasoline is leading Northwesterners to drive less and use more fuel-efficient cars, according to the <a href="http://www.sightline.org">Sightline Institute</a>, a Seattle-based environment and policy research nonprofit.</p><p><a href="http://www.sightline.org/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2012/08/gas-report_2012.pdf">According to the study</a>:</p><blockquote><p>“Washington and Oregon are on track to burn less gasoline in their cars and trucks this year than at any time since 1996 – less even than in 2008, when gas prices spiked and the economy cratered. … At least for the 
moment, the plateau in gas consumption that began in the
late 1990s has turned into a gentle downward slide.”</p></blockquote><p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 17:40:08 +0000 Jake Ellison 6153 at http://kplu.org Study: NW gasoline consumption falling to 1996 levels Gasoline thefts plague some fleet owners http://kplu.org/post/gasoline-thefts-plague-some-fleet-owners <P>Yet, some rental companies and fleet owners say they’re being persistently and repeatedly hit by gas thieves. Some of the victims believe a syndicate must be at work, but police are not so sure. Mon, 29 Nov 2010 16:19:35 +0000 Tom Banse 228 at http://kplu.org Gasoline thefts plague some fleet owners