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Ethanol

Cargo train. (WBZ-TV photo)

Towns Concerned Over Hazardous Cargo Trains

More and more trains are carrying dangerous loads to feed the nation’s dependence on fuel.

08/14/2013

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Debate Brews Over Ethanol Percentage In Gas

Environmental Protection Agency approved increasing the amount of ethanol to 15%.

07/04/2012

The Global Petroleum gas tank on Route 1A in Revere. (Photo Credit: Carl Stevens/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Company Plans To Run Trains Carrying Ethanol Through Chelsea, Revere

Lawmakers and residents expressing concerns that Global Petroleum is looking to run trains carrying ethanol through Revere and Chelsea.

04/03/2012

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Cambridge Company Makes Diesel Fuel With Sun, Water, CO2

A Massachusetts biotechnology company says it can produce the fuel that runs Jaguars and jet engines using the same ingredients that make grass grow.

03/01/2011