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Sodexo Fuels College Athletes for Game Day and Beyond

New pilot program features top collegiate sports teams, celebrated sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci, celebrity chef Andy Williams
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md.,  June 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ Sodexo, a food and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today a new pilot program called The Circuit designed to equip college athletes with the proper nutrition, game-ready facilities and opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

CAT 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel Fuel Efficiency

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Fuel economy contributes up to 50 percent of the total cost of owning a hydraulic mining shovel.

Click here to learn more about how this is driving Caterpillar to constantly evolve its products to be more fuel efficient so that customers can reduce operating costs and emissions. By maximizing hydraulic system efficiency, the 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel has significantly reduced its fuel consumption.

Major Investors and Businesses Support Staying the Course on Strong Vehicle Rules

Investors, Ceres BICEP Network release ads and letters
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October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, 36 institutional investors with over $813 billion in assets and a network of major businesses with over $400 billion in revenue, called on the Trump administration to not weaken the current light-duty vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse-gas emissions standards. The ask comes in the form of a Washington D.C.-focused ad blitz as well as letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Senate Bill to Cut MPG/Emissions Benefits is Bad for Business, the Economy and Consumers

Investor and Business Leaders Call Out Automakers for Trying to Roll Back Fuel Economy Standards
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BOSTON, May 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new bill would roll back the many benefits of fuel economy standards that are currently working to protect jobs and keep hard-earned dollars in local economies, Impax Asset Management and Ceres said in a statement.

The bill, introduced today in the U.S. Senate by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Missouri), would be a huge setback for businesses, the economy and consumers. 

New Fuel Option Means Cleaner Truck Routes

By Jason Baker, FedEx Freight
Blog

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) has a name that sounds like it could be a complex scientific concept, but it’s really not that complicated: CNG is primarily methane gas stored at high pressure. That’s it.

Why do we care?

We care because CNG can be used in the same place as gasoline, diesel, or propane, but is generally cleaner and helps diversify the fuel supply.

The Smart Bet is on a Clean Energy Future

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by Doug Arent, Executive Director, Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis 

Power systems and the investment landscape are changing. Both at home and around the world, the ways that we produce and consume electricity and arrange fuel transportation are evolving.

New Analysis Shows Keeping National MPG Standards Protects Profits of Automakers and Suppliers

Independent auto industry analysts find MPG standards protect automakers against future fuel price shocks and benefit suppliers as well.
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June 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Even with wide-ranging unpredictable gas prices, U.S. automakers will remain profitable and suppliers will benefit under existing national fuel economy standards slated to be in place until 2025, according to a new economic analysis prepared by independent automotive industry analysts and commissioned by the nonprofit group Ceres.

Biofuels Take Flight with FedEx

By Joel Murdock, FedEx MD Strategic Projects
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Starting in 2017, the FedEx Oakland hub will mix up our first supply of alternative jet fuel. Half Jet A/half biofuel, the first six million gallons will be blended on site, meeting current aviation regulations and ultimately producing at least 48 million gallons over the term.

The Sustainability Impacts of Fuel: Understanding the Impacts of Transportation Fuel for Trucking in North America

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A new report from BSR's Future of Fuels incorporates hundreds of comments and discussions from several forums to present a roadmap on how to transition to low-carbon, sustainable fuels—of crucial importance to addressing the urgent challenge of a changing climate.

U.S. Fuel Economy Hit New Highs With 2013 Models

Posted by Christina Nunez
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American cars are using less gas per mile and emitting less carbon dioxide than ever before, according to a government analysis released Wednesday. The average fuel economy of 2013 models is 27.6 miles per gallon for cars and 19.8 miles per gallon for trucks, “both of which are all-time highs,” said the report from the Environmental Protection Agency.

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