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Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy Vehicles Coming

August 8, 2011 / No Comments

Remember the proposal of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions guidelines last year? Well, that is going to see the light of day soon. The White House, the other day, revealed that President Obama will travel to Interstate Moving Services in Springfield, Virginia, to announce the fuel efficiency standards for work trucks, ...

Obama Administration Aims at a ‘Secure Energy Future’ (Video)

April 6, 2011 / No Comments

The Obama administration has released a Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future imbibing the spirit of the comprehensive national energy policy envisaged by it since its inception. The blueprint aims at developing America’s energy supplies by exploiting its natural resources in order to produce more energy at home and to become a leader in the global energy economy. Besides, it focuses ...

US Govt to Set Aside $50.5 million Towards Offshore Wind Plan

February 9, 2011 / 1 Comment

President Barack Obama’s goal of developing 80% of the total power required for the country from clean energy sources by 2035 is getting the thumbs up from the federal agencies as well as the administration.

Obama’s Speech at Copenhagen Disappoints the Public

December 18, 2009 / No Comments

Obama was very confident when he entered the final hours of the Copenhagen summit, stating that the world could act "boldly and decisively" on the matter. However, after giving his speech, the public was all but impressed, and actually expressed severe disappointment.

Obama, Biden to Make Important ‘Green’ Announcements

October 26, 2009 / 1 Comment

The US President Barack Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden are expected to make important announcements that will provide stimulus for a greener future. An Obama administration official has said that the President will make announcement regarding Smart Grids during his visit to Florida. Obama's announcement of a Smart Grid will be the government's largest investment of economic stimulus funds ...

Obama stands firmly by his fuel-efficiency plan

June 28, 2009 / No Comments

United States President Barak Obama says that the legislation on climate change, along with his plan for fuel efficiency of automobiles, will save as much oil as the US imports from the Persian Gulf countries. Thus, President Obama said in an interview that if the proposal becomes law, the United States would greatly reduce its dependence on foreign oil. [caption id="" ...

Obama would kill a fly, and we thought he was a friend to animals

June 17, 2009 / 1 Comment

Obama killed a fly with his bare hands. And here we thought he was a friend to the environment, to animals and insects of all kinds. Shows you what we know.

Obama Plans for High-Speed Rail System

April 16, 2009 / No Comments

With pollution levels hitting record highs these days, the Obama administration decided that a nationwide high-speed rail system is a broad and strategic solution that will boost regional economies, and help reduce highway congestion and U.S. dependence on foreign oil. And, if you think of it, that could generate thousands of construction jobs over several years, as well as permanent jobs ...

President Obama Expected to Allow Some States to Enforce Tough Emission Standards

January 20, 2009 / No Comments

Uh Oh! President Obama is expected to grant a waiver that will allow California to enforce their own greenhouse-gas emission standards. Yeah, I live in California. Good for me, right? "That would completely change the landscape for vehicle regulation and obligate automakers to produce cars that are far more efficient than those called for under current federal standards," the Los Angeles Times ...

Cat Show in NYC! CRA-Iams Cat Championship

October 20, 2008 / No Comments

We love animals at GP, but this is ridiculous. NYC is hosting a cat show at Madison Square Gardens where cats representing John McCain ask visitors to "vote for your favorite DemoCat or Republicat." McCain's cat is called Renegade while the cat representing Obama is called Bombay. [caption id="attachment_1984" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="A British shorthair cat named Renegade, representing John McCain"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1983" ...

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