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Amtrak’s biodiesel locomotive makes TIME’s ‘best invention of 2010’ list

In April, Amtrak and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation launched a one-year test of a biodiesel-fueled locomotive on the Heartland Flyer route, which operates between Oklahoma City and Fort Worth, Texas. The GE Transportation P32-8 locomotive uses a biodiesel blend

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EPA allows 15% ethanol in gasoline, but only for late-model cars

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it now will allow up to 15% ethanol to be blended with gasoline in motor fuel — but only for use in cars and trucks built since 2007. The current allowable limit is 10%,

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