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Obama to Unveil Tougher Environmental Plan with His Legacy in Mind

Obama to Unveil Tougher Environmental Plan with His Legacy in Mind

In the strongest action ever taken in the United States to combat climate change, President Obama will unveil on Monday a set of environmental regulations devised to sharply cut planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from the nations power plants and ultimately transform Americas electricity industry.

Related coverage:
President Obama To Unveil Tough Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases, National Public Radio
Source: PERC

VIDEO: Homeowners: Experts View Wildfire Danger Differently

VIDEO: Homeowners: Experts View Wildfire Danger Differently

The study shows that people are more concerned about risk factors that they cant control, like vegetation density in the forest that surrounds their home, and less concerned about mitigation techniques that they can control, like cutting down trees around the property, rebuilding big wooden decks and taking care of liquid propane tanks.
Source: PERC

Propane Market is Expected to Reach USD 145.82 Billion by 2022 According to New Research Report

Propane Market is Expected to Reach USD 145.82 Billion by 2022 According to New Research Report

According to the report, the global propane market was valued at USD 114.44 billion in 2013 and is likely to reach USD 145.82 billion by 2022, expanding at a CAGR of 3.56% between 2014 and 2022.

Related coverage:
Propane Market by Application (Residential, Commercial, Chemical & Refinery, Industrial, Transportation and Agriculture) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2022, Transparency Market Research
Source: PERC

Obama Signs Alternative Fuel Tax Fix into Law

Obama Signs Alternative Fuel Tax Fix into Law

President Barack Obama has signed into law a comprehensive highway funding bill, H.R.3236, whose many provisions include a measure meant to ensure that liquefied natural gas (LNG) and propane autogas are taxed fairly relative to diesel and gasoline, respectively.

Related coverage:
Alt Fuel Excise Tax to Be Based on Energy Equivalent, Heavy Duty Trucking
NGV Sector Revved Up by Congressional Action on LNG, Natural Gas Intelligence
LNG Tax Fix is Signed into Law, Fleets & Fuels
Source: PERC