El Segundo’s @LATimes In Bed With Chevron Oil To Cover Up Oil Industry’s Deliberate Criminal Destruction Of Climate. Clueless Reporters See Nothing. Enjoy Today’s Food Section Ads #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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KLM to operate biofuel flights out of Los Angeles

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a three-year contract for the supply of sustainable biofuel in Los Angeles. Los Angeles is the world’s second airport that has incorporated biofuel into its regular refueling process. SkyNRG supplies the sustainable biofuel, which is made from used cooking oil by AltAir Fuels in Los Angeles. KLM will purchase sustainable biofuel for all its flights at this airport for a period of three years.

Thanks For The Sheer Speculation B t Article On The Benefits Of Oil Drilling @LATimes. Were You Overcome & Made Dopey By The Toxic Fumes From Chevron El Segundo?#JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Clueless El Segundo Newspaper @LATimes Continues To Ballwash Oil Industry By Deleting #ClimateEmergency From PR Piece For Chevron. @DrPatSoonShiong Desperately Needs A Climate Change Editor #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Give Me A #BreakFreeLA & Then Give Me 100% Renewables RIGHT NOW

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in Long Beach and throughout the LA basin who are right over the fence from the refinery or the port operations or the the urban oil extraction and toxic chemicals that go with it. Joe Galliani has been the Organizer of South Bay Los Angeles 350 Climate Action Group since 2009.

2016 204

Ford Unveils Ford Fiesta for North America at Los Angeles Auto Show; 1.6L I4 with Ti-VCT Delivers Estimated 40 mpg Highway

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Ford unveiled the North American 2011 Ford Fiesta at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The block, cylinder head and oil pan—traditionally the heaviest engine components—are aluminum castings. Fiesta four-door sedan. Click to enlarge.

L.A. Times Takes A Bath In Dirty Water With Icelandic Bottled H20 Scam

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I’ve been seeing the b t full page ads for Icelandic Glacial water in the print edition of the Los Angeles Times for months now and every time I do they p**s me off. . Source of an Epic FAIL.

Greenius On The Green Scene - The South Bay Report

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One of the first folks we met was Chris Pine of the Biodiesel Cooperative of Los Angeles. I asked him what he knew about the good news I had read about the Fiesta Hermosa powering their generators this year using vegetable oil from the area’s fast food restaurants.

2009 141

Al’s Bright Idea for Hermosa, Ted’s Tough Stance Against Oil & Why I’m Worried About It Mattering

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Payoff money to an oil company that actually pays for some of the damage the oil’s company’s products caused every time they are burned. I can’t think of anything more stupid than to do oil drilling in Hermosa Beach.”

2014 238

Toyota and Kenworth collaborate to develop 10 hydrogen fuel-cell T680 trucks as part of ZANZEFF grant

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This collaboration is part of a $41-million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) grant preliminarily awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), with the Port of Los Angeles as the prime applicant.

2019 101

VW eGolf supply, rising oil prices in 2020, and an electric double-decker bus: Today's Car News

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Analysts forecast oil prices may double by 2020. Los Angeles introduces the first electric double-decker bus. The Volkswagen eGolf is in extremely short supply. And Ontario, Canada, ends a rebate program for electric cars and chargers. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. The VW eGolf may be in short supply while the automaker gears up for

Urgent: Assemblymember Chris Holden Trying to Kill California’s 100% Renewable Climate Bill, #ChangeTheClimate, #SB100

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The oil industry is actively swaying Assemblymembers with large contributions and trips to Hawaii, acts which a couple years ago helped kill off an important groundwater protection-from-oil wastewater bill, AB-356 (Williams).

2017 141

Neste applies for CA LCFS pathway for renewable diesel produced in Singapore from corn oil extracted in US midwest

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Among them are two proposed pathways from Neste for the production of renewable diesel at its Singapore refinery, using corn oil from the US midwest as feedstock. Neste applied for two pathways covering the RD produced at its Singapore plant from corn oil extracted from Dry DGS (distillers’ grain solubles, a co-product of ethanol production) and Wet DGS.

2015 81

The Curious Case of Buying A New State Senator From The South Bay

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But this election season in my own South Bay of Los Angeles just keeps getting curious and curiouser – and it’s impossible for your friendly neighborhood Greenius not to note and comment on these curiosities. The joke will be on Chevron and Oxy oil then, won’t it!?

2014 211

LCFS pathways for renewable diesel produced in Singapore from NA tallow and SE Asian fish oil

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The staff of the California Air Resources Board has posted six new applications for pathways for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), two of which are from Neste Oil for renewable diesel (RD) produced at its plant in Singapore from (a) North American tallow and (b) Southeast Asian fish oil. Neste Oil Singapore Pte Ltd. Staff recommends that Neste Oil’s application for the pathway be approved. Fish oil.

2014 74

$112.5M awarded to research consortia studying effects of Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Gulf of Mexico

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million to study the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Through a series of competitive grant programs, the GRI is investigating the impacts of the oil, dispersed oil, and dispersant on the ecosystems of the Gulf of Mexico and the affected coastal States in a broad context of improving fundamental understanding of the dynamics of such events and their environmental stresses and public health implications.

Qantas LA-based aircraft to be powered by S. G. Preston renewable biofuel from 2020; 50% blend

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Qantas announced that its Los-Angeles-based aircraft will be powered by biofuel from 2020. The fuel will be used by Qantas’ aircraft operating from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Australia and follows the Qantas Group’s successful domestic biofuel trial flights in 2012. The fuel consists of 50% renewable jet fuel produced from non-food plant oils, blended with 50% traditional jet fuel.

Special Guests at an LA Rally

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Revenge of the Electric Car director Chris Paine attended the “LA Get Off Oil Day&# rally in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 2 2nd, where Chelsea Sexton from Who Killed the Electric Car?

2010 176

USGS/BOEM study identifies method to differentiate between natural seepage and produced oils in waters off Southern California

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Resource managers now have a method to determine the source of oil found in the waters off Southern California and differentiate between naturally seeped oils and those produced by offshore oil and gas production. The analysis resulted in a predictive model of oil source families that could be applied to samples of unknown origin. Other platform oils need to go through a more extensive biomarker analysis to distinguish them from natural seepage.

2012 71

United Airlines begins commercial-scale use of renewable jet fuel; 15M gallons over 3-year period

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United Airlines has become the first US airline to begin use of commercial-scale volumes of sustainable aviation biofuel for regularly scheduled flights, beginning with the departure of United Flight 708 from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

2016 78

US average retail gasoline prices ended 2017 lower than they started

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Rising crude oil prices and high levels of gasoline demand contributed to rising gasoline prices from January through May. West Coast (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle). US regular retail gasoline prices averaged $2.72

2019 106

First Qantas US-Australia biofuel flight; Carinata feedstock, Honeywell process

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Qantas made the world’s first dedicated biofuel flight between the United States and Australia, Qantas QF96 from Los Angeles to Melbourne (a Boeing Dreamliner 787-9), over the weekend. Fuel for the flight was produced from Carinata seeds by AltAir Paramount LLC using Honeywell UOP’s Renewable Jet Fuel process technology, which converts non-edible animal fats and oils into renewable fuels.

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2010 LA Auto Show: Mitsubishi Plug-In Hybrid SUV For 2013

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Mitsubishi rolled out the tiny "i" electric minicar (nee i-MiEV) during last week’s 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, confirming its eventual sale in the fall of 2011. But all-electric vehicles are just one avenue the Japanese automaker is investigating as it attempts to curb emissions and end the world’s reliance on oil as a fuel source

Obama gives $2.4bn Jump Start To Battery Makers

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Obama At A Town Hall Meeting in Los Angeles, California - March 19, 2009. Photos: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times. We can remain one of the world’s leading importers of foreign oil, or we can make the investments that would allow us to become the world’s leading exporter of renewable energy.&# President Obama is making good on his promise to spearhead the EV revolution.

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Serving My Country – My Patriotic Duty

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October 24, 2009 South Bay Los Angeles Climate Action, Manhattan Beach. They will burn every barrel of oil, every ton of coal, every fracked tank full of natural gas until they melt every frozen thing and literally cook this small island planet we all spin around the galaxy on.

Hertz adds 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid to rental fleet

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The Sonata Hybrid is available to rent at airports including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Atlanta, Dulles International and Chicago, as well as cities such as San Jose, San Diego and Long Beach in California; Portland, Oregon; and Denver. Environmental efficiency programs’ efforts resulted in recycling more than 2 million gallons of used oil and auto waste in 2014, and more than 80% of the company’s car washes use reclaimed water.

2015 85

Siemens ‘eHighway Of The Future’ envisions electrification of trucks and select highway lanes

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At EVS26 in Los ANgeles, Siemens described its ‘eHighway of the Future’ concept for the electrification of trucks and select highway lanes via overhead electrified wires similar to how modern day trolleys or streetcars are powered on many city streets. Currently being tested in Germany, pilot projects are already being planned for the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to connect to cargo centers.

2016 Ford Explorer SUV replaces 2.0L EcoBoost with new 2.3L EcoBoost unit; more power and torque, same fuel economy expected

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The new 2016 Ford Explorer SUV is making its global debut today at Los Angeles Auto Show with a new available 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine that delivers more horsepower and torque than the 2.0L

2014 112

Your Greenius Earth Day Reality Check: Waiting For The Magic Bullet

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You can go to events where you recycle your old paper tax records, your motor oil, your cellphone, computers and other electronics. . Today is Earth Day 2012, a day filled with celebrations of the environment and all the things being done to try and improve it and make it more sustainable.

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Plug In Auto Nation

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The development of plug-in hybrids could reduce America's addiction to oil," said AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson. We salute his commitment to help us reduce this country's dependence on foreign oil and decrease greenhouse gas emission while also lowering fuel costs for consumers."

2006 130

KLM and Costa Rica partner on aviation biofuels

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With the help of this cooperative effort, KLM has been operating all of its flights from Los Angeles partially with sustainable biofuel since 2012. KLM is currently using sustainable biofuel made from used cooking oil (UCO). The Costa Rican government and KLM will research the possibilities of flying from San José, the capital of Costa Rica, using bio-based jet fuel.

Traction Action

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imports about 60 percent of its oil—most of which is used in the transportation sector. T his week's meeting of the Electric Drive Transportation Association in Washington was accompanied by some significant announcements.

2006 130

Toyota "Looking"

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H ere is big announcement for Plug-In fans Toyota looking at Plug-in Hybrids Los Angeles Times June 20, 2006 By JOHN O'DELL Toyota Motor Corp.

2006 130

Antelope Valley Transit orders up to 85 electric buses from BYD; first US all-electric public transit fleet

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And, by reducing dependence on foreign oil imports, AVTA will no longer be subject to oil price volatility for its bus fleet—helping to create greater stability for budget forecasting for the fleet manager.

2016 95

Singapore Airlines & CAAS partner on “Green Package” flights; biofuels, optimized operations and fuel-efficient A350-950

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Over the three-month period, flight SQ31 will be powered by a combination of HEFA (Hydro-processed Esters and Fatty Acids), a sustainable biofuel produced from used cooking oils, and conventional jet fuel. The biofuel, produced by AltAir Fuels, will be supplied and delivered to San Francisco by SkyNRG in collaboration with North American Fuel Corporation (NAFCO), a wholly owned subsidiary of China Aviation Oil (Singapore), and EPIC Fuels.

Ford and Edison

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Further details were not immediately available, but environmental advocates said the tie-up showed the momentum building for developing rechargeable hybrid vehicles as a way to reduce oil consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

2007 130

California Energy Commission awards more than $2.5M for clean transportation projects

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The program is slated to invest approximately $90 million during this fiscal year to encourage the development and use of new technologies and alternative and renewable fuels, with the goal of reducing dependence on foreign oil and improving the environment. City of Monterey Park (Los Angeles County) will receive $300,000 to upgrade the city’s outdated compressed natural gas fueling station.

Pearson Fuels opening 13 E85 fueling sites in SoCal

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Pearson Fuels of San Diego, CA and G&M Oil Company of Huntington Beach, CA will open 13 E85 fueling sites in Southern California in San Bernardino, Orange, Riverside and San Diego counties. Founded in 1969, G&M is one of California’s largest independently owned retail fuel station companies with sites throughout Southern California including Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego and Ventura counties.

Sandia study finds underground geologic storage of hydrogen could boost transportation, energy security

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Researchers could then determine whether hydrogen gas mixes with residual gas or oil, reacts with minerals in the surrounding rock or poses any environmental concerns. To help refine the model, Lord studied storing hydrogen in salt caverns to meet peak summer driving demand for four cities: Los Angeles, Houston, Pittsburgh and Detroit. Even so, Los Angeles’ modeled costs are significantly less than those for Detroit and Pittsburgh.

2014 74

Your Greenius Earth Day Reality Check: Waiting For The Magic Bullet

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You can go to events where you recycle your old paper tax records, your motor oil, your cellphone, computers and other electronics. . Today is Earth Day 2012, a day filled with celebrations of the environment and all the things being done to try and improve it and make it more sustainable.

2012 130

Why We’re Taking It To The Streets on Friday, December 11 – Shining Our Light On Copenhagen

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We’ll be holding our South Bay Los Angeles 350 Climate Action community’s candlelight vigil in Hermosa Beach. The Copenhagen Climate Treaty talks start next week on Monday, the 7th of December, a day that already lives in infamy but now awaits a new nom de plume.

2009 170

California Energy Commission awards more than $15M to advance biofuels, plug-in and V2G research

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based in Valencia (Los Angeles County), will administer the project, and ZeroTruck of Laguna Niguel (Orange County) will build up to 14 trucks for the project. The trucks will be tested in various locations, including Google in the Bay Area, the City of Santa Monica and the Port of Los Angeles. New Leaf, located in San Diego, collects used cooking oil from more than 1,500 restaurants and industrial kitchens and converts it into biodiesel.

GM introducing US/Canada version of 2013 Chevrolet Spark at LA Auto Show

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GM will introduce the 2013 Chevrolet Spark minicar at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. 2L features technologies such as dual continuous variable cam phasing, electronically controlled thermostat and low-friction engine oil. In the United States and Canada, the Spark will be powered by a 1.2L dual-overhead cam four-cylinder engine with variable valve timing that delivers an estimated 85 horsepower (63 kW) with torque of 81.7 lb-ft (111 N·m).