Monthly Archives: May 2008

Central Pa has a big carbon foot

A study of carbon emissions in the 100 largest metropolitan areas of the U.S. released today by the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution states that Central Pennsylvania is No. 9 in U.S. for carbon dioxide pollution. The figure … Continue reading

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Hypermiling – Searching for 80mpg

I was out hypermiling again, this time with my motorcycle. If i keep it between 2300 and 2800 rpm and about 40-45 mpg, coasting, almost no braking. In a near perfect scenario between Gettysburg and York with the wind at … Continue reading

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VIDEO Rendell visits North York to discuss energy

(Paul Kuehnel – York Daily Record / Sunday News) Park Cunningham hosts Gov. Ed Rendell’s energy policy news conference in front of his home in North York. Rendell said Cunningham turned out to be a perfect illustration for the issues … Continue reading

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Oil profit to harness waves

Irving Oil Ltd., the energy arm of the Irving family’s East Coast conglomerate, is looking at producing electricity from the powerful tides in the Bay of Fundy as a way to diversify into renewable energy. Company spokeswoman Jennifer Parker said … Continue reading

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Four cylinders ahead of hybrids

U.S., hybrids still only account for three per cent of new-car sales — SUVs are around 14 per cent. The four-bangers account for 37 per cent of the U.S. market, up from 30 per cent just three years ago. canada.com … Continue reading

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VIDEO Honoring the Fallen

Paul Kuehnel – York Daily Record / Sunday News The memorial in Hallam listing the names of veterans now features the names of post-World War II troops. Martin Kondor’s memory pulled the project together. Kondor, was killed in 2004 while … Continue reading

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A survivalist that heals

BUSKIRK, N.Y. (AP) — A few years ago, Kathleen Breault was just another suburban grandma, driving countless hours every week, stopping for lunch at McDonald’s, buying clothes at the mall, watching TV in the evenings. That was before Breault heard … Continue reading

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Ford sees a tipping point

A solution: build more interesting, high mileage small cars like they do other places? “We saw a real change in the industry demand in pickups and SUV in the first two weeks of May,” said Ford Chief Executive Alan Mulally. … Continue reading

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VIDEO His Duty: Never to forget

(Paul Kuehnel – York Daily Record / Sunday News) World War II veteran Jerry Cohen, age 88, is the last active member of Post 205 of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA. Assisted by Jewish Family Services, Cohen continues … Continue reading

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Senators vs. Oil Executives vs. OPEC vs….

A controlled burn out of control Oil executives from the five biggest international oil companies were drilled today by the angry eyes of Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee. The scenario played out much as it has played out before. … Continue reading

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