A green-friendly, three-wheeled electric vehicle has taken up residence at the Crater School of Business Innovation and Science. Awarded by the Rogue Valley Clean Cities Coalition, the sporty chassis is specially designed to help train future ecologists, graphic designers and technicians. Mike Quilty, an RVCCC member and former Central Point city councilor, said that the… Read More.
On May 31 of this year, Administrator Andrew Wheeler of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed the final action to remove a key regulatory barrier to using E15 fuel during the summer months. This action was part of steps taken by the EPA to follow through on President Trump’s commitment to responsible environmental protection… Read More.
One of the biggest questions consumers have about electric vehicles (EVs) concerns their battery life. What is the longevity of an EV’s battery? How much does it cost to replace the vehicle’s battery? How are the batteries disposed of and what is the impact on the environment? How long does a battery last? In the… Read More.
According to the US Energy Information Administration, between both residential and commercial sectors, consumers in January 2019 used approximately 1,429,000 barrels of petroleum products per day. That’s a 54% increase over our annual average consumption levels just 5 years ago! The need to use alternative energy sources continues to grow, and many consumers are electing… Read More.
There’s a lot of discussion going on right now about a proposed bill to increase environmental efforts through the use of a cap and trade system. Supporters of the bill commend its focus on reducing carbon emissions and providing financial investments towards green initiatives. Opponents feel the bill may increase the costs of electricity and… Read More.