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Sizing up a new fuel that may be coming soon to a pump near you

October 19, 1979

In what appears to be an about-face, the U.S. departments of energy and agriculture and several major oil companies are beginning to embrace that notion that alcohol production can play a role in solving the country's energy problems.

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Sizing up a new fuel that may be coming soon to a pump near you
In what appears to be an about-face, the U.S. departments of energy and agriculture and several major oil companies are beginning to embrace that notion that alcohol production can play a role in solving the country's energy problems.
Barry Commoner boils ecology down to basics: 'There's no free lunch.'
Barry Commoner, the 'Paul Revere of Ecology,' is now stepping into the political arena to shape the Citizens Party, a group that he says will address such issues as jobs, inflation, alternative energy and citizen control of natural resources in the 1980 election.

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Study says geothermal plan may hurt geysers
The U.S. Interior Department has reiterated that no drilling will be allowed in the Island Park Geothermal Area next to Yellowstone National Park until there are scientific assurances that drilling poses no threat to Yellowstone's thermal features.
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