Tuesday, May 19, 2009

"B.O." and "BK" Headline the News

Taking a page from California's playbook, the president has announced his new plan to mandate better gas mileage and fewer emissions.

Depending on your perspective, all you might see is the number "1300"-- as in $1,300 more per car, which is what experts are predicting this will cost in sticker price; or you might focus exclusively on the environmental benefits of the plan. However, the blog Gearlog has come up with a Top 10 list of of the way the new regs will affect you.

Also in the news, the Sacramento Bee takes a look back at the history of the now bankrupt Pacific Ethanol (to clarify, the company threw four plants into BK-- the partent company and marketing subs did not file).