As Mainers face $4-per-gallon gas prices, a new Environment Maine report finds that more fuel efficient cars would save every Mainer family an average of $490 at the gas pump this summer alone. Environment Maine released the report as the Obama administration develops new fuel efficiency and global warming pollution standards for cars and light trucks.
As oil prices rise steeply, an Environment Maine report released today finds that Mainers could cut oil and other fossil fuel use and reduce pollution through the deployment of off the shelf, cost-effective solar hot water technology.
As Mainers prepare for one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, a new Environment Maine report finds that more fuel efficient cars would save Mainers roughly $911,000 at the gas pump this Thanksgiving alone.
Jobs in the solar industry are booming, with 93,000 solar jobs at more than 16,700 solar employment sites in all 50 states, according to a new report released today by Environment Maine and authored by the Solar Foundation.