• Around 700 gallons of diesel fuel spilled in Palm Springs

    The Palm Springs Fire Department worked to clean up approximately 700 gallons of diesel full Wednesday evening near the Palm Springs International Airport. According to PSFD, the fuel leak has been mitigated and Riverside County Environmental Health is working to clean up. It’s unclear what led to the spill. ALERT- PS Fire and ARFF units […]

  • Riverside County Gas Prices Continue To Spike

    The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Riverside County rose 1.8 cents Thursday to $3.747. The average price has increased 10 consecutive days, increasing 17.5 cents, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 13.4 cents higher than one week ago, 20.9 cents higher than one […]

  • Coming Clean on Electric Cars

    More research is proving the cost, origin and effect of electric cars and the batteries that run them might not outweigh the so-called “eco-friendly” benefits. A typical electric car is run off rechargeable batteries and these batteries are hurting the environment. According to General Motors, the battery of a Chevy Volt, a semi-electric vehicle, holds […]

  • Trump Team Wants to Roll Back Obama-Era Mileage Standards

    The Trump administration on Thursday proposed weakening Obama-era mileage standards designed to make cars more fuel efficient and less polluting, a major rollback already being challenged in the courts by California and other states. The administration also served notice that it wants to revoke states’ long-standing authority to set their own, stricter mileage standards. Easing […]

  • California Legislature Votes To Increase Gas Excise Tax

    Coachella, CA It took some arm twisting from Governor Jerry Brown but the state legislature voted to increase the gas excise tax yesterday. The first time in 23 years.  "I know it’s necessary but it needs to be in small increments. Maybe up to fifteen cents the first year and the slowly raise it if […]

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