Monthly Archives: May 2008

States grapple with fuel costs for school buses

The reality of rising fuel prices cost students in a Tennessee school district their bus ride to school this week on the last day of the year. That's a minor inconvenience compared with what might happen this fall in Minnesota, where a district plans to eliminate classes every Monday to come up with the extra $65,000 it needs.

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Is the PSC powered by energy bars?

At today’s Public Service Commission meeting, a strange thing happened: Chairman Steven B. Larsen called for a 45-minute lunch break. The utility company representatives and energy efficiency experts stood around awkwardly, not quite sure of what to do. That’s because ...

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