biodiesel http://www.kplu.org en Biodiesel Industry Puzzled By Loosening Of Alternative Fuel Standard http://www.kplu.org/post/biodiesel-industry-puzzled-loosening-alternative-fuel-standard <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As the biodiesel industry convenes for a national conference in San Diego today, one of the topics of discussions will be the loosening of the renewable fuel standard.</span></p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:59:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 12676 at http://www.kplu.org Biodiesel Industry Puzzled By Loosening Of Alternative Fuel Standard Ferry riders face fare hikes under budget plans http://www.kplu.org/post/ferry-riders-face-fare-hikes-under-budget-plans <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-959182.mp3</p><p>Riders on the nation&rsquo;s biggest ferry system, Washington State Ferries, should brace themselves for another round of fare increases. The only remaining question is how much.&nbsp;</p><p>The state House and Senate have come out with competing spending blueprints for roads and ferries. One thing the budgets have in common is higher ferry fares. The&nbsp; increase this fall ranges between 2.5% and 5% and another 2.5% coming next fall.</p><p> Tue, 22 Mar 2011 23:15:59 +0000 Tom Banse & KPLU News Staff 1052 at http://www.kplu.org Ferry riders face fare hikes under budget plans