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Yale University launched a self-imposed carbon tax program earlier this year that levies charges against a number of its departments regarding the amount of carbon used, which is something the university is considering applying to its fleet.

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Springboard Biodiesel Successfully Targets Campus Market

CHICO, CA - Springboard Biodiesel, a clean-tech manufacturer based in Chico, Calif., announced that more than 50 universities and school systems in the United States now own and operate the company's BioPro biodiesel processor.

Study: U.S. Road Fatalities Down 22%

ANN ARBOR, MI - Over the past five years, road fatalities in the United States have fallen 22 percent, primarily because of the poor economy and the increased prevalence of air bags, according to University of Michigan researchers.

Institute, Toyota Studying Impact of Plug-in Hybrids

BOULDER, CO - The University of Colorado at Boulder's Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) is partnering with Toyota to study the impact of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHVs) in a "smart grid" environment.

UC Berkeley to Study EV Market Barriers

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Energy Commission has awarded $2.5 million for research projects tackling a range of issues including climate change, electric fuel and energy storage.

Cellulosic Ethanol Plant to Open in Tennessee

VONOR, TN --- DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol LLC (DDCE) and University of Tennessee/Genera Energy LLC will hold a grand opening celebration on Jan. 29 for one of the nation's first cellulosic ethanol demonstration plants.

University of S. Carolina Unveils Fleet Greening Plan

COLUMBIA, SC --- The University of South Carolina on Tuesday, Dec. 1, unveiled its "Genesis 2015 Initiative," a plan that seeks to create a campus with 90 percent fewer carbon-dioxide emissions from its fleet of vehicles within five years.