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Strategies for Commuters
Boston Globe - Boston, Mass.
Subjects: Public transportation; Bicycling; Teleconferencing; Commuting; Energy conservation
Author: Anonymous
Date: Nov 18, 2007
Start Page: 71
Section: Magazine
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The EPA has found that for each gallon of gas combusted, about 20 pounds of carbon dioxide are released into the air. [...] even what seems like a small savings can be significant: A vehicle that travels 12,000 miles per year getting 12 miles per gallon uses 200 more gallons of gas, produces 4,000 more pounds of carbon dioxide, and costs $600 more to operate each year than a car that gets 15 miles per gallon.

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