Marathon Issues Gasoline Advisory Affecting Small Engines

Marathon Petroleum say gasoline sold in more than 40 counties in Kentucky and southern Indiana could potentially cause problems in motorcycles, mowers, chain saws and other devices with small engines because it may contain more than ten percent ethanol. The company says the gasoline may cause the engines to run faster and hotter than normal.… Continue reading Marathon Issues Gasoline Advisory Affecting Small Engines

Louisvillians Spend Heavily on Gas

According to an analysis of financial data from around the country, Louisville residents spend a lot of money on gas. The online budgeting website Mint.com used information from its users to determine which cities spend the most on gas. Louisville was ranked 11th in the country. Residents spend about $179 on gasoline every month. The… Continue reading Louisvillians Spend Heavily on Gas

Underground Storage Tanks Pose Groundwater Threat

Some pollution you can smell or see: the fumes from a diesel-powered truck, a slick of oil on the Ohio River. Some sources are less noticeable but just as insidious. As WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports, underground petroleum storage tanks are getting renewed attention with an influx of federal stimulus funds.