Energy dominates State of the Union address

Announcing his “Twenty in Ten” goal to curb greenhouse gas emissions and confront climate change, President Bush’s plan will see a 20 % reduction in US gasoline usage over the next 10 years.

To do so, the President pledged to raise automobile fuel economy standards and set a mandatory requirement of 35 billion gallons of renewable and alternative fuels in 2017, nearly five times the current 2012 target.

Prior to the address, fuel blenders were mandated to use 7.5 billion gallons of renewable

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