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Andrew Meggison

Andrew Meggison was born in the state of Maine and educated in Massachusetts. Andrew earned a Bachelor's Degree in Government and International Relations from Clark University and a Master's Degree in Political Science from Northeastern University. In his free time Andrew enjoys writing, exploring the great outdoors, a good film, and a creative cocktail. You can follow Andrew on Twitter @AndrewMeggison

Congress Considering A Pay-Per-Mile Road Tax

With gas taxes bringing in less and less revenue, states like Massachusetts and Washington are considering a pay per mile tax. This idea of charging drivers a taxed based on how much they drive is even being bandied about Congress. Basically a pay per mile tax, or Vehicle Mile Tax, would charge American drivers per mile driven instead of charging the current 18.4 cent-per-gallon Federal gasoline tax they pay now.

Boston Green Fest 2012 And The Return Of The One Gallon Challenge

The 2012 Boston Green Fest was in full swing in the heart of the historic city and celebrating all things sustainable. Electric vehicles (EVs), hybrids, do it yourself projects and conversion/upgrade kits were all on display for the public. Along with the cars were vendors touting everything from home solar panels to energy efficient light bulbs. Musical acts and artistes from around the northeast region were part of the event showcasing their green works of art throughout the festival.