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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Helicopter employed to find rumored evaders

JACKSON, Miss. -- Authorities are taking seriously the possibility that fuel is secretly being brought into Mississippi by barge in a scheme to avoid paying state taxes, said the Associated Press. Witnesses have said fuel was unloaded from a 3,000-ton tanker pulled close to shore in a remote area...

State high court says selling gas to drunk motorist could make owner responsible

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Selling gasoline to an intoxicated motorist could make store owners legally responsible for injuries suffered if the motorist causes a crash, the Tennessee state Supreme Court has ruled, reported The Knoxville News Sentinel. The ruling comes in a Knoxville lawsuit that sought to...

Acting New Jersey Governor Richard Codey signed into law last Thursday a ban on the sale of gasoline containing the fuel additive methyl tertiary butyl ether.

TRENTON, N.J. -- Acting New Jersey Governor Richard Codey signed into law last Thursday a ban on the sale of gasoline containing the fuel additive methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), reported the Gloucester County Times. MTBE was mandated in the 1990 Clean Air Act to help reduce automobile...

Dem chair takes swipe at Bush, GOP
Conservative Party will circulate petitions
Wis. pols propose $170 million gas tax holiday, minimum markup repeal
Rollout begins at Chevron-Supplied Texaco Stations in Southeast; West to follow
Fuel costs could lead to tax suspension in Illinois
Will honor all agreements on existing price feeds, formats
Hansen asks AG to investigate whether refiners are cutting supply

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