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NASCAR's Childress to appear at reception

WASHINGTON -- Sunoco Inc. will show the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) a hometown welcome for this year's annual meeting in Philadelphia from October 21-23, 2005, the company said. Sunoco's generosity will greatly enhance our ability to deliver a meeting well above our...

Cantwell bill would outlaw gas price gouging

WASHINGTON -- A bill being written by U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) would make price gouging a federal offense and heavily fine violators, reported the Seattle-Post-Intelligencer. Another bill to be introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives will call for increased fuel efficiency, and...

Requires immediate investigation by FTC

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate last week passed by unanimous consent an amendment endorsed by Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources Chairman Pete V. Domenici (R-N.M.) that requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to conduct an immediate investigation into gasoline price-gouging in...

Polls reveal changes in habits
Energy Secretary announces sale of 11 million bbl. crude
Off-road diesel can be used in highway vehicles
Suspects allegedly sold fuel to Detroit gas stations
Looks to land some gougers; Schumer casts line, too
Wisconsin's minimum markup law for gasoline will stay in place after a legislative committee refused to repeal it Tuesday.
Ala. attorney general issues first round of subpoenas in multi-state gas price gouging investigation