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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Legislation would equalize gas prices

SUMMIT, N.J. -- Pending legislation in New Jersey would equalize gasoline costs around the state, according to a report in the Recorder Newspapers. The proposal has the support of retailers, the report said, but it is meeting stiff opposition from oil companies. Zone pricing has long been opposed...

Improperly discharged heating oil

GREENFIELD, Mass. -- Retailer and heating oil supplier Rice Oil Co., Greenfield, Mass., has agreed to pay a $15,000 penalty to settle claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it discharged oil from an unmanned facility in Readsboro, Vt., into a nearby river, and failed to...

Oil company responds to criticism

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- A coalition of environmental groups is calling for a nationwide boycott of Exxon Mobil Corp. gas stations, reported KSBY-TV. The Exxpose Exxon boycott campaign was launched on Tuesday in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Outside an Exxon station in Santa Barbara,...

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