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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Federal government proposes new CAFE standards

WASHINGTON -- With gasoline prices continuing to rise, the Bush administration on Tuesday proposed new rules to compel auto manufacturers to make pickup trucks, minivans and some sport utility vehicles (SUVs) more fuel efficient. Environmentalists said the plan would do little to wean the nation...

Hawaii on Wednesday became the first state in the United States to set caps on the wholesale price of gasoline, reported the Associated Press.

HONOLULU -- In an effort to gain some control over what motorists pay at the pump, Hawaii on Wednesday became the first state in the United States to set caps on the wholesale price of gasoline, reported the Associated Press. The 2004 law authorizing the caps was intended to force Hawaii's two...

Mich. Dems offer ethanol legislation package

LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan House Democrats yesterday unveiled a multi-bill legislative package aimed at driving down the cost of diesel fuel and gasoline by decreasing U.S. dependence on foreign fuel. They were scheduled Tuesday to lay out the details of their six-bill package at news conferences...

Michigan governor announces more station inspections
N.Y. county politicians want local stations to provide oil price information
Washington, Oklahoma pols, taxpayers sink teeth into bridgework debates
Helicopter employed to find rumored evaders
State high court says selling gas to drunk motorist could make owner responsible
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.
Dem chair takes swipe at Bush, GOP

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