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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...

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...

Polls reveal changes in habits

WASHINGTON -- Seven in 10 people in a recent AP-Ipsos poll said they expect high gasoline prices to cause financial problems in the coming months - up from half who felt that way in June 2004. Four in 10 of those polled recentlyespecially women, minorities and older Americanssaid gasoline costs...

Requires immediate investigation by FTC
Off-road diesel can be used in highway vehicles
Suspects allegedly sold fuel to Detroit gas stations
Energy Secretary announces sale of 11 million bbl. crude
Ala. attorney general issues first round of subpoenas in multi-state gas price gouging investigation
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.