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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Seeks civil penalty of $60,000 per violation; more per-day

CHICAGO -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed suit earlier this week against the corporate owner and lessee of 28 gas stations throughout the state where between 1989 and 2001, leaking underground storage tanks allegedly saturated the soil and contaminated groundwater. Premcor Refining...

City considering solutions to stem driveoffs

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- A prepay fuel law under consideration by the Myrtle Beach, S.C., City Council would make the city among the first in the nation to address what industry experts say is a growing problem because of increasing gas prices, reported the Myrtle Beach Sun News. The law would force...

Fuel volatility, credit card fees top SIGMA agenda

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- Just weeks after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Energy Policy Act of 2005, an energy bill which included several provisions for which SIGMA members had fought hard, attendees of the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America's Spring Convention in...

Bill would require Minn. stations to offer only gas with 20% ethanol by 2013
Three stations fined for allegedly selling cheap gas
Wis. lawmakers want answers from state Commerce Department
API publishes quarterly chart
Bush addresses nation on energy, social security
Value, existing strengths and the c-store key to recapturing lost gas dollars
Techron to be added to all gasolines worldwide