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Rejects ANWR legislation tacked onto defense spending bill

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate blocked oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) on Wednesday, rejecting a must-pass defense spending bill where supporters positioned the quarter-century-old environmental issue to garner broader support, said the Associated Press. Drilling...

Despite higher costs, travel to increase 1.7% for holidays, says AAA

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Americans will travel in potentially record numbers this holiday season, despite travel costs that are up nearly across the board, according to AAA. The group estimates that 63.50 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this holiday, a 1.7% increase from last year'...

Pump prices might surge in 2006, says Lundberg

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- Retail gasoline prices ceased their long down trend and turned upward in the past two weeks. Self-serve regular now averages $2.2131,up 8.01 cents since December 2, according to the most recent Lundberg Survey of approximately 7,000 U.S. gas stations. There was a total of...

Probe yields $63,500; AG seeks to strengthen N.Y. gouging law
Gas prices back above $2 per gallon in 49 states, AAA says
Performance review is normal corporate practice, Rodriguez says
NACS, NATSO, SIGMA, others write EPA, OMB
Owners, operators failed to comply with environmental regs
Bill also speeds up cleanup fund tax cut
Suspension, stiffer fines mulled for raising gas prices too often