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Minn. governor signs ethanol-doubling legislation

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Governor Tim Pawlenty on Tuesday signed one of his marquee initiatives for the 2005 legislative sessiona bill that will double the amount of ethanol in gasoline in Minnesota. Pawlenty signed the bill while sitting next to an E85 dispenser at a St. Paul SuperAmerica. He was...

Commerce secretary orders new inspection rules

MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin Secretary of Commerce has ordered nearly a dozen changes to the agency's gasoline sampling and inspection practices Tuesday to better fight fraud at the pump, reported the Associated Press. Among the moves are requiring inspectors to check all premium and regular...

Gas prices raising concerns in Louisiana, Alabama

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Choosing between two competing bills to change the way Louisiana regulates prices at the pump, the state House Commerce Committee on Monday approved a measure that would reduce the state's requirement for gas stations to charge a 6% markup, while at the same time creating...

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