Gasoline prices

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California Gas Prices May Jump With New Emissions Law

Starting next year, a new law will force fuel distributors into the same cap-and-trade marketplace as utilities and major manufacturers. The oil industry says it will lead to price increases.

03/09/2014

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Gov. Brown Authorizes Emergency Use Of Winter-Blend Gas To Boost Supply

Gov. Jerry Brown authorized the state Air Resources Board to allow refineries to switch to winter-blend gasoline in an emergency effort to increase fuel production and reduce soaring gas prices.

10/07/2012

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Cleaner Gasoline Means Higher Prices in California

Californians routinely pay some of the highest gas prices in the nation, and the current cost of a gallon at the pump is no exception. But, drivers who think they’re being unfairly exploited by the oil companies should think again – says one UC Berkeley economist, who points to many other reasons why the cost of fuel is so high.

05/28/2012

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