The local average has dipped well below $3 a gallon, and prices haven’t been this low in about four years.
Missouri is about to become the latest state to make the higher-ethanol blend available.
When it comes to sudden increases at the gas pump, it seems there are no small measures.
Missouri lawmakers blocked a proposal Wednesday that could have allowed greater amounts of ethanol to be blended into the gasoline sold for most vehicles.
A legislative committee scheduled a hearing Monday on whether the proposed rule change by the state Department of Agriculture exceeds what is allowed under state law.
Authorities say a 10-year-old Iowa boy died after he was badly burned while using gasoline to make a backyard fire with his older brother.
Prices rose more than a dime-per-gallon Tuesday as the hurricane slammed the Gulf of Mexico.
Crude oil, which accounts for 2/3 of fuel price, now below $80/gallon.
Many stand accused, including oil companies, the president, Congress, speculators on Wall Street and worries that the earth is running out of oil.
Knocking on the door of $4 per gallon average.