U.S. DIESEL PRICES EASING BACK AFTER OCTOBER JUMP

Prices for diesel fuel in the U.S. are easing after spiking last month in response to California and federal mandates for environmentally cleaner versions of the fuel. Shortages were noted mainly in the Midwest and West Coast areas in October. Prices for diesel fuel shot up Oct. 1 because a new federal 4.3cts/gal fuel tax went into effect at the same time as new Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board specifications for diesel.

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