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Diesel Prices Continue To Drop

September 02, 2008

Weekly diesel price average figures from the federal government released Tuesday show that the retail price of diesel fuel continues to fall.

The weekly average of $4.121 is down 2.4 cents from a week ago, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. This is the seventh week in a row the average retail price has dropped, from a high of $4.764 in mid-July.

The highest average retail prices were in the New England region at $4.359. The lowest were reported in the Midwest at $4.066.

The average price is $1.228 higher than it was a year ago.
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