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Average gas prices--September 14, 2009

Consumer Reports News: September 14, 2009 04:09 PM

Gasoline and diesel prices are down in most regions compared to the week before. The West Coast continues to increase. The national gasoline average is now about a $1.26 below the price this time last year. Diesel fuel is $1.39 below this time last year.

National retail fuel price averages

Price Change from last week
Regular gasoline/gallon  $2.58 .01
Diesel fuel/gallon  $2.63    .01

Regional regular gasoline prices

Price Change from last week
East Coast  $2.54  .04
 -New England  $2.65  .02
  -Central Atlantic  $2.62 .02
  -Lower Atlantic  $2.45 .06
Midwest  $2.46  0
Gulf Coast  $2.38 .03
Rocky Mountain  $2.59 .01
West Coast  $3.04 .04
  -California  $3.15 .05

Source: Energy Information Administration, 9/14/09. Figures rounded to the nearest cent.

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