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Week of October 16 fuel and energy price update

10/18/2017

As of Tuesday, October 17th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.41 across Iowa according to AAA. This is the same price as last week and $.21 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.46, down $.02 from last week’s price.

Week of October 9 fuel and energy price update

10/11/2017

As of Tuesday, October 10th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.41 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down $.04 from last week and $.20 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.48, down $.05 from last week’s price.

Lawmakers vow to keep the heat on EPA chief over biofuel volume requirements in RFS

10/9/2017

Farm state lawmakers, led by Iowa Sens. Charles Grassley and Joni Ernst, vowed last week to keep the heat on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to prevent any backtracking on biofuel volume requirements in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

Week of October 2 fuel and energy price update

10/4/2017

As of Tuesday, October 3rd, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.45 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down $.02 from last week and $.25 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.53, down $.04 from last week’s price.

Iowa senators raise alarms over EPA’s biofuel actions

10/2/2017

Iowa’s two U.S. Senators, both strong proponents of biofuels, strongly criticized a proposal released last week by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that could reduce the volume requirements for biodiesel in 2018 and 2019 and could adversely affect volumes of other biofuels in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

Pink at the pump - fuel up and give back with e15 ethanol

10/2/2017

Participating gas stations across Iowa are going pink to help fund breast cancer research.

Week of September 25 fuel and energy price update

9/27/2017

As of Tuesday, Sept. 26th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.47 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down $.03 from last week and $.29 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.57, down $.05 from last week’s price.

Pink at the Pump promotes E15 and a very good cause

9/25/2017

Iowans know that ethanol is the greener, eco-friendly choice at the gas pump. Now during October, E15 ethanol fuel is also the pink choice at the pump.

Magellan to offer E15 at its Iowa fuel terminals

9/25/2017

Magellan Midstream Partners is making it easier for Iowa retailers to offer E15 to motorists.

Week of September 11 fuel and energy price update

9/14/2017

As of Monday, Sept. 11th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.54 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down 1 cent from last week and $.32 higher than one year ago. The national average on Monday was $2.68, up $.02 from last week’s price.

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