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Firefighters douse blazes after a freight train loaded with oil derailed in Lac-Megantic in Canada's Quebec province on July 6, 2013.  (credit: François Laplante-Delagrave/AFP/Getty Images)

Environmental Groups Want NY To Release Information On Rail Shipments Of Crude Oil

Concern over the shipment of volatile Bakken crude oil following an explosive and deadly wreck last summer in Quebec led to a federal order in May, requiring railroads to provide information to states.

07/02/2014

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Expert: Gas Prices Could Dip In Connecticut For Summer

Prices at the pump have soared over the past month. Mike Fox, head of the Gasoline & Automotive Services Dealers of America in Connecticut, said the spike in prices is not due to a lack of crude oil or refined gas supplies.

05/05/2014

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Expert: Debt Ceiling Crisis, Hurricane Season Could Send Home Heating Oil Prices Skyward

The average home heating oil prices in Connecticut hover at the $3.60 per gallon mark.

10/07/2013

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Rising Gas Prices Becoming A New Year’s Trend

Gas prices have risen at the beginning of each year since the economic collapse – and 2013 is no exception, according to recent data.

02/01/2013

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Gas Prices Predicted To Drop In Tri-State Area As Summer Nears

At a time when gas prices typically rise, they are forecast to drop. “We saw the price of crude oil drop by $9 as of Monday, and that’s the highest one-week drop this year,” Robert Sinclair, Jr. of AAA said. “With it will come gasoline prices.”

05/10/2012

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Gas Prices Still Rising Across Tri-State

In New Jersey, known for its cheap fuel, the average price per gallon for regular gas is now $3.61. In New York, it’s $3.96. Connecticut drivers have it worst, with the average price for regular at almost four dollars a gallon.

04/15/2011

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Pain At The Pump: Gas Prices Continue To Rise Across Tri-State

The statewide average in New York, according to AAA, was $3.93 a gallon for regular. In Connecticut, prices rose by a penny to $3.94. In New Jersey, prices were a comparatively cheap $3.58.

04/11/2011

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AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ Gas Prices Up Sharply

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline on Friday was $3.56, up 12 cents from last week.

04/09/2011

Heating oil is delivered in Boston, MA - Oct 19, 2007 - Photo: Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Oil Costs Have Many Worried About Winter Home Heating

The costs of oil are skyrocketing, leaving many people concerned about how they’re going to pay to heat their home.

12/10/2010