Independent Connecticut Petroleum Association

A boarded up structure in Fairfield, Conn. ahead of Hurricane Sandy's arrival - Oct. 29, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Conn. Governor Malloy Issues ‘Katrina-Like Warning’ To Residents Who Defied Evacuation Orders

At a news conference, Malloy urged anyone trapped in their home by water to move to the highest point possible. That includes the roof for those in single-floor homes, Malloy said.

10/29/2012

FILE - A driver fills up his truck in Milford, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Diesel Excise Tax In Conn. Jumps To More Than 51 Cents A Gallon

Combined with the federal tax, Chris Herb of the Independent Connecticut Petroleum Association said the total amounts to nearly 76 cents a gallon, making it the highest diesel tax in the nation.

07/03/2012

Thermostat (file / credit: clipart.com)

Connecticut Energy Expert Doubts Energy Dept. On Rising Oil Prices

Weather forecasts predict a relatively mild winter. Despite that, the prediction from the Department of Energy is that the price of crude oil will move up, translating into higher home heating costs.

10/21/2011

Diesel Fuel (file / credit: AP)

Pending Diesel Tax Hike In Connecticut Has Some Worried

Among those not happy to see an almost 7 cent a gallon hike in the diesel excise tax in Connecticut are gasoline retailers.

06/21/2011