Long Island Gasoline Retailers Association
A David and Goliath fight of sorts continues to heat up on Long Island – with a small country community pitted against big-city money.
More than 100 years after America’s first retail gasoline station opened, the National Petroleum News reports that America’s 160,000 gas stations are slowly receding from the landscape.
Pain at the pump comes every February when refineries switch over to summer blends. This year crude oil prices are also up and gas station owners said that their prices have gone up 12 cents in just two weeks.