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Diesel price rises

Updated Dec 14, 2010
National average price of diesel has increased 6.9 cents in past two weeks.National average price of diesel has increased 6.9 cents in past two weeks.

For a second straight week, the average weekly on-highway diesel price increased sharply, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

The national average price jumped 3.4 cents to $3.231, after rising 3.5 cents the previous week. The current price is the highest since $3.288 in October 2008.

Prices in all individual regions tracked by DOE increased. The East Coast rose 4.2 cents to $3.248, including a 5.8-cent increase for New England and 4.3 cents for the Lower Atlantic. The West Coast increased 4 cents to $3.361. The Gulf Coast increased 3.1 cents to $3.163, and California jumped 5.1 cents to $3.403, the most expensive. 
For state-by-state diesel prices, updated daily, click here.

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