to figures released by the Department of Energy's Energy Information
Administration March 24, the national average cost of diesel fuel
per gallon this week dropped to $1.662 from $1.752 last week.
highest rate is in New England, where the average price is $1.892;
and in the Central Atlantic, where the average price is $1.868.
remaining regions' prices per gallon are as follows: $1.785 on the
West Coast; $1.741 on the East Coast; $1.787 in California; $1.596
in the Midwest; $1.672 in the Lower Atlantic states; $1.584 on the
Gulf Coast; and $1.729 in the Rocky Mountain Region.