to figures released by the Department of Energy's Energy
Information Administration March 31, the national average
diesel price dropped 6 cents last week to $1.602 per gallon.
Prices have dropped 9.5 percent the past three weeks.
highest rate is in New England, where the average price is
$1.823; and in the Central Atlantic region, where the average
price is $1.796.
remaining regions' prices per gallon are as follows: $1.724
on the West Coast; $1.692 on the East Coast; $1.735 in California;
$1.526 in the Midwest; $1.635 in the Lower Atlantic states;
$1.529 on the Gulf Coast; and $1.672 in the Rocky Mountain