average U.S. retail price of diesel fuel rose to $1.502 a gallon
from the previous level of $1.483, the Department of Energy reported
Tuesday, marking the third straight increase.
highest average price is in California, at $1.633 a gallon.
average prices: the Central Atlantic region, where the price is
$1.594; the West Coast, where the price is $1.577; in the Rocky
Mountain region, where the price is $1.538; in New England, where
the price is $1.588; $1.508 in the Midwest; and 1.588 on the East
lowest average prices are on the Gulf Coast, at $1.452; and in the
Lower Atlantic region, at $1.440.