WASHINGTON — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel dropped 2.7 cents a gallon to $3.043 for the week ending June 24, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.
Since the week ending May 27, the price has dropped 12 cents a gallon.
All regions of the country declined, led by a 4.2 cents a gallon drop in the Rocky Mountain states (Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho and Montana) and a 3.8 cents a gallon decline in California, where the average price is still the highest in the country at $3.968 a gallon.
The lowest average price is in the Gulf Coast states (New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama).
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