WASHINGTON — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel increased 2 cents to $3.236 for the week ending July 2, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.
The increase ends a four-week run of declines, which had been preceded by 10 straight weeks of increases, the EIA reported.
The average price for the week of July 2 is 76.4 cents a gallon higher than one year ago when the price was $2.472.
Every section of the country showed an increase topped by a 3.7 increase in the Rocky Mountain region and a 2.8 cent increase in the Midwest.
The lowest increase was in New England where the average price went up one-tenth of a penny.
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