LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –After nearly 10 weeks, average diesel fuel prices around the nation have dropped.
According to the Energy Information Administration, the price sits at $4.586 per gallon, down from $4.633 on Sept. 18.
There are three areas in the nation that are seeing prices continuing to rise, however.
In New England, the average price rose from $4.587 on Sept. 18 to $4.607 on Sept. 25, and in the Central Atlantic, the average price rose from $4.748 on Sept. 18 to $4.764 on Sept. 25, according to the EIA.
In California, which has the highest average price in the nation, diesel rose to $6.208 per gallon on Sept. 25, up from $6.192 on Sept. 18, EIA statistics show.
The lowest prices for diesel can be found along the Gulf Coast at $4.281 per gallon. That price is down from $4.352 a gallon on Sept. 18.
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