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Proposal Would Raise National Gas Tax To Boost Highway Fund

A new proposal would raise the national gas tax by 12 cents per gallon over two years in order to boost the Highway Trust Fund.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

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LA County Looks To Converted Food Waste As Renewable Energy Source

Officials with Los Angeles County hope they can mark Earth Day in the coming years with a way to convert food waste into fuel for vehicles using biological organism.

04/22/2014

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Gas Prices Continue To Rise In SoCal

Gas prices in Southern California are continuing to skyrocket.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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Tanker Truck Hits Hydrant In Rowland Heights

A tanker truck hit a fire hydrant in Rowland Heights Tuesday night, causing it to leak diesel fuel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2014

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Calif. Gas Tax Drops But Pump Price May Not

The state Board of Equalization voted Tuesday to reduce a gasoline tax by 3.5 cents per gallon — but that doesn’t mean consumers will see a dip at the pump.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2014

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Survey: U.S. Gas Prices Down 2 Cents Per Gallon

The average U.S. price of gasoline has dipped 2 cents a gallon in the past two weeks after a month of increases.

12/22/2013

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UC Riverside Engineers Reveal Technology That Turns Human Waste Into Fuel

Engineers at UC Riverside unveiled a new technology that turns human waste into fuel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2013

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Fuel Removed From Shuttered San Onofre Reactor

Workers at the San Onofre nuclear power plant have finished removing highly radioactive fuel from its Unit 2 reactor, marking a milestone as the plant fades into early retirement.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2013

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5 Freeway Through Elysian Park Reopens Following Fiery Weekend Tanker Crash

All lanes of the Golden State (5) Freeway near Dodger Stadium were open Tuesday morning as workers continued to repair a Glendale (2) Freeway connector tunnel that was damaged in a fiery tanker crash over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2013

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Gas Tax To Push Prices Higher In July

Drivers across Southern California will soon be paying almost four cents more for every gallon of gas they buy as a statewide gasoline tax is set to take effect.

06/28/2013

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LA, Orange Co. Gas Prices Rise By More Than 5 Cents Overnight

Los Angeles County Friday recorded its largest daily increase for a gallon of gas since February, up more than 5 cents to $4.104.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2013

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Economist: Gas Tax Hike To Take Over $1M Out Of LA Economy

Even with gas prices well over $4 per gallon, a new tax ordered by state regulators is set to bring more pain to the pump.

03/01/2013

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Gas Prices In Los Angeles County Now Highest In Calif.

Gas prices in Los Angeles County are now the highest in the state with the average price for a gallon at $4.28.

02/17/2013

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Men Allegedly Used Tupperware To Steal Gas From Cars In Rancho Cucamonga

Two men allegedly used Tupperware and glass jars to store gasoline they stole from people’s cars in Rancho Cucamonga.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2013

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Gas Prices Surge 7 Cents After Months Of Decline

After months of dropping, gas prices are back on the upswing.

01/13/2013

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