Diesel prices still on the rise

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The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel rose 2.3 cents, to $2.336, for the week ending June 27, a price increase of almost 64 cents from last year’s national average.

The average diesel price increased in all regions tracked by the U.S. Department of Energy. The smallest increase was in the Central Atlantic, rising only 1 cent, while the largest increase, 5.2 cents, was in the Rocky Mountain region.

The highest average regional diesel price for the week – not counting California, at $2.52 – is $2.48 in New England. The lowest price is $2.29 in both the Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain regions.

For state-by-state diesel prices, updated daily, visit http://www.etrucker.com/apps/promiles/fuelprices.asp.