Fuel Management

Ky. City to Sell Gasoline to Public

June 10, 2014

Photo via futureatlas.com (Flickr).
Photo via futureatlas.com (Flickr).

The City of Somerset, Ky., will begin selling unleaded gasoline to the public in an effort to stabilize local fuel prices, according to the Daily Independent.

City Council members say gas prices are about 20 to 30 cents more than in neighboring towns and across the state, which angers residents. The city believes that by buying from a local refinery, it can keep costs low for citizens.

The city has already ordered the equipment needed for this fuel expansion at the city's fuel center. This fuel center already sells compressed natural gas (CNG) to the public, so officials believe this is the next logical step, according to WTVQ.

Comments

  1. 1. Terry Snyder [ June 12, 2014 @ 06:59AM ]

    Bad idea, this is government interferring with free trade. It will drive the local business to close.

  2. 2. Rick Hilmer [ June 13, 2014 @ 08:28AM ]

    Pandora's Box is opened...

 

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