Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Retailers Own Up To "Hot Gas"

The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights is reporting that Tesoro is acknowledging the “hot gasoline issue” with decals on gas pumps that will inform motorists that, due to warm weather, the energy efficiency of the gasoline they are buying aint what it used to be.

The FTCR puts the cost of the “rip-off” at only $.50 a tank, but notes that in the aggregate, that’s a $450 million bill nationally.

This decal will probably fit nicely where the old MTBE decal used to be, right next to the Prop 65 decal. Pretty soon gas pumps will look more like stock cars...

California Gas Stations Admit 'Hot Fuel' Ripoff [Yuba Net]