Winter-Blend Gasoline Likely to Lower Gas Prices
Connecticut gas prices are down nearly 10 cents from last month due to a switchover to a less expensive blend of fuel.
This gas is cheaper because it does not need to meet emissions requirements that usually exist to prevent pollution in warm temperatures, according to a report from AAA.
At $3.70 per gallon, statewide prices have dropped 19 cents since last year, and are predicted to fall even more for the second half of September, AAA said.
Connecticut, which has the seventh most expensive average gas price in the U.S., made the switch on Sept. 15, along with most other states.
Hurricanes or other events that might disrupt gas production, however, could still cause temporary price spikes in the coming months, according to AAA.
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