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Milk Is Sold Fairly; Not Gas

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23. April 2008

Milk Is Sold Fairly; Not Gas

4-23-08 by dugan   Edited 4/23, 5:00 p.m. to use exact temperature benchmarks, as provided by K. Floren.  Around a meeting table at the California Energy Commission today, some of us were stifling yawns. Then, in one sentence, a veteran weights and measures regulator put the "hot fuel" issue in a perfect frame: Every packaged […]

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National ‘Hot Fuel’ Suit Update

CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 213-280-0175 (cell); Jamie Court, 310-392-0522, ext. 327; or John Siebert of OOIDA at 816-229-5791, ext. 1156

21. February 2008

National ‘Hot Fuel’ Suit Update

Consumer Victory as National ‘Hot Fuel’ Lawsuit Moves Forward on All Counts Federal District Judge in Kansas City Refuses to Dismiss Suit Against Petroleum Marketers Alleging Deceptive Sale of Gasoline, Diesel Fuel Santa Monica, CA — The sale of “hot fuel” will bring a long, uncomfortable summer to petroleum marketers, refiners and oil companies with […]

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Spike In Crude Oil But Not Gas Prices

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16. October 2007

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Spike In Crude Oil But Not Gas Prices

Spike in Crude Oil Price to $88/Barrel Without New Run-Up in Pump Price Exposes Oil Industry Deception, Profiteering; Oil Companies’ Claim That Crude Oil Costs Drive Gasoline Price Makes No Sense With Today’s Barrel Prices Up More Than 40% Over Spring, When Pump Prices Hit $3.25/Gallon Santa Monica, CA — The oil industry’s longstanding argument […]

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Students Warn About “UC-BP”

CONTACT:By cell 310-292-2902 or Jamie Court, (310)-392-0522, ext. 327

4. October 2007

Students Warn About “UC-BP”

Rally, T-shirts Warn Cal Could Become “UC-BP”; $500 Million BP Deal Near Completion As Big Oil Pumps Money Into Colleges Berkeley, CA — Oil giant BP must not be allowed to use a $500 million research deal to turn Cal Berkeley into “UC-BP,” the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR) warned today as it […]

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Issa Challenged On “Hot Fuel” Rip-off

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18. September 2007

Issa Challenged On “Hot Fuel” Rip-off

NEWS RELEASE September 18, 2007 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, ext. 305, or cell: 213-280-0175, or Jamie Court, ext. 327, or cell: 310-874-9989 Consumer Group Challenges Rep. Darrell Issa On "Hot Fuel" Ripoff of Motorists; Congressman Stands By Scientifically Inaccurate FTC "Opinion Letter," Despite Withdrawal and Apology Santa Monica, CA — OilWatchdog.org today challenged Rep. Darrell […]

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Snakes in Tahoe

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11. September 2007

Snakes in Tahoe

I jokingly suggested in front of the microphone yesterday that if gasoline marketers don’t want to sell fuel compensated for temperature, they should just post the temperature of the fuel in their underground tanks right up with the price per gallon. You’d have thought I was wearing snakes on my head, from the lobbyists’ reaction. […]

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“Hot Fuel” Rips Off DC Drivers

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30. August 2007

“Hot Fuel” Rips Off DC Drivers

NEWS RELEASE August 30, 2007 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, ext. 305 or cell, 213-280-0175, or Jamie Court, cell: 310-874-9989 (ISDN connection available, TV interviews via satellite by appointment through Friday) Labor Day Weekend Gives Oil Companies Another Dip Into DC Drivers’ Wallets Because of "Hot Fuel"; Consumer Group Urges Support for Senate "Fair Fuel" Proposal […]

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Chevron $ Makes Speaker Weak On Big Oil

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23. August 2007

Chevron $ Makes Speaker Weak On Big Oil

NEWS RELEASE August 23, 2007 CONTACT: Jamie Court, (310) 392-0522 ext. 327, or Judy Dugan, ext. 305 Assembly Speaker’s Promised Action to Curb Gasoline Price Spikes Fails as Chevron Money Flows, Says Letter; Group Asks State Watchdogs to Investigate Over-sized Contribution Linked to Speaker Núñez Santa Monica, CA –Three months ago, Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez […]

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Exxon’s “Hot Fuel” Ripoff Labels

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9. August 2007

Exxon’s “Hot Fuel” Ripoff Labels

NEWS RELEASE August 9, 2007 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, (310) 392-0522, ext. 305, or cell 213 280-0175, or Jamie Court, ext. 327 ExxonMobil’s Pump Labels Are Clue to "Hot Fuel" Ripoff; New Stickers Are No Substitute for a Fair Gallon of Gasoline At a Fair Price, Says Group Santa Monica, CA — Many Mobil and Exxon […]

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Exxon Admits “Hot Fuel” Ripoff

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17. July 2007

Exxon Admits “Hot Fuel” Ripoff

NEWS RELEASE July 17, 2007 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, ext. 305, or cell: 213-280-0175 ExxonMobil Pump Decals Will Admit "Hot Fuel" Ripoff to Consumers; Group Demands the Next Step: Fix the Problem Santa Monica, CA — ExxonMobil will put decals on its gasoline pumps in California and Arizona acknowledging that "hot fuel" may not deliver […]

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