Diesel prices down for second week in a row

The average U.S. diesel price fell two cents to $4.69 per gallon for the week of June 9, the second straight week prices have declined, according to data provided by the Energy Information Administration (EIA)

The average U.S. diesel price fell two cents to $4.69 per gallon for the week of June 9, the second straight week prices have declined, according to data provided by the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

However, the $4.69 average is still $1.90 more expensive than a year ago this week, and $0.36 higher than a month ago, after prices increased $0.39 per gallon between May 12 and May 26.

The most expensive region continues to be the Central Atlantic, where diesel averaged $4.88, slightly higher than the West Coast region, which averaged $4.87. The least expensive region is the Midwest, where diesel prices averaged $4.62 per gallon.

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