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    Renewable Fuel Standards Policy (RFS) of 2005, I never really heard much, didn't go looking either. Usually figured, like most dummies, gasoline prices were high due to the "excuses" and mishaps, accidents, refinery shut-downs, spills, high price per barrel crude, all the usual bullshit fed to the public. But this, explained below? Long read, but enlightening. See what you think, if not aware, as I wasn't. jocular





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    $3.60 per gallon. That's about 80c per litre! Eighty cents!*&!$#?!!

    The price I last paid was $1.53 per litre. That's $6.88. After currency conversion, it's a whole $7.25 per gallon.

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    Adelady, you cost is probably a lot closer to the actual cost once environmental and security cost are factored in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by adelady View Post
    $3.60 per gallon. That's about 80c per litre! Eighty cents!*&!$#?!!

    The price I last paid was $1.53 per litre. That's $6.88. After currency conversion, it's a whole $7.25 per gallon.

    Count your blessings.
    I DO count 'em! Everyday. At my age, it helps me overcome the little hurdles. Curious, I gather you are in Australia? Does your country "oxygenate" the motor fuel with some compound like ethanol, MTBE, or some other compound which encourages lower exhaust emissions? MTBE was in vogue here for awhile, until it's feature contributing to cancer became widely known. Is air pollution as big an issue as here? We tend to view Australia as a vast area having overall low population density, except in the cities. joc
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    "Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." Winston Churchill
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