Why Reformulated Gas costs more
"Q. What is reformulated gas?
A. It is blended to burn cleaner by reducing smog-forming and toxic pollutants...
Q. Where is it used?
A. .......... it is used in the Northeast, California, Texas, St. Louis and Chicago, northwestern Indiana and the six-county region of southeastern Wisconsin.
Q. Why does it cost more?
A. Refineries have to blend it specially. When oil supplies are tight and refining capacity is high, prices for reformulated gas can rise faster than gas prices in general.
Q. Is reformulated gas always more expensive?
A. Usually. Across the Midwest, reformulated gas has been more expensive than conventional gas in all but three weeks over the past year, federal Energy Department data shows. On average, it costs a driver in areas such as Chicago, St. Louis or Milwaukee an extra 8 cents a gallon to buy regular unleaded compared with someone living in a non-reformulated-gas area. Since the end of March, it has cost at least a dime more to buy reformulated gas. "
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That article above is obsolete...out of date.....Today's standards have gotten much much much worse since then.