Gas expands, so when you buy it in summer you get a lot of hot air.
In California, 71.5 million gallons of phantom hot fuel will get sold in California during the summer and 21.9 million gallons will get delivered by Arizona pumps. Alaska gains some gallons.
A Congressional report says that U.S. motorists will pay $1.4 billion extra over the summer months for gasoline that expands at high temperatures. Steve Everly at the Kansas City Star has been digging into the issue.
Who was the chair of the committee? Sometimes presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich. I wish this were in the hands of someone with a bigger and more respected microphone. This is important stuff.