Seasonal swings and other factors will likely send gas back over $3 sooner than drivers would like, but the U.S. is on track for the lowest annual average since 2010—and the 2015 average is expected to be lower even still.
Hamilton County’s efforts to make its buildings more energy efficient is expected to reduce utility expenses $120,000 this year—enough to cover the cost of operating a compressed-natural-gas filling station to service county vehicles.
While gas prices in Indiana have gone down slightly over the past week, they are still expected to remain high through the July 4 holiday, said Michael Green, Manager of Public Relations at the American Automobile Association.
The Obama administration is considering changes that would significantly reduce the required amount of biodiesel in the United States. Industry groups, farm state lawmakers and others have called on the administration to reconsider.