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EIA Outlook: U.S. gasoline prices heading into Fourth of July weekend

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According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), on Monday, June 30, the national average retail gasoline price was $3.70 per gallon. Although this is the highest average heading into the Fourth of July holiday since 2008, gasoline prices in 2014 have remained well below the spring peaks reached in each of the previous three years (see graph).

BASF TOTAL wastewater project wins national award from ACC

 BASF TOTAL Petrochemicals LLC received a Waste Minimization, Reuse and Recycling Award from the American Chemistry Council (ACC) for successfully implementing a wastewater management project in Port Arthur, Texas that reduces site waste along with operating costs. Representatives from the company were recognized during the 2014 Responsible Care Conference and Expo in Miami, FL.