Everyone has been hearing about hurricane Ike heading towards Texas and that all of the oil refineries will have to be shut down for a little while. Gas on the way to wokr this morning was 3.59. When I got off work, the gas stations said $4.09.
My friend in Tennessee said that the gas prices went up by a dollar over night: $4.51 per gallon. This is insane!
At least North Carolina has an anti-gouging laws. According the WUNC, the governor’s office receive 425 complaints of price gouging.