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Hurricane Harvey's impact on gas prices

08/31/2017 01:40 PM

Photo courtesy: Triple AAA

Hurricane Harvey is causing Kentucky drivers to see an uptick in gas prices before Labor Day weekend as oil refineries in the Gulf Coast shut down due to the storm. Business Insider reports that the largest oil refinery in the U.S. shut down on Wednesday due to increasing local flooding. The refinery had already decreased production by 60 percent on Tuesday, according to the Houston Chronicle. AAA shows that the current average price per gallon for regular gas... Read more 

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