STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Senate backs gasoline tax hike
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Minnesota senators voted Friday to raise the state gasoline tax 5 cents in the next few years.
After the Senate Transportation Committee in recent weeks removed a gas ... Posted on 5/11/13 at 11:15 AM
REAL MONEY Burning Money in the Gas Tank
In every news story there is talk of rising gas prices. Recently it was reported that prices ranged from $3.36 in Denver to $4.35/gallon in Los Angeles. We may not have much control over the complex w... Posted on 3/16/12 at 10:23 AM
Snow or ice formations on or near the natural gas meter can cause potentially dangerous conditions. Accumulation of snow and ice can affect proper operation or ventilation of the regulator, which could cause over-pressurization.
CenterPoint Energy customers who qualified for and received funds during the 2012-2013 heating season under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) can apply for additional funds through CenterPoint Energy’s Gas Affordability Program (GAP).
With potential floods predicted in Minnesota, CenterPoint Energy reminds residents to be safe when dealing with their natural gas appliances and that Home Service Plus can repair natural gas appliances damaged by floodwater.
CenterPoint Energy customers who qualified for and received funds during this heating season under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) can apply for additional funds through the Gas Affordability Program.
Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that is colorless, odorless, tasteless and non-irritating. When inhaled, CO combines with the blood preventing proper absorption of oxygen, which can cause illness and even death.
The Minnesota Department of Commerce received notice Monday afternoon that 108 loads of gasoline with above-regulation concentrations of ethanol were distributed to more than 60 gas stations and coops over a four-hour period on Saturday, October 8.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has settled a lawsuit with Ferrellgas, L.P., a large national propane energy company, requiring Ferrellgas to change its business practices and recovering money for Minnesota consumers who paid undisclosed charges or fees.
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