California milage tax

Stephen A. Frye s.frye at VERIZON.NET
Fri Feb 18 05:30:24 MST 2005


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>It isn't here.  I live in the 5th largest city in the nation and I have no
>trouble breathing and the water is fine.


I believe the claim was about California?


> > Dozens of blends of gasoline?  Where?
>
>All over the country including California.


Where - I sure can't find them.


>Hybrid cars use an onboard gasoline engine to power a generator which is
>used to charge the batteries.  Thanks to the enviro weenies and their
>special blends of gas for each city, gas costs more than it otherwise
>would.  Also this plethora of blends bullship has caused shortages because
>one city's normal supply is interrupted but gas from a nearby city can't
>be used because it is a different blend.  This happened in Phoenix a
>couple of years ago when a pipeline burst and was shut down for several
>days.  Oil companies had to get permission from government bureaucrats to
>sell gasoline in Phoenix that was not specially formulated for Phoenix.


The Japanese electric cars sold here pull up to any 97 Octane pump and fill
up just fine.  Co-workers have them and have never indicated a need for any
special blend.


>I had no problem following him.


I am not surprised in the least.



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