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Gas Prices Going Down, But Still Remain High

STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.71 per gallon yesterday, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.81 per gallon.

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Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that many air fresheners contain toxic chemicals. Are there any green-friendly, non-toxic air fresheners out there, or how can I make my own? — Jenny Rae, Bolton, MA

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Driving Costs Up Nearly 2%, AAA Study Says

HAMILTON – According to a new study released today by AAA, the yearly cost of owning and operating a sedan in the United States has gone up 1.9 percent. The annual ‘Your Driving Costs’ study shows that average costs rose 1.1 cents per mile to 59.6 cents per mile, or $8,946 per year, based upon 15,000 miles of annual driving.